What did we learn about online delivery in Q1 2016?

Find out how order volumes in the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index fared over the same period. ORDER VOLUME GROWTH So far (with three months’ data in) this year, the online delivery landscape has looked reassuringly predictable – with the key metrics performing exactly as expected. The start-of-year forecast was for +12% growth – for Q1 the year-on-year growth came in at 12.3% with the … Continue reading What did we learn about online delivery in Q1 2016?

iForce’s Route Genie to integrate with InPost parcel lockers

Route Genie, iForce’s advanced carrier management platform, has secured a long-term partnership that will see InPost UK’s network of fully automated parcel lockers integrated into its software. The agreement will allow online retailers to provide more choice and convenience to their end customers as they’ll be able to return and collect their parcels in as little as 7 seconds! Route Genie already integrates with each … Continue reading iForce’s Route Genie to integrate with InPost parcel lockers

UK online retail sales growth doubles to 15% in Q1 2016

UK online retail posted strong double digit grow in the first quarter of 2016 with sales rising by 15% (excluding travel) year-on-year, boosted by strong online sales in March and an increase in average basket value, according to the British e-commerce association IMRG. The 15% growth in Q1 2016 nearly doubles the 8% growth during the first quarter of 2015 which was the first time … Continue reading UK online retail sales growth doubles to 15% in Q1 2016