David Beaudet

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eCommerce Integration: Designing Your Distribution Infrastructure

When introducing e-commerce into your DC, you’ll need to consider pick line configuration. While some instances may warrant picking web orders through...

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eCommerce Integration: Define Your Customer

When planning to transition your business from a wholesale/retailer model to an e-commerce business model, it is best to start with the end in mind –...

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KFC with No C: a Logistics Nightmare

Two thirds of the UK’s KFC restaurants have been closed for almost two weeks due to chicken shortages. The logistics provider, DHL, took on the...

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Integrating eCommerce Distribution: Increase Departmental Collaboration

Shifting from traditional distribution to e-commerce, you must develop adequate communication channels between operations and the rest of your...

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eCommerce Fulfillment: Pick at the DC or In-Store?

Once you have a clear understanding of what your customers’ shopping experience should be like, you must define the order management process and system...

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Three Ways Managers Can Control Warehouse Productivity

When looking at the factors that affect warehouse productivity, some things are out of your control,

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One of the Most Common Flaws in Warehouse Design

If you’re expanding or building a new distribution center and think that maximizing storage density in every possible way will give you the biggest...

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Roller Skates vs Modern Pick-Line Design

 

Pickers roller skated between departments at the Montgomery Ward Catalog House. Photo Credit: 600 West Management

 

Recently, I enjoyed an...

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One of the Most Common Flaws in Distribution Center Design

If you’re expanding or building a new facility and think that maximizing storage density in every possible way will give you the biggest bang for your...

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The Apple Watch is [almost] here

PHOTO ERIC RISBERG, ARCHIVES AP

The Apple Watch is [almost] here.  Hooray! Another gadget for our multi-device connected lifestyles.

Whether you...

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