Delivery & Logistics Management
New COVID-19 requirements for international hauliers
New requirements for COVID-19 testing and other safety protocols for international hauliers will be in place in the UK from 6th April 2021. Read on to learn more. COVID-19 testing for international hauliers All hauliers entering England from abroad and staying longer than 2 days must take a COVID-19 test, starting from 6th April. […]
Life is short. Let’s automate!
How to use Brightpearl to automate your ecommerce orders If this year has shown us anything, it’s that time is precious – and life is too short to spend it on tedious, repetitive tasks (especially if there isn’t a way to eliminate them). Our partners Brightpearl have saved customers up to 2 months a year […]
COVID Impact & Customer Service in e-Commerce (Infographic)
In a previous post, we highlighted ways in which online retailers can use shipping and fulfillment to improve their customer service. A recent study by Dotcom Distribution on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the e-Commerce sector highlights just how much consumer demands have grown throughout the pandemic and why customer service for an […]
Delivery Tracking System: Where is my Garden Furniture?
We, as members of the UK general public, have long been dreaming of the day when the announcement would come, detailing the lifting of lockdown restrictions and finally being able to get the garden furniture and BBQ out and interact with our friends and family in a non-virtual setting. Following the Prime Minister’s press conference […]
Will Stream be a good fit for my business?
Will Stream be a good fit for my business? This is probably one of the first questions you ask yourself as you consider investing in delivery routing & logistics software or a walkaround check & defect reporting system. Luckily, Stream has helped businesses manage their logistics, vehicles, drivers and orders across a huge range of […]
The why, when, and how of moving from a finance system to an ERP system
To smaller and midsize organisations, ERP systems may seem too cumbersome and expensive. An ERP is for multinational corporations like Shell and Coco-cola, right? Software vendors like SAP and Microsoft (and retail / omnichannel specialists like Brightpearl) have specifically designed products aimed at SME organisations. The myth that ‘ERP is only for the big players’ […]
How can online retailers improve customer experiences using shipping and fulfilment in 2021?
It was back in 2007 that the online retail giant, Amazon, launched its Prime delivery service, a low-cost monthly subscription that would set a new standard for the shipping and fulfilment of products purchased over the internet. Amazon’s revolutionary Prime service provided subscribers with unlimited one day delivery on more than a million products available […]
The best all-in-one software to manage logistics operations for online retailers
2020 was a year which brought about change for both people and businesses across the world, as our day-to-day lives changed and adapted to a new normal. In a time where the term ‘Lockdown’ was named ‘the Collins Dictionary Word of Year’, people took to their kitchens for home-schooling, baking and exercising. The pandemic not […]
The eCommerce Cloud Ecosystem
Since March 2020 the face of online retail has changed fundamentally. eCommerce is now the standard Even before the pandemic hit in 2020, the eCommerce retail sector had been growing steadily for the past 5-6 years. Today, whether you operate B2B or B2C, having an online presence – and the infrastructure to support that – is […]
Logistics and delivery management in 2021
What’s 2021 got in store for the transportation & logistics sector? 2020 is (finally) over and, compared to this time last year, everything’s changed. Brexit is finalised and we’re back in a national lockdown, so what does that mean for businesses making their own deliveries in 2021? Crucially, businesses need to have a strong online […]