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Thursday, March 08, 2012
As the economy continues to gradually show signs of improvement, retail-based shippers are being proactive in shifting from cost-cutting to growth. That was one of the main findings of the Third Annual State of the Retail Supply Chain report by The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Auburn University.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Coming off of the holiday shopping season, January retail sales turned in positive performances and showed signs of slow but continuing economic improvement, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
This significant business development move capitalizes on major investments made so far by the Datalogic Group in the Automatic Data Capture market and confirms the company’s leadership position for innovation and service.
Sunday, January 01, 2012
American Plastics Group uses new pallet-sized, collapsible containers with an integrated pallet-and-lid system to save storage space and improve efficiency.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Value-added processing (VAP) is perhaps the toughest area to manage in most warehouses.
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.
More customers are demanding value-added services when they order, but too few DCs have developed processes to perform them efficiently.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
November retail sales were up for the sixth straight month, according to data released today by the United States Department of Commerce.
Monday, November 28, 2011
In what could possibly viewed as a late in the year jump-start for the economy, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said that Thanksgiving and Black Friday holiday spending—in stores and on the Web—hit historic highs.
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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.