Parcelhub blog

Read the latest eCommerce shipping best practices, customer case studies
and Parcelhub company updates, focusing on the retail and wholesale sectors.

By Michael Joyce, Amazon Sellers Lawyer   The Philippines recently became Asia’s second-fastest growing economy. The country is now an attractive option for Amazon sellers who are looking to manufacture thanks largely in part to the government focusing on fiscal responsibility and adaptation of its people. With a growing labour force, ease of communication and reassuring pace of wage growth, Amazon sellers should consider the Philippines as...

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E-commerce VAT rules UK

Partner article by Alexandra Wyatt, SimplyVAT.com   Selling Online Internationally - The Market   The growth of the eCommerce market is phenomenal – totalling €500 billion in online sales last year in Europe alone. Cross border sales currently providing 10% of that figure are expected to account for 20% of all online sales in 2017!   This is providing online retailers with a huge opportunity to increase their profits by tapping...

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Shopify shipping app UK

MAY 1st 2017 – ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE   Watermans, a multichannel hair products retailer, is first Shopify merchant to integrate with Parcelhub; a provider of bespoke eCommerce delivery management and customer support solutions. With more than 400,000 merchants worldwide, Shopify is the latest addition to the Parcelhub integration suite. As with other integrations, it has shortened Watermans’ label production to a few clicks of a mouse, while retaining...

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Parcel management software

Pictured: Zeeshan Khan, Administration Manager and Steve Marjoram, Finance Director   Ecommerce shipping provider develops in-house system saving customers and staff over 100 hours per month.   Driven by customer and in-house feedback, Parcelhub has built a scalable Customer Accounts platform which facilitates growth and supports demand for increased productivity and reduced workload.   The expanding firm now distributes more than 4.5 million parcels annually on behalf of hundreds of eCommerce...

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Shopify shipping solutions

Ecommerce shipping and customer services provider integrates with leading eCommerce platform   Having received a high volume of requests for Shopify compatibility, the Parcelhub team has invested in another bespoke integration. The expanding firm now distributes more than 4.5 million parcels annually on behalf of hundreds of eCommerce retailers, and this is the latest technological development following on from its state-of-the-art SMART platform.   With more than 400,000 merchants...

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Operations supervisor vacancy for business courier provider

Reports to: Shift Manager (Nottingham/GM)   Agreed Hours: Core hours Mon-Fri 13:00-19:00 (some flexibility required), 30 hours per week which may rise to full time (40 hours) as the business grows. The individual must be flexible on the hours worked depending on business needs.   Salary:   As Agreed   Person:   • The individual must be proactive in their approach and be confident when dealing with staff, internal and external customers and senior management...

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Volo reporting and analysis

Partner article by Ethan Morgan from Volo Commerce   If we knew everything we needed to know about our business, we could spot the trends, see the opportunities and anticipate the problems.   We would have a perfect window on our sales, and we would have total transparency on our costs, our efficiencies and our profit margins. We would know what was making money and what wasn’t. We would be able...

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Article by Robert Segall, Paralegal at Amazon Sellers Lawyer   Amazon is no stranger to the international eCommerce marketplace, dominating the industry with platforms based in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Japan. However, even with all this international success, when Amazon entered the Chinese marketplace in 2004, they were not welcomed with open arms. Alibaba, a Chinese based eCommerce platform, maintained its dominance and greatly limited...

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eBay Small Business PowerSeller Case Study of Courier Services for Online Sellers in the UK

Many small but flourishing eCommerce businesses find themselves in a difficult position as they grow: how to find time to manage increasing sales while also working on business strategy and future growth.   It’s the problem that faced Jane Green, owner of eBay shop Pro Car Mats, who has seen orders increase by 600% in the 12 months since she gave up her manufacturing job to launch...

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E-commerce ticketing system UK

Parcelhub has developed a new internal ticketing system to help the customer service team track and solve customer enquiries more efficiently.   A significant internal change, it combines a number of current procedures to make monitoring and responding to queries simpler and quicker for both customers and the customer service team.   The system has been built entirely by in-house developers and as a result is a completely bespoke...

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