Warehouse & Fulfilment : Blog

How your mobile phone can pay for your petrol

Later this year, you will able to use your mobile phone to pay for your petrol, without leaving your vehicle. An extension of ‘pay at the pump’, it will operate via an app created for Android and iOS. The service will be available at Shell petrol stations using either a Shell Motorist App or the PayPal App. The process is likely to be as...

Tips on launching a successful ecommerce business

Setting up an ecommerce business is relatively easy and recent technology advancements make it affordable too. Easy set- up doesn’t mean instant success. Ecommerce requires research, sound marketing and faultless customer service to succeed. It is important to consider the following factors when deciding on your ecommerce venture: Product research – The temptation maybe to sell a wide range of products to reach the...

Pelipod – No more failed deliveries

Delivery of the product to your customer is the arguably the most important stage of the etailer- customer process. If the customer doesn’t receive their product at a convenient time, in perfect condition, all your marketing efforts will be in vain. Fulfilment and delivery companies currently use a variety of strategies to achieve successful delivery; these include finite delivery slots with the option to...

Inventory Visibility: The Key to Successful Drop Shipping

Drop shipping is a supply technique used by retailers. They offer products through an ecommerce shop front, without holding a physical inventory of these products. When the consumer buys a product (the point of sale), this purchase order is sent directly to the supplier, who picks packs and ships the order directly to the customer on behalf of the retailer. To work successfully drop...

Royal Mail Reaps The Benefits of Early Planning and Investment

The reported increases in parcel business volume by major players in this competitive arena provided further evidence that the UK’s fascination with shopping online continued in the lead-up to Christmas. Royal Mail reported they handled 120 million parcels in December 2014. This was a 4 per cent increase on December 2013. Yodel also reported an increase of 11 per cent total of 15.5 million...