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Aug. 15 2018
This article originally appeared in the July/August, 2018 issue of PARCEL. E-commerce is rapidly overtaking brick & mortar retail sales, with US online sales reaching $409 billion in 2017 a... View More
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Aug. 13 2018
For many, August brings the onset of the busy season. Time to rev up the motor and get orders out to adequately meet the holiday demand! Many e-commerce companies see between 40-60% of their bus... View More
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Aug. 8 2018
Have you ever wondered what consultants look for when they come in and audit your facility to suggest better processes? Much like the game when you were a child, the consultant looks at your operation
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Aug. 7 2018
The material handling environment is changing and growing at a rapid pace, thanks in no small part to the e-commerce explosion, which means that shippers are facing many challenges that must be mitiga
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Aug. 1 2018
Almost every e-commerce brand experiences seasonal peaks. But without proper fulfillment management, what could be a period of increased sales can easily overwhelm emerging businesses. More specifical
2017 to 18
June 18 2018
Times are changing. There are innovative technologies, new demands, and more significant expectations from clients — and everything that is new can be a challenge for a warehouse manager. This year
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May 21 2018
You’ve made the decision to implement a warehouse management system (WMS) – good choice. You will now be able to visualize a 99.9% increase in accuracy of inventory, reduced order processing... View More
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May 16 2018
Customers keep flexing their collective muscles by choosing to spend their money with companies who not only provide the products they want, but with a delivery method, time, and cost they find accept
May 2 2018
You are all aware that there are many ways that warehouse management affects your operation, and without question, choosing the right partner can make the difference. During peak times and&n... View More
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April 3 2018
Across the materials handling industry, labor costs frequently comprise as much as 50% of the expenses at any individual warehouse. The industry is labor-intensive by nature... View More
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Feb. 26 2018
Whew! You made it through the holiday rush. Many companies do 80% of their volumes during the three-month holiday period. Even if you are not one of those companies, you may have seen an increas... View More
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Jan. 30 2018
Incompatibles are an increasing challenge for parcel centers, as the handling of big and bulky items require additional manual labor that slows productivity rates and reduces automation efficien... View More
Jan. 10 2018
Lakewood, NJ – January 10, 2018 – UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the trusted industry leader in innovative order picking solutions, celebrates its second consecutive year of record business growt
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Jan. 8 2018
Consumers were projected to spend upwards of $682 billion during the 2017 holiday season, with 51% shopping online, according to the National Retail Federation. Thanks to e-commerce giant Amazon... View More
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Dec. 13 2017
As the boom in e-commerce continues to transform today’s business environment, how should warehouses be structured to meet these demands for quick turnaround? Previously, one warehouse was bui... View More
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Dec. 6 2017
Breaking the rules to get qualified workers this busy season may be just what needs to be done. In certain areas of the country, finding qualified associates has become a dilemma. That’s why m... View More
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Nov. 1 2017
As a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), you’ll have hundreds of things on your mind. Reducing costs and being more environmentally friendly is likely to be high up on your list (after the never-
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Oct. 10 2017
Automated dimensioning systems have been around for over 20 years and have been used by a small subset of the shipping, warehousing, and distribution center business. First-generation systems were a b
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Sept. 13 2017
In this world today, it’s all about speed. From both a personal and a professional standpoint, we are all focused on how to get more accomplished in 24 hours. Companies are noticing this focus... View More
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Sept. 11 2017
Though it happened two decades ago, the dot-com craze of the 1990s created significant misinformation about warehouse fulfillment. But one thing is true — it may be the fastest-growing type of... View More

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