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What is Proof of Delivery (POD) Software and Why Might Your Business Need It?

What is Proof of Delivery (POD) Software and Why Might Your Business Need It?

By By Ron Evan, freelance writer.

Proof of delivery (POD) software seems like an unnecessary luxury for most businesses, but the immediate implementation of this technology can save you a lot of money. To save you from the potential headaches that can come from customer complaints of missed deliveries or damaged products, install proof of delivery software for evidence that all of your products arrived intact.

Why Business Intelligence is key to successful negotiations with your ecommerce delivery partners

Why Business Intelligence is key to successful negotiations with your ecommerce delivery partners

By Dominic Potter, Logistyx Technologies

With the e-commerce boom prioritising retailers’ ability to ship parcels to customers efficiently and in good time, it’s essential for retailers to review and re-negotiate contracts with delivery partners more regularly.

Plea to retail and hospitality to avoid panic planning, in the face of chaotic demand as lockdown restrictions ease

Plea to retail and hospitality to avoid panic planning, in the face of chaotic demand as lockdown restrictions ease

While the easing of lockdown restrictions across England on Monday 12 April received nationwide fanfare, cash-strapped industry leaders in the retail and hospitality sectors could be facing even greater losses, if they fail to adopt new technologies.

Robotics & AI Industry Showcase reveals full programme for UK manufacturing

Robotics & AI Industry Showcase reveals full programme for UK manufacturing

The UK manufacturing industry will hear from expert speakers using and developing robotics and AI in the most advanced and forward-looking sectors of UK industry at the Robotics & Artificial Intelligence (RAI) Industry Showcase, which returns virtually on 25 – 27 May 2021.

LPAs hold the key to greater product quality and a faster manufacturing recovery

LPAs hold the key to greater product quality and a faster manufacturing recovery

As UK manufacturing continues its recovery from the pandemic’s impact, its factory production growth is simultaneously being slowed by Brexit-hit supply chain disruption.

Between Brexit and COVID, movement between borders is slowed. This has culminated in the manufacturing industry recording its slowest output rate for nine months, in February.

Webfleet Solutions expands in Central and Eastern Europe with new presence in Hungary

Webfleet Solutions expands in Central and Eastern Europe with new presence in Hungary

Webfleet Solutions, the European telematics solutions provider, is expanding its operations into Hungary. With new representation in Budapest, the Bridgestone-owned company will offer tailored solutions and services to meet the needs of the local business fleet market.

UK logistics deal activity was driven by technology businesses, according to the latest Q1 figures

UK logistics deal activity was driven by technology businesses, according to the latest Q1 figures

Nearly half of the 15 transactions completed in the logistics sector in the first quarter of 2021 involved software businesses, such as fleet telematics, workforce and supply chain management, shipment tracking solutions and warehouse management systems.

NTT Global Threat Intelligence Report: Up to 300% increase in attacks globally from opportunistic targeting

NTT Global Threat Intelligence Report: Up to 300% increase in attacks globally from opportunistic targeting

NTT Ltd., the global technology services provider, has launched its 2021 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR), which reveals how hackers are taking advantage of the global destabilisation by targeting essential industries and common vulnerabilities from the shift to remote working.

61% of UK manufacturers have changed business practices as a result of Brexit – MHA survey

61% of UK manufacturers have changed business practices as a result of Brexit – MHA survey

Accountancy network MHA has released its latest survey into the UK manufacturing sector which revealed that 61% of businesses have changed their practices as a result of Brexit and 75% are planning to invest less or the same as planned before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, although this is a drop from 81% September 2020.

Ultimation Industries' new warehouse robots provide solution for building the fully integrated warehouse of the future

Ultimation Industries' new warehouse robots provide solution for building the fully integrated warehouse of the future

With the global industrial robot market projected to grow at a 9% annual rate and reach $75.84 billion by 2025, Ultimation Industries LLC is expanding its Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) line-up to include automated solutions that allow companies of all sizes to transform their facilities into fully integrated warehouses.

Eurotech joins the O-RAN Alliance to accelerate the development and deployment of scalable 5G network applications at the edge

Eurotech joins the O-RAN Alliance to accelerate the development and deployment of scalable 5G network applications at the edge

Eurotech, provider of rugged embedded and edge computers and IoT components enabling end-to-end applications, has joined the O-RAN Alliance to enable a faster design, development and deployment of 5G network applications at the edge, leveraging its High Performance Edge Computing (HPEC) systems.

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