The OrderWise Blog – Tips & Advice
Invaluable advice on the topical issues everyone’s talking about and expert insight into the best business processes.
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.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