Tag Archives: e-commerce

Walker Logistics announce 317 per cent Q4 throughput jump

Walker Logistics announce 317 per cent Q4 throughput jump

Online fulfilment solutions specialist, Walker Logistics, experienced a 317 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of e-commerce orders picked, packed and dispatched at its 250,000 sq ft logistics hub in Berkshire during the fourth quarter of 2020. According to Charlie Walker, Walker Logistics’ head of marketing, the upturn in …

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Looking forward to an innovative new retail year

BITO Storage Systems in action

Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems, applauds the UK Retail Sector for meeting 2020’s challenges and looks forward to supporting it through innovative intralogistics installations in 2021. Retailers innovate to survive – but never more so than now, as the sector was challenged by the Covid-19 pandemic throughout …

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Micro-fulfilment – a game changer for online grocery?

Micro-fulfilment – a game changer for online grocery

Online grocery may be booming, but keeping it profitable will be the challenge. Louisa Hosegood, Digital and Strategy Director at Bis Henderson Consulting, believes Micro-fulfilment could be the big game-changer. The pandemic has advanced consumer engagement with online grocery by between 5 – 10 years, and although online orders still …

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XPO Logistics Releases Whitepaper: “Holiday Peak 2020: A Glimpse into the Future of E-Commerce”

XPO Logistics Releases Whitepaper Holiday Peak 202

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has released a whitepaper detailing data from two surveys conducted immediately prior to the holiday shopping season. The whitepaper, titled “Holiday Peak 2020: A Glimpse into the Future of E-Commerce,” elaborates on six key findings, ranging from retailers’ proactive …

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Narrow Aisle’s new ride-on order picker is a safe choice for e-commerce fulfilment centres

Narrow Aisles new ride-on order picker is a safe choice for e-commerce fulfilment centres

The latest addition to the extensive range of space-saving intralogistics solutions offered by Narrow Aisle Ltd is the Easi-Pick – a compact ride-on vertical order picker designed specifically for use within e-commerce facilities. A cost-effective alternative to the type of manually-manoeuvered ladder-type mobile access platforms that are often used in …

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How to avert a peak fulfilment crisis

How to avert a peak fulfilment crisis

Peak events are becoming more extreme and increasingly frequent. Now, with the high street paralysed by Covid restrictions, consumers are turning to the Internet in even greater numbers for their Black Friday and Christmas deals. How should omni-channel retailers adapt their fulfilment strategies to cope? By Craig Whitehouse, Managing Director …

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