Agile is the new normal for businesses and distribution

With most of the world coming out of lockdown after the spread of COVID-19, and many businesses cautiously starting to ramp up activity to entice back their customer base, the expectation across many countries is to get back to the ‘norm’…

MaxOptra continues to support global businesses by attending the Last Mile Summit

Last week MaxOptra attended the Last Mile Summit - MEA; a virtual summit that hosts 300+ industry leaders from E-Commerce, Parcel & Couriers, 3PL / 4PL Providers, Supermarkets, Food Delivery, Pharmacies and more from the MEA. The 2-day initiative strives…

Industries are seeing an increase in orders as lockdown is lifting

The impact of COVID-19 has been vast for many businesses, all over the world. They have been forced into difficult and often impossible positions; struggling to adapt, plan and deliver to a customer base they are desperate to keep and support. However,…

MaxOptra continues to invest in technology and innovation by announcing Phil Bircumshaw as Chief Technology Officer

At MaxOptra we take an innovative, data-driven approach to both our product and business as a whole. We are proud to be pioneers of 360-degree data within the logistics industry; managing data at all stages of the delivery process, and taking an app-agnostic…

How businesses can reduce their environmental impact whilst successfully re-opening

It’s impossible to deny the positive environmental impact that lockdown has had. There were 11,000 fewer deaths from air pollution in Europe alone, daily emissions of greenhouse gas plunged 17%, and there has been the sharpest drop in carbon output…

What is Direct Vision Standard and are you compliant?

If you are part of the logistics industry, you may have heard of Direct Vision Standard (DVS) compliance. This refers to the measurement of how much an HGV driver can see directly through their cab windows, and indicates the level of risk to vulnerable…

How the hospitality industry can prepare to reopen after lockdown

As we move further into Summer, there have been increased talks about when England’s pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants will be opening. Despite rumours of a June reopening, the government’s roadmap is set on July 4th, dependent on advice at the…

The importance of the cleaning and hygiene industry throughout COVID-19

Out of all industries, cleaning and hygiene has been on the frontline when it comes to dealing with the COVID-19.However, the industry, like many, have been through a difficult few months. They went from being inundated with orders for hand sanitiser…

Challenges and solutions for retailers reopening post-lockdown

The announcement of shops in England being able to open from June 15th sparked mixed reactions throughout the country. Many retailers were relieved to finally be setting up business again after a difficult few months, and many customers were excited…

Bicycle delivery set to increase throughout 2020

Since the coronavirus lockdown, the UK bicycle industry has seen a significant increase in both usage and bike sales. Retailers, both national and local within the UK, are seeing an increase in orders both for leisure and professional reasons. Phillip…