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July 2017

Xero Integration
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Coming Soon! Order & Out integration with Xero to include products

Enhanced integration coming soon…

Order & Out is KFA’s simple, easy to use solution for companies who are struggling to manage their B2B orders, customer communications and stock.

The integration to include customers and invoicing is already complete and in action and we have been busy bees recently, working on further developing the Xero integration to also include products!

Order & Out will be launching the updated integration for  Xero over the Summer.

Managing your business using spreadsheets?

Having to keep track of your stock manually?

Have no idea what you are running low on, or holding a surplus of?

Struggling to keep your customers in the loop?

Sound familiar?

With ever-increasing pressure on businesses to react faster to their customers’ needs and manage orders effectively we have put together:

10 reasons why Order & Out and Xero could be a winning combination for your business.

  1. Coming Soon! Product integration (in addition to customer/invoice integration) – due to launch Summer 2017!
  2. Gives you the ability to raise invoices from within Order & Out, so they are ready to send to your customers.
  3. Allows your business to be open 24/7 as your customers can place orders day and night in Order & Out.
  4. Order & Out will track your stock levels and will give you instant access to the information you need to run your business… at your fingertips.
  5. Automatically synchronises your customers and product details – so eliminates the need for duplication of effort.
  6. Order & Out manages customer communications with automated emails (hopefully reducing the amount the phone rings too!)
  7. Gives you the ability to run reports on products/customers for your orders on either Xero or Order & Out.
  8. Designed with growing businesses in mind, can help take you to the next level.
  9. Order & Out also integrates with selected 3rd party logistics providers – making it even easier to manage your orders.
  10. You can access all the features on a FREE 30-day trial of Order & Out to see for yourself how much time it will save you!

 

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For more information or to sign up for a 30-day FREE trial of Order & Out we would love to hear from you – click here.

Written by Nicki Smith, KFA Sales Manager

July 2017

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KFA Test Team ‘Walk for Wheels’ for Anna

With the World Para Athletics Championships  well underway in London, it seems a good time to share my own story of disabled challenges…

by KFA Test Analyst, Dan Hammond

 

The KFA Test Team are currently in training for a 17 mile sponsored ‘Walk for Wheels’ along Bournemouth seafront to help raise money to purchase a new powered wheelchair.

My wife Anna is a wheelchair user and an adventurous wheelchair user at that. One of the main things that enable her to continue being adventurous and active while her condition worsens over time… is a powered wheelchair.

Her current powered chair is over 10 years old and is becoming unreliable and harder to maintain. To the extent that it can break down and leave her stranded – which is obviously a bit of a worry, especially if she is out on her own.

So Anna and I will be completing a number of sponsored challenges this year!

Not only to raise the money so desperately needed to buy her a new chair; but in the hope that we may also inspire other disabled people to get out there, be adventurous and push the boundaries of their physical capabilities, as well as peoples preconceptions of what is achievable.

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Test Driving a potential new chair

The challenges will test us both and will also probably be a test for Anna’s ageing power wheelchair.  In fact, some of the sponsor money may have to be spent on several rolls of gaffer tape to hold the old wheelchair (and possibly me as well) together!

Fundraising is the only way we can get her a new powered wheelchair, which is vital in enabling her to continue enjoying her passions of the great outdoors, dog walking and continuing her voluntary work with the Girl Guides.  It will go a long way in allowing her to live a normal life for as long as she can.

In addition to our own personal challenges, my fellow KFA Test Team members have also nobly stepped up to the plate and showed great support by setting up their own 17 mile sponsored ‘Walk for Wheels’ along Bournemouth seafront.  Their intrepid effort is very much appreciated and typical of the personal support always offered by everyone at KFA.

Thanks, guys & gals!

 

You can read more or sponsor us  here  on Anna’s fundraising page, or take a look at the links to all our planned challenges, below.

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Ringwood Carnival
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Ringwood Carnival Sponsorship

KFA Sponsor Ringwood Carnival

We are thrilled to be Bronze Sponsors of Ringwood Carnival again this year, for the second year running!

Following our office relocation from Wimborne St Giles to Ringwood back in May 2016, we really wanted to get involved in Ringwood life and this seemed a really great way to do that!

The Carnival is on Saturday the, 16th September 2017 – a fun day of events including an afternoon procession at 2:00 pm and evening procession at 7:15 pm

Ringwood Carnival is a charity and the event helps support the local community.

There will be Community Floats, Marching Bands, Steam Engine & Feature Cars, Kids Entertainers,  Charity Stalls, Face Painting, Food Stalls, Adlam’s Funfair and Fireworks at 9:30 pm.

 

See you there!

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