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29 November 2021

How to grow your on-demand delivery business

Not too long ago, customers would have been quite content to wait a few days for an online order to arrive. Then, large, multinational corporations like Amazon started offering next-day delivery and, now, some businesses are even promising to fulfil orders on the same day they are made. This rapid acceleration in delivery times has not gone unnoticed by retailers, with 51% already offering same-day delivery and 65% planning to do so within the next two years. 

In fact, the “Amazon effect” has been felt across the delivery market, with businesses now required to provide a customer experience that is equal to or better than that provided by Amazon. Of course, with the resources at Amazon’s disposal, this is not necessarily easy.

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12 October 2021

What's new regarding location intelligence

With eCommerce booming and urban areas becoming increasingly congested, the demand for location-specific data is growing all the time. As such, it should come as no surprise that businesses from all parts of the supply chain and across various industries are trying to find new ways of leveraging location intelligence - finding new innovations that will improve customer services and deliver strong business returns.  

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23 September 2021

How to make your delivery times even faster

Increasing the speed of your last-mile delivery is essential to business success - but it is not easy. Since Amazon started offering customers next-day delivery (even same-day delivery on some items), logistics providers have been under greater pressure than ever to improve their delivery times.  

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29 April 2021

5 Essential Rules of Location Data

Recent research has shown that between 80 and 90% of people have their location turned on at all times. For marketers, this isn’t just some boring statistic about how many people have their eyes glued to their phone screens during the day (and well into the night...) – this is highly valuable information!

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20 April 2021

How Location Data Revolutionises Traditional Industries

Location intelligence refers to complex processes of collecting and analysing special data from different sources, such as carrier data, GPS, Internet of Things, etc., to get valuable insights. This technology helps businesses discover new trends, consumers’ behaviour, and interests, and identify new revenue opportunities. 

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11 January 2021

Last Mile Logistics: What Delivery Firms Are Up Against

The dramatic increase in home shopping caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) is not expected to slow down now customers are used to the ease of use, speed and convenience. Last mile logistics in particular continues to play a vital role in achieving this. 

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20 August 2020

How Local Eyes Navigated COVID-19

The entire world has had to adjust to new ways of working over the past few months – including the team here at Local Eyes. But despite the challenges, we’ve managed to successfully steer our ship through the troubled waters.

Initially, we made sure everyone at Local Eyes could work from home. And by giving each of our employees a personal budget to set up their own home office, we made sure they were comfortable doing so.

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02 June 2020

Location Intelligence In An Age Of Online Privacy

The moment we start using location intelligence services like Google Maps, pretty much anyone looking for this information can pinpoint us on a map – with an alarming degree of accuracy.

However, more and more businesses are keen to restrict this. Let’s consider some of the risks, why privacy is important, and how companies should respond to ongoing challenges.

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18 May 2020

The Real Cost Of Location Intelligence

With an abundance of ‘free’ mapping technologies woven into our daily lives there is a common misconception that these services come without a cost.

However, while many services are free of charge, use freemium models, or are open source, the true cost comes from the potential privacy breaches involved in selling your data to large service providers.

Here’s what companies need to know.

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06 May 2020

How Location Intelligence Can Boost Your Marketing

Location intelligence isn’t just a concern for logistics and transportation companies. There are numerous ways in which marketers can benefit too.

In this respect, location intelligence has two primary uses – the ability to segment data and attract and engage both new and existing customers.

Let’s take a closer look at how companies can turn possibility into profitability.

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20 April 2020

The Future of Location Intelligence

The use of location intelligence services has seen significant uptake in recent years. However, its application is moving beyond the traditional uses – such as by logistics firms who use it in planning and coordination.

Location data analysis is also becoming more widely used across the retail, hospitality and advertising. Uber and Deliveroo are prime examples of companies which are built on the central premise of location-based services.

This data-driven approach is constantly evolving and its impact on our day to day lives should not be underestimated. Let’s consider some of the current applications, their implications, and where this could all lead to.

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02 April 2020

How Location Intelligence Is Changing The World

Location intelligence has become ingrained in the everyday lives of billions of people. Without even realising it, many of our interactions with it happen out more of a habit and many of our activities leverage the depth of the technology innately.

Its influence is felt in so many ways – not least in business where its impact spans infrastructure, automotive, communications, as well as the Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile services, to name a few sectors.

Let’s consider a few ways location intelligence is making a big impact right now.

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24 March 2020

Data-Driven: On & Off Road

Becoming ‘data-driven’ continues to be a priority for businesses in many different sectors. And nowhere is this more prevalent than in mapping and navigation.

For many companies – particularly those operating in logistics and transportation – having sophisticated location intelligence is an essential component of their day-to-day work. However, many other industries are beginning to benefit from the insights it provides too.

Let’s take a closer look at some business needs we serve here at Local Eyes.

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