Last Mile Delivery

Three key emerging trends that are transforming intralogistics

Three key emerging trends that are transforming intralogistics

Over the past two years, three key trends: eGrocery, micro-fulfilment centres and automation, have precipitated unparalleled growth and change within intralogistics.  Logistics processes for micro-fulfilment for groceries in particular have witnessed significant innovation over that time period to such an extent that customers in major cities across the globe can have their food shopping delivered […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 28, 2022.
What is a ‘Milk Run’ in logistics?

What is a ‘Milk Run’ in logistics?

When it comes to the transportation of goods, you may have heard the term ‘milk run’ being mentioned.  So what exactly does it mean, what’s the official definition and what are some examples of them being used?   Milk Run Meaning: A ‘milk run’ is the name given to the process where a vehicle picks […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on July 14, 2022.
Three Simple Ways to Lower Your Shipping Costs and Boost Your Profits

Three Simple Ways to Lower Your Shipping Costs and Boost Your Profits

Businesses and consumers feel the impact of continually rising fuel prices Brightpearl by Sage’s guide ‘10 Techniques to Lower Shipping Costs and Boost Profit’ is essential reading at the moment, given that the cost of petrol and diesel continue to hit fresh records daily here in the UK. At the time of writing The RAC […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 6, 2022.
How to combat rising fuel prices in the transportation & logistics industry

How to combat rising fuel prices in the transportation & logistics industry

We know that cutting costs without cutting corners is high on the list of priorities for any business, so what steps can delivery and logistics companies take to combat rising fuel prices? Fuel prices in the UK have once again hit record levels this week, with the average price of petrol and diesel now reaching […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on June 23, 2022.
Are the UK’s top retailers doing enough to give customers the post-purchase experience they expect?

Are the UK’s top retailers doing enough to give customers the post-purchase experience they expect?

Research conducted by parcelLab has evaluated how the post-purchase experience of the UK’s top 200 major retailers has changed over the past 24 months in order to help brands better understand and improve their customer retention strategies. The study focuses on the retailer’s Operations Experience Management (OXM), which encompasses the whole customer experience post-sales, across […]

Last Mile Delivery Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on May 20, 2022.
The State of eCommerce, eFulfilment & Last Mile in 2022

The State of eCommerce, eFulfilment & Last Mile in 2022

Last mile delivery and eFulfilment are closely linked in today’s eCommerce market. A new report from Ti Insight, eCommerce: eFulfilment and Last-Mile Market Size 2022,  addresses the key trends, challenges and developments facing the eCommerce market, today and in the future, whilst providing comprehensive market growth data and forecasts. While the market for last mile […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on April 11, 2022.
Furniture Delivery Software

Furniture Delivery Software

Boosting Business Without Increasing Headcount Furniture retailers, just like any other retailer, face a number of challenges when it comes to getting their products from their stores and warehouses and into the homes of their customers – especially when they’re using their own fleet of vehicles. In this post, we’ll dive into the problems furniture […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on February 9, 2022.
Holiday shipping & supply chain disruptions

Holiday shipping & supply chain disruptions

What are you doing now to avoid losing customer loyalty due to poor holiday delivery experiences? Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? It’s the question of the moment, isn’t it? For most of us, doing our shopping online is just par for the course. Between Amazon, eBay and independent online retailers, you can find […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Posted by Zoe on December 7, 2021.
The Last Mile: How Can We Make it More Sustainable?

The Last Mile: How Can We Make it More Sustainable?

A change in consumer behaviour, and a soaring number of online orders has encouraged many businesses to think about how they can make their last mile deliveries more sustainable.  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers have been faced with a surge in the number of orders being placed and, as a result, have […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Last Mile Delivery Sustainability Posted by Rob Spivey on May 5, 2021.
The State of eCommerce delivery in 2021

The State of eCommerce delivery in 2021

The retail landscape changed rapidly during the pandemic, with online retail and eCommerce growing exponentially in 2020 and 2021. We’re now in a delivery-first economy – and consumer expectations have expanded to match. eCommerce had already been growing steadily by the start of 2020, and the pandemic just accelerated that growth. The convenience of online […]

Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on April 21, 2021.