May 23, 2012




10 Tips for Warehouse Management System Implementation

Faced with leaner budgets, many merchants are looking for high-impact, low-cost ways to improve productivity. But one of the most effective ways to accomplish this goal may be by updating something many merchants already have—a warehouse management system (WMS).

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Warehouse/Distribution Center

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 …

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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.

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Warehouse Management System Technology

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 …

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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 …

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In Campaign, Drop Shipping

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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 …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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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 …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

March 14, 2012




2 Tips Before You Make a Major Warehouse Purchase

Gary Meyer, senior director of operations at nutrition products merchant Herbalife, offers a couple of tips for when your company is considering a major purchase of equipment or software for your warehouse.
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