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5 Tips for Handling Rush

Posted by Lori Reese on Jul 5, 2018 5:30:00 AM

As the school year draws near, so does the course materials rush. Along with the pressure to ensure everything arrives before day one, come calls and visits from students, faculty and parents — some polite, some angry, some frantic.

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How "Out-the-Door-in-24" Happens During Rush

Posted by Kate Seat on Jul 28, 2015 8:26:00 AM

No matter which ordering options your school has selected for your online bookstore, the result is the same for every school: when your students place their orders with MBS Direct, they receive their books before class begins. From the perspective of those who make this happen, however, the fulfillment process is more complicated and even hectic at certain times of the year.

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Rocking Rush: What Seven MBS Direct Employees do to Make Rush Smoother for Everyone

Posted by Dean Asher on Aug 12, 2014 11:00:00 PM

While most students are home enjoying the end of their break, the end of summer is a more busy time for those of us in the education and education services businesses. For MBS Direct, the beginning of the new term can mean dealing with inventory, trying to find out if the publisher is going to print that one last trouble title on your book list and ensuring everything ships on time, all before your students return for the next term.

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