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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.
Click-and-collect, free delivery & easy returns

Click-and-collect, free delivery & easy returns

How does your final-mile stack up in 2019? The 2019 Multichannel Retail Report highlights convenience and customer experience as the keys to success in the future of retail. The report describes 2018 as a turbulent year across the board. With closures and trouble for some of the big names, SMEs can use omnichannel to their advantage. Many […]

Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on February 15, 2019.
How to choose the right delivery tracking software system

How to choose the right delivery tracking software system

What is a delivery tracking software system? Delivery tracking software traces deliveries throughout the order-to-delivery process. It can help to improve the efficiency of your fleet, as you always know the location of every order at a glance, with no need to make phone calls to drivers, or ‘guesstimate’ delivery times based on where the […]

Delivery Management Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) Last Mile Delivery Route Optimisation & Planning Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on August 8, 2018.
How to manage next-day deliveries

How to manage next-day deliveries

Brightpearl webinar recording: ‘Best practice for next day delivery’ We recently co-presented a webinar with our partners Brightpearl and our customer LOFT Interiors to discuss how businesses can easily implement next day delivery. In this post, we’ll go over some of the information and ideas discussed in the webinar, particularly around next-day delivery tracking and […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on April 9, 2018.
What do Customers Expect from Deliveries in 2018?

What do Customers Expect from Deliveries in 2018?

MetaPack recently released their last report: ‘State of eCommerce Delivery’. The report is an annual study of consumers’ delivery expectations and experiences around eCommerce. You can download the full report from MetaPack here. The key findings of the report include an increasing demand from consumers for control and options about their delivery experience: “Demanding innovation […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on February 28, 2018.
What Is The Real Cost Of Failed Deliveries?

What Is The Real Cost Of Failed Deliveries?

Missed deliveries may be one of the most frustrating and time-consuming aspects of online shopping – both for consumers and for retailers. In fact, research from PCA Predict found that failed and late deliveries pose a significant cost to more than 65% of businesses. This is especially frustrating for retailers using their own vehicles to make their […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Logistics News Posted by Zoe on February 21, 2018.
Next Day Delivery Made Easy With Brightpearl & Stream Go

Next Day Delivery Made Easy With Brightpearl & Stream Go

Next day delivery for retailers with their own vehicles We’re taking part in a webinar about fulfilling the next day delivery promise, with leading omni-channel retail management software provider, Brightpearl and our customer LOFT Interiors, who provide a one-stop furniture solution for the residential property industry on Thursday 22nd February at 2pm GMT. Register here to attend. Most […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Posted by Zoe on February 8, 2018.
The Last Mile in e-Fulfilment

The Last Mile in e-Fulfilment

Furniture sales in the UK are looking healthy. Industry reports from World Furniture Online, pointed to the UK as the second largest consumer of furniture in Western Europe (which, itself, is responsible for over 20% of furniture consumption worldwide). Figures from the ONS also show a steady year-on-year increase (2.9%) of retail sale of furniture, […]

Last Mile Delivery Posted by Zoe on February 28, 2017.