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Alternatives to TradeGecko and Quickbooks Commerce
With the news that Intuit is sunsetting TradeGecko/QuickBooks Commerce, you may have found yourself amongst the businesses searching for an alternative to Quickbooks Commerce and TradeGecko. TradeGecko, QuickBooks’ Commerce standalone product, will be retired on 10th June 2022. Product support for existing customers will also cease on this date. So, what’s an online retailer to […]
eCommerce: the impact of 2020, now and the future
Watch the Access Group’s Access All Areas panel discussion recording Our very own founder and managing director, Dave Pickburn featured amongst a panel of expert speakers for a discussion at The Access Group’s Access All Areas virtual conference last month. Joining Dave on the panel were Paul Brown of MHI; Hamilton Butcher of Haul & […]
How do I know if Brightpearl is right for my business?
Any retailer, wholesaler or distributor delivering goods in your own fleet of vehicles, understands how important it is to have the right systems in place. But, with myriad options out there, what should your software ecosystem look like? Choosing a back-office system to handle ERP (enterprise resource planning) or inventory management is a big decision. […]
Life is short. Let’s automate!
How to use Brightpearl to automate your ecommerce orders If this year has shown us anything, it’s that time is precious – and life is too short to spend it on tedious, repetitive tasks (especially if there isn’t a way to eliminate them). Our partners Brightpearl have saved customers up to 2 months a year […]
The why, when, and how of moving from a finance system to an ERP system
To smaller and midsize organisations, ERP systems may seem too cumbersome and expensive. An ERP is for multinational corporations like Shell and Coco-cola, right? Software vendors like SAP and Microsoft (and retail / omnichannel specialists like Brightpearl) have specifically designed products aimed at SME organisations. The myth that ‘ERP is only for the big players’ […]
How important is an online presence for businesses making deliveries in 2021?
Since March 2020 the face of online retail has changed fundamentally. There are so many changes to that particular sector, that particular market. As well as the pandemic, there are all sorts of other things that have clicked into place. We’ve potentially been gearing up to this for not just the last 10 months, but […]
What’s new with the Stream API?
Making it easy to connect your back office with Stream We sat down with our Head of Product (and in-house API expert) Shahid Latif to talk about what’s new with the API and Webhooks – and where it’s heading. But, before we start… just, what is an API? Well, it stands for Application Programming Interface. […]
Avoid bridge strikes with route planning software
Last year the DVSA released new guidance for Daily Walkaround Checks regarding bridge strikes and vehicle height. Now, The Office for the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) has released new guidance, advising operators to use route planning software in order to avoid low bridges. What happens when the vehicle is too high to safely pass under a […]
Stream and Mintsoft: a 100% cloud-based platform for delivery management & warehouse management
Integrating Stream with Mintsoft gives users a 100% cloud-based platform for delivery management and warehouse management, which improves information flow and overall efficiency. Part of our product plan for Stream is to build more integrations with other systems. We see this as being an active part of the existing cloud software community. We also see […]
How reviews can make or break trust in your brand
In retail (and especially eCommerce), customer expectations are higher than ever, and the rise of review culture makes it all the more important that customer experience is prioritised. Brands are now recognising the emphasis consumers place on reviews during the buying (and delivery) process. We all know that people are twice as likely to share a bad […]