As American online e-commerce to Canada has grown, companies are seeking return solutions. The rate of shipments returned to US merchants has risen to an estimated 8 -10%. US manufacturer and retailers are looking for ways to manage better serve the Canadian market with new more efficient return processes.Read More
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is transitioning from reliance on few mega carriers and Amazon to selling direct to the "rest of the market." The USPS confirmed in its quarterly report that "certain major customers of the Postal Service" (namely Amazon and FedEx Smartpost) are diverting volume network from the USPS to their own networks.Read More
Indonesia is a rapidly expanding emerging market of over 250 million people with incredible opportunity for Canadian companies. Indonesia's economy is among the leading e-commerce opportunities in the region has comparative advantage in low-cost manufacturing, palm oil, rubber, metals, and energy commodities.Read More
In a recent interview, the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, credited the US Postal service for enabling his company to become what it is. Like seemingly everything today, this sentiment will certainly set of a new round of politicizing what was once the boring segment of home delivery.
Today, the USPS - and other postal services - are now best viewed as an open source platform for e-commerce merchants. The USPS enables innovative e-commerce merchants to grow.Read More
Trading between Canada and Mexico continues to flourish thanks to the new NAFTA ( CUSMA/USMCA) that preserves the fundamentals of the trading relationship between the two countries. Furthermore, Mexico has a world class supplier base to help Canadian companies. Canadian companies seek low cost delivery solutions from their Mexican suppliers and customers as do Mexican companies doing business in Canada.Read More
The two islands of Trinidad and Tobago (TT) is a leading economy in the Caribbean community (CARICOM) with close ties to Canada. Economic growth has recovered thanks to various energy projects and increasing commodity prices. Canadian companies are taking advantage of TT's generally open investment policy.heavy demand for imported goods.Read More