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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

While no two facilities are alike, and value added services will vary from one customer to the next, any DC manager can improve their processes if they keep a few tips in mind.
Posted on 12/21 at 01:23 PM
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More customers are demanding value-added services when they order, but too few DCs have developed processes to perform them efficiently.
Posted on 12/21 at 01:16 PM
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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

One year after the launch of the warehousing and logistics industry’s first and only best-practice certification program, 17 facilities have earned the right to be called “WERC Certified.”
Posted on 12/06 at 10:07 PM
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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Efficiency in the warehouse has traditionally driven the distribution process. Now, some leading retailers are looking at the DC to lower the cost of operating their stores.
Posted on 11/01 at 10:57 PM
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

A 15-minute walk-through of a facility can tell more about operations than an hour in the conference room.
Posted on 10/27 at 10:36 AM
NewsWarehousesDistributionBest PracticesJohn HillPermalink


Until you get the basics right, you'll never get the most from other systems or processes.
Posted on 10/27 at 10:32 AM
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Once, consumers took it on faith that their orders would arrive. Today, they want visibility into your stock, their orders and the expected delivery times. That takes more than elves.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Looking to cut your IT costs? An outsourced WMS may be the answer. But beware: While they will work for some, they aren’t for everyone.
Posted on 09/22 at 11:13 AM
NewsSupply Chain SoftwareBest PracticesJohn HillPermalink


In a down economy, using your labor more efficiently is critical to controlling costs.
Posted on 09/22 at 11:08 AM
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When it comes to outsourcing, most of us think of turning over warehousing or transportation to a third party to reduce operating costs. But outsourcing pallets can deliver the same benefits.
Posted on 09/22 at 10:55 AM
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