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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…

Geotab are leaders in fleet telematics, tracking, and management solutions to power businesses. Their marketplace is home to the most innovative businesses within the telematics ecosystem. And we are proud to be featured as one of the few route optimisation providers that Geotab recommends within their marketplace, and partners alongside. “Maxoptra is a cloud-based, open…

It’s been an unpredictable 18 months for companies in every industry, all over the world. At MaxOptra, we spent much of lockdown supporting businesses who were pivoting their approach to stay afloat during the pandemic.  For many, this meant moving away from their traditional B2B models, and instead, selling and delivering to individual consumers in…

About Midshires Electrical & Lighting Ltd Midshires Electrical were established in 2003 as an independent electrical wholesaler that specialises in high-quality electrical lighting products, specifically to trade customers. They boast over 150 years of combined experience, with a sales team that are renowned for their knowledge and hospitality. Their goal is to provide the best…