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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Impacting Supply Chains

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Transport Tightens as Russia-Ukraine War Escalates - Military conflict between Ukraine and Russia will deliver yet another blow to global supply chains, particularly those heavily reliant on energy resources. Ukraine is the second-largest country in Europe, and the clash with Russia has already...
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Retail Logistics – Trends, Challenges and Tips to Improve

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A retailer's success largely depends on the relationship between brand and consumer, with the ability to meet their expectations around fast, affordable delivery likely to enhance customer loyalty and boost conversion.
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Impact of Supply Chain Inflation on Consumer Prices

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Supply chains have struggled to meet pent-up demand arising from COVID-19, and as a result, the shortages of goods and services has caused upward pressure on prices. Until kinks in the supply chain are ironed out, consumers will continue to experience elevated pricing...
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Navigating Cyber Risks in the Logistics Industry

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Many people wonder why logistics and transportation companies are targeted by hackers, especially when compared to other organisations, such as healthcare which store sensitive information that is valuable and protected by law...
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E-commerce Fulfilment Services – Are They Right For You?

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You may have heard about outsourced e-commerce fulfilment services, but you may not fully understand what it is and whether it's of any benefit to you and your business. But don't worry, take a look below where we have answered some of the most…
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How to maximise e-commerce profitability in 2022

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How to maximise e-commerce profitability in 2021 - Despite the dramatic rise in online sales, maintaining profitability within e-commerce can still be a concern for business owners, particularly given the uncertainty surrounding post-Brexit trading rules and customers seeking value for money amid the pandemic.
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What is Inventory Control? Tips and Optimisation Techniques

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Tips & Techniques for Inventory Control. For help with e-commerce fulfilment, warehousing, storage, pick and packing, call Pointbid Logistics 0121 326 7368
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How to Choose the Right Shipping Carrier for Your Business

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Read our Guide on How to Choose the Right Shipping Carrier for Your Business. For help with e-commerce fulfilment, warehousing, storage, pick and packing, call Pointbid Logistics 0121 326 7368
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Key Logistics and Supply Chain Trends to Expect in 2022

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Read our Guide to Key Logistics and Supply Chain Trends to Expect in 2022. For help with e-commerce fulfilment, warehousing, storage, pick and packing, call Pointbid Logistics 0121 326 7368
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Guide to Reverse Logistics in Supply Chain Management

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Read our Guide to Reverse Logistics in Supply Chain Management. For help with e-commerce fulfilment, warehousing, storage, pick and packing, call Pointbid Logistics 0121 326 7368
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How to improve your order fulfilment process

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The order fulfilment process is one of the most vital areas of an e-commerce business, particularly with the rapid escalation of online orders. As the popularity of online shopping continues to grow, businesses are focusing on how to maximise…
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Ecommerce Warehousing: Best Practices to Increase Efficiency

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Read our Best practice Guide for eCommerce Warehousing. For help with e-commerce fulfilment, warehousing, storage, pick and packing, call Pointbid Logistics 0121 326 7368
E-Commerce Order Fulfilment for the Small Business

E-Commerce Order Fulfilment for the Small Business

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Although the finalization of Brexit is to be imagined, at Pointbid we have ensured our systems and processes are ready for either outcome of a deal or no deal.
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E-commerce Trends to Watch in 2022

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Online spending rapidly increased during 2020 as a result of COVID-19 and the mix of national lockdowns, travel bans and high street closures. From looking at 2020's e-commerce performance, there are multiple trends that can be identified…
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Benefits of outsourcing order fulfilment amid COVID-19

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The retail landscape has undoubtedly evolved since COVID-19 swept across the globe earlier this year. The pandemic pivoted consumer shopping habits, with many high street brands suffering as e-commerce businesses continued to thrive. With…
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Brand benefits of bespoke product packaging

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Consumers have always valued a perfectly packaged product. Receiving a nicely organised, dent-free package, immediately gives a positive impression of your brand to the consumer. However, COVID-19 has seen an upsurge in brands offering bespoke…

How will Brexit Impact e-commerce in 2021?

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How will Brexit Impact e-commerce in 2021? After many months of gruelling discussions, the UK finally reached a Brexit trade deal in December 2020. With the transition period now behind us, Brexit is set to affect many aspects of UK life from travel to business.
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As a small or medium size business should you outsource your ‘Order Fulfilment or should you fulfil your orders in-house?

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With changes to the recent economic climate here in the UK, we have seen an emergence of new and improved e-commerce options as suppliers seek to gain an advantage over their competitors. Read how...
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Common shipping scams impacting e-commerce businesses

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As a result of COVID-19, 2020/21 has seen a boom in the number of consumers turning to e-commerce businesses. Sadly, the rise in online shopping has also made way for an increase in fraudsters operating a variety of shipping scams, affecting…
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Why Stock Control Is So Important for eCommerce Success

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In the early stages of having an ecommerce store, having a small selection of products and a few orders a day is the norm. However, as your store grows in popularity and increased traffic you're likely to expand your product range and (hopefully!)…