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The OrderWise Blog

Welcome to the official OrderWise blog, the best place to gain access to the latest OrderWise news, development updates, case studies, answers to FAQs and topical advice on the best business processes.

Express Delivery Options – A New Essential?

In a bid to keep up with Amazon, many companies are now offering next day delivery, with some even contemplating same day delivery options. But is that what customers really want? And is it the best choice for your business? In this feature, we analyse the pros and cons of offering customers express delivery options, helping businesses to choose the right approach for them when it comes to order fulfilment.

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What Does Magento 1 End-Of-Life Mean For My Business?

Magento have announced that as of next summer, June 2020, their Magento 1 platform will reach its end-of-life. If your website is still operating on Magento 1, you may be wondering what this news means for your business. End-of-life means that your website will no longer be supported or given security patches as of June 2020.

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Back To School – Now The Third Biggest Retail Event Of The Year

The summer holidays may have only just started but many shoppers are already thinking about what they need to buy before the new school year starts in September. As the third biggest shopping event in the UK, back to school shopping is only beaten by Christmas and Black Friday. With this in mind, here is how your business can capitalise.

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What Is An End-To-End Solution & How Will It Benefit Your Business?

When it comes to choosing a software solution, it can be difficult for businesses to know the key things they need to be on the lookout for and what it is they’re going to need. A buzz term in the world of software, an ‘end-to-end solution’ can mean different things to different businesses. Therefore we thought we’d take the time to dissect the meaning of an end-to-end solution and the benefits of this way of working.

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Lessons From ASOS: The Importance Of Choosing The Right Solutions Partner For Your Business

This month, fashion retail giant ASOS made headlines after announcing that their profits are expected to be up to 46% down on their initial £55m forecast. When citing the reasons for this, ASOS executives stated issues with the roll out of new automated systems and subsequent stock shortages across their EU and US warehouses that have impacted on their sales. With this in mind, we decided to break down where exactly it went wrong for ASOS and delve into the three major lessons that other businesses can learn from their mistakes.

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Accurately Calculate Your Delivery Costs With OrderWise Transport Management

With so many factors to consider when calculating delivery fees such as the cost of fuel and driver salaries, manually totalling these for each order can be both time consuming and prone to error. Therefore to help accurately determine delivery charges, the OrderWise Transport Management module has seen a new delivery cost calculator added this month.

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