2016 was a growing year for Fulfillment Express, Inc. and we are grateful to our clients for the increase in business and for the new clients that added to our business. It was one of the busiest holiday season for us in years. Thanks you! Happy New Year
OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2016. Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have been negotiating through the weekend with the help of a special mediator. At the mediator's request Canada Post has agreed to extend mediation for another 24 hours. The current collective agreements will therefore continue to apply for the next 24 hours. Canada Post is open for business while negotiations continue. Mail and parcels are being [...]
Chef Josh Farrell (VP of Operations) and Sous Chef Sheri Meninga (Client Service staff) preparing the BBQ for the rest of the company. Great food, great time. One way we have to say "thank you" to all our employees for doing a great job all year. Merry Christmas to all!
We pride ourselves on our order packing accuracy and we continually strive to attain 100% accuracy. We do this by having one person pick the order and another person packing the order, with two sets of eyes on every order we are automatically more accurate. However, our secret lies in the fact that everything in our warehouse is barcoded including our shipping documents. No one has to type anything in [...]
We wish everyone a safe and sane 4th of July Independence Day. Lets remember why we are celebrating this holiday. Our independence is getting more fragile every day, let's celebrate and consider ways for us to stay free! Fulfillment Express, Inc. will be closed on Friday, July 3rd to allow our employees to celebrate this great holiday with their families this weekend.
This is a reprint of an article from Reuters, that points to the recent problems at the West Coast Ports. We have experienced a significant slow down in getting containers out of the harbor. Hopefully this gets settled soon. (Reuters) - The loading and unloading of freighters will be suspended at all 29 U.S. West Coast ports this weekend, shipping companies said on Friday, citing chronic cargo backups that the [...]
Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that a class of 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground was misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees. As a result, FedEx may owe its workforce of drivers hundreds of millions of dollars for illegally shifting to them the costs of such things as the FedEx branded trucks, FedEx branded uniforms, and FedEx scanners, as well as missed meal and rest period [...]
We are proud to announce the promotion of Joshua Farrell to the position of Vice President of Operations and Mary Vallejo to Client Account Manager. Both of these hardworking staff members have been with the company for the past 7 years and we are proud of their achievements and wish them continued success! Mary Vallejo Joshua Farrell
Those of you who know me, know that I have always preached that every contact with your customer is a marketing opportunity. Keeping with that, we have created a new email contact system that will help you create these marketing opportunities or at minimum reduce returns, by providing more information to the customer. We have always sent out beautifully formatted emails for order and shipping acknowledgements, now we have added [...]
I recently attended the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) trade show at the Wynn in Las Vegas. It was great seeing so many friends and people we have worked with for over 20 years. It's amazing how this business has changed, yet some things never change, that is staying in touch with people. Networking is the life blood of this business. As a fulfillment house it's difficult for us to advertise [...]