Now Servicing over 1,000 Retail Stores
LEWISVILLE, TX, June 1, 2004 OrderDogTM, Inc., a technology based company that provides neutral and secure third party business-to-business services to increase supply chain efficiencies in the natural products industry, announces that they have reached several notable milestones, including servicing over 1,000 retail stores.
This aggressive growth is a testament to the quality and benefits of our services, said Darrin Peterson, president and co-founder of OrderDog, Inc. Our advanced technology continues to drive differentiation and support rapid, sustainable growth. We look forward to further expanding our services to reflect the growing needs of todays natural product retailers.
OrderDog has shown impressive long-term growth patterns since its founding in 2002.
By the end of the fourth quarter in 2003, OrderDog reached the 1,000-store mark, seeing a more than 100 percent growth in retail stores signing up for their services.
As a result of their ever-expanding list of retailers, they have had substantial growth in the number of suppliers participating. More than 23 new suppliers added their products live on OrderDog, including companies such as Natural Factors, New Chapter, Barleans, and Solgar.
OrderDog now has over 250 active vendors and more than 500,000 products available online to order.
This year OrderDog introduced two new products, the iPALTM Scanner and the iPOS Point of Sale system, and added updates to their Web site.
OrderDog recently signed a notable agreement with Wild Oats Markets and is currently performing tests with GNC stores.
Over a two-year period, the company has seen increases of over 1,000 percent in annual order amount growth and order volume growth.
According to recent company reports, OrderDog averages about 16,000 orders per month (550 per day), a retail value totaling approximately $11 million per month ($365,000 per day).
OrderDog currently services over 1,000 retailers and 250 suppliers across the United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, proving to be the industries foremost expert on supply chain solutions.
OrderDog plans to continue expanding its services in the natural products industry as well as explore various other vertical markets.
Headquartered in Lewisville, Texas, OrderDog, Inc. is a web-based system that enables manufacturers and retailers to connect online 24 hours a day to order and sell goods. To learn more about OrderDogTM and their services visit www.orderdog.com or call 1-866-ORDERDOG (1-866-673-3736).
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