8 May, "17

The Keys to JoJo Maman Bébé’s International Success

How do you become one of the largest leading multi-channel retailers of maternity and children's clothing in the UK? By flipping the traditional retail distribution model upside down.

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28 Apr, "17

Growing your distribution business through 3PL (third party logistics)

At TradeGecko, we know companies of all shapes and sizes are turning to third party logistics (3PL) as a solution to assist them with scaling business growth. The great news for any business owner is that a reliable 3PL can not only take care of all your supply chain headaches, more importantly, it will provide a totally scalable and flexible option for your business.

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26 Apr, "17

How to optimise inventory turnover: 9 tips

In this guest post Heather Smith covers the importance of efficient inventory turnover to your business operations.  She discusses why inventory turnover is such an essential part of operations, and nine strategies for optimisation.

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1 Feb, "17

5 things successful wholesale businesses do when negotiating with suppliers

Even if you have the best sales team and distribution chain imaginable for your wholesale business, it won’t amount to much if you are paying too much for your stock in the first place. This point should drive home just how crucial negotiating with your current and prospective suppliers is to the success of your company.

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31 Jan, "17

Introducing: Batch and expiry date tracking for F&B businesses

Possible glass fragments. Undeclared milk. Salmonella. E-Coli. These are some of the reasons behind product recalls by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

If you’re the owner of a food and beverage (F&B) business, you are constantly running the risk of contamination for reasons like the ones outlined above.

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10 Aug, "16

How to get paid on time as a supplier

Ah, cash flow. The lifeline and one of the biggest challenges for many small business owners and wholesalers. Keeping that cash flow coming is a key factor in keeping your business healthy - and that means getting your customers to make their payments on time.

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22 Jul, "16

The Brexit impact on the supply chain

Written by Vera Lim, Inbound Marketer at TradeGecko and Jonathan Dolby, Head of Marketing at Microlise, a UK based telematics and transport management solutions provider working with transport operators in the UK and internationally, many of which are retailers.

51.8% of voters in the UK chose to leave the European Union. Depending on the terms of the exit agreement, the Brexit vote could mean that the UK will no longer enjoy the benefits of the EU single market. Among the hardest hit by Brexit would be UK online sellers, for whom the EU accounts for 45% of the UK’s exports and cross-border online shopping.

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21 Jun, "16

Learn how Going Green can Grow Your Business

You can’t miss the proliferation of green businesses on every level, from small operators like Wanderer Bracelets that avoids outsourcing in favor of local artisans, to big brands like Nike that promise to reduce their carbon footprint and improve working conditions for their employees. At the same time, sustainability encourages businesses to stay adaptable and agile -- two key qualities for growing your business.

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