Archive for the business solutions Category

Omni-channel Strategies are Omnipresent in Today’s Competitive e-Commerce Industry

Last week we discussed the e-Commerce Trend of Going Mobile, which is just one part of the next trend that is spreading like wildfire in our industry – the omni-channel strategy. As the prefix omni suggests, it means putting your brand and merchandise out there everywhere it […]

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Getting to Know Small Businesses, That’s Just What We Do

Last week’s post celebrated small business ownership and the entrepreneur’s declaration of independence in going out on their own.  In our ten years in the warehouse, distribution, and fulfillment industry, we have gotten to know a lot of these small businesses.  And we don’t just mean learning […]

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Supply Chain Oversight is Key Component of Planning for 2014 Holiday Season

Deciding on the right products and right quantities of the same is only one component of the planning required for small businesses to have a successful 2014 holiday season.  Just because you have chosen the products you want on store shelves in October, November, and December doesn’t […]

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Small Business Logistics Simplified

In celebration of the upcoming National Small Business Week, the Small Business Administration event honoring America’s entrepreneurs, Just Out of the Box has an entire month of articles planned on helping those entrepreneurs figure out the best way to get their products from the manufacturing floor to your customer’s door. […]

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Making SEO Work for Your Small Business

This week’s Just out of the Box blog post is brought to you direct from Distribution Direct’s trusted e-commerce consultants – Andrew Hagopian and Josh Putnam.  In the coming weeks, we’ll be bringing you several tips surrounding e-commerce marketing strategies.  There are countless books and blogs that […]

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Effective Marketing Starts with a Plan

So many small business owners and entrepreneurs are dreamers, not in any derogatory sense, in the best sense. We see problems and we come up with solutions to fix them. We see opportunities and we grasp them when others won’t. We generate big ideas and we want […]

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A WMS – Made to Order Via Website, Phone or Fax

Your business goal is to build your customer base as much as possible, as quickly as possible. In order to do that you offer daily deals, run BOGO promotions, advertise featured products and much more. And thank goodness, you think, it worked – the customer orders roll […]

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The Power of Automation – What’s a WMS to You?

Last month in Just Out of the Box, we focused on the ideal geographic location for warehouse, fulfillment and distribution – the Charlotte metropolitan area. This month, we are turning your attention to the automated vehicle that has the ability to move your merchandise faster, smoother and […]

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Don’t Let Today’s Snow Fool You – Charlotte Weather and Costs are Very Temperate

To hear the local media tell it, Charlotte had a major snow event last night and today – at about one to two inches of the white stuff.  That is certainly laughable to all the northern transplants in this city.  But in reality, the media isn’t wrong.  One […]

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Charlotte is Ideal Shipping Center for Your Business

While most know that Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, Bank of America, Duke Energy and many more large and small businesses, few may be aware that this city’s history is steeped in trade. Dubbed the “crossroads of the Carolinas” in the 1960s, its tradition of […]

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