The Bread Factory select

The Bread Factory select 'PODStar' EPOD system

date17 August 2021

The Bread Factory’s declared mission is "giving more people better access to the best-quality baked goods”. This strategic aim means the constant examination of business practices and fine-tuning efficiency throughout the distribution process. Despite the sophistication of the baking operation, many elements of the distribution process remained paper-based and the company took the decision to invest substantially in upgrading core IT systems & selected 'PODStar' from Touchstar Technologies  Read More >>

How has COVID changed the logistics industry?

How has COVID changed the logistics industry?

date20 July 2021

No-one is going to forget the coronavirus pandemic any time soon, especially with the permanent impact it has had on everyday life on a global scale. The impact on the logistics industry is no different, with 2020 reaching new heights with demand from online shopping putting couriers and delivery companies under immense strain. But what is the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the logistics industry? Read More >>

Managing subcontracted drivers with EPOD software

Managing subcontracted drivers with EPOD software

date06 July 2021

This blog explores how the use of an electronic proof of delivery system (EPOD) can simplify processes for fleet managers who use temporary or seasonal fleet drivers. Read More >>

UK food sector challenges: How can EPOD help?

UK food sector challenges: How can EPOD help?

date07 June 2021

Like all industries, the food and drinks sector face challenges, both long-standing and due to recent global events, such as COVID-19 and changes in consumer behaviours and appetites. We look at some of the key challenges being faced by food delivery businesses and how the ‘PODStar’ Electronic Proof of Delivery (EPOD) system from Touchstar can help to overcome them Read More >>

How are rising fuel prices affecting logistics?

How are rising fuel prices affecting logistics?

date30 April 2021

The logistics industry is certainly no stranger to the changeable subject of fuel pricing and the volatile nature of this sought-after commodity. But what impact does the inconsistent and high variability of fuel pricing have on the UK logistics industry? We explore rising fuel prices and the affect it has on logistics. Read More >>