Monthly Archives: July 2017


Are Drone Deliveries the Way Forward?

Over the past few years Amazon has been testing the possibility of using drones for parcel deliveries aiming to provide a “Half an Hour” delivery service through their Amazon Air bolt on to the paid membership Amazon Prime, which they advise would incur no extra costs Amazon launched this concept back in 2013 with the [...]

Why is Waste Segregation Important?

Waste management and segregation is an industry which continues to grow and is becoming more and more important within the environment we live in. this is a growing industry in both the commercial and domestic sectors leading to an increase in waste segregation bags. Waste Management Companies Waste Management Companies are businesses that specialise in [...]

Amazon Pop-up Shops

Amazon were always criticised for being the ‘enemy’ of brick and mortar shops, however they have been busy opening brick and mortar stores throughout America. ParcelHero, e-commerce experts, believe that we could begin to see Amazon shops opening in the UK. Amazon have been the giants within the e-commerce sector for years, and have always [...]

Polythene Stretch Wrap

Polythene stretch film is one of the most used packaging solutions available nationwide as well as worldwide. Due to its high strength and puncture resistance, low cost, and ease of use, it is incredibly effective at securing goods, boxes and products during transportation to prevent any movement, which could lead to damage. This is most [...]

Top Tips to Increase Warehouse Motivation

  Whatever industry you work in, a conscientious and enthusiastic team of employees is vital for your company to remain successful. The following outlines a few basic guidelines and tips to ensure your staff remain motivated and happy within the workplace. Ensuring you have a motivated workforce benefits both the employee and the company. [...]

New Hermes Training School in Birmingham

    The top UK parcel delivery firms, Hermes, has continued to increase their presence within the West Midlands, by opening a new training school for Field Mangers in Birmingham. It is the Field Mangers responsibility for the recruitment, training and management of the network of self-employed couriers. The site is based in Erdington, [...]

Usage and Storage Advice for Mailing Bags

Usage Guide When the bags arrive, they will be packed inside a cardboard box, with a label stating size, thickness, box quantity and product code. Upon opening the box, the bags will either be packed flat or folded to ensure they fit in the box neatly. Once you have unpacked the mailing bags, [...]

Plastic Bag Charge

The whole of UK was in shock in October when the government introduced the new 5p charge on plastic bags. Now the whole country follows a law where companies and shops are required to charge customers for plastic carrier bags when they buy goods from the retailer. The reason it was introduced was to [...]

How to Save on Postage

As of the 27th March 2017, the Royal Mail implemented yet another stamp price increase, so it time to look into ways of clawing back some for the extra money you spend. The price increase may have only been 1p, which wouldn’t be noticed by the consumer, however imagine how much it mounts up [...]

New Website

Welcome to our new website for, the UK’s leading retailers of high quality Polythene and Packaging Goods. Our new site will keep you up to date on latest company and industry news as well as new products and the latest offers. We stock a large range of polythene and packaging goods including grip [...]