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Essential Things To Know When Starting A Courier Service Business

Essential Things To Know When Starting A Courier Service Business

By John Moran, freelance writer.

There are a few make-or-break pointers to look into when starting a courier service business. Try not to generalize business as each company differs, and with the courier ones, in particular, there are vital things to take note of that are critical in whether you sink or swim.

Leading Dubai-based carrier selects GEP SMART software to elevate Its procurement capabilities

Leading Dubai-based carrier selects GEP SMART software to elevate Its procurement capabilities

GEP, provider of procurement software and services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, has announced that a leading Dubai-based carrier has selected GEP SMART, the procurement software platform, to support elements of its source-to-pay (S2P) process.

Shippeo tops 103% annual growth, becomes world's most recommended real-time transportation visibility provider

Shippeo tops 103% annual growth, becomes world's most recommended real-time transportation visibility provider

Shippeo, the European specialist in real-time transportation visibility, has announced that 103% year-on-year growth in subscription revenues and 181% net retention rate.

Alibaba’s self-driving robots deliver over one million orders

Alibaba’s self-driving robots deliver over one million orders

Alibaba DAMO Academy, the global research initiative set up by Alibaba Group, has announced that the last-mile logistics vehicle ‘Xiaomanlv’, developed by its autonomous driving lab (‘lab’), has delivered over one million shipment orders as of September 2021.

Indigo Software launches QuickStart Rapid ROI Warehouse Management System

Indigo Software launches QuickStart Rapid ROI Warehouse Management System

International Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) specialist Indigo Software, has launched QuickStart, a new rapid ROI WMS Program, designed to allow businesses to very quickly transform their warehouse operations.

FourKites Accelerates Growth Plans in EMEA with Addition of New Senior Leadership

FourKites Accelerates Growth Plans in EMEA  with Addition of New Senior Leadership

Marc Boileau joins FourKites, the real-time supply chain visibility platform  as Senior Vice President, Sales and Carrier Operations, EMEA. Boileau will accelerate the company’s European expansion, bringing tenured supply chain experience and an aggressive strategy to build partnerships with both carriers and shippers.

Totaljobs data: Logistics sees strong proportion of people staying within the sector

Totaljobs data: Logistics sees strong proportion of people staying within the sector

New research from Totaljobs reveals that over 2 million UK workers are planning on changing jobs before Christmas. Indeed, 6% of the UK workforce are already on their notice period, while a further 26% actively job hunting as the labour market kicks into gear and workers plan their next career move.

Packaging by Quadient becomes Sparck Technologies

Packaging by Quadient becomes Sparck Technologies

Sparck Technologies is to be the new name for Packaging by Quadient, following the acquisition of Quadient’s Drachten-based high-tech packaging business by Amsterdam investment company Standard Investment.

8 Reasons to Use Air Freight Services for Your Business

8 Reasons to Use Air Freight Services for Your Business

By Ken Jackson, freelance writer

If your business requires shipping high value but low volume cargo, you’re probably considering air freight services. But there is often understandable hesitancy about actually following through with this idea.

Telematics more vital than ever in light of fuel crisis, Trakm8 says

Telematics more vital than ever in light of fuel crisis, Trakm8 says

Amid widespread reports of panic buying and the government drawing up plans to use the army to get petrol to pumps, the UK’s fuel supply chain crisis appears to be deepening by the day. Peter Mansfield, Group Sales and Marketing Director at vehicle technology specialist Trakm8, takes a closer look at the crisis and considers how technology can be used to mitigate its impact on businesses.

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