Tag: Logistics

What is centralised dispatching and how does it work?

by Simon Unicomb, 1 June 2022

In 2020, e-commerce sales accounted for nearly 15% of the world’s total retail spending. Now if that doesn’t seem like a lot, what if I told you that means close to $4 trillion of spending every year? Online shopping is fast outpacing brick-and-mortar stores. But what does that mean for...

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...

What is fleet management

by Cameron Craig, 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...

What is Reverse Logistics

by Matt Corby, 13 May 2022

Did you know that the costs a business accrues just from returns make up 5-6% of its overall lost revenue? That makes it crucial to find solutions that can reduce costs while still maintaining efficiency and customer satisfaction. This is where reverse logistics comes in. What is reverse logistics? Reverse...

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