Timing Is Everything – Ordering Online Plants In New Year

Timing Is Everything – Ordering Online Plants In New Year
As a new homeowner, I am still just getting my landscape going. There are many more plants that I need for my ornamental beds, as well as more food specimens for my edible gardens. Unfortunately, I failed to order things, like grapes, early enough this year. But that won’t be an issue in the upcoming year. I have already ordered garden catalogs and am in the middle of selecting plants. Order Plants Early My New Year’s resolution is to get more plants. Seems simple enough, right? However, we live in the middle of nowhere and rarely go to town. The closest city is more than an hour away and doesn’t have a great plant selection. If we want to drive 2 hours, I can find a big box store’s garden center, but we don’t like to waste gas. The best option is to ordering online plants, but you … Read More

Blue Ocean Traders invests in customer experience

Blue Ocean Traders invests in customer experience
Home décor supplier Blue Ocean Traders announced changes that officials say are aimed at improving the customer experience. The Louisville, Ky.-based resource announced that the sales team has been restructured and expanded to better personalize the ordering journey and to increase coverage. Second, a cloud-based Enterprise Retail Planning (ERP) system will be implemented by March 2021. “By the summer shows, Blue Ocean Traders will deliver real-time inventory information to help our customers manage their buying decisions with greater confidence,” said Chris Conley, director of sales. “This technology is especially useful for on-the-spot purchasing with tight delivery turn-around. Now, we will be able to provide our customers with greater assurance that they will get what they need in the time they want.” The ERP system is an integrated application that is tailored to gain efficiencies across the entire supply chain process at Blue Ocean Traders. Complementing this move, David Gentry has... Read More