Category: Blog

What’s Your 2021 Business Strategy?

SmartFreight can be used as an effective tool to plug into your platform for things such as automatic consignment from your shopping cart, as well as seamless invoice reconciliation – just to name a few! We specialise in simplifying the supply chain, especially in the area of integration complemented by our Enterprise level shipping platform.… Read more »

John Lewis services to deliver growth

John Lewis is set for a big shake up. The 91-year-old partnership, which includes Waitrose, has seen a slump in profits and has been forced to cancel the staff bonus for the first time since 1953. With more shoppers having moved online during the pandemic, John Lewis is now looking to offer more virtual services… Read more »

How can auto brands futureproof their businesses in a digital world?

Convenience is now everything and digital disruption has prompted major shifts in consumer expectations. Today, automotive brands aren’t just tasked with delivering a high-quality, reliable vehicle – they’re expected to make the trip simpler, more comfortable and more enjoyable. This has only intensified with the explosion of new models around sharing and owning a car.… Read more »

SmartFreight kicks off its first ever series of Podcasts

SmartFreight® are delighted to share their first ever series of podcasts, featuring a guest speaker on every episode from the industry. Featuring all things shipping, warehousing and eCommerce, the podcasts will provide expert knowledge in a range of fields. They’re even throwing in some regulation changes for good measure! Browse through Episodes 1 & 2… Read more »

Stealth Commerce: the new retail frontier

If we look at the evolution of ecommerce, we can see this has been rather limited and at times, could be described as a digitalised version of the traditional mail order catalogue model. Yet, for the first time in over 30 years, this is changing, with several catalysts driving the New Retail revolution, into what’s… Read more »

OMG launches ecommerce practice in APAC

Omnicom Media Group (OMG) has launched Transact, a new ecommerce arm that offers end-to-end consultancy and support for clients looking to bolster their presence on digital marketplaces. The platform is designed to help brands pivot their business by improving their digital availability as well as focusing on new retail opportunities and ecommerce channels. Transact will… Read more »

How key is customer experience in a post-Covid market

Technology and customer data are a powerful combination that could enable eCommerce giants like Amazon to outperform the Big Four supermarkets, according to a new report. (Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons are having to enhance customer experience and delivery capabilities in response to increased demand for eGrocery services and also to prevent Amazon taking further… Read more »

Pay-As-You-Grow Shopit Ecommerce Platform

Find out how Davina built her ecommerce sites with Pay As You Grow ecommerce technology, Shopit. Founder Adam Pritchard talks about the core platform and getting under the hood to learn where it sits in the market. With the brand positioning “Get Enterprise level features from day one – and only pay as you grow”… Read more »

Maximising Q4 success on Amazon

There’s no denying that 2020 has been a minefield for marketers and whether you like or not, the Christmas season is nearly upon us. With Amazon’s Prime Day moving to October, coupled with the lingering effects COVID-19 has had on consumer behaviour, online shopping is going to be bigger than ever. So, to remain profitable… Read more »

SMART SHIPPING CAN HELP BUSINESSES TAKE STOCK OF A CHANGING WORLD

This year is an ongoing rollercoaster for retailers, with some famous names disappearing from the high street while online stores have seen purchases soar as consumers have let their fingers do the walking over keyboards. Innovative shipping software solutions, like that offered by SmartFreight®, can help online retailers forge a relationship with customers with delivery… Read more »