FulfillmentRetail

Staples Canada Partners with Instacart to Offer Same-day Delivery in the GTA

First-of-its-kind partnership brings one-hour delivery to busy Staples customers across Toronto Staples Canada continues its commitment to become The Working and Learning Company by partnering with Instacart, a North American leader in online groceries, on a pilot to offer same-day delivery to customers in select locations in the Greater Toronto …

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What are the Future Business Opportunities in a Mainstream Drone Delivery?

Frost  + Sullivan says collaborations with leading companies from other industries to accelerate the commercialization process With the number of delivery drones in the global eCommerce industry alone expected to increase to 2.2 million units by 2025, there will be a surge in the demand for drone servicing, repair, and …

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Drone Delivery Canada launches state of the art commercial operations center in Vaughan, Ontario

TORONTO–Drone Delivery Canada will be launching its commercial operations in a 16,000 square foot facility located in Vaughan, Ontario Canada as commercial operations commence in 2019. “We are fully engaged in commencing commercial operations and require a robust operations center to house ‘mission control’ to oversee the flight of our …

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Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Centre in Edmonton

Amazon currently employs more than 1,500 in Alberta; new facility will create an additional 600 full-time jobs in Leduc County SEATTLE–Amazon announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in Leduc County, creating more than 600 full-time jobs with opportunities for career training and development by 2020. The 1-million-square-foot customer fulfillment …

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Plan International Canada’s ‘Defy Normal’ Campaign wins Content Award

Best Branded Content Campaign at the Notable Awards TORONTO–Plan International Canada’s national multi-channel campaign ‘Defy Normal’ won Best Branded Content Campaign at the Notable Awards, presented by Notable Life this week. The new campaign calls on Canadians to take a stand anywhere children are oppressed, exploited, left behind and anywhere …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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