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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
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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.

Monday, August 01, 2011

Companies are continually finding new ways to get the right goods to the right customers at the right time, and have developed many metrics to measure their performance in these areas. Perfect Order is a popular metric that measures customer orders that arrive complete, on time, undamaged and with an accurate invoice. This white paper explains how each aspect of perfect order performance can be improved through enhancements to data collection processes and technologies.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

To accelerate its distribution processes, Urban Outfitters brought outsourced logistics back inhouse in a new distribution center in Reno. The result: Faster turnaround times and lower operating costs.
Posted on 03/30 at 11:35 AM
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Friday, January 07, 2011

The “Essential Information for an Effective and Efficient Product Recall” brochure from IFDA and IFMA outlines information to help distributors remove recalled product from the supply chain as soon as possible.
Posted on 01/07 at 04:49 AM
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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Organized through the Supply Chain Optimization Resources and Execution initiative, the free pamphlet details information distributors need to remove recalled product from the supply chain.
Posted on 12/21 at 11:29 AM
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Although not new to the materials handling market, reusable plastic totes and containers are growing in use throughout many industries by addressing seven key challenges for users.

Monday, November 22, 2010

In its new 117,000 square foot distribution center, The Greater Boston Food Bank is applying materials and information handling best practices to feed more than 83,000 people from underserved communities each week.

Friday, November 19, 2010

It was a difficult year in the warehousing arena; new construction ground to a halt and revenues were down. But, it looks like we’ve turned the corner and the outlook is bright.


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