Technology has changed the way we live our lives. Automated systems can now do the things that used to require the collaborative effort of two or more people. We as Britons are leaders when it comes to invention and innovation. As such, revolution started long ago (Isaac Newton inventing the reflecting telescope, Thomas Savery with his the Steam Engine, and many others). Through the industrial age to the information age change for more efficiency of doing business is what we humans do. Today every industry is adopting one form of technology or the other. The Courier servicing industry must not be left behind in this inevitably changing times.
One primary form of technology that can drastically change the way we execute logistics, is a software. Of course, several logistics-centered brands have, over the years, leveraged technology. However, the industry is still pushing beyond its limits on the use of technology. You may have heard Amazon’s plans to augment its package delivery service using drone technology, can you imagine parcels attached to drones flying over London skyline. Sounds like a sci-fi movie scene, but with todays technology advancement, its possible. In this blog post we will detail some reasons why using technology is a must for today’s courier companies in England.
Elimination of Uncertain Delivery Times
In the world where everything is moving so fast, time is of utmost importance. This timeliness extends to delivery particularly if a courier company is based on same day deliveries. Unlike few years ago, customers today want to know precisely where their items are and also when they will receive their deliveries. This is where software comes in. With cutting-edge Delivery Master Courier Logistics Software, customers will know exactly when their package would be at their address, as they can track any entered POB & POD information through your new Customer Web Portal. If you’ve been operating a courier business for a while, then, you’d remember the times when courier companies relied on estimated time for deliveries.
Tracking: Parcels, Drivers and Fleet
This is somewhat in line with the first point above. Tracking technology has been in development for quite some time now. Information provided by GPS technology has pinpoint accuracy. Although a successful delivery is dependent on several factors that may be beyond the control of the company, at least, its a great start to have an option to provide tracking capability for your courier business, your drivers and customers using a courier software.
We’ve created a complete courier management solution that can easily be incorporated within all types/and/sizes of courier companies in UK.
With our Delivery Master Courier Software back office system, driver app and customer web portal, coupled with Delivery Master Fleet Tracking System giving you utmost control of the entire lifecycle of a delivery. While providing real-time vehicle tracking and mobile workforce management 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
This will provide a system that is designed effectively allowing you to operate your courier business profitably. And with confidence equipped for todays technology driven UK courier industry, be ready and set to take advantage of tomorrow’s changing courier scene.
Expectations, Needs and Innovation
With the development of technology new experiences are being delivered to people all around the world. For instance, social media started as a simple system where one could connect with friends virtually. As you know that just over few years, there has been so much development that it has now become a way of life. For example: Facebook and Google seems like a necessity for todays generation.
All these global changes are due to the constant and intentional development to create better user experiences. Forward thinking courier companies in England should also be intentional about giving customers better delivery experiences by exploring new resources, tools and frameworks.
Unmatched Experience and a Better Courier Software
What if we said we could simplify the entire process for your courier company to begin using the right courier software, what would this mean to your UK courier business? With over 25+ years of experience in the courier and logistics software industry, we’ve created Delivery Master to make sure that UK couriers (big or small) are positioned steady to operate a more profitable courier business.
Already using a software that no longer caters for your courier company requirements? Never used one before or just want to find out if a courier software package can benefit your particular courier company? We’re here to help, call 0333 30 55 250 or contact us