Follow Us:

 

Parcelhub blog

Want to learn more about Parcelhub, its customers and strategic partners? Read the latest eCommerce shipping and customer service best practices, retail delivery intelligence, customer success stories and partner insights here:
Will Amazon do Drone Delivery?

With the rolling out of drones for eCommerce fulfilment purposes getting ever closer, a UK based eCommerce website has conducted a survey in order to ascertain the attitude of the public towards this technological innovation. The survey, conducted by Give As You Live, a charity and eCommerce website, asked a section of the general public about their opinions on the coming possibility of drone delivery,...

Read More
catalogue fulfilment and distribution services

A flexible solution to bulk mailings from the UK’s leading print fulfilment provider Mail Workshop has helped multi-channel retailer Herts Fullstop distribute its catalogues more effectively, saving time and money.   The education specialist, which is part of Hertfordshire County Council, provides educational products to a broad customer base across the south east of England.   Four different geographical versions of the catalogue totalling over 16,000 units must be...

Read More
eCommerce in India

The battle for India's eCommerce market has been raging for sometime, with three major eCommerce corporations fighting it out to lay claim to this emerging market: Amazon, Snapdeal, and Flipkart. Ever since Amazon entered the Indian market back in 2013, the three companies have constantly been battling for control of the market, and have been exchanging barbs on Facebook, Twitter, and in their respective blogs....

Read More
Patterns of B2B eCommerce usage in SMEs

The booming business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce sector will be worth £5.2 trillion by 2020, as more and more companies move from their traditional ways of operating to online platforms, according to a forecast from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.   The enormous figure is about twice what has been forecast for the thriving business-to-consumer (B2C) market and is being driven in large part by a growing awareness...

Read More
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Speaks At Oracle OpenWorld 2012

Oracle’s new Order Management Cloud and Global Order Promising Cloud could help businesses across the world streamline their entire order fulfilment process, boosting eCommerce globally.   Dropshippers and any company that outsources eCommerce fulfilment, warehousing and storage and other major components of their business are likely to feel the biggest benefit as the cloud allows for smooth operations, access from anywhere and a number of monitoring and...

Read More
Mobile usage statistics for eCommerce vendors in the UK

People making purchases online have traditionally used their credit or debit cards to make a payment, as their card details are usually stored in the retailer's database, so it's convenient and fast – a few clicks and you're there.   Others may prefer to use payment services such as PayPal. But now, according to new research, mobile payments are increasingly the norm, in Europe at least.   New data...

Read More
e-commerce to drive logistics sector growth report

It's good news for eCommerce businesses and sellers across the United Kingdom, as the most recent IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index shows that eCommerce industry grew by 12% year-on-year for July. This is coupled by the news that mobile sales continued to grow, this time by an astonishing 42%.   When broken down, this statistic shows which sectors of the eCommerce market are performing the best. For...

Read More
How popular is Magento?

As matters stand, over 240,000 merchants across the globe utilise Magento to enhance their eCommerce sites. Irrespective of whether you are a start-up business, are competing with rival eBay PowerSellers or are an established eCommerce site looking to improve your current business model, listed below are some of the ways in which you can utilise Magento to provide a better eCommerce viewing experience for your...

Read More
bulk magazine distribution for the graphic design sector

For printing specialists AlphaGraphics, being able to outsource selected fulfilment jobs has meant more time to concentrate on doing what they do best – providing marketing, design and sustainable print solutions.   The firm, which is one of almost 300 franchises around the world, called on the services of Mail Workshop, the UK’s leading printed matter fulfilment provider, when it became clear that certain fulfilment jobs were...

Read More
Software for Amazon third party sellers

Guest blog from Seamus Breslin at RepricerExpress   Price is so closely linked to volume of sales and product visibility on Amazon, that third-party sellers need to continually ensure their products are priced competitively to keep sales flowing—and if you have hundreds or thousands of products, doing this manually, isn’t viable.   That’s where repricing software comes in—it allows third-party Amazon sellers to continually and automatically compare their prices...

Read More