Entries by Ryan Dale-Johnson

Shipping Times Matter to Your Customers

Shipping and delivery times are often hard to predict, particularly given the increase in carrier congestion as of late. Customers have become accustomed to receiving their packages almost instantly (thanks to a certain online retail giant) and it’s no surprise that they grow impatient when waiting for their delivery. In 2016, customers expected to receive […]

Celebrating Our Newest Clients

Vivobarefoot The Calgary, AB based Canadian distributor for Vivobarefoot have recently signed on with NRI Canada.  Vivobarefoot is an innovative footwear company who offer a creative array of outdoor, active, and everyday footwear for men, women, and children.  Vivobarefoot footwear are uniquely designed in fit to be as close to barefoot as possible – bringing […]

Better Together with NRI

At NRI, we view our clients as partners. We seek to partner with brands who seek a high level of touch and expertise, hold people and integrity close to their hearts, and approach business partnerships respectfully with an expectation on quality and success.

Freight Services

It should come at no surprise that the major logistics trends for 2021 are based on the significant increase of ecommerce in 2020.  The estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the second quarter of 2020 totaled $200.7 billion – an increase of roughly 37% from the first quarter of 2020!  Statistics like this are a […]

Logistics Trends for 2021

Logistics Trends for 2021 It’s hard to believe that 2020 and all its craziness is now behind us.  No one saw COVID-19 coming, nor the global impact is has had.  If there is a silver lining or opportunity in this cloud for brands and the logistics industry, it is certainly the increase of ecommerce business. […]

Relationships Are Worth Investing In

Relationships are worth investing in NRI’s approach to business is one that continues to set us apart, and that approach begins with how strongly we value relationships. We believe that investing in and having fair, quality relationships with those we interact with is always the right path. Our Purpose states that We are a Key […]

Balance of Lifestyle and Success

Balance of Lifestyle and Success We can’t be successful without having balance. Our core value, Balance of Lifestyle and Success, recognizes that work-life balance is an important element of a healthy work environment. We want to limit stress in the workplace and ensure our employees’ mental health is optimized so that we can bring our […]

Contributing to and Sharing in Prosperity

Contributing to and Sharing in Prosperity Our next core value is Contributing to and Sharing in Prosperity.  We are an organization built on transparency so that everyone has a chance to succeed, and to contribute to that success.  Our belief that ‘the whole is greater than the sum of the parts’ keeps us driving as […]

Quality and Accountability in All Actions

Quality and Accountability in All Actions Our third core value is “Quality and Accountability in All Actions”. NRI is known as a consultative 3PL because we want to see all brands succeed and will step outside the norm to help them in that quest. We enjoy working with both emerging as well as established brands, […]

Fairness in All Relationships

Fairness in all relationships We take our value, Fairness in All Relationships seriously. We believe we must be fair to not only our team members, but our partners, retailers, community members, suppliers, vendors, and anyone we work with. We believe everyone plays a part in fairness. We need to be responsive when a mistake or […]