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Oct. 13 2021
Many times, in the distribution world, we supply chain professionals identify products that will enhance productivity, throughput, and accuracy, but there’s not a budget for those tools. Whe... View More
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Oct. 7 2021
A few years ago, I worked with a warehouse stocker named John who had injured his back and was looking to get back to full duty. His job was important to him because he had a family to support... View More
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Sept. 28 2021
In my article in the July/August 2021 issue of PARCEL (“Is It Time to Move to a New Warehouse?”), I explained how you can determine whether it might make sense to move your fulfillment ope
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Sept. 28 2021
In today’s fulfillment ecosystem, e-commerce is quickly changing the game. For those looking to take advantage of the post-COVID e-commerce boom, especially 3PLs, it is imperative to prepare... View More
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Sept. 21 2021
Perhaps your business completed a comprehensive logistics network study years ago when you determined the location and design of your current warehouse and selected or constructed your buildin... View More
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Sept. 20 2021
Businesses across the world are seeing increasing and ever-changing demands from their customers. Many companies are looking to automate processes with the intent of increasing productivity. T... View More
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Sept. 10 2021
In our July/August issue, we covered some solution providers that can help you improve your material handling, packaging, and overall warehouse operation. Download the PDF below to read more inf... View More
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Aug. 25 2021
You know the old song lyrics: “And the sign says, ‘long hair freaky people need not apply.’" Well, we have thankfully come of age, and we are now accepting long hair, tattoos, earrings
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June 14 2021
This last year may have you wondering who broke a mirror, causing seven years of bad luck, or when we will emerge from doom and gloom. As I write this, we are faced with weather issues, second... View More
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June 11 2021
Fulfillment managers remain concerned following the 2020 holiday peak season, which was riddled with shipping delays and operational gridlock. They are aggressively searching for opportunities... View More
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June 4 2021
In the modern supply chain, there are two types of operations, centralized vs decentralized distribution models. Each type has strengths and weaknesses, which means one might be better suited... View More
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April 28 2021
To remain competitive, every manufacturer and business must consistently improve operational efficiency. Today, this is being achieved through the adoption and support of modern technologies �... View More
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March 26 2021
Poorly managed warehouses can become prohibitively costly. Fortunately, there are some straightforward ways you can apply better supply chain management strategies to cut expenses and enjoy sm... View More
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March 24 2021
Warehouse Execution Software (WES) has gained in popularity and sophistication in recent years due to its ability to create efficiencies, solve specific user business requirements, and its cos... View More
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Feb. 22 2021
Whew; 2020 is finally behind us! As 20/20 means perfect vision, I thought now would be a good time to ask if you can accurately describe your vision of last year as well as what lessons were l... View More
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Dec. 14 2020
There’s a lot of talk about how we are going to respond to the effects of COVID-19 in the supply chain and, more specifically, in the distribution center. Automation would reduce the “human... View More
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Dec. 10 2020
These are trying times. COVID-19 has considerably affected every one of us, and most of us believe it will change the world forever. The supply chain industry, along with all other major industries, i
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Dec. 2 2020
Plan for 2021? But you might think, “we’re not even finished with holiday season for 2020 yet.” Oftentimes, planning takes a backseat to current pressures or demands (like an unprecedent
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Nov. 4 2020
We now live in the Online Shopping Era. The e-commerce transformation of the past two decades – especially the past five years – has translated to last-mile vehicles popping up... View More
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Oct. 23 2020
Congratulations! Your business just purchased a new warehouse management system (WMS). This is one of the most important decisions in moving away from out of date paper processes and spreadshe... View More

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