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 […]
Driver App Feature Release: Future Jobs We know that one of the best things about working for yourself as a Sherpa driver is the autonomy of delivering when, and how you want. But wouldn’t it be even better if you could plan your day ahead? Knowing that when you’re ready to get started there’ll be […]
‘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 […]
We recently caught up with our newest Business Development Manager, James, to find out a little more about his story and how he landed with us here at Sherpa.
We recently caught up with our newest business development manager, Jake Langham, to find out a little more about his story and how he landed with us here at Sherpa.
So why, even amidst a global pandemic wreaking havoc on well-established retail businesses, haven’t retailers pulled out all stops to revisit the questions ‘What business are we really in?’, and ‘How can we adapt to the new paradigm of empty malls, closed stores and very vacant sidewalks?’.
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 […]
Having recently returned from Inside Retail Live 2020, we’ve been reflecting on what we learned, the people we met and the things we saw. As a service provider to retailers, we thought we would do what we do best and provide more service, specifically to all those of you who weren’t at the expo. So […]
A 10-Step Guide to Navigating the SMB High Seas! With the dust well and truly settled on our ‘Best Carrier’ nod at this years NORA awards, the ship that is our 2019 is sailing sturdily towards the horizon. We’ve been reflecting on our first 5 years in the industry, and the voyage we took to get […]
Over the last couple of years, you could say the term “Last Mile” has become one of the biggest buzz words in the retail and logistics industries. What is last mile delivery? Why is it considered to be such a challenge? As you know, the volume of online purchases has grown significantly over the last […]
While some of you may have already heard this term 2 years ago, others will still be trying to wrap their heads around how even normal startups actually work. The way we understand startups is currently undergoing a fundamental revolution, inspired by the advent of lean manufacturing which took place in the 1930’s. So I […]
Many of you may have seen the reports of late announcing that Amazon finally plans to launch in Australia by September 2017 (1). Since Australians already spend over $500M through Amazon I’m sure this is a welcome announcement for online buyers. However, retailers might not be quite as excited, especially those that are vulnerable through […]
Innovation is at the heart of the delivery industry. Every day it seems like we hear about a new form of technology designed to remove the current constraints under which the delivery industry operates. The industry naturally reacts to these constraints by coming up with innovative solutions to solve the challenges it faces, to name […]