Entries by Ryan Dale-Johnson

Case Study: Herschel Supply Co.

In 2009, the Cormack brothers approached NRI for logistics help for a new brand they were starting – Herschel Supply Co.  Lyndon and Jamie Cormack were already familiar with NRI due to NRI’s fulfillment of brands which they were sales reps for in Canada.  They trusted NRI to manage this key element in the success […]

Leveraging Geography – Reduce Time and Costs

Shipping times and costs are increasing, but if managed well can also be a competitive advantage.  Given the dramatic increase in ecommerce in 2020 and into 2021, carrier congestion is a major concern and a rising cost.  At the same time, customers have become accustomed to receiving their packages almost instantly (thanks to a certain […]

An Amazing Team

Our team is our greatest asset. We are a learning organization focused on providing our team members with education and career advancement opportunities. Our team’s feedback is key to our success and we seek it daily – always striving to be better.

Planning for Q4 Success

  Though it may feel too early to talk about it, like putting up Christmas decorations in October, the Q4 retail peak is just around the proverbial corner. With all the challenges 2020 brought us, there is expectation for a very positive retail recovery through the end of the year.  The National Retail Federation revised […]

Q&A With Ryan: NRI’s Four Corner Strategy

We recently announced our two newest locations in Easton, Pennsylvania and Toronto, Ontario. The move out east comes after a busy 2020. NRI and clients saw positive activity last year, despite COVID-19, and continue to move forward through 2021 and beyond. We spoke with VP of Sales, Ryan Dale-Johnson, to hear more about NRI’s expansion […]

Returns: They Are Here to Stay

  Returns:  They are Here to Stay  An integrated solution that fits your business    If you work in the consumer goods industry, you know that returns are inevitable.  In ecommerce, at least 30% of all products ordered online are returned.  This volume of goods coming back can cause major strains to your operations process.  If you are not equipped to handle returns alongside […]

#Remember215

NRI stands with Indigenous Peoples who lost their loved ones within the Residential School system, as well as all those forced to attend Residential Schools, and their families.  We extend our heartfelt sympathy to all those affected by the recent discovery of unmarked burial sites of 215 former Kamloops Indian Residential School students.   This discovery speaks clearly to the physical conditions and racism that were […]

High Demand for Warehousing

High Demand for Warehousing A Successful 3PL Transition   The pandemic has brought many challenges to people and businesses alike.  Of significant impact to the logistics industry and their customers, is the tightening of available warehouse space.  In a recent Forbes article, it’s mentioned that $1 billion in e-commerce sales results in 1.25 million square […]

Case Study: Aloha Collection

Aloha Collection started in 2013 with two founders, Rachael and Heather. Their vision is to “build an international ‘Ohana, one bag at a time” with their mission being “to encourage travel, adventure, healthy and active lifestyles, and to Share the ALOHA”. Best of all, they donate 5% of profits to a Hawai’i-based conservation organization. Within […]

How a 3PL Can Help You Scale

In a competitive business environment, continuous improvement is key to your success. Partnering with a 3PL like NRI helps your business scale by using our experience and expertise to efficiently, accurately, and cost-effectively manage your inventory and fulfill your orders. By leveraging a 3PL’s expertise in building operational strategies, you can not only better focus […]