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Lake District Three Peaks Charity Challenge for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

Raises £2,449.50 of £2,000 target for Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance   Back in July, 12 members of the Parcelhub and Mail Workshop teams attempted three of the highest peaks in the Lake District; Skiddaw, Helvellyn, and Scafell Pike, all of which exceed 3,000 feet in height.   However, due to adverse weather conditions, the team was advised to abandon the attempt to climb England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike,...

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Courier management software development career opportunities in the Nottingham area

Role: Junior Applications / Software Analyst and Developer   Location: Nottingham   Time: Full time   Application deadline: August 31st 2016   Closing date for interviews: Sept 20th 2016   Role description: You will need to have a working knowledge and proven skills in ASP, .NET, MVC, C#, and SQL, and will be required to maintain existing projects as well as managing, analysing, designing and developing new ventures.   This role will suit someone who has a background...

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Parcelhub and Mail Workshop climb three of the highest peaks in England for charity

On July 9th and 10th, 12 members of the Parcelhub and Mail Workshop teams attempted three of the highest peaks in the Lake District; Skiddaw, Helvellyn, and Scafell Pike, all of which exceed 3,000 feet in height.   Despite adverse weather conditions, on the Saturday the team battled their way up Helvellyn (950 m) in grim weather, and got within touching distance (and we’re counting it!) of...

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Parcelhub customer service and support

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 now act as customer service advisor for both the customer and...

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direct mail fulfilment services

Driven by an ever-growing demand for specialist international mailing services, we work together with reputable foreign postal authorities to provide targeted mailing solutions.   Our high level of industry specific expertise and strong focus on customer service means that we consistently exceed expectations.   To deliver on time, in the most cost-effective way, is tangible proof of our expertise. From downstream access to direct entry agreements with global operators,...

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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 its history, which is tied intimately in the United Kingdom to...

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How do I calculate the landed cost of imported goods when importing from overseas?

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 with a whole slew of fees that get bundled together...

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point of sale display distributors uk 2017

Improved Distribution Points to Growth for POS Firm   Leading POS distributor Bridgeshire Packaging and Display has been able to improve its supply chain efficiency and invest in new machinery to increase capacity, thanks to specialist distribution services from experts Mail Workshop.   The award-winning company, which is one of the UK’s leading corrugated POS manufacturers, supplies high end digital and screen-printed POS display packaging and conventional corrugated boxes...

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