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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:
Linnworks shipping integration customer feedback

Parcelhub synchronises advanced delivery options via Linnworks with automotive industry’s first completely integrated dealer eCommerce parts shop.   Sandicliffe are the East Midlands' leading Automotive Provider with over 13 dealerships across the region. Established in 1948 the company has grown as a supplier of Ford, Mazda, Nissan, Kia & ŠKODA models. Sandicliffe Shop is a result of the dealership’s success and was founded in 2010 supplying car...

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outsourced warehousing and fulfillment center uk

For printing specialist Print Strategy Europe, working with high profile brands means there is no room for errors. So, when issues with fulfilment started to arise they moved fast to find an alternative option.   The solution was Mail Workshop, the UK’s leading print fulfilment provider, which allows customers real time tracking and remote access to systems via an online portal, providing complete transparency and traceability.   With services...

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E commerce VAT rules

Partner Article by SimplyVAT   Looking to increase your cross-border sales in quarter 4? Warning! You may need to VAT register in an EU country.   We know quarter 4 is the busiest time of year for most retailers with the run up to Christmas including major shopping days such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With sales soaring, it is easy to forget about your VAT obligations however...

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Hermes business rates for e commerce strategy

Due to the recent opening of Hermes’ Midlands Super Hub, combined with Parcelhub’s annual parcel volumes growing at more than 40%, Parcelhub has introduced the Hermes Next Day service to complement existing Next Day offerings from Yodel, UK Mail, DX and more.   Widely regarded as “the new norm” in eCommerce, a recent report from IMRG (the industry body for online retailers) found that Next Day delivery...

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Scottish eCommerce sector

Parcelhub introduces dedicated sales team to help Scottish retailers, brands and wholesalers enhance their delivery management and customer services.   Following 41% growth throughout Financial Year 2016/17, Parcelhub’s new presence in Scotland expands the reach of its current network which is headquartered in Nottingham, and has further distribution centres in South Yorkshire, the West Midlands and partners throughout East Anglia, the North West, South West and South...

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e-commerce packaging ideas

Pictured: The Rajapack UK Packaging Warehouse, ready for Christmas   Partner Article by Rajapack   Christmas is fast approaching and to help your eCommerce business run smoothly over the festive season, the packaging experts at Rajapack have put together these 10 tips:   1. Learn as much as you can from last year   Our top tip for peak season is to prepare your business as much as you can. If you’ve been...

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Shipping companies attending The Scottish Business Expo 2018

Parcelhub‘s growing sales and account management teams will be at Stand F15 at The Scottish Business Exhibition at the SEC in Glasgow, on November 1st and 2nd.   Download Show Map - Book Free Tickets   Why attend The Scottish Business Expo?   Attending will give multichannel retailers throughout Scotland the opportunity to meet Parcelhub’s dedicated teams, including Managing Director Mark Rosenberg, and learn how they can enhance their delivery performance...

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dx e commerce

Due to a growing number of existing customers shipping larger items, Parcelhub has integrated and partnered with DX, granting clients access to ‘pooled volume’ discounted DX rates through Parcelhub’s multi-carrier shipping software.   Merchants utilising Parcelhub’s delivery management and customer services solutions are seeking greater choice and flexibility with their carrier options. This is partly due to the often turbulent nature of the courier sector, in addition...

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GDPR compliance for eCommerce retailers

Expert article by Matthew Parker, Print and Procurement   On 25th May 2018, the data landscape will change   That is the date when GDPR legislation will apply throughout the EU. There will also be changes to the existing ePrivacy rules. These aren’t tweaks: these are major changes in the way that you manage your customer data. Compliancy will certainly become more onerous.   The rules have not yet been finalised....

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implications of gdpr for the print sector

Expert Article by Matthew Parker, Profitable Print Relationships   Isn’t data regulation something for your customers to sort out?   The traditional role of the print industry has been to process data. The customer supplies data. They make sure it is all correct and complies with all legal requirements. All a printing company has to do is print and mail that data. Their job is simply to process the...

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