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So far Shirley Whyte has created 31 blog entries.

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

2019-11-27T22:17:22+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 [...]

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 [...]