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Christmas: Opening Hours

By |2020-11-23T17:01:17+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Newsroom|

DAY                                                  DATE                                               OPENING HOURS Wednesday                                        23rd Dec 2020                                    Open as normal Thursday          [...]

How can logistics companies prepare for peak season

By |2020-11-20T12:09:38+00:00November 20th, 2020|Newsroom|

How can logistics companies prepare for peak season   VUCA: volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. It is a popular piece of management jargon that essentially relates to unpredictable, challenging situations. Unsurprisingly, use of the acronym has skyrocketed in 2020.   We are, of course, living through “unprecedented” events. Indeed, throughout this period it is apparent [...]

Peak season for eCommerce in 2020 will be full of challenges – are you ready?

By |2020-11-06T09:37:20+00:00November 6th, 2020|Newsroom|

Peak season for eCommerce in 2020 will be full of challenges – are you ready?   We are entering “peak season” for the eCommerce sector. Black Friday and Cyber Monday in late November come just before the hectic festive season, making this the busiest time of year for online retailers.   This period always presents [...]

One World Express’ new research reveals how UK businesses are preparing for Brexit

By |2020-10-23T21:24:13+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Newsroom|

Will they, or won’t they? This is the big question as UK-EU trade talks rumble on, with a deal flitting between being imminent and out of the question, depending on who your source.   A fortnight ago, we posted a blog about how the post-Brexit trade talks seemed to be progressing positively, with both sides [...]

Three months until Brexit deadline – where do we stand?

By |2020-10-08T12:28:37+00:00October 8th, 2020|Newsroom|

The deadline for UK-EU trade talks is fast approaching. And while COVID-19 understandably continues to dominate the headlines, there is a growing sense – both among businesses and within government – that Brexit is a mounting priority.   The transition period, which began when the UK formally left the European Union on 31st January 2020, [...]

Will COVID-19 inspire a new wave of British entrepreneurs?

By |2020-09-25T09:04:16+00:00September 25th, 2020|Newsroom|

Many people harbour the ambition to start their own business. Some hold the desire from a young age, for others it grows through their professional lives; some have a clear vision for a business they want to create, others are driven by the urge to be their own boss.   Whatever the case, it will [...]

Focus shifts back to post-Brexit trade talks as transition period nears end

By |2020-09-14T08:58:29+00:00September 14th, 2020|Newsroom|

COVID-19 has derailed virtually all plans for 2020. Not least, it kicked Brexit into the proverbial long grass for many months, with the Government understandably focused instead on containing the virus and offering financial support for those affected by it.   However, a cursory glance at the news will tell you that the B-word is [...]

Supply chain disruption presents new opportunities to British businesses

By |2020-08-27T13:16:15+00:00August 27th, 2020|Newsroom|

Of all the challenges brought about by COVID-19, supply chain disruption has been one of the most prominent. It impacted – and continues to impact – both businesses and consumers, with everything from car parts to bread flour struggling to reach the people who need it.   That supply chains would be adversely affected by [...]

How have UK businesses taken positives out of COVID-19 disruption?

By |2020-08-14T15:03:18+00:00August 14th, 2020|Newsroom|

  The ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic have been deep and vast. People have lost their jobs, businesses have closed down, and a new set of social distancing rules have completely altered the way we live our lives.   For business leaders, there have been multiple issues to contend with. First and foremost, in many [...]

Overcoming a Unique Challenge: How One World Express has responded to the coronavirus pandemic

By |2020-08-07T10:58:12+00:00August 7th, 2020|Newsroom|

In the 22 years since One World Express was founded, the business has had to overcome many challenges. The dotcom boom (and burst), the 2008 global finance crisis, and Brexit; to name but a few.   But the coronavirus pandemic has presented an entirely new set of circumstances that we have had to adapt to. [...]