Touchstar awarded ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ status

Touchstar awarded ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ status

date27 February 2024

In February 2024, a team of external assessors conducted a thorough review of multiple IT processes and controls with the objective of evaluating the robustness of Touchstar’s protection against cyber attack. We are pleased to announce that as a result of the assessment Touchstar was awarded ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ status. Read More >>

Should companies invest in IT during recession?

Should companies invest in IT during recession?

date30 January 2024

During tough economic times, companies unsurprisingly examine all planned investment and start cutting costs. Often IT budgets can be harshly slashed – but is this short sighted? It’s a difficult question for any decision-maker in the logistics sector. It’s not just about balancing the books; it's about strategically planning through tough economic times to ensure long-term survival and competitiveness. In this blog Sohil Ahmad (Sales Director for Touchstar EPOD) explores the implications of making IT investments during turbulent times and whether it’s a business risk or a prudent strategy.  Read More >>

The impact of real-time data capture in Logistics

The impact of real-time data capture in Logistics

date05 January 2024

With demand for fast delivery at an all-time high, warehousing and logistics has become the foundation of global trade. Central to this is the important role of mobile data capture, which is transforming the industry from the ground up by radically improving operational efficiency and accuracy.  Read More >>

The role of technology in optimising logistics

The role of technology in optimising logistics

date17 November 2023

If you're an SMB (small to medium sized business), you are probably constantly looking for ways to improve your logistics and are regularly seeing multiple different IT systems on the market. There are several possible solutions available that can improve the logistics function of a business. This blog examines some of the most commonly used IT systems that assist with logistics optimisation. Read More >>

Customer service and the PODStar approach

Customer service and the PODStar approach

date02 November 2023

It has been claimed that AI will be the future of many different business functions, including customer service. Assisting with automation and pattern spotting are areas that AI can excel at, but at PODStar, we believe that customer service is, and should remain, a human endeavour. This blog outlines our general approach to customer service and profiles a key team member. Read More >>