CEO Donny Salazar on the Pros and Cons of Doing Business in California

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MasonHub’s founder talks about the upside of doing business in the nation’s most populous state.

This article was published in ‘Best Startup California’ on September 26, 2000.

What is the cost of doing business in California? For technology and fulfillment startups, there are upsides and challenges to running a company in the Golden State, but MasonHub founder and CEO Donny Salazar says he wouldn’t have it any other way. This article was first published in Best Startup California on September 26, 2000.

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MasonHub Wants to Be Retail’s End-to-End Fulfillment Specialist

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After raising $15 million in new funding, MasonHub expanded its platform to satisfy the growing challenges its customers face.

This article was published in ‘Sourcing Journal’ on Nov. 29, 2021.

Though supply chain turmoil has brought its fair share of uncertainty to brands in 2021, the disruption has delivered an opportunity for third-party logistics (3PLs) and fulfillment providers to expand and innovate these sellers. 

After raising $15 million in new funding, end-to-end logistics, fulfillment, and order management provider MasonHub has expanded its platform and services to satisfy the growing challenge its customers face. Read on to see how beauty, wellness, and retail brands can partner with MasonHub to seamlessly enter new channels and scale their businesses.

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MasonHub Opens East Coast Fulfillment Center

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MasonHub’s East Coast facility in Wilkes-Barre, PA, triples capacity and enables two-day shipping.

This release was published on PRNewswire on September 13, 2021.

MasonHub, a game-changing provider of fulfillment services and technology founded by beauty and wellness retail operations veteran Donny Salazar, has opened a 200,000-square-foot East Coast fulfillment center in Wilkes-Barre, PA, enabling two-day ground shipping to 90% of U.S. customers. The custom-built facility is close to New York City–and within the densely populated Northeast corridor–making it the optimal bicoastal complement to MasonHub’s Los Angeles headquarters.

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WWD: MasonHub Opens East Coast Fulfillment Center

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MasonHub’s 200,000-square-foot facility triples capacity and enables two-day shipping.

This article was published in ‘Women’s Wear Daily’ on September 13, 2021 and in their Digital Daily on September 14, 2021.

Fulfillment technology and services provider MasonHub has opened a 200,000-square-foot East Coast fulfillment center in Wilkes-Barre, PA, enabling two-day ground shipping to 90% of U.S. customers. The launch of the fulfillment center comes as retailers and brands “search for a more cohesive way to connect and manage the disparate systems required for omnichannel distribution.”

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MasonHub at Vogue Business and TikTok Technology Forum

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CEO Donny Salazar discusses “Omnichannel Best Practices” panel at virtual summit.

This article was published on VogueBusiness.com on May 17, 2021.

At the Vogue Business and TikTok Technology Forum, industry executives–including MasonHub Founder & CEO Donny Salazar–came together to discuss timely topics including the current playbook for omnichannel retail, the new ways to work with influencers, emerging business models gaining traction with customers, and the importance of fashion-tech teams.

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MasonHub CEO & Founder Donny Salazar On 5 Fulfillment Trends

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Key factors affecting fulfillment: from shipper diversification to omnichannel’s rise

This article was published in ‘Logistics Tech Outlook’ in 2021.

In the topsy-turvy year that was 2020, retailers experienced their greatest challenges yet, as worst-case scenarios became realities and completely new issues reared their ugly heads. From worldwide supply chain disruptions and staffing shortages, to workplace closures and overwhelmed shipping carriers, logistics operations were pushed to the limit. Donny Salazar, Founder & CEO of MasonHub, finds the silver lining amidst it all, and shares his top predictions for fulfillment in 2021 that beauty, wellness, and retail brands need to know.

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MasonHub and Returnly Partner for a Better Post-Purchase Experience

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The two platforms work together to offer consumers seamless end-to-end returns.

This article was published in ‘WWD’ on August 17, 2020

The pandemic has changed the customer experience forever–with increased consumer anxiety and a ramp-up in online purchases, the online shopping experience has become exponentially more crucial to retail brands. 

MasonHub, the omnichannel fulfillment technology and services provider, has partnered with Returnly, the digital return experiences and post-purchase payments company, to offer consumers a seamless end-to-end returns process. See how this integral partnership will optimize operations and strengthen the increasingly important e-commerce landscape.

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MasonHub Opens Headquarters, First Distribution Center

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Funded by a $6.5 million seed round, MasonHub launches with clients Carbon38, 11 Honoré.

This release was published on PRNewswire on August 19, 2019.

MasonHub, an innovative new provider of fulfillment technology and services founded by retail operations veteran Donny Salazar, has opened its headquarters and first distribution center in Los Angeles’ Inland Empire. Supported by a $6.5 million capital raise lead by Canvas Ventures, MasonHub is poised to disrupt the nearly $200 billion logistics industry with cutting-edge technology and hands-on service that support the specific needs of fast-growing e-commerce and omnichannel retailers.

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MasonHub Introduces Returnly Integration, Enabling Full Automation of Online Returns Lifecycle

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Partnership offers online retailers seamless returns, exchanges and refunds.

This release was published on PRNewswire on August 12, 2019.

Fast-growing fulfillment technology and services provider MasonHub is proud to introduce its integration with Returnly, the leader in digital return experiences and post-purchase payments. Together, two of the retail industry’s most innovative SaaS companies can now offer clients a seamless end-to-end experience, optimizing and strengthening the bottom line in the increasingly important e-commerce landscape.

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The Inconvenient Challenges of Online Returns

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‘Vogue Business’ Innovation Editor Maghan McDowell examines the ins, outs, and opportunities of ecommerce returns.

This article was published in ‘Vogue Business’ on May 5, 2020

Shoppers return 10% of what they buy in physical stores–and as much as 40% of what they buy online, with returns on the higher end for fashion and apparel. And online returns are expensive for brands, costing as much as $10 per return. 

See how Donny Salazar, Founder & CEO of MasonHub, and other industry experts are tackling these challenges in real-time, even as the pandemic stretches on and keeps changing the game. 

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