F. Curtis Barry & Company

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Fulfillment Doctor On...Employee Turnover...What Does It Really Cost You?

    Many companies see turnover as a necessary cost of doing business, especially in managing a call center or a fulfillment center. However, have you taken a good look recently at your staff turnover levels and the actual dollars this costs your company? Whether it is in fulfillment or in the...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How You Treat Customer Returns May Determine Whether Your Customer Returns

    With a soft economy, many retailers are trying to significantly reduce returns in order to boost profits. Some companies are putting more restrictions and conditions on returns. Frankly, the author thinks this will cause further erosion of sales. Who wants to buy a product that can't be returned, or that...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    10 Steps To Taking A Financial View Of Inventory

    Inventory is the largest balance sheet asset in your business. It's obvious: If your margin is 50 percent, that means your cost of goods is 50 percent; in other words, 50 percent of your net sales are spent on inventory and inbound freight. But if it's obvious that inventory is...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top Ways To Cut Costs And Improve Customer Satisfaction

    Every smart business manager is constantly looking for ways to reduce costs and make the operation more productive. In today's challenging economic climate, such efforts become even more crucial. Small steps that can help to save money may make a big difference. The experience in the fulfillment and call center...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Balancing Your Budget And Investment: When Is The Right Time To Outsource?

    Many multichannel merchants focus on how they can lower operating costs when they consider outsourcing certain tasks. But when you outsource operations, you also outsource the investment. Sounds obvious, but maybe the magnitude isn't all that clear until you're faced with replacing an order-management system, moving into a new fulfillment...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Best Of Inventory: Fourteen Best Practices For Managing Your Merchandise

    Inventory management and forecasting are strategic issues. Companies that recognize this fact can typically provide higher levels of service to their customers and post higher profits. Developing a comprehensive inventory strategy involves a number of departments - including fulfillment, marketing, and merchandising - as well as inventory control. It also...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    10 Ways To Improve Vendor Quality Control

    Quality Circles, Total Quality Management, Dr. Deming's 14 Point Theory and Six Sigma are all various programs aimed at improving quality in an organization. They have been successfully implemented in many corporations, but have failed to attract a following in the direct-to-customer fulfillment industry. Major reasons for this are the...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Multichannel Inventory: What You Need To Know

    Few merchants today would claim to have reached the level of inventory management, as developing such a strategy can be complex. But there are compelling economic reasons to try. In most multichannel companies, inventory is the largest dollar asset on the balance sheet, which means that how well you plan,...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Fulfillment Doctor On...Employee Turnover...What Does It Really Cost You?

    Many companies see turnover as a necessary cost of doing business, especially in managing a call center or a fulfillment center. However, have you taken a good look recently at your staff turnover levels and the actual dollars this costs your company? Whether it is in fulfillment or in the...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How You Treat Customer Returns May Determine Whether Your Customer Returns

    With a soft economy, many retailers are trying to significantly reduce returns in order to boost profits. Some companies are putting more restrictions and conditions on returns. Frankly, the author thinks this will cause further erosion of sales. Who wants to buy a product that can't be returned, or that...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    10 Steps To Taking A Financial View Of Inventory

    Inventory is the largest balance sheet asset in your business. It's obvious: If your margin is 50 percent, that means your cost of goods is 50 percent; in other words, 50 percent of your net sales are spent on inventory and inbound freight. But if it's obvious that inventory is...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top Ways To Cut Costs And Improve Customer Satisfaction

    Every smart business manager is constantly looking for ways to reduce costs and make the operation more productive. In today's challenging economic climate, such efforts become even more crucial. Small steps that can help to save money may make a big difference. The experience in the fulfillment and call center...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Balancing Your Budget And Investment: When Is The Right Time To Outsource?

    Many multichannel merchants focus on how they can lower operating costs when they consider outsourcing certain tasks. But when you outsource operations, you also outsource the investment. Sounds obvious, but maybe the magnitude isn't all that clear until you're faced with replacing an order-management system, moving into a new fulfillment...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Best Of Inventory: Fourteen Best Practices For Managing Your Merchandise

    Inventory management and forecasting are strategic issues. Companies that recognize this fact can typically provide higher levels of service to their customers and post higher profits. Developing a comprehensive inventory strategy involves a number of departments - including fulfillment, marketing, and merchandising - as well as inventory control. It also...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    10 Ways To Improve Vendor Quality Control

    Quality Circles, Total Quality Management, Dr. Deming's 14 Point Theory and Six Sigma are all various programs aimed at improving quality in an organization. They have been successfully implemented in many corporations, but have failed to attract a following in the direct-to-customer fulfillment industry. Major reasons for this are the...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Multichannel Inventory: What You Need To Know

    Few merchants today would claim to have reached the level of inventory management, as developing such a strategy can be complex. But there are compelling economic reasons to try. In most multichannel companies, inventory is the largest dollar asset on the balance sheet, which means that how well you plan,...

    Provided By F. Curtis Barry & Company