For most retailers, Christmas is the most crucial time of the year. So while most of the UK are basking in summer sunshine, retailers are well and truly in Christmas mode, readying themselves for the big event a few months down the line. Meeting surges in demands Christmas brings a flurry of retail activity, with customers placing online orders earlier – and later – than ever. Meanwhile, they expect fast delivery and a high level of customer service that puts pressure on retailers to maintain

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Every industry is guilty of it to some extent – jargon. It’s the “insider” language that can make perfect sense to those that have been part of an industry for some time. But for newbies, it can be mindboggling and frustrating. Here, we break down some of the jargon we use in logistics and warehousing… Warehousing Storing products in a warehouse to be sold or distributed later. At RT Page, we have a 70,000sqft warehouse in Sussex, UK. We store your goods safely and securely, overseen

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There are a multitude of benefits that come with choosing a 3PL provider to support your business. Here are the ones that our clients at RT Page value most… Save time and money Opting for a 3PL supplier eliminates the need for your business to make substantial investments in warehouse space, technology, logistics and employees, allowing you to focus on running and growing your business instead. And that’s before you consider the costs if things go wrong – making mistakes when it comes

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The world that the logistics industry is operating in is constantly changing. Whether that’s assessing the role of drones or predicting the rise of fleet automation, there are seismic shifts that are keeping logistics folk on their toes to stay competitive. But as we approach the midway point of 2018, what are the topics that industry insiders are chatting about? Decisions driven by data There’ll be more sensor and tracking innovations such as tracking shipments with RFID and GPS, meaning

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Automation is on the rise. For many years now, we’ve seen warehouses becoming dominated by robots and technology, and the trend is continuing. It’s anticipated that drone technology could be a significant part of the warehouse and logistics industry, but automation won’t stop there – driverless fleets with goods being shuttled around the world’s seas and roads are being researched and trialled and have the potential to radically change logistics. Autonomous lorry trials in the UK in 2018 It’s

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