Category: Delivery industry

Deliver With Vigour: Avoiding Driver Fatigue In The Gig Economy

In the fast-paced world of gig economy delivery, your vehicle becomes your office, and time is of the essence. However, the demanding nature of the job can sometimes lead to one significant concern: driver fatigue. Recognising the importance of staying alert and focused, this blog post explores valuable tips and strategies to help you avoid […]

Streamlining Holiday Deliveries: Proven Practices for Businesses

The holiday season is upon us, which means  gearing up for the busiest time of the year. In the rush to meet customer demands and ensure timely deliveries, an efficient logistics strategy becomes the cornerstone of success. We inherently understand the importance of swift deliveries and have compiled a list of essential tips to help […]

Driver App Feature Release: New and improved POD UX

Authority to love: Sherpa’s fresh new driver app interface streamlining your Proof of Delivery workflow for maximised efficiency Proof of delivery lies at the heart of every successful (and unsuccessful) delivery. We understand the importance of efficiency, reliability, and clarity for this crucial step. That’s why we’ve poured countless hours into refining this process for […]

Sherpa’s 5 million deliveries and counting…

We’re celebrating our 5 millionth delivery! In light of this huge milestone, we’re taking a look at our key achievements to date, and reflecting on the continual hard work that keeps the Sherpa wheels in motion.

Looking back and moving forward. The effects of the Coronavirus on online retail.

It’s all good, until it’s not. Foot to the floor. Like many businesses, that’s how we hit 2020 at Sherpa. Steaming through our sixth year in business with a full tank of petrol and the windows down. But just a little further down the road, we’d take a detour that would make history.  COVID-19. It […]

Change: An obstacle, or an opportunity?

‘Denying change is denying reality. Fearing change is fearing reality and the inevitable impact it will have on a company or an individual’. Famous words said in November 2019 by the Ex-Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at a technology innovations and investment seminar. Was it prophetic? Or is the appetite for change already genetically encoded […]

For Convenience, it’s Evolution, not Revolution!

Responding to the new retail customer expectations on fulfilment. 10 years ago ordering a book online and receiving it in the mail a week later was revolutionary. At the time, this state of the art retail experience was seen as way ahead of the curve. Yet for traditional bookstores, no warning bells were sounded and […]

Staff Spotlight ft. Tech Team Lead, Daniel

We’ve been busy. With Covid-19 turning Australian retail on its head, we’ve had to learn, grow and adapt just like any other business. A large part of that has been the introduction of new team members. Today, we catch up with our new Technical Team Leader, Daniel Yazbek. Dan joined us at the start of […]

Last Mile, First Responder. The Role of the Gig Economy in the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Foot to the floor. That’s how we hit 2020 here at Sherpa. Steaming through our sixth year in business with a full tank of petrol and the windows down. But just a little further down the road, we’d take a detour that would make history.  COVID-19. It even sounds like an exit you’d take somewhere […]

Love Comes in Many Shapes & Sizes – Check Out the Most-Delivered Items on Valentine’s Day 2020

It’s no secret that love comes in many shapes and sizes. Here at Sherpa, we are reminded of this every Valentine’s Day. We’re no strangers to delivering special items to loved ones, but on the 14th of February every year we see all the different ways to say those three special words. Or more specifically, […]

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