Ecommerce Lessons from Three of Beauty’s Best

11 January 2022

Right now, says global researcher Ibisworld, Australia’s annual online perfume and cosmetic market value is valued at $2bn (2021) and is expected to grow by a further 9.6% during 2022. This is no surprise to us, in our experience, this is a popular category that uses 3PL extensively. In this blog post, we’re showcasing strategies […]

Inside Australia’s Booming eCommerce Market

1 November 2021

Australia Post recently released its Inside Australian Online Shopping eCommerce Update, updated in September 2021. August 2021 was a massive month for eCommerce across Australia, with NSW recording a 41% share of all online purchases during August 2021. Nationally, purchases were 24% higher than August 2020 and on par with Christmas 2020. The ever-increasing demand […]

Australia Post Extends Parcel Processing Capacity

26 October 2021

In response to Australia’s booming online sales, Australia Post has announced an additional $400 million to be invested by mid-2022 in new parcel facilities, fleet and technology. The latest investment brings the total investment committed to over $1 billion over three years, following the recently opened major parcel processing facilities in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and […]

How to Direct Market To Millennial Letterboxes

25 October 2021

Image credit: Priscilla Du Preez Unsplash Millenials, currently aged between 20 and 36) don’t read direct mail because they’re too busy on their smartphones and tablets? Wrong, if the research is right. QG recently found in its survey that 77% actually pay attention to direct mail that marketers deliver in their letterboxes. Millennials, it finds, […]

Epping Warehouse Now Open

4 October 2021

Direct Mail, a Melbourne expert in eCommerce fulfilment and logistics, has officially opened the doors to its second warehouse in Epping, Melbourne. The additional 12,000 square metres caters for the surge in demand that Direct Mail has experienced for its popular 3PL and retail fulfilment services – and brings the total storage capacity to 20,000 […]

We’ve moved!

13 March 2019

If you haven’t already heard, we’ve moved to much larger premises in Heidelberg West and, although we loved being part of the Richmond business community for so many years, as anyone who tried to navigate our former home can tell you, we simply outgrew its limited space. We are now located at 26 Dougharty Road, […]

Direct Mail Trends in the USA

27 August 2018

Last week, Forbes published the article “An Appreciation For An Old Friend: Direct Mail” by Steve Olenski, CMO Network. What makes it interesting to us is that the US experience is something we’ve experienced in Australia as well – many companies that have gravitated to virtual reality, digital ads and boosted social posts as advertising […]

5 compelling reasons to choose a Third-Party Logistics Partner

13 August 2018

Third-party logistics providers are a major catalyst in the success of businesses needing inventory management and storage, processing, transportation, assembly, shipping, and other logistics and management processes. Take a look at these 5 benefits a third-party logistics provider can offer any e-commerce or brick-n-mortar business looking to grow or gain a competitive edge. 1. Outsourced […]

4 Future Trends of Direct Mail

6 August 2018

Savvy business owners know that keeping on top of the future trends of direct mail is not only wise, but a competitive necessity. Direct mail trends have been constantly evolving to adapt to new market demands, making today’s direct mail campaigns more engaging and effective. Direct mail providers predict a growth in volume over the […]

How to Choose the Right 3PL Provider

30 July 2018

The 3PL provider you choose will make or break your company’s logistics. 3PL partners have a direct impact on customer satisfaction and repeat purchases, as well as your bottom line. Think of 3PL as an extension to your business and you will want to be certain all the pieces of the puzzle fit. Here is […]