December 12, 2007




Warehouse ROI Reality check

“People are our most important asset!” You see that statement on the walls of companies in every industry. Well, I am here to tell you that statement is not correct–especially in your warehouse! Because if you have the wrong people, …

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July 8, 2009




Matrix Group Ltd. Loses Warehouse to Fire

Sporting goods maker and seller Matrix Group Ltd. lost a 13,500-sq.-ft. warehouse in Safety Harbor, FL, to a fire late Sunday night, according to published reports.
The fire caused $1.5 million in damage and destroyed the warehouse. A cause had …

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August 20, 2008




Gatorade Warehouse Drinks Up the Sun

Ever thought about going solar with your warehouse? That’s what Gatorade, a division of PepsiCo, is doing with its 797,000 sq.-ft. manufacturing/warehouse/distribution center in Tolleson, AZ. The company is installing a photovoltaic solar energy system that is …

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August 20, 2008




Measure and Motivate to Improve Warehouse Operations

Want to improve your warehouse’s operational performance? Consider an employee incentive program. But before you can offer incentives for better performance, you’ll need to take some basic measurements of your current performance so that you have a starting …

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July 16, 2007




O&F Warehouse headlines

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November 14, 2007




Shipwire Unveils Canadian Warehouse

Considering selling to Canada? Third-party logistics provider Shipwire announced Nov. 12 that it has expanded into the Canadian market with a new Toronto-based warehouse.
Shipwire says its Canadian location enables Web retailers to move and store wholesale and retail inventory within …

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October 1, 2007




Across the street and into the warehouse

Time to visit the lifeblood of any catalog business: the distribution center. But to get to Orchard Brands’ DC from headquarters, you must cross the street. It’s not a highly traveled road but there’s no bridge or stoplight letting drivers …

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August 8, 2007




Expanding Existing Warehouse Capacity

Is your warehouse running out of space? Are cramped quarters on your receiving dock limiting the growth of the business? Addressing the following tips could add-on two to five more years in your facility. Here are the top 15 elements we …

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September 20, 2006




Warehouse and Labor Management Systems: Performance Appraisal and Metrics

This is the second in a two-part series on warehouse and labor management. Last week we discussed the importance of performance management in improving productivity in the warehouse. To read that story, click here.
Labor management programs provide work measurement …

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September 13, 2006




Separate but Equal: Warehouse and Labor Management Systems

This is the first in a two part series on warehouse and labor management. Next week, we’ll discuss performance appraisal and which information you need to measure it.
Recent advances in warehouse management systems (WMS) and time and attendance (T&…

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