The Fight for Retail Dominance Has Moved to the Warehouse

March 20, 2018

The UK now conducts over a fifth of retail transactions online which is a five-fold increase in the last 10 years and there is no sign, and no obvious reason, why this trend won’t continue to grow. Amazon recognised this 20 years ago but some of our best-known retail brands didn’t.

Consequently, Amazon’s share price is soaring whilst many high-profile retail brands are facing administration. The traditional model of retail on high streets is in rapid decline and e-commerce is where the battleground is now, starting in the warehouse. Read more

How to Improve Warehouse Storage (if you’re not Amazon…)

October 25, 2017

Online shopping is booming at an exponential rate. However, many companies often overlook the absolute bedrock of the supply chain: the warehouse. With consumers expecting lightning fast delivery speeds, the success of a retailer depends on their warehousing and their supplier’s warehousing.

The humble warehouse might be behind the scenes, but it is absolutely integral to the overall success of the supply chain and a company’s ability to match supply and demand. Read more

Warehouse Technologies on the Rise

January 23, 2017

With consumer service demands increasing and omni-channel operations becoming the fulfilment benchmark, development in warehouse technology is very much on the rise. Here’s a look at the warehouse technologies currently gaining traction in supply chain operations. Read more