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March 14, 2020

While everything has changed in recent days regarding how and where large groups can congregate, things were much less tense when our engineering team headed out to Atlanta for MODEX 2020 earlier this month. They’re home safe and sound now, of course, and we’d love to share some of the sights and themes that they brought us from the show.

Even though we won’t be out in exhibition halls for the foreseeable future, we hope these images and smiles act as a reminder that things will eventually return to a more stable footing. Until then, we wish everyone a safe and healthy transition period. Continue reading Capacity at MODEX 2020: Themes & Highlights

March 3, 2020

What does a disruptive business model mean for stakeholders associated with the existing way of doing things? The continuing rise of DTC brands (Direct-to-Consumer) poses that very question to those of us working with established retailers with increasing urgency, as a sector already uprooted by the demands of eCommerce works out how to handle another important shift.   

We’ve previously covered DTC’s expanding influence on many sectors, but the insights gleaned from some time at Rutgers University here in New Jersey last week are too good to keep to ourselves! Continue reading The Rise of DTC Brands Brings New Marketing and Fulfillment Challenges

February 22, 2020

When new retail brands like Stadium Goods begin to flirt with growth, they’re seldom ready for the demands of rapid expansion. Order volume doesn’t tend to follow agreeable curves that align with a strategic plan to scale the business.

In many cases, order spikes are sudden, sharp, and present a major challenge for the retailer to handle. Fortunately, there are partners with the solutions and experience to help companies in this situation out of a jam. Continue reading How Stadium Goods Scaled with a Flexible Fulfillment Solution

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. As the market expands, forecasts from Market Research Future anticipate an annual growth rate of 125.6% for the CBD sector over the next six years.

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