Posts Tagged ‘Descartes’

  • How retailers can navigate the returns dilemma in 2024

    on Jan 11, 24 • in UK News • with Comments Off on How retailers can navigate the returns dilemma in 2024

    Dealing with returns has always been part of the retail landscape, and a painful frustration.  In fact, up until the last few years, this service has traditionally been enjoyed free of charge for the majority of online shoppers

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  • Preparing for Peak Season Precision

    on Nov 29, 23 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Preparing for Peak Season Precision

    Preparing for the rise and fall in demand around peak season shopping is nothing new to retailers – certainly not for pure-play ecommerce brands who are reliant on what is often a single, make-or-break, touchpoint with their consumer audience: the point of order fulfilment. 

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  • The Time For Supply Chain Visibility Is Now: Where Retail Can Succeed

    on May 22, 23 • in UK News • with Comments Off on The Time For Supply Chain Visibility Is Now: Where Retail Can Succeed

    Supply chain visibility has been a hot innovation topic for more than the last five years, as tracking technology has evolved and more benefits have been identified. But getting past the market hype, what real progress has been made, and what is left to be done to give supply chain and logistics professionals comprehensive visibility to their operations – especially within retail

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  • Waterline supports growth with Descartes

    on May 16, 23 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Waterline supports growth with Descartes

    Waterline, the UK’s largest supplier to the independent kitchen specialist sector, is supporting business growth by enhancing the operational efficiency of its fleet delivery and customer service operations using Descartes’ cloud-based route planning and optimization; pre-delivery customer email notifications; and electronic proof-of delivery (ePOD) solutions. With the solutions, Waterline has achieved a four percent reduction in fleet mileage and decreased customer contact center enquiries by 50 percent

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  • Executive leadership support is critical to transportation management

    on Sep 18, 22 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Executive leadership support is critical to transportation management

    Why is it that some companies excel at transportation management and others don’t? Is it the choice of transportation management strategies, practices or even technologies? Or is transportation management value a self-fulfilling prophecy? Descartes recently conducted its 6th Annual Global Transportation Management Benchmark Survey on transportation management strategies, tactics and technology and how business leadership’s perception of transportation’s importance impacts both financial performance and growth. The results over time are amazingly consistent—even through the pandemic. 

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  • UK fuel crisis: the worst is yet to come

    on May 16, 22 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on UK fuel crisis: the worst is yet to come

    UK drivers, fleet managers, and retailers will struggle to forget the fuel crisis of 2021, when the triple threat of Brexit, COVID-19 and the ensuing HGV driver shortage led the British public to panic buy until the pumps ran dry, writes Descartes’ Head of Marketing, Andrew Tavener

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  • Baskent Consulting uses Descartes’ e-Customs solution

    on Nov 9, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Baskent Consulting uses Descartes’ e-Customs solution

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce is supporting multinational consulting and customs brokerage company Baskent Consulting Ltd. to help its customers navigate post-Brexit customs complexities and grow its business with Descartes’ e-Customs solution

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  • Descartes unveils Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Enhancements

    on Oct 12, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Descartes unveils Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Enhancements

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has unveiled artificial intelligence (AI)- and machine learning (ML)-based enhancements to its Routing Mobile & Telematics suite

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  • Extending drivers’ hours is not the solution to the HGV driver shortage

    on Sep 21, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Extending drivers’ hours is not the solution to the HGV driver shortage

    In an open Letter to the Editor  Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing, Descartes Systems Group has expressed concern over the extension of drivers’ hours as a way to alleviate the HGV driver shortage problem

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  • Realising post-Brexit efficiencies with streamlined customs clearances

    on Mar 30, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Realising post-Brexit efficiencies with streamlined customs clearances

    After the Brexit transition period finally ended on 31st December 2020 and with Covid-19 protocols causing disruption to travel, it is clear that the logistics industry has seen a challenging start to

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  • Descartes sponsors True Heroes Racing for 2021 Season

    on Mar 24, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Descartes sponsors True Heroes Racing for 2021 Season

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has announced its continued sponsorship of True Heroes Racing, a team founded in 2012 as a project to provide Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) UK Service personnel and Veterans, with the opportunity to become directly involved in all aspects of competitive motorcycle racing. This is the third year Descartes is sponsoring the team

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  • Meadow Foods deploys Descartes’ e-Customs

    on Jan 12, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Meadow Foods deploys Descartes’ e-Customs

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, is supporting Meadow Foods, the leading supplier of dairy ingredients and inclusions to the food industry, with preparation for Brexit through deployment of its e-Customs solution

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