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February 17, 2020

It’s no secret that the CBD industry is receiving nationwide attention as shipping certain CBD products becomes legal and more companies look to stake a claim in the sector. While we have plenty of experience in the marketplace, it’s always interesting to see which brands are making a splash and how a prominent trade show reflects its industry.

This explains our attendance at the 2020 USA CBD Expo in Las Vegas, then, where our team members Kevin Hall and Nick Curattalo lit up the show floor in their own unique ways!

Continue reading USA CBD Expo 2020: An Inspiring Industry in Transition

February 6, 2020

When the only tool at your disposal is a hammer, the temptation exists to strike every stray nail that you see. But what if that nail is embedded in a valuable piece of furniture? Hopefully, that would prompt you to think twice before taking a swing!

Just as different DIY tasks require distinct tools to get the job done, so do different order fulfillment scenarios.

If you’re a CPG company shipping huge volumes to a major retailer, your existing logistics provider is probably getting the job done just fine.

When it comes to shipping premium skincare products to individual customers, however, it’s time for a more refined service as your eCommerce fulfillment provider. Continue reading 3 Reasons to Find a New Partner as Your eCommerce Fulfillment Provider

January 29, 2020

Plenty of beauty brands talk the sustainability talk, but it’s those who walk the walk that retain customers who were attracted to the company because of its environmental values in the first place.

Our client Fekkai is one such brand, as their activity this past weekend exemplifies. Continue reading Fekkai Brings Clean Beauty to the Beach with the Ocean Cleanup Project

January 16, 2020

At this time of year, it’s not uncommon to see various predictions pop up around what’s happening in our industry and expectations for the next twelve months. However, this change of calendar is more consequential than most, as it marks not just another year but a new decade dawning. 

There’s no denying that things have changed significantly over the last ten years (this blog didn’t exist, for one thing!) The retail world has been disrupted in almost every sector, primarily by Amazon but with new brands and digital startups also shaking things up.

Meanwhile, technology has evolved to such a degree that consumers can shop almost anywhere, any time, and expect to see their purchases within a couple of days, if not hours in some metropolitan areas.

Against that backdrop of consistent disruption and game-changing technology, what can we expect to see around the supply chain, retail, and eCommerce spaces as we move into 2020? Continue reading Fulfillment and Supply Chain Trends to Watch For in 2020

January 15, 2020

Our first tradeshow of the new decade had the perfect name: NRF 2020 Vision. 

The National Retail Federation is clearly a leading light for brands involved in both eCommerce and bricks-and-mortar stores. NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association and has seen every trend in the industry come and go during its long history serving this sector. 

But this show was geared to look forward, which is exactly what attendees wanted to see as we enter a new decade with incredibly dynamic – and disruptive – market forces at work. Continue reading NRF 2020 Sets a Vision for the Year Ahead