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So far Shirley Whyte has created 26 blog entries.

Linn Academy Event

2019-07-08T13:37:56+01:00October 30th, 2018|

The LinnAcademy for years has been an inspiring & innovating place for online sellers to share stories & build their brand.  This year SmartConsign had a front row seat as a Silver Sponsor which gave us a chance to interact with online retailers & look for ways to strengthen & promote our SmartConsign for Linnworks [...]

New Asendia intergration

2019-04-23T18:44:49+01:00October 22nd, 2018|

Ascendia joins the SmartConsign family of carriers. Why? Because shipping can be a complex business for even a seasoned online seller, so the more you can Streamline your process, the more freedom you have to effectively grow your business. Here at SmartConsign, we have a vision to simplify shipping operations and create collaboration within the [...]

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Retail Shipping Costs

2019-07-08T12:33:42+01:00September 26th, 2018|

Are you looking to reduce shipping costs for your retail business? If so, read on to discover the top five ways you can reduce shipping costs. You've extended your market to other cities, counties, states, maybe even other countries. But you've realized getting your product into distant hands is expensive. How expensive? Just consider that [...]

Mobile Tech in Shipping Logistics Infographic

2019-07-08T13:43:07+01:00July 30th, 2018|

The parcel delivery sector is by nature a mobile intense environment. With advancements in mobile tech capabilities, logistics professionals have a better chance to step up to the challenges posed by rising consumer expectations that are disrupting the sector. Find our how mobile tech is shaping the logistics industry in our infographic.  

Multi-Carrier parcel delivery software: a smart solution for growing enterprises

2019-04-23T19:48:08+01:00July 12th, 2018|

As online retail soars so too does the demand for faster, better delivery, with most people in most instances expecting an option for next-day or free delivery. In this landscape retailers can only benefit from having more carrier choices. A multi-carrier system has many advantages and helps to spread the risks as well as drive [...]

‘Last mile’ fatigue? The right software is the best solution

2018-06-25T16:50:32+01:00June 27th, 2018|

What is the ‘last mile’? The last mile constitutes that bit of a parcel’s journey that gets it to the customer’s doorstep – or, more usually, gets it into the customer’s hand after a hurried signature on a handheld device. The massive upsurge and continual rise in e-commerce market purchases have meant an equal increase [...]

How startups can turn shipping logistics into competitive advantage

2018-05-23T10:44:20+01:00May 23rd, 2018|

Like many aspects of building and growing your brand, it takes time to figure out what works best for your business model. The effort you put into designing your product, merchandising, recruiting, and building your website, among other things, is vital to long-term success. And whilst shipping might be covered in your pricing strategy, few [...]