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LOGOS Full Color: PARCEL The Media Source from Warehousing to Delivery OCTOBER 2008 volume 15 | issue 7 Full Color: LOGOS PARCEL The Media Source from Warehousing to Delivery Grayscale: PARCEL 16 10 The Media Source from Warehousing to Delivery 10 Best Practices Survey Results Part I: Parcel shippers make moves to offset economic forces Grayscale: PARCEL PUBLISHER Ronald C. Brent The Media Source from Warehousing to Delivery The Media Source from Warehousing to Delivery Amanda Cook Armendariz | amanda.c@rbpub.com Reverse: The Media Source from Warehousing toBy Marll Thiede Delivery PARCEL MANAGING EDITOR The Media Source from Warehousing to Delivery EDITOR Dan O’Rourke | dan.o@rbpub.com Reverse: PARCEL TRENDS 18 By Mike Williams Going with the Flow Oscar Murray knows the parcel industry is constantly changing. Luckily, he’s up for the challenge By Amanda Cook Armendariz Tagline: PARCEL The Media Source From Warehousing to Delivery CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Vincent J. DeAngelis, Dennis Dearth Mike Grisamore, Melissa Priest, Susan Rider Mark Taylor, Mike Williams CIRCULATION Rachel Spahr | rachel@rbpub.com PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Chad Griepentrog GRAPHIC DESIGN Tiffany Falkner Kelli Cooke, Greg Middleton ADVERTISING Kathy Fay | kathy.f@rbpub.com Ken Waddell | ken.w@rbpub.com Josh Vogt | josh@rbpub.com 20 PARCEL 20 Is Your Parcel Network Optimized? It must be to operate in world-class territory Last (Mile), but Not Least Despite naysayers, the last-mile delivery segment is still going strong By Amanda Cook Armendariz The Media Source from Warehousing to Delivery OPERATIONS 24 Moving from Manual to Part III: A comprehensive guide to weighing your options By Dennis Dearth 2901 International Lane Madison WI 53704-3128 608-241-8777 • Fax 608-241-8666 www.PARCELindustry.com Tagline: The Media Source From Warehousing to Delivery Automated Fulfillment 26 A Race for Excellence How to improve the supply chain by motivating coworkers By Mike Grisamore 26 28 Making Ends Meet The economy is down, shipping costs are up. Now what? By Melissa Priest REPRINTS For high-quality reprints, please contact our exclusive reprint provider. FosteReprints • 866-879-9144 • www.marketingreprints.com PARCEL (ISSN 1081-4035) is published 9 times a year by RB Publishing Inc. All material in this magazine is copyrighted 2008 © by RB Publishing Inc. All rights reserved. Nothing may be reproduced in whole or in part without written permission from the publisher. Any correspondence sent to PARCEL, RB Publishing Inc. or its staff becomes the property of RB Publishing, Inc. The articles in this magazine represent the views of the authors and not those of RB Publishing Inc. or PARCEL. RB Publishing Inc. and/or PARCEL expressly disclaim any liability for the products or services sold or otherwise endorsed by advertisers or authors included in this magazine. SUBSCRIPTIONS Free to qualified recipients: $12 per year to all others in the United States. Subscription rate for Canada or Mexico is $35 for one year and for elsewhere outside of the United States is $55. Back-issue rate is $5. Send subscriptions or change of address to PARCEL, P.O. Box 259098, Madison WI 53725-9098. Allow six weeks for new subscriptions or address changes. MANAGEMENT 30 Is Your Job Killing You? If so, you’re not alone. Here’s what to do about it By Mark Taylor 32 Software Selection Demystified It’s not the Twilight Zone By Susan Rider 32 36 Controlling Costs Multi-carrier solutions may be the answer By Vincent DeAngelis DEPARTMENTS 6 | editor’s note 41 | new products & services 8 | what would augello say? 41 | advertiser index 38 | on the mark 40 | product profile 4 October 2008 42 | wrap up http://www.parcelindustry.com http://www.marketingreprints.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Parcel - October 2008

Parcel - October 2008
Contents
Editor's Note
What Would Augello Say?
Best Practices Survey Results
Going with the Flow
Is Your Parcel Network Optimized?
Last (Mile), but Not Least
Moving From Manual to Automated Fulfillment
A Race for Excellence
Making Ends Meet
Is Your Job Killing You?
Software Selection Demystified
Controlling Costs
On the Mark
Product Profile
New Products & Services
Advertiser Index
Wrap Up

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