Claire Kerr

Women in Logistics

Women in Logistics. Blog Post by Claire Kerr In 2013, the Guardian ran a story about women in logistics, lamenting the fact that, in the industry, only a quarter of employees were women. Without any more recent figures, it’s likely that, six years later, the story is much the same. So, it seems that the …

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E2E 2019: Balloon One User Conference

E2E 2019: Balloon One User Conference. Blog Post by Claire Kerr We held our E2E 2019 user conference last week. Although we’ve held user events for many years, this was the first one we have branded this way. E2E stands for ‘end to end’ and explains how we approach the supply chain. The event is …

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Reducing Single-Use Plastic in your Supply Chain

Reducing Single-Use Plastics in your Supply Chain. Blog Post by Claire Kerr Single-use plastic is high profile at the moment. Media campaigns and environmental protests have highlighted the serious risks that it poses and we’re becoming more enlightened about how it is damaging the environment and polluting our oceans. As governments and international organisations begin …

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Tackling Peak Season Labour Requirements with Warehouse Technology

Tackling Peak Season Labour Requirements with Warehouse Technology. Blog Post by Claire Kerr Most businesses have a peak season. For many – especially those selling ecommerce goods – Christmas and Black Friday are key. Or they may run a promotion to compete with something like Amazon Prime Day. For others, their goods may sell strongly …

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Final Mile Delivery

Final Mile Delivery. Blog Post by Claire Kerr Final mile delivery is a key part of logistics. As the last part of the order management process, it necessarily depends on all the other parts leading up to it. But it has its own challenges too. Getting final mile delivery right depends on fast, convenient delivery …

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