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Sunday, June 01, 2014
The rise of e-commerce, more frequent promotions, and competitive service-level agreements are creating more peak periods than ever in the DC. Here’s a look at five strategies companies are using to handle peak demand.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Whether they are opening new DCs, improving inventory control, or turning to 3PLs to improve processes, survey respondents tell us that there’s no one prominent way to keep costs in check while simultaneously improving service levels.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The economy was front and center on day two of the Material Handling & Logistics Conference.
Saturday, June 01, 2013
There’s a very good reason that Logistics Management (LM) devotes an article every month to the growing importance warehouse and distribution center (DC) operations are playing in transportation and overall logistics management—especially when you consider the revolution that’s going on inside the four walls of facilities operated by U.S. retailers.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Despite clear inefficiencies, many are reluctant to make change until the damage is done.
Monday, October 29, 2012
UPS last week announced that it has taken major steps to expand its global healthcare distribution facility in the Asia Pacific region, opening three new “state of the art facilities” in Hangzhou, China, Shanghai, China, and Sydney, Australia.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Distribution is a growing industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that total warehousing and storage jobs will by 2.35% a year from 2010 to 2020.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle is acting as a strategic advisor on a planned $1.5 billion investment into North American logistics and real estate development by Australia-based developer Goodman Group through an exclusive agreement with Irvine, Calif.-based Birtcher Development.
Monday, April 23, 2012
While the idea of a DC Bypass is an exhilarating theory for many companies, few companies have released data to color the dream with facts and figures. Through collaboration with Averitt Express, retailer Tuesday Morning proving to be one such success story.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Ask yourself this: what would your opportunity costs be if your distribution operations could not accommodate changes in volumes, product assortments or delivery timelines?