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
January 3, 2020
If, like many, your brand has expanded during the recent eCommerce boom, you might be considering a 3PL fulfillment partner. The same could be true if you outgrown the capabilities of more basic service providers, or simply need to reassess your relationship with a current fulfillment partner.
Whatever the reason for making the move, developing a successful partnership can help take your business to the next level. With the right expertise and experience added to an already popular product line, brands can improve customer experience and build a reputation for exceptional service based on frictionless fulfillment. Continue reading 3PL Fulfillment Partners: Steps to Success
January 1, 2020
A New Year can be whatever you want to make it.
On behalf of the team at Capacity, we wish you an inspiring and prosperous 2020.