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MaxOptra launches What3words integration At MaxOptra, we’re excited to announce our new integration with what3words. What3words is the latest innovation in route planning. The business identified that street addresses weren’t designed for 2021. They aren’t accurate enough to specify precise locations, such as building entrances, and don’t exist for parks and many rural areas. This…

Industry spotlight: Garden and outdoor supplies At MaxOptra we work with a wide range of industries, all of them with their own goals and challenges. So we wanted to dedicate our content to some of the most popular industries that we work with. Offering industry insight, advice, and stories to help inspire and support similar…

5 ways to tackle the stock level and supply chain crisis  Recent research from Retail Insight has shown that 56% of UK consumers feel that in-store stock levels and out of stock products are worse than during panic-buying through the pandemic.  And a further 46% of consumers state that stock availability online is worse than…

Fuel prices are continuing to rise. How can your business save costs?   According to experts, UK fuel prices are continuing to rise. With petrol prices predicted to hit £2.50 a litre, and diesel to rise to £3, and show no sign of slowing down. For businesses that rely on product delivery and distribution, this…

Plans for electric vehicles Cast your minds back to 2020 and you may remember the Prime Minister announced that the UK is being put on course to be the fastest nation in the G7 to decarbonise cars and vans. In doing so, all new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by…

2022 is a big year for MaxOptra features and functionality In 2021 we invested heavily in the MaxOptra development team.  And with good reason. Throughout the year we expanded our customer base and released significant upgrades and improvements to MaxOptra. Some of which our experts had planned to futureproof the MaxOptra system and ensure it…

Delivery and logistics trends in 2022 2021 was quite the year, wasn’t it? Businesses have been faced with a pandemic, Brexit, rising cost of materials, and the great resignation.  All of this rapid change brings about challenges to businesses. Forcing many to adapt, evolve, and pivot. And the logistics industry is no exception. Due to…

Here at MaxOptra, we specialise in helping retail businesses to get the most out of their delivery operations. And as we boast over 650 customers worldwide, we like to think we are pretty good at what we do. But we’re well aware that delivery is only one part of the retail process. And that for…

Driver shortages in 2022 As UK Covid-19 cases were creeping closer to 200,00 in a day, industries have naturally been dealing with the challenges of not only a decrease in shoppers, diners, and visitors. But also a decrease in workers. With the sharp rise in Omicron cases, employees throughout the UK are having to isolate…