September 21, 2016

It should come as no surprise to those who know Capacity that fulfillment is at the heart of everything we do. It’s a word that describes not just our job, but the feeling we want to inspire in every client and their customers. 

Communicating what fulfillment is in supply chain terms isn’t quite as easy. People outside our industry know all about warehouses, delivery trucks, and retail stores, of course, but the work that goes on behind the scenes isn’t so obvious.

With two new initiatives, Capacity’s marketing team aims to change that…
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September 14, 2016

One of the central challenges faced by every supply chain team is the effective integration of suppliers. Managers in our industry can work long and hard to implement the right technology and set expectations internally, only to have an external supplier miss the memo and bring things to a grinding halt.

From poor communication to a lack of supplier buy-in, there are many reasons this disconnect could occur. As the saying goes, you’re only as strong as the weakest link in your (supply) chain!

That’s why we’ll be spending a good portion of this month looking at supplier relations and effective onboarding techniques, starting today with the fundamentals of successful supplier integration. Continue reading 6 Essential Elements of Effective Supplier Integration

September 9, 2016

It’s just a short walk across 6th Avenue to move from the artistic leanings of SoHo to the hip hustle and bustle of Bleecker St, but this is a journey that our client Orla Kiely intends to make the most of!

The renowned fashion brand moves on from its Mercer St. location this month, all set for an exciting new store in the West Village. It’s a switch that the company has been talking about a lot, especially with New York Fashion Week (NYFW) descending upon the city this week. Continue reading Orla Kiely Builds Up to a Big Move in NYC

September 8, 2016

The unofficial end of summer is here and, like many of us, you’re probably wondering where the last couple of months went. It always feels like this part of the year flies by, which means the same is true of the news that impacts our industry. 

Knowing this, we keep an eye on the supply chain so that you don’t have to. In a week where everyone is playing catch up, our recap of the news and views from August will get you back up to speed.  Continue reading Order Fulfillment in Review: August 2016

September 7, 2016

We’ve already enjoyed July 4th this year, but that same spirit of independence is worth celebrating wherever we find it. That’s why we’re so proud to share that our client Antica Farmacista is heading to the distinguished displays of Barneys New York!

The Seattle-based brand, which produces high-quality bath and body-care products, joins many other major names on the department store’s shelves. What distinguishes Antica from most of the others is the unique quality that comes from independent ownership.
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