The OrderWise Blog – General News
From the latest industry happenings to the most recent OrderWise Software updates, it’s all here in our General News section.
This month sees 36 new developments to our software, including four new features to aid sales processing, the ability to manage group VAT returns within OrderWise and a new auto-generate invoice function. We also have three new feature articles with insights on Back to School trading, Magento 1 End-of-Life and the value of giving customers express delivery options.read more
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.read more
This July has seen some exciting new features added to our OrderWise software, helping our users to further improve the accuracy, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their diverse operations. These include Works Order Pick Rules, a new delivery cost calculator, several new features for our Store EPOS software and tools to assist with your returns approval process.read more
Here at OrderWise we release a new version of our software every single month, with this June seeing more than 50 beneficial new features added across our Business Management Software and eCommerce platform. Amongst the headline additions this month is our new Proof of Delivery app for Android, enhancements to our Manufacturing Works Order Planner and Licence Plates for streamlined warehouse management.read more
On the back of a poor May performance for British retailers, the early forecast for June looks promising, with sales being propelled by Father’s Day gifting. However with a new study showing that 45% of surveyed shoppers will turn to Amazon first for their inspiration, it highlights once again retailers’ biggest competition. In this month’s feature, we look at why Amazon continue to dominate and what businesses can do to help emulate their success.read more
It was a month of great pride for the OrderWise team as June saw us take home the award for Innovation in Manufacturing at the Lincs Tech Awards, as well as being named one of three national finalists in the DL100. Both awards were for our Goods-to-Person Warehouse Robotics which are due to launch this year and help companies to reduce operational costs and increase the speed of their fulfilment.read more