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Warehousing Report: Third-Party Logistics Companies Now Leading Occupiers of Warehouse Space

Warehousing Report: Third-Party Logistics Companies Now Leading Occupiers of Warehouse Space

A new report produced by Savills, and commissioned by United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA), has highlighted the growth in the UK warehousing sector and the seismic shifts in occupier profile over the course of the last six years.  In 2015, High Street retailers were the dominant occupiers of UK warehousing units, however over the last […]

Logistics News Posted by Rob Spivey on July 1, 2021.
eCommerce: the impact of 2020, now and the future

eCommerce: the impact of 2020, now and the future

Watch the Access Group’s Access All Areas panel discussion recording Our very own founder and managing director, Dave Pickburn featured amongst a panel of expert speakers for a discussion at The Access Group’s Access All Areas virtual conference last month. Joining Dave on the panel were Paul Brown of MHI; Hamilton Butcher of Haul & […]

Logistics News Posted by Zoe on April 29, 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.
New COVID-19 requirements for international hauliers

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. […]

Logistics News Posted by Zoe on April 7, 2021.
COVID Impact & Customer Service in e-Commerce (Infographic)

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 […]

Logistics News Posted by Rob Spivey on March 30, 2021.
What you need to know about Driver and Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

What you need to know about Driver and Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

To apply for an O-Licence, operators must “designate a transport manager if you’re applying for a standard licence”. That transport manager should be a “professionally competent person.” Transport Manager CPC In the O-Licence application, the transport manager must usually provide their Professional Competence Certification. The Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) examination is offered by a […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Logistics News Posted by Zoe on February 5, 2021.
How can online retailers improve customer experiences using shipping and fulfilment in 2021?

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 […]

Logistics News Supply Chain Posted by Rob Spivey on February 3, 2021.
Logistics and delivery management in 2021

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 […]

Delivery Management Logistics News Stream Team News Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on January 7, 2021.
Year in review: Transport in the Time of Corona

Year in review: Transport in the Time of Corona

The Office for the Traffic Commissioner’s annual report, 2019-2020 The Office of the Traffic Commissioners is for Great Britain is the independent regulatory body for HGV (heavy goods vehicle) and PSV (public service vehicle) drivers, operators and the industry as a whole. Sponsored by the DfT (Department for Transport), the office is a non-departmental tribunal and […]

Logistics News Posted by Zoe on September 1, 2020.
How reviews can make or break trust in your brand

How reviews can make or break trust in your brand

In retail (and especially eCommerce), customer expectations are higher than ever, and the rise of review culture makes it all the more important that customer experience is prioritised. Brands are now recognising the emphasis consumers place on reviews during the buying (and delivery) process. We all know that people are twice as likely to share a bad […]

Logistics News Posted by Zoe on April 23, 2020.