News Round-Up - Summer 2019
News Round-Up – Summer 2019
It’s been an interesting time for the UK and the import / export industry this summer. Everyone waited for Brexit, and to see what effect this would have, but it didn’t happen.
At World Options it been business as usual. We’ve seen growth and had many successes to celebrate, as well as some exciting I.T developments in the pipeline for the remaining 2019/20.
Here’s a recap of all World Options updates in our News Round-Up for Summer 2019:
We kicked off the Summer with our annual National Sales Conference at the prestigious Hilton, St George’s Park, home of the FA National Football Centre. Where special guest speaker ‘Eddie The Eagle’ Great Britain’s Olympic ski jumper, took the stage at the Conference to delight franchisees and delegates with an inspirational speech. Awards were presented to recognise top earning World Options franchisees who have reached new targets in sales and growth, as well as star awards to recognise World Options’ coveted Millionaires Row Award Winners.
Find out here how these franchisees made it to the top. Read an exclusive interview with World Options Millionaires Row Award Winners.
World Options have helped ship millions of parcels, packages and freight shipments over the years. In that time there have been many interesting and unique items that we’ve transported for business customers world-wide. Learn how we helped to ship woolly mammoth tusks, aircraft engine parts and more.
In June, we were featured in Business Matters Magazine the article provides information for businesses regarding how to choose a courier supplier and the steps that companies need to take in order to review their shipping processes.
Also in June, loadstar.com covered World Options’ thoughts on the rise of online shipping and how businesses can meet this demand, in addition to a profile of World Options, our history, how our online shipping portal works and testimonials from our customers.
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In July, businessblogshub.com featured World Options with tips on how to select a courier supplier, what questions businesses should ask themselves when searching for a courier supplier for their business.
As we continue to push the boundaries with new shipping integration and I.T developments, in July World Options was proud to announce the launch of the World Options Global Shipping app which allows businesses to integrate World Options shipping rates directly into their Shopify and WooCommerce websites. The launch was covered in couriernews.co.uk, see the full article here:
New to using shipping services and confused by shipping terminology? In August we’ve created this helpful guide, which includes some of the most common and confusing shipping terms and abbreviations.
In our bid to help businesses get the most of their courier supplier, in August, we published an article in bdaily.co.uk featuring our Top 10 Tips that businesses should implement and use in order to get cheaper business shipping rates.
5 Facts About World Options Partner Carriers – DHL, UPS, FEDEX & TNT
To pay homage to our carrier suppliers who help ship goods for thousands of World Options customers every day. Throughout August and the beginning of September we launched a series of articles sharing five unique and special facts about World Options shipping partners, DHL, UPS, FedEx and TNT. Some facts that you can learn about include:
How DHL would deliver parcels in its early days
The reason behind UPS trucks being Brown
The hidden symbol in the FedEx logo
How TNT was started with 1 truck