Tag Archives: e-fulfilment

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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Whistl acquires Clientbase Fulfilment & Contact Centre

Whistl acquires Clientbase Fulfilment & Contact Centre

Whistl, the leading delivery management company in the UK, has announced the acquisition of Clientbase Fulfilment and Contact Centre, it’s third transaction in the ecommerce fulfilment and contact centre sector. Founded in 1999, Clientbase is a privately held company based in Paignton, Devon, and offers the full fulfilment service for …

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XPO Logistics increases productivity and safety in e-commerce warehouses with Touchless Machine Vision Scanners

XPO Logistics Increases Productivity and Safety in E-Commerce Warehouses

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has deployed 370 state-of-the-art barcode scanners with machine vision in warehouses in the UK, Spain, France and the Netherlands. The fixed-mount, computerised scanners speed the reading of inventory data, while replacing shared, handheld scanners with a more hygienic solution. …

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Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

Direct to Consumer (D2C) is a new yet already popular business strategy for many new, and some experienced small manufacturers. But without an appropriate IT platform, which combines traditional manufacturing ERP with new e-commerce channels, the benefits may not be entirely realised. The disabling of many conventional wholesale/retail market channels …

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Walker Logistics increases its workforce by 20 per cent

Walker Logistics increases its workforce by 20 per cent

Online fulfilment specialist Walker Logistics has increased the size of its workforce by more than 20 per cent following an upsurge in the omni-channel order volumes that it is processing at its Berkshire multi-user storage facility. Charlie Walker, Walker Logistics’ marketing director, comments: “With nearly 50 very different clients being …

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ArrowXL launches national recruitment drive

ARROWXL LAUNCHES NATIONAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Leading two-person home delivery company ArrowXL is expanding its workforce due to an increase in demand in 2020. Around 100 jobs will be created in the two-phase recruitment operation, which will take place in various cities and towns across the UK. ArrowXL has seen hundreds of applications submitted after announcing …

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