Hermes UK has become the latest courier firm to offer enhanced options for customers to improve deliveries. Its ‘MyPlaces’ innovation enables people to choose a preferred safe place at their home address and upload a photo of it to help drivers. Notes can also be added for clarity of the drop-off destination while additional features due to be rolled out include the use of what3words to set the exact location, PIN codes for access to properties and setting a preferred […]
Netherlands-based pooling giant IPP and logistics expert Global Tracks have joined forces to harvest data from the recovery, recycling and repatriation of wooden pallets. The trial partnership aims to digitalise existing business processes to gain greater insight into how Global Tracks’ Internet of Things (IoT) expertise can be deployed in the IPP pool, and to leverage the extensive data provided every time a pallet is used. Data flows are digitalised, giving insight into asset damage, usage and loss, making it […]
Online electricals retailer AO has opened a third warehouse in Crewe to cope with growing volumes fuelled by the increase in internet shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic and growing demand from third party customers.