Metapack 2017 Consumer Research Report Takeaways

Want to know what customers want from ecommerce retailers? Is free shipping more important than next day delivery? Read on to find out. We recently read the Metapack 2017 State of Ecommerce Delivery Consumer Research Report (requires registration). This report contains many useful statistics for ecommerce retailers, ranging from what customers say is most important to them… Read more »

10 Features to look for when choosing a WMS

If you’re in the process of choosing a WMS, then perhaps you already have some idea of what you need it to achieve, what functionality you need, and the limitations of your existing paper or PC based warehouse management system. Alternatively, you might not, and are trying to compare different suppliers and systems and not… Read more »

Black Friday 2017

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks you can’t help but notice that Black Friday 2017 is almost upon us.  Taking place on the 24th November 2017, (the last Friday in November), this year is set to surpass the previous two years if retailers and analysts are to be believed…. Read more »

AMS DC Delighted with Their Optima WMS

Following on from our recent AMS DC case study, we caught up with Adam at AMS and asked him how he and the rest of the team are getting on with their Optima warehouse management system. We asked him what made him choose Optimiser, and some of the benefits they have seen so far. How… Read more »

Amazon Prime Day 2017

Could Amazon Prime Day 2017 be the biggest yet? July 11th sees the third Amazon Prime Day, where keen bargain hunters will be scouring the whole site to see what offers are on across the wide range of departments. So no matter what you’re looking for, from car accessories to children’s toys, TVs to trainers,… Read more »

Can your warehouse staff be more efficient?

We talk about making your warehouse more efficient and effective, and obviously promote the benefits of Optimiser WMS, but can your warehouse staff be more efficient as well? Here are some of the things we advise when visiting clients and trying to help them work smarter. 1. Make the most popular products easily available Depending… Read more »