Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software

Brightpearl’s Peak Season Virtual Summit September 2022

Brightpearl’s Peak Season Virtual Summit September 2022

Brightpearl will host their first ever virtual summit, the ‘Peak Season Summit’ on Thursday 22nd September from 9am to 11pm. The Summit, which Brightpearl refers to as a ‘holiday readiness’ event will offer valuable insight to prepare retailers for the busy festive period so that they can handle increased demand without putting too much strain […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Logistics News Posted by Joe Whitehurst on September 14, 2022.
The significance of a Transport Manager: The glue that holds your delivery operation together

The significance of a Transport Manager: The glue that holds your delivery operation together

The importance of the Transport Manager (or relative figure) within your fleet business cannot be understated.  Their role is defined as being ‘responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations within an organisation involving transportation activities.’ Directly or indirectly, they set the standard for numerous parts of a collective whole, including: compliance and […]

Delivery Management Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 13, 2022.
What is the impact of technology on warehouse productivity?

What is the impact of technology on warehouse productivity?

Technology has long been a driving force for improving warehouse productivity, and that isn’t something that’s about to change. For years, warehouse operations have been evolving to adapt to: Changes in consumer behaviour  Productivity challenges  Recruitment & labour  Increasingly interconnected supply chains  In the recent Warehouse Vision Study: Dynamic Markets Demand Warehouse Agility whitepaper, mobile […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Posted by Rob Spivey on May 31, 2022.
Analysing how rising consumer expectations and industry requirements have accelerated global pharmaceutical supply chain improvements

Analysing how rising consumer expectations and industry requirements have accelerated global pharmaceutical supply chain improvements

The Current State of the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Research conducted by Zebra among a global audience of over 3,500 patients and pharmaceutical industry decision-makers (across Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America) has evaluated perceived supply chain stability, gauged supply chain responsibility and trust in its entities, and identified needs for improving supply […]

Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on May 25, 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.
Operating vans & LGVs in the EU

Operating vans & LGVs in the EU

There will be further changes to the requirements for operators travelling with vans to the EU from May 2022. Operators ravelling with vans and other LGVs in the EU must have an International Operator’s Licence, and appoint a designated transport manager. International Operator’s Licence What is an International Operator’s Licence? An International Operator’s Licence is […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Posted by Zoe on January 17, 2022.
International Operator’s Licence and Transport Manager CPC are EU requirements from May 2022.

International Operator’s Licence and Transport Manager CPC are EU requirements from May 2022.

From 21 May 2022, operators or users of vans or other light goods vehicles over 2.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes in weight for hire and reward will need to obtain an International Operator’s Licence. This includes a requirement to appoint a designated transport manager with a valid Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (TM CPC) qualification. […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Posted by Rob Spivey on December 15, 2021.
ECommerce Platforms Boosting Profit Margins for UK Manufacturers

ECommerce Platforms Boosting Profit Margins for UK Manufacturers

ECommerce platforms are becoming an influential tool for increasing profit margins for UK manufacturers, a recent report from the inventory management software company Unleashed has highlighted.  The report, which was published in Q4 of 2021, uses data collected by Unleashed from small-medium (SMB) size UK manufacturers using their inventory management software continuously between the months […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Posted by Rob Spivey on December 2, 2021.
Peak season 2021: Advice for retailers preparing for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Festive Season

Peak season 2021: Advice for retailers preparing for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Festive Season

Peak season: Advice for retailers preparing for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Festive Season Peak season 2021 is upon us. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are around the corner, arriving on the 26th and 29th November respectively, and the run-up to Christmas and the peak festive season following right behind. However, this vital period […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Stream Team News Posted by Zoe on October 26, 2021.
How online retailers are implementing technology to keep up with growing eCommerce demand

How online retailers are implementing technology to keep up with growing eCommerce demand

How has consumer behaviour shifted since the start of the pandemic? Even before the pandemic hit, demand for eCommerce was rising steadily. 2020/21’s lockdowns, quarantines and the closing of ‘non-essential’ high-street stores have been the catalyst for exponential growth in online retail. Customer expectations have risen, alongside the demand for eCommerce. Online retailers now operate […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Posted by Zoe on October 19, 2021.