Month: May 2022

Third Party Shipping: The Good and The Bad

by Matt Corby, 27 May 2022

Every business needs a way to transport their products to the customer, but not every business is going to have the funds, time, or expertise required to set up their own logistics operation.  Instead, companies may consider bringing on a third party to help them coordinate their logistical needs and...

Freight Collect vs. Freight Prepaid: What’s Right For You? 

by Simon Unicomb, 26 May 2022

When managing freight, it’s important to be aware of the different payment terms  that can come up in negotiations, and how they impact your bottom line. Freight Collect and Freight Prepaid are two of the most common, and often misunderstood, payment terms in the industry – which can cause a...

What Is Threshold Delivery? The Complete Guide.

by Murray Phillips, 25 May 2022

Why threshold delivery? 84% of customers say that delivery is a crucial factor when it comes to the online shopping experience. But what happens when customers don’t select the correct method of delivery?  As a delivery driver, you’ve surely been asked, “can you carry that inside for me?”. Do you...

What is fleet management

by Troy Searle, 24 May 2022

Plus 9 tips to improve it with fleet management software. Okay, let’s get something out of the way first: fleet management is challenging. It can be really challenging.  Imagine, it’s time for the workshop team to check compliance and you need some new parts. But a vehicle on the road...

What is white glove delivery?

by Murray Phillips, 19 May 2022

And should you consider offering it as a service? Have you ever wondered how someone would ship a vintage Porsche to a customer? Surely anything rare, unique and easily damaged needs some TLC when being posted. Chucking a Faberge egg into the back of a van (even when done with...

Your Guide to Parcel Consolidation

by Murray Phillips, 16 May 2022

Global eCommerce expects to total 22% of retail sales in the next few years. So how are companies going to keep up with the increasing demand for online deliveries?  With the increase of online shopping due to the pandemic, carriers, freight managers and delivery drivers struggled to keep up. Parcel...

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