Category Archives: Distribution and Marketing Logistics

The Massive Scale of Amazon’s Distribution Operations, Revealed Through Startling Images

As the world's largest online retailer, it's no surprise that its biggest fulfillment center in Phoenix, Arizona, is the size of 28 football fields.That's because it's their goal to have everything anyone wants at any time. Amazon has 80 fulfillment centers in the world to handle all of its orders. . . Read full article […]

Next Year, JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson Wants to Eliminate Employees Standing At the Cash Register

JCPenney CEO and former Apple retail guru Ron Johnson is spoke at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conferencein Aspen, and he revealed a bit of what his strategy is for store checkout. He wants to eliminate the employees who stand at cash registers and get rid of traditional checkout by the end of 2013. Here's how . […]