Parcelhub Invests in Ecommerce Support Team

Parcelhub has further invested in its customer services offering with the creation of a new 20-strong ecommerce support team, to provide a complete logistics support solution for its growing customer base at one of the busiest times of the year. Parcelhub, which provides services for high volume business mail and parcels through multiple carriers, can… Continue reading

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Parcelhub Exhibits at The Great British Business Show 2015

Parcelhub Exhibits at The Great British Business Show 2015

Parcelhub and sister company Mail Workshop are exhibiting at The Great British Business Show 2015, held at London Olympia on 3rd and 4th December (Find us at Stand 880). To register for FREE, visit http://www.greatbritishbusinessshow.co.uk.

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The History of Parcel Delivery

History of the UK parcel delivery sector

We humans have long needed to get private possessions, sold goods, and other items both large and small from one place to another, without having to make the trip ourselves. While digital delivery systems (like iTunes) have appeared recently, the rise of eCommerce has brought with it new challenges for the courier industry. But throughout… Continue reading

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How to Calculate the Landed Cost of Imported Goods

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For eCommerce startups and SMEs thinking about opening an import-export business, the maths to figure out how you’re going to make a profit becomes a bit more complicated than the calculations for a domestic outfit. It no longer suffices to worry about purchase price and shipping costs alone; instead, today’s entrepreneurs have to concern themselves… Continue reading

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5 reasons to switch to cloud based inventory management

It seems like every software has its head in the cloud these days, but “the cloud” isn’t just some industry buzzword used to drum up enthusiasm in the masses, it’s legitimate, has a growing multi-billion dollar market, and more and more software companies are offering cloud-based services. Access Anywhere The beauty of a cloud-based software… Continue reading

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New SMART Notifications Deliver Better Service

The Parcelhub team who built the innovative multi-carrier shipping software

Parcelhub, which provides services for high volume business mail and parcels through multiple carriers, has developed innovative new software that proactively communicates parcel delivery status allowing issues to be addressed before they escalate. The SMART notification software has been developed in house, in response to customer feedback and demand. It analyses delivery data and identifies… Continue reading

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International eCommerce and You

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The eCommerce market in the UK is immense in size, netting over £44bn in online sales in 2014 (according to the Centre for Retail Research), but it’s merely a fraction of the global online retail market. Nearby Eurozone countries such as Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands have netted £79.9bn in 2014, and expected… Continue reading

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E-tailers Facing Festive Delivery ‘Timebomb’

E-commerce parcel delivery distribution companies in the UK

Parcelhub, a parcel delivery service which provides services for high volume business mail and parcels through multiple carriers, says e-tailers need to move quickly and think smarter if they are going to fulfil their delivery promises this Christmas season. Last year saw courier firms hitting the headlines as higher-than-expected parcel volumes resulted in suspended services… Continue reading

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Mcommerce worth £20.9 billion in 2015

How much is mobile commerce worth?

UK eCommerce sales will top £60 billion in 2015, according to eMarketer. An improving economic outlook and the rise of purchases on smartphone apps and sites has helped eCommerce’s growth and the UK remains one of the strongest markets, proportionally speaking, for ecommerce sales. Currently eCommerce makes up 14.3% of overall sales in the UK,… Continue reading

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5 Tips to Improve Customer Email Response Times

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In today’s digital marketplace, sellers have started to diversify the ways in which customer support is provided. On top of traditional methods like telephone and email, live chat and social media have been added to the mix in efforts to make customer support more accessible to the consumer. Email continues to be the preferred communication… Continue reading

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