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Going paperless…

  NetCourier is a smart investment for companies looking to manage every part of their delivery process, with its industry-leading client portal and comprehensive track and trace capabilities. But did you know that it could also help in your efforts to go...

v8.6 is here!

At Metafour we update our software every 6 weeks to ensure that it has the features and functionality required to stay at the forefront of an ever changing industry. Due to be rolled out next week, v8.6 helps to streamline business workflows, enhance customer service...

Tough Mudder 2019

This Saturday, 8 members of the Metafour team will be putting their best feet forward and competing in the London West Tough Mudder for our 2019 charity, the British Heart Foundation. Some of the team are veterans, some are newbies, but all look forward to getting...

NetCourier & what3words

What3words have been in the news recently, as the technology was used by emergency services in remote rural Somerset to rescue a mother and daughter after a car crash. But did you know that this alternative to regular addresses is also available in NetCourier?We have...

Are you ready for the Ultra-Low Emission Zone?

If you’re of the thousands of companies who deliver to central London, are you ready for the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)? From the 8th of April cars, motorcycles and vans that do not comply with Euro emission standards will be charged £12.50 for entering the zone,...

Did you miss v8.4?

At Metafour we pride ourselves on our technology. Our team of developers constantly stay up to date with industry developments and listen to feedback from our customers to ensure that our product remains at the forefront of our industry. Key to this are our regular...

Are you set for Making Tax Digital?

Did you know that from the 1st of April 2019, the majority of VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold of £85,000 will be required to use the new Making Tax Digital (MTD) governmental service? In a step designed to save time, reduce...

Charity of the year 2019

We are pleased to announce that our charity of the year is the British Heart Foundation. The charity does such great work, funding over £100 million of research into the heart and circulatory diseases that kill 1 in 4 people in the UK, and we are proud to be helping...

No-deal Brexit and the logistics industry

Britain is due to withdraw from the EU at 23.00 on Friday the 29th of March. With a complete lack of certainty as to how this will happen, how will the logistics industry fare in the event of a no-deal Brexit?  What is a no-deal Brexit?After invoking Article 50...

Cyber security in your supply chain

Your business is only as secure as the weakest link in your supply chain. In the last 12 months, 65% of medium/large and 42% of micro/small businesses identified at least one cyber breach or attack. Whilst many occurred through in-house errors, due to an increasingly...

What’s new in v8.3?

Every six weeks we release updates for NetCourier. Each new version contains features and functions that have been evolved in conjunction with our customers, and with wider industry developments in mind. NetCourier v8.3 is released on the 24th of January, and this...

We are hiring!

Are you looking for a career change? We are excited to announce that we have three positions available in our London office: -   Customer Service Executive -   Account Executive -   New Business Sales Simply click the link, and apply through indeed.  

2018 In Numbers

This year was a fantastic year for Metafour, with continued investment in our software ensuring that it continued to remain at the forefront of the industry. We added numerous new integrations to our portfolio, created an API to allow for easier collaboration between...

2018 Timeline

2018 has been another busy year for Metafour. From 8 new version releases came 232 different NetCourier features and updates, designed to improve our customers' experience and to help us remain at the forefront of our industry. Some of these useful new updates...

NetCourier v8.2 is here!

Available from the 29th of November is NetCourier version 8.2. As part of our commitment to ensure that our software always at the forefront of our industry, this new release contains a host of new features and functionality. Additional integrations Our list of...

Metafour Is Expanding!

We are delighted to announce that Metafour is launching a new South African office in 2019. This will enable us to seek out new opportunities, both in this region and in other emerging markets outside of the UK and EU economic areas. The office will be headed by...

NetCourier Version 8

Did you miss our version 8 launch? With a rapidly changing market, and growing customer expectations, we at Metafour feel that that our latest update helps to ensure that we remain at the forefront of the courier and logistics industries. Sameday The major additions...

Transparency Builds Trust

Customer Expectations in Delivery Services With the delivery market growing and changing, it’s proving to be challenging to satisfy customer needs and compete in the market at the same time. Customers have very high expectations and so,...

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