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How to Achieve Fulfillment Center Sustainability

With more economic pressures and market volatility impacting businesses across all industries, creating initiatives to attract new customers and retain existing ones has never been more difficult. The rise of e-commerce and an increasing number of competitors makes finding differentiators and efficiencies all the more important.  One implementation that can achieve both of these goals is “going green”, or instituting sustainable measures. 

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Innovate Your Fulfillment Center

Innovation continues to drive many of the new advancements that we enjoy today.  In the past few decades alone, we have progressed from pagers to cell phones and now to smart phones, we have more computing power in our pockets than NASA did when they put a man on the moon.  Speaking of which, we put a man on the moon, now we have companies designing and testing retrievable rockets and making strides on a manned mission to Mars.  It is the constant motive to innovate that has led to the groundbreaking developments.  The same is true for business as it is in life, commercial innovations will lead to major operational breakthroughs.  What better place to begin than with your fulfillment center?  There are a number of strategies that can be implemented in the heart of your supply chain that will result in lower costs, higher efficiency and more accuracy.  A recent article from Multichannel Merchant outlines 6 ways to innovate your fulfillment practices.  Follow this link to read more about fulfillment operation innovations.

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Barrett Distribution Opening 2nd Fulfillment Center in New Jersey

Barrett Distribution Centers is excited to announce the opening of our second fulfillment center in Somerset, New Jersey.

We will begin operations in this "Class A, Food Grade" 140,000 SF warehouse in early 2016.

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