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Insights

What to expect from electric lorries

Last month the mayor of London announced that he would be allocating £123,306 to support plans to loan electric vans and lorries to businesses in Croydon town centre. This plan (which is designed to reduce pollution in the area) is not revolutionary, but does demonstrate an ongoing desire to shift towards electric alternatives to traditional vehicles. But what should you expect from electric lorries, and will we ever see them being widely used in the supply chain?

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12.49.21

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Are cost savings always the bottom line?

The desire to save money in business is often relentless and this is especially true of the supply chain. Often the supply chain is seen as a cost on a balance sheet and therefore, always under tight scrutiny for cost savings and cuts. But is a price reduction always the best course of action? Or are there situations where cost isn’t the bottom line?

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13.49.20

Insights

2016 - A year in numbers

ByBox continues to grow at an exceptional rate, from incredible volume increases to SLA records, here’s our 2016 in numbers:

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10.44.24

Insights

What to expect from Field Services in 2017

As we start the new year, many of us are now planning for 2017, and whether you are looking at areas for future growth or investing more in what you already have, now is a good time to start thinking about what to expect from the field service sector over the next year. Here are three trends we expect to have an impact in 2017.

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Case Studies

Tennant

Tennant, a leader in the design and manufacturing of solutions for a cleaner, safer world, has a large team of field technicians to service the many products – street sweepers, scrubbers and other speciality floor cleaning equipment – its clients operate around the UK. It naturally wanted to give its customers the best maintenance possible and a next working day service is the key to delivering this.

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15.17.09

Company News

Meet the ByBox team at the Bett show 2017

ByBox is exhibiting at the 2017 Bett show at the ExCeL London, from 25th to the 28th January.

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10.55.26

Insights

Should your business switch to Windows 10?

Windows 10 was launched in July of last year to largely positive reviews. Critics felt that it addressed the issues of Windows 8 and offered a smoother overall user experience. However, many businesses have avoided making the switch to Windows 10, opting instead to wait until it had been well tested in the real world.

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12.47.30

Company News

ByBox awarded second prestigious Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council

International technology company, ByBox, has won a prestigious Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council for a second consecutive year. This accolade was re-awarded to the ByBox Coventry Distribution Hub in recognition of the very high standard of health and safety measures it has successfully implemented and maintained.

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08.47.18

Insights

Preparing your supply chain for Christmas

Christmas is the busiest time of the year for many businesses and while it can be very profitable, it can also put an extra strain on your supply chain at a time when conditions are already difficult. It is therefore important that you do everything you can to make the most of the extra demand without letting your service suffer. So, what should you do to prepare your supply chain for Christmas?

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12.26.31

Company News

ByBox unveils Metro™ campaign for London

ByBox Metro™ provides businesses in large metropolitan cities with an improved supply chain solution, enabling more efficient delivery and return of SLA critical parts.

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14.05.10

Insights

How realistic is the Supply Chain Control Tower?

If you follow the logistics press, you may have come across the concept of the “Supply Chain Control Tower”. This is a relatively new idea, but one that has had a big impact on the aspirations of some members of the logistics industry.

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11.24.38

Insights

Driverless Trucks – Evolution or Revolution?

With trials taking place across the UK and the rest of Europe, driverless trucks are no longer a futuristic ambition. The technology is advancing rapidly and in the next 10 years it is very likely that the logistics industry will have access to driverless trucks that they can send into the field. But what can you expect from the technology? Will it fundamentally change the way you operate or will the change be more subtle?

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13.03.29

Insights

How to manage risk in your supply chain

All supply chains have to be well equipped to deal with risk. Things can and will go wrong, but when your business relies on your supply chain to function, any unforeseen circumstances can carry high costs in damages and lost revenue.

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13.38.58

Company News

LDC puts ByBox in its locker

£37.5m investment to support the MBO and international growth of one of the UK’s fastest growing technology companies.

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14.32.58

Company News

ByBox unveils innovative new technology: Stockonnect™

- Stockonnect™ smartphone app and Bluetooth App Box combine enabling businesses to better manage delivery of parts to large sites and reduce stock loss - App Box reduces the time spent collecting and delivering parts and are available 24/7 making same day deliveries more cost effective

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