June 2018 Newsletter Out Now!

June Newletter 2018 120pxIn the OrderWise June Newsletter we celebrate a successful month having scooped two awards, including the coveted ‘Business of the Year’ title, at the Lincolnshire Tech & Innovation Awards. Plus our inaugural Business Connect Expo for existing clients saw us welcome over 140 delegates to gain an informative and exciting insight into leaner business processes.

We also delve into a multitude of valuable new features introduced to version 18.6 of the OrderWise software, including additions to assist with GDPR compliance, increased visibility with the BI Alerts module and useful new functionality to the OrderWise Mobile App that saves Customer Detail reports for use offline.

As well as all this, we look into whether your business is prepared ahead of the upcoming legislation that is moving VAT Returns online for 2019. Plus, find out about our eCommerce Support team member facing a bike ride of over 100 miles in aid of a very worthy cause.

You can read about all this in our latest blogs.

The new developments featured in this month’s newsletter are:

Save Now, Look Later! Mobile App Feature Allows Customer Reports To Be Viewed Anywhere – The flexibility to retrieve the same data is significantly decreased when on the road which means service levels can drop with staff not having the right information at the right time. Solving this, OrderWise’s new app feature allows users to run the customer summary report and store it locally so it is accessible when offline.

Improve Visibility Of Estimated Stock Value Across Multiple Stores – When dealing with multiple physical shops, businesses will often transfer stock to multiple store locations, and it is essential they know the value of this stock. With new columns in the to transfer report, OrderWise now allows companies to further increase the visibility of their stock value.

Access BI Alerts Across The Board With Improved Visibility In OrderWise Grids – Many businesses want to actively watch all aspects of day-to-day operations, which can be a near impossible task with finding time to manually report on all happenings. With OrderWise’s invaluable BI Alerts module, companies are now able to view all outstanding alerts against a specific record in various grids across OrderWise

Multiple New Features To Assist With GDPR Compliance – Since GDPR came into effect, it is more important than ever to ensure the correct procedures are in place to follow the new regulations. Version 18.6 sees multiple new features introduced to help our clients with their compliancy including new consent data fields within Customer Contact forms. Plus additions to the Trade Portal which enables users to easily redact customer details when required.

Does Your Accounts System Comply With MTD For VAT? – Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is scheduled to start in April 2019 which means that your VAT information needs to be submitted to HMRC digitally. Whilst the plan signals the end of paper accounting for millions across Britain, this brings up new challenges to your accounting operations for those who do not already have compliant software in place.

Company News:

OrderWise Win Big At The Lincolnshire Tech & Innovation Awards  – This month, we have been truly humbled with not one, but two coveted awards following an exciting evening at the Lincs Tech & Innovation Awards 2018. With such a high level of competition, it was a great feeling to hear OrderWise named Business of the Year for 2018! However, it wasn’t the only recognition of the night as our very own MD, David Hallam, also scooped Business Person of the Year!

OrderWise MD Raises Over £320 For World Land Trust With Homemade Honey! This spring has seen our very own Managing Director, David Hallam, produce his first crop of honey from his bee hives here in Saxilby. Having been on sale in the aptly named staff cafe, The Hive, the jars of honey have created quite the BUZZ amongst employees, selling around 80 jars for an impressive total of over £320! A great contribution to go towards the World Land Trust.

OrderWise Debuts Ground-Breaking Robotics Technology at First Business Connect Expo – Thursday 21st June saw OrderWise host our highly anticipated Business Connect Expo at the Everyday Champions Centre in Newark. Over 140 existing clients from across the UK and Ireland joined us for the opportunity to network with hundreds of businesses operating similar processes, uncover forward-thinking solutions and connect with like-minded industry professionals.

100 Mile Cycle For Charity – OrderWise Employee Takes on The C2C2C Challenge! – This month, Carl Newboult from the OrderWise eCommerce Support team took on the gruelling challenge of the Castle 2 Coast 2 Castle (C2C2C) charity bike ride to raise money for the Think Pink for Eleanor cause.