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Reverse Logistics & Omnichannel Returns: Maximizing Opportunity

Written By: Jeff Snyder
January 07, 2020

Today’s shoppers do not hesitate to send back items that do not meet their expectations. Modernizing the returns process has become a key objective for many retailers.

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Why Your Material Handling System Is Only as Good as Your After-Sales Support

Written By: Robert Shenon
December 12, 2019

When it comes down to it, after-sales support is about making the customers’ lives easier. We believe it is vital to take care of the customer throughout not only the sales cycle, but also the lifecycle of anything we provide.

Third Party Logistics vs. In-House: What's Right for Your Operation?

Written By: Robert Humphry
October 09, 2019

Every warehouse operation has unique challenges. When considering third-party logistics, it's important to have a thorough understanding of the entire operation.

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Inside the Success of an Electronics eCommerce Distribution Center

Written By: Nick VanWallaghen
September 13, 2019

With the right people, processes, and technology in their new advanced distribution center, NewEgg can accurately fill orders faster with a lower cost of shipping and provide overall better customer service.

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Retail Fulfillment: The Costs to Be Free

Written By: Kelsey Bates
August 15, 2019

As ecommerce continues to grow, it’s apparent that fast and free shipping is a key motivator for online shoppers.

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The Challenges of Grocery Ecommerce

Written By: Dustin Crandall
July 16, 2019

Grocery retailers are clambering to position themselves for success in the ecommerce channel. Here are their various approaches and the challenges they present.

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Florida’s Growing Distribution & Logistics Market

Written By: Reed Langton
June 11, 2019

With over 20 million residents and more than 100 million visitors every year, plus the growing demand for faster delivery, Florida has seen tremendous growth in distribution centers over the past few years.

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Michigan’s Contribution to Material Handling

Written By: David Musch
May 23, 2019

How Michigan’s history as a regional center of automotive manufacturing led to the rise of innovative assembly line technologies.

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4 Steps to Reduce Operational Waste in an E-commerce World

Written By: Jordan Wengert
May 08, 2019

The Toyota Production System (TPS) characterizes waste using 3 Ms: Muda, Mura, and Muri. These 4 steps can help ecommerce organizations enhance their understanding of these wastes and create a plan reduce them.

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5 Simple Strategies to Attract and Retain Warehouse and Distribution Center Labor

Written By: Greg Conner
April 16, 2019

Warehouse and distribution center managers face massive challenges in both hiring and retaining employees. Here are five simple strategies that help attract and retain warehouse and distribution center workers.

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