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November 9, 2018

A quick browse around our site is enough to show that the Capacity team is drawn from many different countries and cultures.

However, the topic of diversity and inclusion at Capacity runs deeper than a few pictures, which is one of the reasons we held a panel discussion on the subject earlier this year.

Beyond the broad themes of hiring a diverse workforce and bringing everyone into the fold, we wanted to take the time to explain these ideas in the context of Capacity. Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion: The Capacity Way

October 17, 2018

Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to hear from some of the finest minds in online selling at the North American E-tail Operations Summit 2018.

Held in San Francisco, the summit gathered executives from across the realms of digital and retail, including Google, Nordstrom, Facebook, Johnson & Johnson, and our client Glossier.

As well as posting highlights to the hashtag #NAEOS18, we gathered our favorite moments and some key takeaways for any of you who couldn’t attend this unique event. Continue reading Highlights & Takeaways from NAEOS 2018

September 29, 2018

The question of FBA vs. 3PL – or Fulfillment by Amazon vs. a third-party fulfillment partner, to be complete – is often skewed by brand recognition.

Everyone knows about Amazon’s reach and influence by now, so it’s easy to assume that means they’ll provide the best experience for your company and clients.

In reality, there are many downsides to moving your orders with Amazon, some of which we’ll cover in this article. Continue reading FBA vs. 3PL: Notes from the CPG Industry on Which to Choose for Order Fulfillment

August 22, 2018

For all the talk of self-driving vehicles and freight automation, US trucking has a more pressing concern: the record rates being charged for road freight in North America.

According to the Wall Street Journal (subscription required), the country’s spot rates for third-party haulage have jumped 26% this year compared to 2017. This follows 17 straight months of year-over-year growth, something that hasn’t happened for more than three decades.

Naturally, this seemingly unstoppable growth is having an impact on transportation costs, which puts pressure on companies in many sectors to raise prices.

Continue reading US Trucking Costs Hit Record Highs in 2018

July 26, 2018

At Capacity, we’ve been known to say that even though we love order fulfillment, we accept it is not sexy to most outside our sector. Well, if we can ever hope to change your minds, it will probably be thanks to our exciting technology partners!

Between Lightning Pick and RightHand Robotics, we’re putting together fulfillment solutions that are custom-engineered and astonishingly efficient. Continue reading Capacity Accelerates Order Fulfillment with Tier One Technology Partners