May Day…!

We’ve got a bank holiday on the horizon and it’s great, right? Not always… So you get an extra day off – ace, but what happens if it throws your whole shipping process out of wack? I tell you, you do NOT want to return from an extra day off to find stacks of complaints. […]

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Four Facts for Success

At diamond, we’re all about Shared Success©. We do what we do because we care about our clients. When you grow, we grow – happy days. But it’s not just really great service that we offer, we share our tips on running a successful business to help you progress. See our four facts for success: […]

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Nurturing an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Last week diamond’s Founder Kate Lester, spoke at Nurturing an Entrepreneurial Culture at etcVenues, County Hall, London, sharing her experiences on ‘How to engage a remote workforce and partners’. We thought we would share some of her tips on how you, our clients can inject the right kind of spirit into your business. Being an […]

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A quick history of diamondlogistics

diamondlogistics was born 25 years ago, when the diamondbunny’s job got too big and he needed some help with delivery. But he was annoyed that with other people, his VIEs (Very Important Eggs) were getting lost in the post or arrived too late. And so, he hatched a plan to make sure that all eggs […]

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Social Responsibility at diamond logistics

  We enjoy our work with B1G1, but want to give you an update on our social responsibility at diamond logistics and the impact it can have, just through one act of kindness a day. We partnered up with B1G1 to make a life changing impact every single day and so micro-giving is with us […]

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25 Years of Diamond

25 years on, diamond logistics, born in Guildford Surrey, has become the fastest growing logistics company in the U.K., but as Kate says, ‘It’s taken us 25 years to be an overnight success.’ 25 years ago Kate Lester launched Diamond Dispatch at 14a Woodbridge Road, Guildford at 20. With her first child on her way […]

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The race for same-day delivery fulfilment

The US have been dabbling with same day fulfilment delivery for a while now with retail giants such as Walmart, Amazon and Ebay all offering a one hour delivery from point of order.  “Ebay Now” is based on the company’s acquisition of Milo, a local shopping start-up that lists real-time in-store product inventory for over […]

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Key Tips for True Online Success

The online retail world is becoming a dog eat dog world, so staying ahead of the game is fundamental to the success of your online business. The great news is, we know the secrets of some of the most successful players in the market and can share these tips with you.   Many businesses see […]

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Weirdest Requests For Delivery

I was asked the other day what is the weirdest thing we have had to deliver – well from Paddington bears, to plastic full sized horses, to a part of a real horse’s leg, we have seen it all here at Diamond. Here’s a few things we had to say no to – or offer […]

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