Is Inventory Distribution 2020’s Biggest Trend?

As 2019 draws to a close, we’re readying ourselves for the holiday crush, but we’re also taking stock of what we’ve learned over the past year. As we talk about where we want to focus in 2020, one theme keeps popping up: inventory distribution. REACHING THE CUSTOMER QUICKLY When Amazon launched Prime, they changed e-commerce… Read more »

Is Inventory Distribution 2020’s Biggest Trend?

As 2019 draws to a close, we’re readying ourselves for the holiday crush, but we’re also taking stock of what we’ve learned over the past year. As we talk about where we want to focus in 2020, one theme keeps popping up: inventory distribution. REACHING THE CUSTOMER QUICKLY When Amazon launched Prime, they changed e-commerce… Read more »

The Hidden Costs of International Shipping

Shipping internationally literally opens up a whole world of customers, but the leap from domestic to global is just as big as the growth opportunity it offers. If you haven’t planned for all the additional fees you can face in international shipping, orders could actually cost you money. Today we’re going to break down each… Read more »

The Hidden Costs of International Shipping

Shipping internationally literally opens up a whole world of customers, but the leap from domestic to global is just as big as the growth opportunity it offers. If you haven’t planned for all the additional fees you can face in international shipping, orders could actually cost you money. Today we’re going to break down each… Read more »

Thankful

We Have a Lot to be Thankful For

This year marks our 25th anniversary. It has sparked some reminiscence about the days when we had a single warehouse and a state of the art 56k modem. Times have certainly changed. Today, in a world where broadband internet is radically transforming the way people purchase goods, it’s possible for a small company to scale… Read more »

We Have a Lot to be Thankful For

Thankful

This year marks our 25th anniversary. It has sparked some reminiscence about the days when we had a single warehouse and a state of the art 56k modem. Times have certainly changed. Today, in a world where broadband internet is radically transforming the way people purchase goods, it’s possible for a small company to scale… Read more »

5 Ways a 3PL Can Help Your Business Grow

What is a 3PL? 3PLs, or third-party logistics providers, offer a very flexible service. They can assume just a piece of either your warehousing, distribution, supply chain or fulfillment needs, handle an entire branch, or take over your entire shipping operation. This allows companies to farm out only the services they most need help with,… Read more »

5 Ways a 3PL Can Help Your Business Grow

What is a 3PL? 3PLs, or third-party logistics providers, offer a very flexible service. They can assume just a piece of either your warehousing, distribution, supply chain or fulfillment needs, handle an entire branch, or take over your entire shipping operation. This allows companies to farm out only the services they most need help with,… Read more »

The Best Way to Save Money on Warehousing

There is a lot that happens in a warehouse, and a lot to focus on, but the number one thing to optimize for keeping warehousing costs down is your inbound receiving. The data you log upon receipt of goods affects everything else that happens down the line. Making sure it is accurate can have a… Read more »

The Best Way to Save Money on Warehousing

There is a lot that happens in a warehouse, and a lot to focus on, but the number one thing to optimize for keeping warehousing costs down is your inbound receiving. The data you log upon receipt of goods affects everything else that happens down the line. Making sure it is accurate can have a… Read more »

25 Things We’ve Learned in 25 Years of Business

This year, One World Direct celebrates our 25th anniversary. It’s hard to imagine now, but when we launched in 1994, the internet barely existed, and very few people would have predicted that it would become such an integral part of our daily lives. 25 years felt like a good time for us to reflect on… Read more »

25 Things We’ve Learned in 25 Years of Business

This year, One World Direct celebrates our 25th anniversary. It’s hard to imagine now, but when we launched in 1994, the internet barely existed, and very few people would have predicted that it would become such an integral part of our daily lives. 25 years felt like a good time for us to reflect on… Read more »

Considering a Move to an Automated Warehouse?

  Automation—it’s getting headlines and transforming industries, warehousing among them. But is it right for your e-commerce business? Here are some factors you should consider wether to make the move to an automated warehouse. WHAT’S YOUR BREAK EVEN? The biggest risk in moving to a fully automated warehouse is the expense. The up front costs… Read more »

Considering a Move to an Automated Warehouse?

  Automation—it’s getting headlines and transforming industries, warehousing among them. But is it right for your e-commerce business? Here are some factors you should consider wether to make the move to an automated warehouse. WHAT’S YOUR BREAK EVEN? The biggest risk in moving to a fully automated warehouse is the expense. The up front costs… Read more »

Multi-channel Marketing

Go where your customers are. Have you ever bought something you weren’t shopping for just because it was conveniently there? Of course, who hasn’t! You went to the store for toothpaste, but came home with socks, deodorant, and grabbed a chapstick at checkout. The digital world has changed the retail landscape, now you can buy… Read more »

Multi-channel Marketing

Go where your customers are. Have you ever bought something you weren’t shopping for just because it was conveniently there? Of course, who hasn’t! You went to the store for toothpaste, but came home with socks, deodorant, and grabbed a chapstick at checkout. The digital world has changed the retail landscape, now you can buy… Read more »

Indisputable Benefits of Order Fulfillment from Los Angeles

You’ve got plans, big ones. And they’re for your business – to take over the world (or at least your market). You’ve got a great product or product line, your website is up and ready to take orders. Everything you’ve done up to this point has been with the idea of creating a brand that… Read more »

Indisputable Benefits of Order Fulfillment from Los Angeles

You’ve got plans, big ones. And they’re for your business – to take over the world (or at least your market). You’ve got a great product or product line, your website is up and ready to take orders. Everything you’ve done up to this point has been with the idea of creating a brand that… Read more »

But Why Apple?

The importance of naming your company. Naming a company or a product is a tricky proposition. In the end, no matter what name you choose, there will be advantages and there will be risks. A sound naming strategy has a plan to deal with those risks. The name Apple has some strong advantages. It’s original… Read more »

But Why Apple?

The importance of naming your company. Naming a company or a product is a tricky proposition. In the end, no matter what name you choose, there will be advantages and there will be risks. A sound naming strategy has a plan to deal with those risks. The name Apple has some strong advantages. It’s original… Read more »