Rapid Returns…

02
Mar

All aspects of an e-commerce start-up require professional management and development – helping the company compete with more established rivals. One important aspect which needs serious consideration is a comprehensive returns policy, giving all customers peace of mind when buying products from the e-commerce company. Here are five important things to bear in mind when developing a returns policy. No Hidden Costs Customers ...

27
Feb

Council Pays £16 for 300 Yard Parcel Delivery

Despite suffering from financial uncertainties, Anglesey council spent nearly £16 on delivering a package just 300 yards from the council office to a police station further up the road. Having not considered sending a member of staff to hand deliver the parcel or use Rapid Parcel to secure a more affordable deal, the council stumped up £15.85 for the ...

23
Feb

Within the courier sector, leading shipping firms are continually looking into new technologies and researching ways to enhance both the efficiency of their service and reduce both cost and environmental impact.   ‘Platooning’ has the potential to do just this, offering numerous benefits for both customer and industry.   Platooning is when several vehicles are linked together through remote automation so only one driver, ...

23
Feb

How your delivery service will evolve in 2015

In 2014 we witnessed significant development in the ecommerce market and specialists in the field believe this year is set to be even stronger, so watch this space for exciting news. One of the crucial areas of online business which has seen huge innovation and thus in turn helped to promote growth, is the logistics sector.   Leading-edge progress within the distribution industry ...

20
Feb

Gather up your green garments and grab a Guinness; St Paddy’s Day is on the way and it’s time to celebrate in style! Among their many other traits and talents, it has to be said that the Irish sure know how to party. And in St Patrick’s name, every proverbial, and often literal, stop is pulled out for the occasion.   So ...

20
Feb

Few of us are fortunate enough to make enough money to cover all of the things that we both need and want, and the idea of a second income can be very appealing. However, the 9-5 slog can leave us worn out and taking on a second job often means there’s no time for rest and relaxation. So how can you ...

19
Feb

Mum is the word, but it’s no hushed secret; far from it – let’s shout it from the rooftops. It’s time for us to praise our procreator, to fuss over our forebear, to dedicate a day to dear old mum to show appreciation for all she has done. That’s right – Mother’s Day is on the horizon and it’s time ...

17
Feb

3 Brilliant Business Blogs You Should Read Today

Whether you’re in the process of starting your own company or you’re looking for ideas to take your existing company forward, there is a wealth of fantastic advice out there for the taking from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs - and best of all, it won’t cost you a penny. Here, we’ve put together a round up of our favourite business blogs ...

09
Feb

What do you mean you haven’t decided what to get the significant other in your life for Valentine’s Day yet? Come on, it’s only a few weeks away. Luckily we’re here with some great ideas. While most of us choose to say it with flowers or a romantic meal for two, the mega-rich take things to a whole new level. We thought we’d explore ...

09
Feb

Make someone smile at Chinese New Year

Now that the Christmas Tree is packed up and all the New Year celebrations have been and gone, it is easy to forget about the frivolities of the festive season. It’s time to start buckling down to more serious tasks like, dare I say it, work or studies! However, if you or anyone you know are Chinese, you may find that they ...

05
Feb

The BBC’s planned ‘24 Hour Parcel People’ documentary about Citylink has been thrown into disarray following the express delivery company’s recent plummet into administration. With the first episode of the documentary due to air in the middle of this month, producers had to frantically re-edit the show to accommodate the unfortunate development. The documentary, directed by Arran Fellows, followed the delivery ...

26
Jan

The new year is upon us and, as always, it brings with it a fresh boost of entrepreneurial energy for the coming business months. Throughout the year, many exciting exhibitions and functions are held at locations across the country, designed to offer valuable advice and guidance to ecommerce retailers who are looking to maximise their sales and business growth potential. ...

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