Monthly Archives: January 2013


Many courier companies ‘have let online businesses down’

An organisation which is tasked with overseeing the operations of online retailers believes that courier companies need to do more to satisfy customers when they are delivering items bought on the internet. With more people choosing to purchase products over the web instead of going to the high street now, the British Online Retailing Association […]


Care Forum Wales aims to better protect interests of vulnerable adults

The interests of vulnerable adults in Wales who are living with complex mental health needs are set to be better protected with the launch of a new group. Care Forum Wales, which acts as the country’s main representative body in the social care sector, has established the Special Interest Group in an attempt to drive […]


Skillweb revolutionises parcel carrier/worker relationship with SmartTask POD launch

Skillweb has revolutionised the relationship between parcel carriers and temporary, agency and part time workers with the SmartTask POD Launch.   This latest development from the mobile solution provider is designed to help businesses better manage staff taken on during peak periods, without the cost or risk of providing new hardware. SmartTask POD enables couriers […]


Will ‘super pot’ reduce funding burden in social care sector?

Labour has proposed creating a ‘super pot’ to fund both the health and social care sectors. In what has been deemed a radical move that would change the landscape of the industry, the opposition party suggests that the NHS and social care budgets should be pulled together, ensuring the funds are in place to manage […]


Couriers and carriers must properly manage weather delays

With snow continuing to fall across the UK, couriers and carriers must have mechanisms in place to manage delivery delays caused by winter weather. On Friday (January 18th) companies were already reporting that some deliveries would be missed, according to Post &Parcel. Parcelforce was just one business admitting that “few deliveries” would be made in […]


Health sector is heading towards paperless records in the future

The health and social care sector could be heading towards paperless records in the future if Jeremy Hunt has his way. In a speech to the Policy Exchange, the health secretary stressed that switching to digital records by 2018 will save billions, improve services and enable the UK to meet the challenges of an ageing population. […]


Skillweb Launches Parcel Tracking App to Boost Delivery Performance

SmartTask POD is a downloadable and simple to use mobile application, suitable for a wide range of rugged, semi-rugged and smartphone devices, that can provide immediate access to an effective tracking system without the associated investment in terms of cost, management time and hardware. SmatTask POD provides all the functionality of a parcel tracking solution […]

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Skillweb: Delivering cross platform solutions

Whether you require a rugged handset, semi-rugged device or smartphone technology, Skillweb is equipped to provide you with the cross platform solutions to best suit your business. A wealth of experience Skillweb does not only build and deploy mobile applications across a range of industries; we create and market our own solutions. The SmartTask product […]


Can Skillweb help you better manage your business?

In an era when businesses are required to do more for less, ensuring your company has effective, efficient solutions in place to manage operations and get the most out of data is vital. With a proud history of developing mobile technology, Skillweb is helping businesses across the transport and logistics, health and security sectors streamline […]


Skillweb Launches Parcel Tracking App to Boost Delivery Performance

Mobile computing specialist Skillweb has launched an innovative item tracking tool that will help couriers, carriers and postal organisations achieve 100 per cent electronic proof of delivery regardless of fluctuations in parcel volumes and network resources. SmartTask POD is a downloadable and simple to use mobile application, suitable for a wide range of rugged, semi-rugged […]