picking and packing process

Picking and Packing – Why It’s Not a Piece of Cake

If your company sells products, picking and packing is an essential part of your supply chain. The efficiency of that process will have a direct bearing on the level of customer service you provide. As we all know, smaller companies rely on excellent customer service to make them stand out above their larger competitors. So, Read More

air freight

What’s the Alternative to Air freight and Can It Work for Your Business?

Air freight, once the gold standard in logistics (if you ignore the carbon footprint aspect), guaranteed a rapid service at a reasonable(ish) price. But the world has changed. Greater green awareness and a global pandemic have the air freight industry in free fall. Figures published in June by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirmed Read More

brexit impact

Brexit Will Impact Your Logistics – Are You Ready?

Brexit is the six-letter word that strikes fear and uncertainty in the heart of all UK citizens and business owners. We’d love to give you a definitive rundown of how the changes will affect your logistics needs, but because we don’t have a crystal ball, we can’t. What we can do is run through a Read More

no-deal brexit

Deal or No-Deal Brexit: The Build Up to 2021

Brexit is rapidly becoming more and more of a reality, with less than 100 days to go until the transition period comes to an end on 31 December 2020. But, to a large degree, Brexit hasn’t been on people’s minds quite like in recent years. Obviously, Covid-19 has been the pressing focus of the UK Read More

reducing packaging costs

7 Effective Ways to Reduce Packaging Costs

If you aren’t already optimising to reduce them properly, packaging costs can be a real thorn in the side of any ambitious supply chain manager. Cost-effective packaging materials are, of course, one avenue to explore, but there’s far more to it than just this. In order to reduce packaging costs, you have to think about Read More