What is the driving force behind success?
In my role as commercial and Business Development Manager, I am often asked, ‘What is special about Masters?’ What is your USP? Warehousing and logistics is an industry which is considered by some as very generic. I can understand why […]Read more
How to ensure peak performance over the holidays
As more and more stores make the change to e-commerce, the logistics business is under more strain than ever this Christmas. Also, with online giants like Amazon promising deliveries, sometimes a few hours after purchase – customer expectation has never […]Read more
Insurance: Peace of mind that your freight is fully covered
Logistics are very complicated by nature – often we have to facilitate movement across large distances with valuable property, into various sites. Where does ownership and liability start and finish and how can you ensure that your goods are adequately […]Read more
Why you need to prioritise warehouse safety in the supply chain
‘At Masters Logistical, we believe it is the people, as well as the service, that makes the company. We take care of our staff just as much as our customers.’ Which is why we keep warehouse safety as our absolute […]Read more
Logistics and the IoT – a more connected industry?
What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Until relatively recently the Internet has been composed entirely of computers connected to one another over a network to send, receive, process and store information. However, innovative technology has now changed the ways […]Read more
Are you as close to your customers as you think you are?
Did you know that in 2016 Christmas shoppers spent an average of 2.5 hours online sorting delivery problems? At Masters, we’ve noticed that Customer Service in the logistics industry seems to be closer than ever to becoming exclusively online, but […]Read more
Supply Chain Disruption – are you prepared?
No matter how tight a ship you run, it’s highly unlikely that you are completely safe from a supply chain disruption. Smarter logistics is strategic. Having a plan in place for when things don’t quite go as planned isn’t optional […]Read more
Why relationships are so important for a successful supply chain
A relationship starts from the very first point of contact, whether that is face to face, over the phone or online. It is fair to say that relationships drive businesses and they also play a central role in the success […]Read more
Masters are proud to be partnered with Palletline, who are part of Amazon’s preferred carrier programme
The ‘pioneers of palletised distribution’ Palletline is the UK’s leading freight distribution company and the preferred carrier of the mighty Amazon. Palletline works as a hub and spoke distribution system connecting all major cities in the UK. Only the best […]Read more
Do you benchmark your 3PL?
Benchmarking is an effective management tool to match your 3PL standard to your industry’s best. There’s nothing wrong with comparing yourself to your competitors, if anything it’s a proactive tool that can grow your business and allow you to achieve […]Read more