Getting Ready for the Easter Surge

Smarter and faster – is it a Problem As the online share of retail sales continues to grow, the need for more efficient and faster turn-round times in the logistics industry increases. Adding to this pressure is the expected surge in spending for this coming Easter and the Queens Jubilee extended Bank Holiday in June.…

Lockdown is replaced by staff shortages

The current situation Having had to cope with shutdowns, which also contributed to the rising trend in on-line shopping, the industry is now facing the Omicron scourge. This is leading to temporary staff shortages which then creates a domino effect throughout logistics. The Prognosis The phrase “we are all going to have to learn to…

Transformation Programme stuck?

The Problem Through spring and summer, the plans were drawn up for transforming your business to face the increasing volume of online shopping. You even won a new client, on the basis that your plans would mean smooth and efficient order taking, fulfilment and dispatch. Now the transformation programme has hit snag after snag and…

The future of automated fulfilment is now.

Why now? The Covid-19 pandemic has meant home delivery has become more the norm. Today’s consumer expects their order to be picked, packed and delivered when and where they want and fast. The e-commerce landscape is rapidly developing and is increasingly competitive. Retailers, manufacturers, and distributors have to supply all kinds of packages direct to…