Sports retailer FatStick prepares for another year of staycations

Sports retailer FatStick is a UK brand based in Bournemouth which sells paddle boards – also known as Stand-Up-Paddle (SUP) boardsLaunched in 2012 – and diamondlogistics partner since 2015 –  it sells 1,000 boards per year – direct-to-customer and via retailers. It saw orders hit almost 1,400 during 2020 due to staycations amongst Brits following COVID-19 travel restrictions.  

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24-Feb-2021 10:31:22

Coping throughout lockdown 3.0

CEO and founder Kate Lester reflects on lockdown 3.0 and offers some suggestions on how to cope.

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19-Feb-2021 13:58:22

Elite Couriers joins diamond network

Cardiff operator Elite Couriers joins the diamondlogistics network to grow its eCommerce client base and serve customers in South Wales.

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17-Feb-2021 08:38:05

Chaos for UK logistics operators following EU trade deal

The last-minute free trade agreement struck with the EU has been catastrophic for UK businesses and their EU customers. Kate Lester, founder and chief executive of diamondlogisticsoffers an honest evaluation of the challenges and some advice on how to guide clients during this difficult phase.

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08-Feb-2021 17:50:00

High Frequency Fridays with Kate Lester

The latest episode of the High Frequency Fridays podcast features diamond founder Kate Lester. In this engaging recording, Kate discusses the importance of strategic thinking and why she cultivates making mistakes.

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08-Feb-2021 16:53:10

Scorpion Couriers joins diamond network

Wigan operator – Scorpion Couriers – has joined the diamondlogistics network to grow its eCommerce client base and serve customers in the Greater Manchester area.

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05-Feb-2021 14:52:54

2nd Generation Logistics joins diamond network

Newtown Powys family business – 2nd Generation Logistics, a subsidiary of Station Couriers – has joined the diamondlogistics network to grow its eCommerce client base and serve customers in the mid-Wales area.

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03-Feb-2021 17:53:56

What is logistics?

It’s a question logisticians are used to being asked. In this article, Natalie Wainwright, Group Operations Director from diamond, explains what logistics is for people new to the sector.

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18-Jan-2021 11:07:21

Time to launch a new retail business

Kate Lester – Founder and CEO of diamondlogistics – says now is the time to launch a retail business.

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15-Jan-2021 11:25:11

France over-reacted to the COVID-19 crisis

The closing of borders by our neighbour France has been highly disruptive for UK logistics operators and stranded drivers, many of whom spent their Christmas stood on a motorway.

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04-Jan-2021 09:00:00

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