Category: Fulfilment

February 06 2019
Platinum Pallet Network Service Provider

PDX Recognised with Platinum Pallet Network Service Award

PDX are very proud to have been honoured with Platinum pallet network service status once again in 2018. We have a one-of-a-kind trophy to prove it.

PDX is a shareholder member of Pallet-Track, the premier pallet delivery network in the UK. With over 83 members nationwide supporting the network and over 22,000 pallets handled every night from their state-of-the-art centralised hub, our customers can expect unrivalled IT systems and service levels.

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.

September 21 2018
building customer loyalty

6 Ways to build customer loyalty with creative and thoughtful packaging

It’s easy to see why customer loyalty is becoming harder to secure – there’s so much consumer choice out there. If customers do choose to stick with one single brand or retailer, what makes them stick?

Although it can be challenging to attract and retain customers, there are plenty of ways a business can stand out by making the purchase feel special, and that includes how you package your customers order, both with the materials used and in the ways you choose to send your product.

August 08 2018
organic-certified warehousing and fulfilment

PDX Retains Organic Status for its 2nd Year

Following our annual audit from the Organic Food Federation, we are pleased to announce we have retained our organic storage and processing accreditations for a second year.

Achieving and maintaining the accreditation status involves implementing disciplined procedures and protocols throughout our admin and warehouse operations. It reflects our dedication to ensuring the organic integrity of our customers products is preserved from receipt to dispatch.

January 18 2017
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Reviewing Your Distribution and Warehousing Operations: Get to the Bottom of the Bottom Line

In today’s increasingly competitive and politically uncertain climate, there has never been a more important time for suppliers and retailers to focus their attention on the bottom line of their operations and to review or respond to any potentially destructive or negative influences on the company’s objectives and projections.

Many Operations Managers are rightly being asked to reduce costs or better yet, increase productivity and efficiency and lower cost at the same time.

October 31 2016
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Episode Three: Want More from 3PL Fulfilment than Just Pick and Pack?

Episode Three: Wearwell

Another customer PDX have enjoyed a fantastic relationship with for over 15 years, Wearwell, are a prime example of the importance of working closely and growing with your customer.

Wearwell create some of the worlds best ergonomic flooring and matting surfaces. Products include flooring that reduce the repetitive impact of heavy boots, improve concentration by preventing fatigue, reduce slips & falls therefore creating a more productive and happier environment for all staff. And it’s not just manufacturing areas that benefit, Wearwell produce off the shelf and bespoke items for Aerospace, oil and gas exploration, fulfilment, pharmaceutical, food processing and hospitality industries.

August 08 2016
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Episode Two: Want More from 3PL Fulfilment than Just Pick and Pack?

Episode Two: Geeta’s Foods

PDX have enjoyed a close working relationship with Geeta’s food for over 10 years. A company recognised for their high quality food products and authentic indian flavours. Geeta’s, like all successful businesses, have evolved over the years, introducing new products and entering new UK food sectors and European markets and they’ve grown in size and turnover considerably as a consequence.

PDX has been there every step of the way, working closely and adapting to enhanced pick and pack fulfilment requirements to ensure Geeta’s are free to focus on sales and innovation in the comfort of knowing their products are safe in our hands.

June 27 2016
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Episode One: Want More from 3PL Fulfilment than Just Pick and Pack?

Episode One: Equilibrium Products

Equilibrium Products came to PDX looking for a 3PL fulfilment partner to warehouse and distribute their equine based goods. Products include leg protection, therapy, sun & fly protection and nutritional food based packs.

They were previously with a large warehousing distributor but wanted to find a company with a more personable approach who they could work alongside rather than the old adage of ‘small fish in a big pond’.

May 17 2016
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3PL and Order Fulfilment for Start Ups; Good, Bad, or Mad?

Whether you’re thinking about starting an e-commerce business, or if you’ve been selling products for a while, you might be considering employing a 3PL (third party logistics) provider to look after your warehousing, shipping, and fulfilment.

At PDX Logistics, we have worked with several start up companies. It’s a part of our business that we really love because it’s utterly infectious working with anyone who is enjoying the success of their ambition, innovation and energy spent on getting an idea out there and who are working hard on driving it forward. It’s where we were 25 years ago!

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