Opinion and Response

| MCM staff

A Gaffe of Biblical Proportions I would like to respond to your Backword item (Sell Me, Don’t Save Me, January issue) regarding our use of the Biblical

Storehouse: Stockpiling Stuff

| Rama Ramaswami

Retailers are working more closely with suppliers and customers to keep the right items in stock at the right time, reports a recent inventory management

RADIO ACTIVITY

| Larry Kahaner

Radio frequency has begun to revolutionize warehouse operations, and its application to truck fuel management is no exception. When fuel management systems

36-24-36

| Louis J. Cerny, Jr.

Perfect measurements don’t have to be out of reach. If your productivity and efficiency numbers have zero sex appeal, the solution isn’t a drastic overhaul.

Vanilla Days

| Ron Hounsell

Three components are crucial to defining requirements for a new software application: 1) documenting existing processes; 2) assessing the functionality

Orvis spruces up, launches spin-off

| MCM staff

Having been around since 1856, Manchester, VT-based Orvis could qualify as an antique. But to prove that it’s anything but dusty and dated, the cataloger/retailer

Flour Arrangement

| MCM staff

Rarely does everything come up roses in a warehouse expansion. Most likely, the bouquet of equipment, systems, and layouts that started out fresh and