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7 reasons why you should automate your packaging process

Kern’s comprehensive range of automated packaging systems offer solutions for all industries and sectors, with small or large production volumes, which can be tailored to your business’s needs. Why use automated packaging solutions? 1. Consumer demand – With more consumers using online platforms for shopping it is important to have the right equipment that allows… Read more

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PackOnTime – an automated solution to worker shortages

While the e-commerce sector continues its growth, the need to meet customer demand, exceed fulfilment expectations and reduce shipping time is becoming a high priority for online retailers. However, one of the problems doesn’t lie with businesses’ logistic processes but with the shortage of warehouse operatives needed to efficiently run the fulfilment processes in place…. Read more

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Why Kern Smart Lockers are more relevant than ever

Smart Locker Deliveries Rise Dramatically in UK Recent data published by Tamebay claims the UK now has the most parcel deliveries per person in the world, overtaking countries such as Japan and the US. With 140 million parcels being generated each day, parcels per person rose to 74 compared to the worldwide average of 34… Read more

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Smart Lockers from Kern: deliveries at work made easier.

Smart Lockers for Office Parcel Management With the lifting of all remaining Covid-19 restrictions, the UK government have now removed the ‘work from home’ guidance and are encouraging people to consider plans for returning to the office. E-commerce is booming, with around 4.2 billion parcels sent in 2020/2021.* This rise in online deliveries means that… Read more

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Kern offers solution to encourage the increasing success of direct mail

The development of technology over recent years has led to an increasingly large number of businesses using digital platforms for marketing. However, the Direct Mail Information Service (DMIS) Response Rates Survey has found that direct mail has a response rate of 60%, with advertising mail being retained at home for an average of 17 days…. Read more

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Arena Flowers increases capacity by 300% with automated gift card insertion and sortation solution from Kern.

Arena Flowers is known as the UK’s most ethical florist delivering more than 2 million handpicked bouquets of fresh flowers every year. Its flowers are sourced from ethical suppliers and Fairtrade-certified farms, earning it a perfect 100 score in 2018, 2019 and 2020 on the Ethical Company Index. With every order arranged and hand-tied by… Read more

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London set to launch ‘out of home’ last mile delivery scheme to help reduce emissions and congestion

London set to launch ‘out of home’ last mile delivery scheme to help reduce emissions and congestion in all boroughs according to Alan Barrie, founding director of Delivering London speaking at the Parcel + Post-Expo conference in Vienna. With 500 million parcels being delivered in the UK capital alone and more than 25,000 vans already… Read more

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Have you heard of greenwashing?

Have you heard of greenwashing? Greenwashing is defined in the Cambridge Dictionary as “behaviours or activities that make people believe that a company is doing more to protect the environment than it really is”. For example, companies using misleading statements like ‘go green, go paperless’ when in reality their aim is to save costs. Greenwashing… Read more

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Two Sides debunk paper and print myths to encourage use within the industry

Sustainable, eco-friendly and recyclable. Definitions that underline the same broad concept, the preservation of our environment and resources for the future. Many of us are told that ‘paper is bad for the environment’ and that moving to online communications will help save the planet by reducing our carbon footprint. However, neither of these points are… Read more

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Switzerland top the chart for being the world’s most innovative country

Switzerland have a long standing reputation for innovation. The World Intellectual Property Organisation has evaluated innovation levels across 130 economies and it’s no surprise Swiss innovation has topped the chart with a score of 65.6 out of 100, the eleventh times it has been named the world leader in innovation. * For over 70 years… Read more

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Kern, your global provider of logistic solutions

Recent data published by Tamebay claims the UK now has the most parcel deliveries per person in the world, overtaking countries such as Japan and the US. With 140 million parcels being generated each day, parcels per person rose to 74 compared to the worldwide average of 34 parcels per person per year. This huge… Read more

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Kern support installation of NPI’S Xstream parcel sortation solutions at UK worldwide distribution centre

Kern are proud to support the installation of National Presort Inc’s XStream parcel sortation systems at Royal Mail’s Heathrow Worldwide Distribution Centre at Langley. With our engineering expertise in demand, our technical specialists are providing welcome additional resource to ensure the systems are up and running in time for the seasonal rush. The Xstream has… Read more

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