What Does the Post-Pandemic Fulfillment Model Look Like?

Online order fulfillment used to rely on Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory practices, wherein predictive software leveraged historical trends and sales data to identify optimal restocking times. This method allowed online retailers to avoid overpaying for warehouse storage. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed a major flaw in JIT inventory philosophies as e-commerce sellers quickly ran out of inventory in the face of massive disruption to their resupply channels. This emergency caused a shift in the other direction, with retailers stocking their warehouses to bursting with safety stock to ... Read More

2022-10-31T18:43:46+00:00October 31st, 2022|Articles, Giving Back, Milwaukee, Phoenix Team|

Salem Stakeholders Discuss Ideas to Improve City

As first published by Sam Wall for The Roanoke Times.  Salem’s new economic development director is working with city business leaders and other community stakeholders to better understand how to best serve the city. Tommy Miller, who started his new position with the city in April, sat down with roughly three dozen members from the community Thursday morning at the Civic Center as part of a city Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce event to pick their brains on what the city needs to do ... Read More

2022-10-21T15:45:29+00:00October 21st, 2022|Articles, Giving Back, Milwaukee, Phoenix Team|

The Next Industrial Development Hot Spot

While Kenosha County is a known popular destination for industrial development, BizTimes reports there is a new hot spot on the rise in the area: the Janesville-Beloit corridor along I-39/90. “We call it ‘Little Kenosha,’” said Adam Matson, an industrial real estate broker and director in Newmark’s Milwaukee office. “It’s sliding under the radar for some, but it is going to hop up really quick. Just in the last three years there has been two million square feet of industrial moves in that area.” The ... Read More

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