FulfillmentHoliday Marketing

Winter is coming, and so is the rush

It’s that time: Radial to add 350 workers to support holiday order rush Radial, a bpost group company,  will bring on an additional 350 workers in Mississauga, Ontario, to support the increased demand during the upcoming holiday season. As eCommerce grows and expectations around delivery evolves, job opportunities in fulfillment …

Canada PostFulfillmentIndustry NewsMailing Logistics

Canada Post goes drive-thru as they open first of new concept stores

Canada Post concept stores aim to redefine post office “of tomorrow” Canada Post’s vision of the future services are taking physical shape in the form of a new concept store that now has three live, working locations in Richmond Hill, Edmonton and Vancouver. The firm’s strategy of investing in innovative …

FulfillmentOperations and LogisticsUncategorized

Walmart Canada to build $175 million state-of-the-art fulfillment centre in Surrey, BC

Fulfillment centre will provide fresh and frozen grocery items to 60 stores within British Columbia; Facility to feature state-of-the-art technology, with focus on sustainability and zero-waste SURREY, BC–Walmart Canada has announced plans to invest more than $175 million to build a new 300,000 square foot, high-tech, state-of-the-art fresh, frozen grocery facility …

FulfillmentOperations and Logistics

Amazon Expands Footprint in Ontario with New Fulfillment Centre in Caledon

The facility will create more than 800 full-time jobs in Greater Toronto Amazon plans a new fulfillment centre in Caledon, a town in the greater Toronto area. The 1-million square foot facility will create more than 800 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits and join Amazon’s network of existing Ontario buildings …

April 2018 IssueFulfillment

What’s in the box? 

By Janice Dumphie Just the sight of a box on your doorstep brings the anticipation of a surprise and delight opportunity – even if you ordered something yourself and were expecting it to arrive – somehow the arrival of the package itself brings joy.  But when you aren’t expecting anything, …

April 2018 IssueFulfillment

Delivering the “Amazon Effect” to fulfillment suppliers

By Jackie Sebesta Over the past 15 years print and fulfillment providers have understood that providing a B2B e-commerce platform as a value-add service is essential if not mandatory for doing business. While many in the industry are offering an e-commerce channel, the “Amazon Effect” is raising the bar when …

FulfillmentGifts & RewardsIndustry NewsLoyalty

National Gift Card implements first gift card sequencer machine of its kind in the world

NGC enhances gift card fulfillment automation systems for the B2B loyalty, rewards, and incentive market with technology investment CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — National Gift Card Corp. (NGC) has purchased two new gift card fulfillment machines from Kern International Inc., the American subsidiary of the Swiss-based manufacturer of the fastest card …


Three steps to prepare for the future of e-commerce

  E-commerce companies today face different challenges from even five years ago. As mobile technology has become entrenched in every aspect of consumers’ lives, companies that rely on e-commerce to generate revenue must learn how to continue to grow in a world where e-commerce now stands for “everywhere commerce.” As …


Shopping lessons learned from 2016

In 2016, consumer retail shopping unveiled several trends that brands will want to consider as they plan their strategies for the rest of 2017, particularly for the important fourth-quarter holiday shopping season. It’s important to devise and test some strategies earlier in the year, when there is still time to …

E-commerceFulfillmentIndustry News

Sellers on Amazon.ca are thriving, achieving a record-setting $1B in sales in 2016

FBA sales on Amazon.ca increase 100% over Black Friday and Cyber Monday Fulfillment by Amazon delivered more than two billion items for sellers worldwide in 2016 FBA items shipped worldwide grew more than 50% during the holiday season Thousands of sellers worldwide joined the Seller Fulfilled Prime program SEATTLE — Amazon today …