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Read the latest Mail Workshop company updates, print and eCommerce advice.
Pick and pack fulfilment process in the UK

The process of picking and packing products is a key aspect within the management of your supply chain.   Mail Workshop has experience providing pick and pack order fulfilment for some of the UK's biggest daily deals companies, in addition to subscription magazines and online retailers.   The 'pick n pack' process involves acceptance of goods from supplier, (in some cases) re-working of the goods (which involves unpacking and...

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Catalogue fulfilment and distribution services

A flexible solution to bulk mailings from the UK’s leading print fulfilment provider Mail Workshop has helped multi-channel retailer Herts Fullstop distribute its catalogues more effectively, saving time and money.   The education specialist, which is part of Hertfordshire County Council, provides educational products to a broad customer base across the south east of England.   Four different geographical versions of the catalogue totalling over 16,000 units must be...

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Bulk magazine and catalogue distribution for the graphic design sector

For printing specialists AlphaGraphics, being able to outsource selected fulfilment jobs has meant more time to concentrate on doing what they do best – providing marketing, design and sustainable print solutions.   The firm, which is one of almost 300 franchises around the world, called on the services of Mail Workshop, the UK’s leading printed matter fulfilment provider, when it became clear that certain fulfilment jobs were...

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The eBay book of essential tips for buying and selling on eBay UK

eBay selling can be a lucrative business, as long as you get it right. There are plenty of eBay PowerSellers that reap the rewards of putting in a lot of hard work and effort into their eBay listings - but what can you do to make sure your listing sells? To help give you the best chance of selling your item on eBay, here are...

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Amazon Super Saver delivery time

If you asked your Amazon customers to name their favourite things about the eCommerce site, what do you think they would be? In addition to the vast product range and cheap prices, many people would also mention Amazon's famous Super Saver Delivery option, which provides free second-class delivery on all orders over £10. However, as of last week, that all changed.   In a press release on...

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Conversion rates on your e-commerce website can be improved by offering free delivery

Any group of online consumers will probably tell you that their biggest reason for abandoning their shopping cart is due to shipping costs, but sometimes it's about more than simply the cost of delivery.   The methods and policies retailers use to despatch orders also play a huge role when it comes to customer satisfaction. We're talking about everything from the estimated delivery dates, logistics, and the...

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Delivery returns policy

Could your returns policy be costing you customers? New research by the MetaPack Group claims that over 83 per cent of shoppers would remain loyal to a brand or retailer that allowed for an easy returns service, and furthermore, most expect such a service to be free with more choice and convenience.   MetaPack's research seems to suggest that now would be a good time to take...

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eCommerce shipping solutions UK

It goes without saying that delivery is absolutely key when it comes to eCommerce, and has the ability to turn a really good customer experience into a bad one - but which retailers offer the best performance? New statistics from StellaService delve deeper into the world of eCommerce delivery to find out.   The last crucial step   Online retailers want to ensure that consumers have the best possible...

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