Business

Same-day delivery extends reach of click and collect

GET IN TOUCH This article was featured in the Scottish Grocer as an advertorial. Click + Collect has become a leading omnichannel solution for many retailers thanks to its low cost and convenience…

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Ordering and delivery habits in 2020

This year has been one of monumental change, and that’s of course largely down to the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. With more people than ever before working from home, and social…

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The retailer’s shipping guide to a successful peak holiday season

"There is concern toy retailers won't be able to meet the massive increase in online orders because of courier constraints" - Gary Grant, boss of the Entertainer. In what is already an insanely busy…

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21st century milkmen: providing delivery services for your local community

The situation So you may have heard by now that the entire country is on lockdown. You’ve also probably read all the articles about how couriers and those working for a local delivery service are now…

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A how-to guide for bricks-and-mortar businesses pivoting to dark store delivery models

Even before the recent Government lockdown was announced we were getting a lot of enquiries around providing delivery from businesses looking to adapt to a delivery-only model, so we’ve put together…

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Learn the first steps to building the ultimate same-day logistics management platform

Updated: 22/12/19 Our same-day logistics management platform is fundamental to everything we do at Gophr. So, we thought we’d share how we built the brains of our business. We’ll explain how our…

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How we gather valuable user insights to drive product innovation

Updated: 21/12/19 Gophr is a marketplace made up of two sides: couriers and customers: supply and demand. Startups working in the on-demand delivery sector tend to be well funded enough that they…

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Thoughts on the gig-economy, and its consequences for the courier industry

Updated: 9/12/19 These blogs post were written by our Founder, Seb Robert, 3 years ago and were based on his thoughts on Uber’s 2016 tribunal ruling. Please keep an eye out for updated opinion pieces…

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Parcel sizes; small and large parcel deliveries

Updated: 6/12/19 We get a lot of questions about what Gophr courier’s vehicles can carry and what’s best for their job, so we’ve pulled this post together as a guide to help you book the right…

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Cycle couriers tackling the sorry state of the London air crisis

Updated: 3/12/19 We’re very proud to be working with two highly-innovative British Tech companies: CleanSpace and Inmarsat. Together, we're undertaking the largest air pollution research project in…

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