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20/1/18

Optima Consultancy Service

As well as providing highly effective Warehouse Management Systems to companies of all sizes, across different industries and sectors, both in the UK and abroad, we also provide a consultancy service too. A lot of our consultancy work stems from the WMS software implementation project, as you learn more about the features and benefits of… Read more »

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16/1/18

10 Ways to Reduce Warehousing Costs

Can you reduce warehousing costs as well as increase productivity and efficiency? We think you can. If you’re looking to reduce warehousing costs as well as increasing productivity, then here’s what we think you should think about. 1. WMS Obviously we’re going to advocate that if you want to reduce warehousing costs, then you should… Read more »

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16/1/18

Hosted or Installed WMS?

Currently around 90% of Optima customers choose our hosted WMS option, enabling them to focus on the day-to-day running for their business like despatching orders and meeting customer needs rather than worrying about server performance, backing-up software or scheduling updates. Rather than WMS software being installed on a customer’s site, similar to traditional computer software,… Read more »

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15/1/18

Metapack 2017 Consumer Research Report Takeaways

We recently read the Metapack 2017 Consumer Research Report (requires registration), which contains many useful statistics for ecommerce retailers, ranging from what customers say is most important to them now, what they would pay extra for, and what they want to see in the future. This then provides a detailed insight into consumer opinions on ecommerce… Read more »

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12/1/18

2017 WMS Installations

Our Optima 2017 article, talked about some of the technical improvements we made last year to Optimser WMS, and the systems we now integrate with, this time we’re talking about Warehouse Management System installations. We are delighted to report that we also delivered a number of Warehouse Management Systems to different types of customers. Here… Read more »

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06/1/18

Optima 2017

It was a fantastic 2017 for us all here at Optima, and our Optimser Warehouse Management Software goes from strength to strength, thanks to our team, and our customers. Here’s what you need to know about Optima in 2017. Technical features We worked introducing and improving a lot of technical features during 2017. Here’s just… Read more »

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28/11/17

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 to look for when choosing a WMS, and are trying to compare… Read more »

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21/11/17

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 »

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31/10/17

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 »

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07/7/17

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 »