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It’s Back-To-School season. What can we learn from Amazon Prime Day?

2019-08-12T22:49:51+01:00August 12th, 2019|

Even by removing price out of the equation, it's easy to see how online shopping is outpacing bricks & mortar businesses. From free shipping, fast shipping to consumer-controlled shipping – eCommerce is rapidly changing the landscape. By 2040 it's estimated that 95% of purchases will be made online and with each sale event, the stakes get higher and higher. [...]

Press Release: Manchester tech company SmartConsign launches parcel delivery app to beat the last mile

2019-07-19T10:21:13+01:00July 19th, 2019|

27 Jun 2019, Manchester, UK: SmartConsign responds to the last-mile logistics challenge by launching an app version of their popular SaaS (Software as a Service) parcel delivery system, bringing the full suite of features together in an accessible, secure platform. The app is free for all SmartConsign clients, enabling managers from all parts of the [...]

Same-Day Delivery: The Next Evolution in Parcel Shipping

2019-06-26T12:50:40+01:00June 26th, 2019|

Last year 31% of consumers used same-day delivery services and close to a third cited frustrations at companies who do not offer this delivery option. Same-day delivery, which historically has been a stronger B2B proposition particularly in the healthcare sector, shows potential in changing the way consumers shop. This is because it offers all the [...]

5G, Delivery and Me

2019-04-30T09:57:04+01:00April 24th, 2019|

“In the near future the tech [5G] will enable city-scale networks and city-scale spatial computing. Not just the IoT as it relates to your office and home environment but a city where devices and sensors and all sorts of things are connected.” Amy Webb, Future Today Institute founder and quantitative futurist. Just as we’ve got [...]

Getting returns right makes even the smallest business a worthy competitor

2019-06-26T09:54:33+01:00March 11th, 2019|

Freight logistics companies that get their reverse logistics right significantly reduce costs associated with storage and distribution, and don’t spend as much on inventory resources. One of the greatest benefits in making the returns process easy for your customers is that it increases their good feeling, and as a result their loyalty, to your brand. [...]

Strong and Stable Delivery for your Post-Brexit Business

2019-03-12T16:07:21+01:00February 6th, 2019|

While nothing is absolutely certain - or even remotely clear - about Brexit, the 29th of March is the date after which things will be different (probably), it is highly likely that your delivery and shipping costs and processes will be affected in some way. While in 2017, 58% of cross-border shoppers polled felt that [...]

This is how tech can optimise your business in 2019

2019-07-08T12:25:42+01:00January 11th, 2019|

Assuming you have read all the key trends for 2019 including our recent piece and you’ve already started to get all your ducks in a row. You’ve implemented and optimised things like: voice commerce – finally, your customers can place orders with their hands tied behind their backs! You’ve created easy checkouts and aren’t losing [...]