Shipster secures funding for expansion of shipping software business

British shipping technology company Shipster has secured investment from Manchester-based Fearless Adventures to help grow its business. Shipster claims to make what it calls “extremely bespoke” shipping software more accessible to growing online retailers through a “no-price-per-shipment” model and a technical support team that can make same-day shipping rule changes (more…)

UKWA calls for Government to do more to support warehousing and logistics sector

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has criticised the Chancellor’s Spring Statement for not doing enough to support the warehousing and logistics industry. UKWA CEO Clare Bottle said that more needed to be done to support the sector, especially following its efforts in lockdown. “While the contribution of warehousing and logistics (more…)

Virgin Wines gross margins ‘largely in line with expectations’ after pre-empting supply chain issues

Pre-empting supply chain issues by stocking up early and managing stock efficiently has allowed Virgin Wines to keep gross margin largely in line with expectations whilst being able to successfully deliver customers the wines they want, when they want, the company said in its interim results this week. Virgin Wines delivered (more…)