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How to Reduce Shipping Rates by 80 percent

With annual growth at over 20%, Parcelhub is becoming one of Britain's best known multiple parcel carrier firms. 2014 has seen the introduction of two brand new 'collection and distribution hubs' in Coventry, and Dinnington, near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, in addition to new operations in Reading, Berkshire, along with the Parcelhub headquarters in Nottingham. This expansion gives businesses within a 50 mile radius of these new areas...

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Beginner's Guide to Selling on eBay

Who invented eBay? eBay was founded and conceptualized by serial entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar in 1995. Born in Paris to Iranian parents, Pierre emigrated to the USA and began studying computer coding in his 20s, soon to become a tour de force in the emergent e-commerce sector. What is eBay? eBay is a global marketplace where you can buy and sell almost anything. Sales are both under the traditional...

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Failed Delivery Return to Sender Yodel

The UK has (by quite some margin) the largest e-commerce industry in the European Union. According to the 2014 eCommerce sector report from IMRG (the association of eCommerce), 'IMRG Valuing Home Delivery Review 2014', the overall cost of delivery failures for e-retailers in UK could reach a total value of £771 million.   However, despite being such a high figure, the total cost of failed deliveries has fallen...

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The Future of eCommerce Logistics

The explosive growth of e-commerce creates many opportunities for the logistics industry. Today, a growing number of consumers expect fast and free shipping. In addition, there are increasing demands for flexibility to choose from a range of carriers. Major advances in the IT industry and the dominance of smart devices may have contributed to this changing mindset. Logistics companies must adapt to market needs and possess the ability to...

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