Category: Distribution

November 15 2018
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Offer free delivery: It’s the biggest incentive for customers today to shop from you

Shopping-cart abandonment is a massive problem for online retailers so taking steps to avoid that trend and converting your e-shop visitors could pay massive dividends. Taking statistics from 29 different studies, the Baymard Institute, have estimated that around 68% of online shopping carts are abandoned. Delivery options play a pivotal role in an online shopper’s decision of where to spend their hard-earned cash.

60% of shoppers abandon shopping carts due to extra costs associated with the purchase such as delivery costs, tax and other extra charges such as the fee for returns. Maintaining a steady cost from product page to checkout increases a customer’s likelihood on following through with the purchase.

Free delivery can be an effective marketing tool that aims to benefit both the consumer and the retailer. Free delivery is a long-term play. Taking a short-term loss can be a smart sacrifice with a big-time payoff down the road if the policy generates sales, loyalty and builds brand advocates.

November 06 2018
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PDX will donate £1 to the Royal British Legion for every pallet shipped during WW1 Centenary week

PDX will donate £1 to the Royal British Legion for every pallet shipped during WW1 Centenary week

100 years ago the First World War ended, and a new world began. The example and experience of those who lived through it shaped the world we live in today.

In 2018 The Royal British Legion is leading the nation in saying Thank You to all who served, sacrificed and changed our world. To commemorate this momentous centenary, PDX commit to donating £1 to the Royal British Legion for every pallet we ship during the week running up to Remembrance day, Sunday 11th November 2018.

April 19 2017
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PDX’s is now a Certified Organic Warehouse & Distribution Centre

PDX sees ‘Organic’ Growth (but not in the way you might think….)

So this spring our warehouse and distribution has quite literally grown…… Organically! As of March this year we were certified in the storage and distribution of organic goods.

It all a started a few months ago when we received an enquiry from a customer looking to warehouse and distribute pre-packaged organic products coming in from Sri Lanka. In order to bring organic certified products into the UK you need your warehouse partner to be organically certified too.

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