Archive for the Charlotte nc Category

Early Summer is Critical Time for Ensuring Successful e-Commerce Holiday Season

Happy Holidays from Distribution Direct! What, you say, it’s only June 6th? D-Day, in fact! Yes, you are right, we should be honoring all those who put their lives on the line for our freedom at Normandy Beach 70 years ago today. Their courage and sacrifice are […]

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Who Should You Trust with your E-commerce Fulfillment?

Last week’s post from Just out of the Box, “Small Business Tips for Selecting a Warehouse for Your Products,”  promised a more in depth discussion this week on selecting the right 3PL to handle your small business e-commerce fulfillment and distribution. Just because a 3PL has a massive […]

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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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Locating Your Distribution Center within Close Proximity to Your Customers

When thinking about the best possible geographic area to locate your distribution center, you have to consider multiple factors. The first factor is transportation flexibility and versatility. As we discussed last week, the city of Charlotte makes an ideal shipping center for businesses because of its easy […]

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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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Celebrate National Small Business Week

Celebrate National Small Business Week

May 16-20, 2011 is National Small Business Week. Let’s take some time this week to celebrate the success of small business in this country. If you are a small business owner and looking to do a tune up of your own business plan, check out this link […]

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$100 For New Customers!

Check out the new promotion from Distribution Direct. If you are making a decision about a warehouse and fulfillment solution for your business, wouldn’t you like to earn $100 while doing so? Sounds like a plan to me. Check out the deal below. Distribution Direct’s $100 Promotion […]

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Deciding on a Warehouse and Fulfillment Solution-What to Consider

“Success often comes to those who have the aptitude to see way down the road.” Laing Burns, Jr. Making the decision to outsource your warehouse and fulfillment services needs to be considered carefully. There are warehouses all over the country, but can they deliver? Before you sign […]

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Manage Business Growth with Smart Choices…

“Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning.”- Bill Gates One of the greatest things about being a successful entrepreneur is finding yourself at an explosive point in growth because of your hard work. Sure, we all close our eyes and visualize the […]

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Words of Wisdom from the Shipping Department…

Welcome to Distribution Direct’s Blog! We’ve been planning this blog for a while now, and thought today would be the perfect day to launch. We’ve called our blog “Shipping Department Wisdom” for a couple of reasons. First, in many ways, that is how we view ourselves and […]

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