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The latest stories, news and helpful updates from the team at Waypoint.

Getting Out Of Stealth Mode

Getting Out Of Stealth Mode

Xerocon 2018 in Brisbane was a beast of a show, with over 3,500 people listening to the latest from the team at Xero. It also represented a first for us. We’ve attended Xerocon for the last five years, but this was the first time that we’ve exhibited.

Why 5 really is the magic number

Why 5 really is the magic number

Three is often referred to as ‘the magic number’. For me, five really is the magic number. Life’s been brilliantly hectic of late but I recently found the time to reflect. As it turns out, I’ve got a lot to reflect on. As I write this, I can hear our five week old...

Archie Rose – Client Story

Archie Rose – Client Story

The Archie Rose Distilling Co has developed a big reputation for a small, independent distillery. It’s not easy going up against the might of the distilling giants, but the drinking public has shown, that despite economic uncertainty, they will pay for quality and something a little bit different. And that’s precisely what Archie Rose produces from their Sydney base – quality Gin, Whisky and Vodka.

January 2018 – DEAR Notification Centre Release

January 2018 – DEAR Notification Centre Release

Earlier this week DEAR Inventory announced and released a range of updates, one of which we want to spotlight today. You may have noticed over the past few months the appearance of a notification icon “🔔” in the top right hand side of your DEAR Interface, now with the release of Notification Centre you may find you are going to be looking towards it more often.

BLK Box – Client Story

BLK Box – Client Story

Belfast based BLK Box is an incredible business that goes from strength to strength. They sell their own brand gym equipment to the public and to gyms across the World. They also design and create complete gym facilities for gym owners that don’t want to compromise on quality. As a result of our work together, BLK Box have solved some very real operational issues.

Dan Fairbairn – My Story

Dan Fairbairn – My Story

I moved to Australia in January 2009. Why? A better life. A new adventure. For the weather? The usual reasons that an Englishman decides to emigrate. As exciting as it was, it was also scary. It’s not a move I took lightly. I worked for Laser Group as a Support...

We Are (now) Waypoint…!!

We Are (now) Waypoint…!!

We’ve taken the decision to move on from the Waypoint brand. For us, entering 2018 isn’t just ‘another year’ – it’s without a doubt the most significant year in our short history. It’s the year that will see us launch our largest client projects and it’s the year where we’ll be a lot more visible. We’ve been operating in stealth mode. Not many people know who we are or what we do and we want to change that.

Helping Social Enterprise in 2017

Helping Social Enterprise in 2017

It’s that time of year where it’s impossible not to get a little reflective. We look back on what we’ve done, kick ourselves for what we didn’t do and of course, start planning for the year ahead. As we’ve reflected, we’re particular proud of the opportunity we’ve had...

Sweet Beginnings – Client Story

Sweet Beginnings – Client Story

Sweet Beginnings is a social enterprise that provides employment opportunities to men and women who have recently been released from prison. As you can imagine, reintegration into society can be difficult and despite serving their time, the legacy of their crime can make employment hard to come by. Sweet Beginnings owner Bob Miller saw this and wanted to do something.

Lancaster Consulting – Client Story

Lancaster Consulting – Client Story

We worked with Adam and his team to understand the current process for managing projects. This involved a mix of spreadsheets and paper based documentation. Once we got to grips with the current way of working we were able to develop a new process that would give Adam the visibility needed to manage the day-to-day operations and plan for the future.

AFI Branding – Client Story

AFI Branding – Client Story

Adding real time inventory capabilities to AFI Branding’s custom production system means they can now track every raw material and finished product with ease. No more jumping between different spreadsheets to try to get a handle on stock levels. And, the real-time element is huge for them. In the past, they had to wait until the ‘end of period’ to get accurate reporting which of course, in many cases was too late to make any corrective decisions.

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