August 6, 2008




Is Your Warehouse ‘Employee Friendly?’

The warehouse isn’t exactly the cheeriest of work environments. But your distribution center doesn’t have to be a gloomy, depressing place that your employees hate coming to every day. There are a lot of things you can do …

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July 30, 2008




Look at Processes First when Improving Your Warehouse

When looking to improve the efficiency of your warehouse, it’s always best focus on processes first before investing in new equipment and software. Otherwise you’re putting the cart before the horse. First, you need to look at your …

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July 16, 2008




Tread Lightly When Improving Warehouse Operations

A period of economic downturn can be a great opportunity to plan out and implement improvements in your warehouse operations. You might, for example, aim to significantly lower labor costs, reduce error rates, decrease stockouts, or improve the quality of …

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June 11, 2008




Is Your Warehouse an Ugly Baby?

Gas is more than $4.50 a gallon, transportation costs are going through the roof, your employees are struggling to keep their homes and your customers are scrutinizing every line item on their invoices. As a result, your supply chain is now …

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December 3, 2011




Warehouse Execs: Look at Your Processes and Information System Support

What was the biggest takeaway from Logistics Management’s 2011 Warehouse & DC Operations Survey? Review your information system support for your operations and review your processes.
“Take a look at your information system support for your operations combined with a look …

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March 29, 2008




Colorful New Catalog for Candy Warehouse

After 10 years online, Candy Warehouse is taking the plunge into print cataloging. The Irwindale, CA-based Web merchant printed 12,000 copies of its first 16-page catalog, says president Chris Pratt. Candy Warehouse has been including the books with order packages since February. “…

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February 28, 2008




Tips on Warehouse Design

Tips on Warehouse Design
If your company is not reviewing every possible way to streamline operations, then you’re one of the few. Most companies are looking to make their supply chain more efficient, and what better way to start …

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February 28, 2008




Bypassing the Warehouse Keeps Inventory Moving…Even Globally

Bypassing the Warehouse Keeps Inventory Moving…Even Globally
Inventory is cash on pallets for companies, and if the inventory is not in motion, it is doing the company no good. In a perfect world, inventory is non-existent. If supply and …

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February 12, 2008




Warehouse KPIs: Who’s In Your “Fav Five?”

As a distribution professional, you have several key performance indicators you are always aware of. The operations and fulfillment field includes many KPIs–quantifiable measurements that reflect the success factors of an organization.
But which warehouse KPIs are in your “Fav …

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