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The OrderWise Blog – Tips & Advice

Invaluable advice on the topical issues everyone’s talking about and expert insight into the best business processes.

Missed Deliveries – A £1.6 Billion Problem For UK Businesses

Services like Amazon Prime are putting the pressure on businesses to offer next day delivery as standard, however a new survey has shown that businesses are falling far short of these expectations, and costing themselves £1.6 Billion in the process through failed deliveries. In this month’s feature article, we take a look at the statistics behind the problem and how businesses can prevent loss of revenue through better fulfilment processes.

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Can You Beat The Rising Costs Of Running A Warehouse?

With the recent announcement that industry giant, Amazon, have increased minimum wage for their workers worldwide, the competition for good warehouse staff looks set to become more aggressive than ever going forward. With staff costs set to rise, we thought we’d take a look into some easy wins that can streamline processes and provide a more cost-effective warehouse environment.

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Consumers Moving Online For Black Friday: Are You Prepared?

Black Friday once again returns to the UK, with £1.4bn spent online during the event in 2017. With this figure only looking to increase this November and beyond, we take a look in this month’s feature article at some key considerations on how businesses can best capitalise on demand during this mass cyber sale.

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The Importance Of Backing Up Your Data

Many people think that backups are there just for when a server breaks and becomes inoperable, but the truth is that data backups come in handy for recovery from other things such as computer viruses or crashes. However it seems that a lot of businesses are not doing their due diligence when it comes to protecting their data.

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3 Ways To Prepare Your Warehouse For An Autonomous Future

As the debate over warehouse automation continues to be a hot topic, with industry leaders having already introduced warehouse robots that streamline their distribution and fulfilment processes, we look at how businesses can prepare themselves for an autonomous future.

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