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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

2019-10-22T14:26:45+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 [...]

Three Ways Parcel Delivery Software Brings Value Beyond the Warehouse

2018-04-23T20:49:42+01:00April 13th, 2018|

Delivery management is not just about the movement of goods through the supply chain to the end-customer. It’s about trust. The customer trusts that the business will ship goods that arrive when promised and with the utmost care. This aspect of the parcel delivery process is an integral part of your brand. At the same [...]

Is Blockchain tech all it’s cracked up to be?

2020-01-20T17:56:36+01:00March 19th, 2018|

Blockchain, the technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin, has been shaking things up in the tech world lately. The potential blockchain tech has to impact the world as we know it has technophiles in certain circles talking about a ‘4th industrial revolution’. Blockchain tech is predicted to disrupt a myriad of sectors from finance, to healthcare, to [...]

Save the Date! 2018 Top Sales Days to keep in mind for your Shipping Logistics

2018-04-23T20:42:23+01:00February 13th, 2018|

Last year, SmartConsign shipping logistics software enabled the delivery of over 600,000+ parcels, generating millions of labels and helping our clients achieve real cost efficiencies in their shipping logistics. With more and more shipping logistics professionals recognising the benefits of our cloud-based multi-carrier management software, we are poised for yet another busy year. To help [...]

SaaS Solutions – What every logistics professional needs to consider in 2018

2019-11-06T14:39:21+01:00January 23rd, 2018|

SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) is an on-demand, cloud-based delivery model for software applications. A service provider hosts the application at a remote location and the user reaches it through an internet web browser. The service provider manages the infrastructure, and the user pays for a monthly or yearly subscription. SmartConsign is one of the first true cloud-based [...]