Category Archives: Ecommerce Operations

inventory tracker

11 Telltale Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Inventory Tracker

Written by Mike Glover • 7th June 2018

Using a basic inventory tracker tool can be great when starting out. But there’s a definite tipping point every business reaches where they just need something more powerful. And trying to stick it out with tired spreadsheets can seriously hold back growth. Especially when you consider Entrepreneur Magazine’s claim that companies lose 20-30% in revenue […]

ecommerce delivery technology

6 Technologies About to Seriously Shake Up Ecommerce Delivery

Written by Dakota Murphey • 14th May 2018

New technology is vigorously pushing the boundaries of what’s achievable with ecommerce deliveries. The best retailers know how vital it is to get orders into customers’ hands as quickly as possible. And that even the smallest hiccup can be detrimental. In fact: PCA Predict’s Fixing Failed Deliveries report found that 49% of consumers would shop […]

Warehouse Management System

Warehouse Management: A Complete Guide for Retailers

Written by Mike Glover • 15th March 2018

A solid warehouse operation is at the foundation of every successful retail brand. It’s an area that could either destroy your business. Or propel it into something customers trust time and time again. In fact: BigCommerce’s Omnichannel Retail Report found that 80% of respondents ranked shipping cost and speed to be “extremely influential” in where […]

Warehouse Order Picking Systems: Everything You Need to Know

Written by Mike Glover • 15th February 2018

Choosing an order picking system can make or break your warehouse process. Get it right and you’ll make faster deliveries with fewer errors and happier customers. But the wrong one can see your entire operation fall into chaos. And consider this: Research for our Picking & Packing ebook revealed that 70% of labour time when […]

never oversell in your ecommerce business

How to Guarantee You Never Oversell in Your Ecommerce Business

Written by Mike Glover • 1st February 2018

Overselling can leave both retailers and customers pulling their hair out. You think you’ve made a sale. And the buyer’s looking forward to receiving their order. Then comes that dreaded “out of stock” email. Something went wrong and you sold more items than were actually in stock. And with 70% of shoppers preferring to defect […]

How to Skyrocket Customer Retention with a Perfect Order Management Process

Written by Mike Glover • 18th January 2018

The way your ecommerce business handles orders is crucial to success. It’s so frustrating when a payment error or delivery issue leaves a sour taste in a customer’s mouth. A taste you know they’ll not want to come back to. In fact: It’s reported that 65% of customers have cut ties with a brand over […]

inventory control methods for stock optimisation

7 Inventory Control Methods to Bulletproof Your Retail Operation

Written by Mike Glover • 7th December 2017

Running a slick and seamless retail operation is one of the best ways to blow your competition out the water. Fewer mistakes are made. Orders get out the door faster. Less money is wasted. And you create raving, loyal customers. One of the fundamental parts of achieving this is stock optimisation and gaining precision control […]

Inventory Management Mistakes

7 Big Inventory Management Mistakes You’re Making (And How To Fix Them)

Written by Duncan La Barre • 22nd November 2017

At Veeqo, we speak to ecommerce retailers all the time. And when we ask them what their biggest challenge is, one thing that comes up time and time again is inventory management mistakes. The struggle is real. The more sales you generate, the more inventory you need. It’s a nice problem to have. But it […]

Warehouse Management KPIs

7 Essential Warehouse KPIs to Set Your Operations Manager

Written by Mike Glover • 27th September 2017

Managing a warehouse can be a challenging assignment. Receiving stock, updating inventory, picking, packing, shipping and a million other tasks in between need taking care of. And it all culminates in the critical point of making sure customers receive their orders on time and in one piece. This is why warehouse KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) […]

Inventory Reduction Strategies to Clear Out Excess Stock

12 Smart Inventory Reduction Strategies to Clear Out Excess Stock

Written by Mike Glover • 18th September 2017

Having excess inventory and obsolete stock can be very costly for ecommerce retailers. Not only does it take up space in the warehouse, mess up cash flow and put a spanner in supply chain management – but attempting to get it sold can also divert attention from other vital areas. That’s why having solid and […]