Spatial Global Newsletter Autumn 2020

GLOBAL NAVIGATOR Autumn 2020 FREIGHT • MAIL • E-COMMERCE PROFESSIONAL WORLDWIDE DELIVERY New Freight Manager at Spatial Global Dramatic E-fulfilment Growth Robert Tedd, highly experienced in multi-modal freight operations, joins the team to drive growth in import and export sales. Looking forward to the challenge of helping businesses grow overseas trade At a period where the UK is set to leave the EU, and will have a greater emphasis on exports, Robert is keen to learn about the existing Spatial Global freight clients. However, he also has an ambition to help the many businesses exporting seek out more cost efficient routes to grow their overseas trade. His extensive experience spans a rich mix of freight modes since 1985, which means he will quickly become a valuable part of the Spatial Global team. “I’ve been given a very hands on role, with extremely varied responsibilities covering personnel management, sales development, customer service, health & safety and security along with operational & legislative compliance. But what I’m relishing is the unique opportunity Spatial Global have presented me with. Their size keeps them agile, responsive and flexible, whilst their team has depth of experience and their parent company provides the financial security businesses will need during the next year.” Robert Tedd Freight Manager, Spatial Global Spatial Global experienced huge demand for its ecommerce fulfilment services during lockdown, resulting in operating a 7 day working week to keep on top of the increase in online orders. Lockdown Ecommerce Boom With the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown measures imposed, it was not surprising that ecommerce sales increased dramatically. At a time when most businesses were closing their doors, Spatial Global were supporting their e-fulfilment customers to keep their online sales generating valuable income. The variety of products managed varies greatly and all experienced an increase in sales, but none was more dramatic than Evapo’s product range of e-cigarettes, e-liquids and vaping accessories. With more than ten times their typical order values for the season, driven by the closure of all their high street retail stores. “The team at Spatial Global have experienced significant increases in demand at a time of great concern throughout the World. Adapting to Government advice on social distancing measures in the workplace, whilst flexing with extending working hours and increasing shifts. Our ecommerce clients have been very appreciative of fulfilment teams outstanding performance during these challenging times.” Ruth Hubball Ecommerce Customer Delivery Supervisor, Spatial Global 100% Growth in Home Study Kits 300% Growth in Book Sales 1000% Growth in Vaping Sales