key performance indicators, KPIs, operations and fulfillment, warehouse/distribution Center, distribution center, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-consumer operations, performance metrics, employee productivity, employee coaching, manager training

August 7, 2013




8 Tips for Designing Your Warehouse

When it comes to the ecommerce world, it’s all about efficiency, speed, and accuracy. And while the marketing messages and inventory technology need to be on point, if your warehouse is not set up to sufficiently handle the orders, …

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September 25, 2014




O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup

Here is a listing of some recently announced expansions and additions in distribution and fulfillment centers:

FedEx announced plans this week to build a $2 million, 12,000-square-foot ground distribution center in Safford, AZ, according to the Eastern Arizona Courier.

Convenience store …

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In Inventory, Operations & Fulfillment

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel focus, retail, online retail, brick-and-mortar, brick-and-mortar retail, returns in store, shopping returns, ship-from-store, ship-to-store, in-store pickup, OMS, order management system, USPS, omnichannel best practices, omnichannel retail, SMB, small-to-medium business

September 24, 2014




How to Make Your Small Business Perform Like an Omnichannel Powerhouse

We hear a lot about omnichannel these days. It’s a big word for delivering a seamless shopping experience for customers —whether they are shopping online or in a store — and it can significantly increase sales.

In this digital age, …

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In Fulfillment, Inventory

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July 25, 2013




Ordoro Brings Amazon’s Warehouse to the Masses

Ordoro brings Amazon’s warehouse expertise to the masses (via PR Newswire)
Download image Ordoro logo AUSTIN, Texas, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ordoro today announced their partnership with Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) to bring Amazon’s warehousing and order fulfillment expertise to …

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September 16, 2014




UPS Plans to Hire 90,000-95,000 Seasonal Workers

UPS announced today it plans to hire between 90,000-95,000 temporary workers to handle the rush of deliveries around the holiday shopping season. This is a significant increase over the projected figure from 2013 and is part of the company’s all-out …

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Order Management System, OMS, warehouse management system, WMS, warehouse, distribution center, fulfillment center, operations and fulfillment

September 15, 2014




O+F Distribution Center Roundup, Sept. 15, 2014

Here is a listing of some recently announced expansions and additions in distribution and fulfillment centers:

The Czech government continues to talk to Amazon about a potential second distribution center in the Czech Republic, as it begins construction on a 1 …

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In Inventory, Operations & Fulfillment

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September 11, 2014




3 Things Wholesale Companies Should Know Before Going Retail

Online shopping puts people closer to the products, brands, and stores they love. With only a few clicks, it’s easier than ever for shoppers to find exactly what they’re looking for, and forward-thinking brands know that it’s …

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DHL, DHL Supply Chain, Africa, South Africa, logistics, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, global shipping, supply chain

June 17, 2013




DHL Opens Warehouse in India

Joining the ranks of Amazon, DHL Supply Chain announced that it has opened a warehouse in Luhari, India to help meet the growing demand from the consumer, retail, and automotive sectors, according to a press release.

One of DHL’s …

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September 9, 2014




O+F Distribution Center Roundup, Sept. 9, 2014

Here is a listing of some recently announced expansions and additions in distribution and fulfillment centers:

Bedding supply company American Textile Company has doubled the size and expected employment of its manufacturing and distribution center in Tifton, GA, according to …

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In Fulfillment, Operations & Fulfillment

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June 4, 2013




Going Green in the Warehouse

Going green is a major focus for many consumers and more and more are responding favorably to brands who are conscious about their carbon footprint. But going green isn’t just about selling eco-friendly products, according to this infographic from Storage …

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