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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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Oct. 14 2020
The COVID-19 virus and pandemic has changed the world in countless ways. Although lockdown orders have been helpful to prevent the spread of the virus, the sudden halt of the economy has ravag... View More
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Oct. 7 2020
Optimizing your warehouse to meet your business requirements has certainly taken a twist since COVID and social distancing have become a daily reality. Many of the existing issues are relevant... View More
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Sept. 8 2020
Warehouses and distribution centers play a vital role in the success of the supply chain industry. And behind these operations are the material handling professionals and equipment who keep in... View More
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Aug. 31 2020
The threat of a pandemic had the ability to break the weak supply chains and embolden the strong ones. The ones less prepared have struggled in getting supplies, finding workers, protecting th... View More
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Aug. 20 2020
There was a simpler time when order fulfillment meant picking an item, throwing it into a carton filled with peanuts, paper, or air pillows, and adding it to a pile of packages to be loaded on... View More
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Aug. 11 2020
From Prime Day and back-to-school shopping to the big holiday test at the end of the year, peak season preparation follows a similar, steadily evolving playbook through the years. But 2020 is unique... View More
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July 27 2020
A large percentage of e-retailers in the US fulfill orders from a single distribution center. Not only does this strategy limit delivery speed and increase parcel shipping costs, it creates a... View More
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July 23 2020
It’s official: e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping are more than just trends and continue to steadily grow. For consumer goods importers and distributors on the fence, it’s... View More

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