Christmas 2015 lived up to expectations, with UK retailers taking £24 billion over the festive period and 27% of those sales taking place online. Statistics released by IMRG, the online retail association, and consultancy Capgemini, also predict that ecommerce sales will rise to £126 million in 2016 with the growing use of mobile devices. 2015 provided some valuable ecommerce lessons, which could make all the difference between success and failure in the year to come. Take a look at our Top

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The UK’s love affair with online shopping is showing no signs of cooling off. In 2015 UK online sales made up a third of all online retail in Europe and online retailing is expected to exceed £60 billion in the UK in 2016. Question is, is your website ready to compete with your competitors in 2016? If your answer isn’t an immediate ‘Yes!’ then you need to take a look at the big money-making ecommerce trends that continue to dictate who will win, and who will lose, in online retail. Mobile

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Did you know that the average UK household produces around 23 kilograms of waste every week? Four kilograms of this is packaging alone. As third party logistics providers, it is our job to ensure packaging problems are overcome and waste is kept to an absolute minimum, whilst still delivering your products to your customers in one piece. Supply chain managers the world over face the same problem when it comes to packaging. Using too much results in a lot of waste, whether it’s at your end of

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If 2015 flew past in a blur whilst you struggled to get your start-up ecommerce business off the ground, then it’s time you tried something different for the New Year. From planning your year to working with the right third party logistics supplier, there’s plenty of small things you can do which will add up to a big year. Make the following start-up ecommerce resolutions to ensure your business kicks off 2016 with a bang. Nail your customer services The advances in mobile technology mean

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In order to be successful in the ever-changing online shopping landscape, retailers need to be both agile and responsive. Fulfilling your customers’ needs is the key to online victory, whether it’s through in-store footfall or online mobile sales. Customers want to shop using whichever device suits them, but they also want deliveries to fit their lifestyle. We’ve seen online retailers adapt to this in their 3PL (third party logistics) strategy with the introduction of click-and-collect services

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