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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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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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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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Happy Holidays from Distribution Direct

To all the readers of Just Out of the Box and all of our Distribution Direct clients and partners, we wish you a holiday season filled with love and laughter, warmth and cheer and the company of good friends and family. And may the New Year bring […]

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Making it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Your Customers

It may still just be November but for several weeks now, at stores and malls all over the country, the holiday music has been pumping out of speakers, subliminally telling shoppers over and over again – “It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with the kids jingle belling, […]

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The Daily Deals….are they for you?

The Daily Deals....are they for you?

Thought this was an interesting article on Daily deals from Internet Retailer. Is the sun setting on daily deals? Have you used daily deals to sell your product?  How did it work for you?        

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Thinking Outside the Box About Boxes…

We believe the best way to attract new clients is to share our knowledge. No fancy ads or videos. Old fashioned service. If we show you we understand the business and we are focused on saving you money and time, maybe you will decide to work with […]

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