New Trade Envoys | 10 trends for targeting millennials | What is 5PL?

Posted on 10/03/2022 by DHL Express

PM appoints new Trade Envoys to boost trade and investment

Last week Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the appointment of two new Trade Envoys – assigned to Angola and Zambia, and Tunisia and Libya. Both MPs will be tasked with building on the existing trading relationships with these growing economies.

As of October 2021, trade between the UK and these countries was worth over £2.5 billion in total (£430 million with Tunisia, £874 million with Angola, £165 million with Zambia and £1.1 billion with Libya).

“Our Trade Envoys continue to play a vital role in building relationships and promoting trade with key markets around the world” says Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Secretary of State for International Trade.

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10 trends that brands and retailers should focus on when targeting millennials

Millennials are seen as an in-between generation, having experienced life without smart phones and digital communication, whilst also being the first to see it become part of their day-to-day lives. They are a truly omnichannel generation.

So, what approach resonates best with those born in the 80s and 90s? Click below to see what experts say are the 10 most popular considerations to help your brand engage with Generation Y and drive sales.

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What is 5PL? Exploring options in logistics supply chains

With growing customer expectations for faster and cheaper delivery of their orders, fifth-party logistics (5PL) is helping e-commerce businesses manage the increasing supply chain pressures.

Using a 5PL partner such as DHL means that all of your logistical needs are taken care of, firstly by understanding your exact requirements, then planning, executing and managing your supply chain network, giving you more time to focus on your core business.

5PL is just one option for your business, there are other logistics models that might better suit your supply chain needs. Read our article to see the options available to help your e-commerce business meet demand and enable you to grow and scale quicker.

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