Follow us on


Content that highlights strategies around warehouse management, shipping, environmental sustainability, product packaging, benchmarking and international commerce.


RSS More On Operations & Fulfillment

Strike at Nike, Adidas China Supplier Halts Output

Nike's logo April 18, 2014

Striking workers at a Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. shoe factory in China halted production for a fifth day in a dispute over company contributions...

REI Now Powered by Renewable Energy

REI logo April 11, 2014

With energy being one of REI's largest impacts on the climate, the company has committed to having all of its electricity come from clean renewable...

Target to Stock More Environmentally Friendly Products

Target_logo_2 April 10, 2014

When Eric Ryan helped start Method Products in 2001, the market for environmentally friendly soaps and cleaning products, he recalled, was a "niche of a...

Amazon Enables Returns Through Delivery Lockers

Amazon logo April 3, 2014 is now letting customers return purchased items through its Amazon Lockers — a new feature of the large delivery lockers that have been installed...

3 Ways Retailers Can Avoid Warehouse Scalability Problems

Maria Haggerty April 2, 2014

Although growing quickly may seem like the ideal scenario, it can cause operational issues for retailers who are ill equipped to scale effectively. A rapid...

Understanding Postal : What Will Postal Reform Mean to Catalogers?

Paul Miller April 2014

The long road to getting a bill passed in Washington is rarely smooth. The efforts of the last few years to pass a postal reform...

eBay Signs Retail Chains to Same-Day Delivery Service

eBay logo April 1, 2014

eBay Now is a same-day delivery service, but not for items offered on by its millions of sellers — at least not yet. Instead,...

Carter's Slices Distribution Costs With Automated Multichannel DC

March 5, 2014

Carter's increased its sales in 2013 for the 25th consecutive year, with both its wholesale and retail businesses reporting sales topping $1 billion. As sales...

Check it Out : Same-Day Delivery the Key to Saving Malls?

Deliv March 2014

Retail industry analysts have forecast the death of the shopping mall for a couple of years now. The model no longer makes economic sense, they...

Government Partners With eBay to Promote International Trade

eBay logo February 28, 2014

The Commerce Secretary of the United States met with eBay executives and merchants and announced a partnership between the government and the e-commerce company. Commerce...