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LastMileLink Technologies Byte Night

Sleeping rough to support Byte Night

On Friday 6th October 2017, LastMileLink team members Eduard Lazar and Vince McGarvey joined forces with Harvey Nash to take part in the annual Byte Night Sleep Out. We were joined by more than 1,500 people involved in the technology and business community. Byte Night, now the largest sleep-out event and part of the Action for Children charity, has the Duchess of Cambridge as Royal Patron and has raised more […]

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Posted by: Jerrica Tomlinson on 8th February 2018

LastMileLink Technologies attend MetaPack The Delivery Conference

MetaPack TDC 2018 here we come!

We are excited to be attending MetaPack’s The Delivery Conference this year Held on 30th January at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel in London, this event is attended by the most influential retailers and brands throughout the world and it’s shaping up to be an enormous affair with over 1000 delegates attending. Key topics on the agenda include delivery, customer experience, cross-border […]

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Posted by: Jerrica Tomlinson on 23rd January 2018

LastMileLink Technologies 2017 in review blog

Ending 2017 in style

2017 has been a monster year for the LastMileLink team! We love to celebrate our successes so read below for a quick overview on what were our big milestones this year. In numbers: 47x client integrations 937 service desk tickets closed 1000+ deployments Over 100,000 deliveries processed by our new platform touching thousands of couriers 90% decrease in average resolution […]

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Posted by: Jerrica Tomlinson on 22nd December 2017

LastMileLink Technologies Akka

Actor System with Akka Part 1

Below, one of our lead engineers Ryan Ju talks about how the Actor Pattern can be used to create a highly available and scalable solution to monitoring movement.  This series of articles will run through Actor Systems in general, Akka our chosen framework, as well as applying all we’ve learned to the same day courier landscape. The problem At LastMileLink we need […]

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Posted by: Jerrica Tomlinson on 19th December 2017

Web Summit

Web Summit 2017

Two of our esteemed business leaders, CitySprint Group CEO Patrick Gallagher and LastMileLink Technologies CEO Santosh Sahu, attended this year’s Web Summit in Lisbon. With a jam packed agenda and some of the most inspirational and influential people in the world presenting, it was a very busy few days! We met with start-ups and spoke with leaders across varying industries […]

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Posted by: Jerrica Tomlinson on 12th December 2017

Could distribution centres be completely automated by 2030?

Our friends at Postal and Parcel Technology International recently asked us if we thought it was possible to have distribution centres fully automated by 2030, and where we thought this left human influence. We believe that the introduction of AI and robotics into distribution centres will lead to improved efficiencies, but not remove valued workers. Instead, these new-age tools will […]

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Posted by: Jerrica Tomlinson on 12th December 2017