How to build trust in your content for sustainable business growth

How to build trust in your content for sustainable business growth

Timo launched React & Share with a bunch of ideas and a strong co-founding team who worked together to get the company to the doorstep of success. Before React & Share, Timo was involved with a range of different businesses in Finland, always with a finger on the pulse of emerging technologies. His key skills are rooted in a passion for digging deep into the subjects that he cares about. 88% of adults search online…

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Staycation boom accelerates growth for watersports retailer

Staycation boom accelerates growth for watersports retailer

FatStick Boards saw sales increase by 40% in 2020 due to a rise in UK holidays. In this article, we discuss how the retailer was able to up-scale quickly with partner Diamond Logistics, and ride the boom. Sports retailer FatStick Boards is a UK brand based in Bournemouth which sells paddle boards – also known as Stand-Up-Paddling (SUP) boards – to sea lovers in the UK. Launched in 2012, it sells 1,000 boards per year…

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How to Save Time and Money With Your International Shipping

How to Save Time and Money With Your International Shipping

Whether you’re a new e-commerce retailer needing some tips of the trade, or an experienced firm looking to revamp your processes – shipping is a good place to start.  There are several effective ways to cut down on international shipping costs and save time – and in such a competitive market, offering a service that’s a cut above the rest will make your business stand out.  From clever packaging methods to managing your clients’ expectations,…

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UK Shoppers Sitting On £2.4 Billion Of Unreturned Goods Bought Online

UK Shoppers Sitting On £2.4 Billion Of Unreturned Goods Bought Online

People with unreturned goods have an average of £165 tied up in unwanted items Around a fifth of people expect their spending to increase again once lockdown restrictions lift UK shoppers are sitting on a potential £2.4 billion[1] of unreturned goods they have purchased online, as lockdowns restrictions have made returning unwanted items significantly harder for them.  This is according to new research released today from InPost, the UK’s leading locker network, which finds that well…

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SFP Launches New Guide To Business Survival

SFP Launches New Guide To Business Survival

Assistance on short-term/longer-term funding options available How to negotiate Time to Pay arrangements with creditors and HMRC Demystifying and explaining the Insolvency regime including CVAs, CVLs and administrations Spelling out a director’s responsibilities and the penalties for getting it wrong SFP, the restructuring and turnaround group, has published a new free Guide to Business Survival with easy to follow practical steps which includes a number of remedies to help courier businesses navigate through the current crisis….

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Data security may be at risk because of accelerated growth

Data security may be at risk because of accelerated growth

The headline figures for the Courier, Express Delivery and Parcel (CEP) sector are impressive. There’s no doubt that the market has grown dramatically over the last 12 months and that businesses have done an incredible job of meeting demand under challenging conditions. But here’s why 2021 needs to be about tackling risk and ensuring that quick gains translate into long-term success, according to the cyber security experts at Security Risk Management. Rapid growth often leads…

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Maintaining Effective Communication With Customers During The Third Lockdown

Maintaining Effective Communication With Customers During The Third Lockdown

With the UK in the midst of a third national lockdown, the demand on transport and logistics firms continues to rise. With the British population confined to their homes for the foreseeable future, millions of people are once again opting for home delivery services. Many people have now become accustomed to speaking with businesses online or over the phone. Consequently, it’s vital that delivery firms continue to invest in customer communication in order to further…

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Lockdown 3.0: how delivery networks are laying the groundwork for their own recovery

Lockdown 3.0: how delivery networks are laying the groundwork for their own recovery

And there we have it. The UK locked down again until March. Little surprise, but unlike its predecessors, this time it’s different. Both retailers and consumers have had time to prepare in both foresight and previous experience. This is particularly true in the delivery network – an ecosystem that has coped incredibly well given the near-constant pressures it has been faced with. But, irrespective of the learnings and the fact that the ‘natural’ peaks of…

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How Workplace Safety Promotes Efficiency

How Workplace Safety Promotes Efficiency

The question of how logistics and supply chain managers may need to prepare for the next crisis on the horizon, or another pandemic, is critical. Today, flexibility is definitely a crucial prerequisite. As we’ve all seen through the Covid19 pandemic, organisations want to be in a position that enables them to set up, relocate or redesign workplaces quickly and respond to market needs with agility. The same goes for the underlying processes. But, as organisations…

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ABP Humber announce the completion of the £50 million investment in their Humber Container Terminal

ABP Humber announce the completion of the £50 million investment in their Humber Container Terminal

The investment has seen a reduction in carbon, increased capacity and a more efficient service for customers old and new. The Humber’s prime location on the East Coast was already a popular option for international businesses, but the expansion has seen growth in new customers and new sailing routes. The £50 million investment is split between two sites, Hull and Immingham. In 2018, the container terminal in Hull expanded which saw sailings increase from five…

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