Warehouse/Distribution Center, retail operations, fulfillment center, ecommerce fulfillment, holiday peak 2015, holiday peak season, labor demand, warehouse workers

August 20, 2015

Is Tribal Knowledge Impeding Your DC Operations?

We all know the value of our employees, department and senior managers to our businesses. Within most warehouses you can find dedicated, long-term staff. These individuals can most likely tell you exactly where most SKUs live in the warehouse, which …


In Blog, Operations & Fulfillment

November 16, 2012

Wayfair.com Doubles Warehouse Space for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Wayfair.com, an online retailer of home goods, has doubled its warehouse space by adding a total of 200,000 sq. ft. to its facilities in Hebron, KY, and Ogden, UT in preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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In Email, Operations & Fulfillment

Geodis, OHL, 3PL, supply chain, supply chain solutions, UPS, FedEx, Coyote Logistics, GENCO, TNT Express

August 18, 2015

French Supply Chain Giant Geodis to Buy OHL

Continuing a recent trend in logistics consolidation, Geodis, Europe’s fourth-largest supply chain operator, plans to acquire OHL (formerly Ozburn-Hessey Logistics) for an undisclosed amount which industry observers estimate at $800 million, or ten times OHL’s 2014 earnings.

Geodis is a …


In Fulfillment, News

Bon-Ton Stores, Walmart, Wal-Mart, Amazon, Wayfair, distribution center, fulfillment center, ecommerce fulfillment, RSR Group

August 17, 2015

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Aug. 17, 2015

Here is a listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers:

Sporting goods company Mizuno has fully transitioned all its distribution and manufacturing operations to a new 520,000-square-foot high-tech facility in Braselton, GA.

A …


In News, Operations & Fulfillment

Ecommerce fulfillment, distribution center, Monoprice, Amazon, Dollar General, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, QVC, Primark

August 5, 2015

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Aug. 5, 2015

Here is a listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers:

Amazon is looking to hire 500 to staff its new 1 million-square-foot distribution center set to open this fall in Carteret, NJ, which will be …


In Operations & Fulfillment, Warehouse/Distribution Center

Jet.com, Marc Lore, Amazon, Walmart.com, ecommerce, ecommerce marketplace, Diapers.com

August 3, 2015

Jet Sets Bold Goal of $20 Billion by 2020

The July 21 launch of Jet.com gave a good indication of its hoped-for trajectory to $20 billion in annual sales by 2020, according to founder and CEO Marc Lore.

“We did over $1 million in sales on the first day, which was well …


In Campaign, Drop Shipping

yet another warehouse

August 3, 2015

Are You Holding Onto Your Fulfillment System Too Long?

In many cases, businesses are holding onto installed order management and ERP systems for more than 10 years – sometimes 15+ years – if they believe they’re the right fit. On the face of it, this is sound thinking considering the time and …


In Blog, Fulfillment


July 31, 2015

Week in Review: eBay Now Same-Day Service Grounded

While the same-day delivery segment is getting hotter with more entrants all the time, eBay is going in the other direction by shutting down its eBay Now same-day delivery service in several markets, and also ending another pilot that provided …


In Ecommerce, Executive

Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, fulfillment center, Walmart, QVC, Simon & Schuster, FedEx, Urban Outfitters, Conn's HomePlus

July 27, 2015

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, July 27, 2015

Here is a listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers:

Walmart opened a new 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center in Bethlehem, PA, featuring state-of-the-art automation and warehousing systems and employing about 400 full-time workers.

Officials in …


In Fulfillment, News

August 15, 2012

What Are Your Warehouse Management System Priorities?

A recent Aberdeen Group study listed five priorities for an effective warehouse management system: cycle counting, real-time putaway, paperless receiving, bin-level location management, and order picking with mobile devices. We asked three operations experts to find out what their priorities …


In Operations & Fulfillment, Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013

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