How to Increase Efficiency and Promote Safety Through Good Warehousekeeping

A well-kept warehouse is the cornerstone of a company’s efficiency. Key features of a well-organized warehouse include a clutter free floor, clearly labeled products, proper lighting and a climate-controlled environment. In addition to facilitating the order fulfillment process and enhancing efficiency, good warehousekeeping benefits employees by offering a safer, more pleasant work environment. Promoting Safety […]

Warehouse Security: What to Look for to Make Sure Your Investment Is Safe

“Man maintains his poise, balance and sense of security only as he is moving forward,” famed surgeon Maxwell Maltz once quipped. This is especially true in business. Without constantly maintained warehouse security, any other tech upgrade or customer service enhancement is basically useless. How long do you think you can maintain a great market share […]

The Rise of Subscription Boxes

It seems that on a day-to-day basis, subscription box services are becoming more popular on social media.As this industry has grown, so have the various options that are available to meet interests ranging from cooking supplies, pet supplies, video game and popular culture memorabilia and much more. More likely than not there is a box […]

Managing the Chaos: What Makes Direct Sales Fulfillment Different

In the new frontier of omni-channel sales, fulfillment centers find as many opportunities as they do challenging obstacles. Direct sales, an industry that garnered an impressive 34.4 billion dollars in sales in 2014 according to the Direct Selling Association, is a growing demand that straddles that fence. Direct sales takes the brick-and-mortar requirement of a […]

A Top 10 List of Trending Products to Sell Online

One of the many advantages of operating order fulfillment companies in Canada and the U.S. is the ability to see firsthand some of the top products that are selling online. This information serves as a valuable barometer for retailers and consumers. Below is a top 10 list of trending products to sell online: YOU ARE […]

5 Ways Your Fulfillment and Distribution Is Draining Your Wallet

Although Bill Gates is quoted as saying, “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning,” he most definitely did not build the Microsoft empire off of bad logistics. As a matter of fact, Microsoft has one of the best logistics structures in the world, with much of its fulfillment and distribution actually piggybacking […]

Build Your Subscription Box Business with Ottawa Logistics

Ten years ago, the subscription box business was non-existent. But in the last decade, the industry has grown from nothing into one of the most popular types of online purchases worldwide. Companies like Birchbox, Barkbox, and Dollar Shave Club have led the charge; according to Fortune Magazine, Birchbox blossomed from its 2010 startup into a […]

Top 5 Ecommerce Blogs in 2016

As the Internet has grown over the last few years, it has catalyzed impressive changes in the way commerce is conducted — regardless of sector. Additionally, the Internet has spawned incredible amounts of new business ventures. These new companies offer an incredible array of services and goods, both old and new in type. But especially […]

5 Steps to Bolster Your E-commerce Customer Retention

Maintaining a competitive edge in an increasingly aggressive e-commerce industry is necessary for survival and sustained growth for your business. Through innovation and customer appreciation measures, your company can retain existing customers and expand your client base as new customers hear about your measures to reward loyal customers. Below are five things that you can […]

Canada – the next Frontier of E-commerce

According to Forrester Research, a full 10 percent of Canadian retail will be conducted via the online space by the year 2019. Statistics Canada reported that total retail sales in Canada in 2014 stood at $505 billion, and they are likely higher today if trends are any indication. If you are looking to bring your […]