Articles | February 2010

Feature Stories

Case Studies


E-fulfillment: Finding the Perfect Fit

Online haberdasher Bonobos relies on its third-party fulfillment partner, Quiet Logistics, which operates warehousing facilities with Kiva's robotics materials handling solution.

Reader Profile

Kathy Zepaltas: Doing Fine, Moving Wine

As director of logistics at Regal Wine Company, Kathy Zepaltas consolidated her company's logistics operations and transitioned from an insufficient warehouse to an ultra-efficient 650,000-square-foot DC.


Cliff Otto

3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesCliff Otto

Today’s Warehouse Plays a New Role

Shared space environments, secondary packaging services, and reimagined cross-docking functions are helping manufacturers get more value from warehousing providers. Cliff Otto, president of Saddle Creek, outlines the benefits.

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

America's Got Supply Chain Talent

Florida's Talent Supply Chain association aims to boost Florida's economy by encouraging and expanding workforce development, training, and job retention across the state, writes Inbound Logistics Editor Felecia Stratton.

Jim Burleigh

IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyJim Burleigh

Web-Based WMS Solutions Drive Automotive Supply Chain Efficiency

For the aftermarket auto parts business, where materials handling is as important to the bottom line as execution, planning begins with implementing a Web-based warehouse and inventory management system, writes Jim Burleigh of SmartTurn.

Chip Smith

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisChip Smith

Building Better 3PL Relationships

Third-party logistics providers can provide capacity, expertise, technology, and buying power. Chip Smith, president of CS Advisory Group, discusses how to ensure you're getting the most from your 3PL.


Ten Tips

Implementing an RFID Solution

Proper management and execution are key to a successful RFID implementation project for shipment tracking, according to Scott Thomas of Intel.

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