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Localz partners with British Gas, TWENTY65 and more for 2019 utility predictions

Information software company Localz, which assists companies with last mile delivery services, has commissioned a report on what we can expect from the utilities sector in 2019, partnering with British Gas, Citizens Advice, The Water Report and TWENTY65.

27 Dec 2018

Localz partners with British Gas, TWENTY65 and more for 2019 utility predictions

Information software company Localz, which assists companies with last mile delivery services, has commissioned a report on what we can expect from the utilities sector in 2019, partnering with British Gas, Citizens Advice, The Water Report and TWENTY65.

27 Dec 2018

The critical focus areas for Utility Companies in 2019

In 2018 we have seen a shift within the utilities community. There has been a definitive shift from talking about customer experience improvements to realising it is something that must be delivered now. Utility companies know they are not exempt from the impact of the demands of the Individual Economy – ‘IConomy’.

20 Dec 2018

What Will Be The Delivery Trends In 2019?

Delivery is a continually improving element of the retail industry. 2018 saw the normalising of next-day options to such an extent that, on average, they were selected more than the traditional 2-3-day economy window; click and collect bloomed to take over a third of multichannel online orders;

20 Dec 2018

Can retailers survive Christmas without click and collect?

In 2017, IMRG discovered that those retailers offering click and collect during the Christmas period saw a significant uplift in their sales, where those who did not faltered. Year-on-year growth for the Monday before Christmas (sometimes described as ‘Panic Monday’) was 27.7% for those offering next-day click and collect, and 17% for those offering non-next-day.

05 Dec 2018

The Critical Focus Areas For Utility Companies In 2019

In 2018 we have seen a shift within the utilities community. There has been a definitive shift from talking about customer experience improvements to realising it is something that must be delivered now. Utility companies know they are not exempt from the impact of the demands of the Individual Economy – ‘IConomy ’.

05 Dec 2018

Logistics and data: it’s a match!

At a recent logistics roundtable discussion, Louise Robertson from Australian last-mile solutions provider Localz declared that tech in the logistics industry’s should be more like Tinder. Logistics & Materials Handling finds out why.

26 Nov 2018

We want deliveries done differently, now

Research conducted by market research and data company YouGov explored the public’s concerns about the current state of last-mile delivery, highlighting the stresses and concerns consumers have as a result of online delivery and on-site utility services. Shockingly, nearly 1 in 10 consumers are too scared to use the toilet when waiting for a delivery, for fear of missing it.

23 Nov 2018

Is it obligatory for retailers to participate in Black Friday?

When Black Friday became melded into the public consciousness in the UK in 2014 (it had been around for years before that, but 2014 was the year it exploded), many retailers experienced an upturn. Even some of those who didn’t participate in discounting saw a sharp spike in their sales owing to the general purchasing frenzy which seized the nation.

15 Nov 2018

Research: Understanding what IConomy consumers want

A Localz research conducted by YouGov, which resulted in the 2018 ICurve Report, has explored the concerns of the United Kingdom’s consumer on the current state of last-mile delivery of goods and services. The research highlights the stresses and concerns consumers have as a result of online deliveries.

23 Oct 2018

Retailers that meet the demands of irrational, emotional customers will survive

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises is not like any fast food chain out there. Perhaps it’s because it doesn’t even refer to itself as one – but rather as a technology company. Its unique position in the market has come after years of embracing new and innovative ways to enhance the digital experience for its customers – with the ultimate goal of getting its pizzas delivered faster.

08 Oct 2018

Localz solves last mile nightmare

Australian digital logistics firm Localz will push into the US next year after building a solid offshore market for its products in the UK where the company leveraged a win from an incubator competition into a European channel.

03 Oct 2018

New age delivery’ makes two-thirds of Aussies more likely to buy products

Ensuring a seamless delivery process is the key to attracting consumers, new research says, while a suite of new tech platforms are helping retailers optimise their deliveries.  A quick and transparent delivery process is an integral part of customer loyalty and repeat purchases, according to new research.

03 Oct 2018

Waiting for that online order leaves us crossing our legs

Customers waiting for internet shopping feel “stressed out”, lose sleep, and get too scared to go to the loo in case they miss the doorbell, research claims.

26 Sep 2018

Customers dictate deliveries and services arrive only when they want them

YouGov research shows 71% of UK consumers experience emotional and physical pressure due to last-mile delivery practices. Localz, the IConomy fulfillment leader, today announced findings from the inaugural 2018 ICurve Report.

26 Sep 2018

IConomy: Highest-spending UK consumers want evening deliveries, study shows

The IConomy – or individual economy – describes how retailers, services providers and individuals demand a personalised service and will reject those unable to meet their expectations

26 Sep 2018

Finalists announced for PostalPitch StartUp Competition 2018

Hosted by the Postal Innovation Platform (PIP) – an initiative tasked with driving innovation in the postal ecosystem – PostalPitch asks startups to submit their latest ideas, products and solutions for consideration by a panel of industry experts, which this year includes Deutsche Post DHL, Liban Post and Swiss Post, among others.

11 Sep 2018

32 Ripper Oceanic SaaS Companies

Australia and New Zealand may be far away from the U.S. and Europe geographically, but SaaS in Oceania is as interesting and is as flourishing. This is due both to the increased uptake of Saas in companies but also because some of the companies born in Oceania are raised as global contenders.

09 Aug 2018

Struggling in the Last Mile: Irrational Consumer Demands!

Consumers are used to getting what they want and increasing demands make (online) retailers, fulfilment service providers and logistic companies go crazy, requiring a continuous focus on innovation. Yet, with the extreme fast delivery methods provided by Amazon, that is not all the last mile requests.

26 Jun 2018

Fulfilling the Retail Iconomy

The march of Click & Collect continues unabated. Retailers offering a lousy in-store collection experience will find they are harshly judged by customers. When carried out effectively, in-store collection results in spontaneous purchases and increased revenue.

30 Mar 2018

Retail Supply Chain Visibility Is Critical

Full supply chain visibility is the top service demanded by customers, according to 194 logistics executives surveyed by last-mile solutions provider Localz and eft Supply Chain and Logistics Business Intelligence, a networking agency for supply chain business leaders.

27 Mar 2018

The relevance of last-mile delivery logistics

It was during the dot-com bubble craze of 1999 when Barron’s did a skeptical cover story titled “Amazon Dot Bomb”. The story suggested a possible plummet of Amazon.com fortunes as wide speculations over the dot-com market had given rise to an economic bubble which was a nudge away from imploding.

22 Mar 2018

Retailers: Supply chain visibility trumps same-day delivery

While same-day delivery is still important to retailers and consumers — it ranked second on the list of priorities in the report — Andrew said that as a member of the logistics industry, he was surprised that full visibility is considered so critical.

22 Feb 2018

Retailers: Supply chain visibility trumps same-day delivery

Retailers are more interested in full supply chain visibility and precision rather than same-day delivery operations, according to a report released by last mile solutions provider Localz and eft Supply Chain and Logistics Business Intelligence, a networking agency for supply chain business leaders.

22 Feb 2018

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Paper-free compliance for self-exclusion

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29 January 2016

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Simple all-digital self-exclusion system on offer

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11 December 2015

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October’ 15-Dusk Blog

9 October 2015

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Localz takes out IBM prize

29 September 2015

2014 – The Year in Review

31 December 2014

Asda trials in-store beacons

12 November 2014