Is your business prepared for Black Friday?

Is your business prepared for Black Friday?

16 November 2018

For several years now, the last two months of the year have been synonymous with massive retail spending. Since its importation from the US, the Black Friday / Cyber Monday weekend has well and truly become part of the UK retail calendar, joining forces with Christmas to create six weeks of intense consumer activity. And it’s online that’s come out on top in recent years; in 2017, UK online retail sales hit £1.39 billion on Black Friday, up 11.7% on 2016’s date. With such huge commercial opportunity on offer, any retail company – especially those with an online store – needs to make sure they’re ready to make the most of it.  Read More >>

Three reasons why you should be route planning

Three reasons why you should be route planning

27 September 2018

Getting goods from A to B may seem a simple enough task at first glance. Yet, as any business responsible for logistical operations can attest, there are countless factors that can impact the efficiency and performance of your fleet out in the field. While some of these may be out of your control, other factors can be controlled and mitigated by optimising the route planning processes that keep your fleet moving. Effective route planning not only means the difference between a delivery service that earns repeat business and one that doesn’t; it can benefit your organisation in ways that can add value across the board.  Read More >>

Our ‘Top Ten’ Logistics Blog Sites

Our ‘Top Ten’ Logistics Blog Sites

21 September 2018

We've been active in the logistics sector for almost four decades. We have an intimate knowledge of the sector …… but logistics is ever-evolving, so how does anyone keep pace with the rapid pace of change. Fortunately there are a host of excellent blog and news facilities maintained by leading logistics media organisations. For your benefit we've summarised our 'top ten' favourite blog sites on to a single page.  Read More >>

What do customers expect from deliveries in 2018?

What do customers expect from deliveries in 2018?

06 September 2018

Exceeding customer expectations today is perhaps more challenging than it has ever been. Across every sector and area of service, customers anticipate more from the businesses they use, and ever-increasing competition means they have more options than ever to find it. So, when it comes to deliveries, what do customers really want? And how can your business be sure to provide it?  Read More >>

Best practices to help avoid fleet non-compliance

Best practices to help avoid fleet non-compliance

03 August 2018

If your business has a presence out on the UK’s roads, making sure your drivers and vehicles are compliant with the law is absolutely essential. Government regulations exist to ensure the highest possible standards of safety, not just for your drivers but other road users too. Failing to meet these standards can compromise their wellbeing, as well as resulting in hefty fines, an organisational investigation and even criminal prosecution in some cases.  Read More >>