eCommerce Awards 2016


Winners Announced!

Recognising eCommerce Excellence

Celebrating great new, innovative and customer focused retailers from the world of eCommerce. The winners of our first ever eCommerce Awards were won by firms from the UK and USA.

Winner - Best New Business

Descaler UK 
Suppliers of coffee machine maintenance products: a ‘tiny niche’ to quote the company. Using an advanced warehouse management system, Descaler is able to achieve a next day delivery on 94% of orders, and a score of 9.1 on Trustpilot. 

“As we are specialist we try to keep things as simple as possible”, All our processes are very straightforward; we try to simplify all information. Besides that we focus on an awesome experience for our customers”.  Dirk Pheifer, UK Managing Director.

Winner - Business Innovation 

Scandinavian House with Proximity
The STREAM system has provided Scandinavian House with the ability to efficiently manage their deliveries through route optimisation, while a customer portal gives retailers and their partners real-time information throughout the order to delivery life cycle. A driver mobile app. enables electronic capture of signatures and pictures as proof of delivery, while in-flight driver tracking gives customers the ability to view their delivery progress in real-time on a map.

“STREAM makes up a key selling point for our kids beds and furniture offer. The system has enabled us to be 100% on top of our orders with real-time data available quickly and efficiently. Ultimately, it has helped us to keep our customers happy, not only retailers, but end consumers as well.” Anne Ridgway, Director of Scandinavian House

Winner - Best Customer Experience

Brightstar Inc
Brightstar's new B2B Business Center website focuses on simplified navigation, a streamlined checkout, responsive design, and a slick feature for bulk ordering and returns. The website also allows ‘continuous product viewing’, more information on product availability and real-time order status reporting.

“The initial feedback from customers has been extremely positive, particularly our new, simplified bulk-return process “Customers no longer need to spend hours entering product orders one item at a time – they can now do it in minutes.” Brad Beiermann, Brightstar spokesman

Want to enter the 2017 Awards?

The eCommerce Awards cover the key categories of:

  • Best New Business

Have you recently launched your business and are overwhelmed due to demand? Do you offer an amazing product? Are your sales going from strength to strength? 

  • Innovation

As a technology driven company, we really appreciate innovation. Whether it’s through a product, a website or brand ethos, we want to hear about the exciting developments that make your eCommerce business different. 

  • Best Customer Experience

We know that providing a great customer experience from shopping cart to doorstep is an important part of succeeding as an eCommerce business. Do you go the extra mile to make purchasing with your company memorable? Tell us how.

Enter the awards

With a team of judges made up of senior industry specialists, the James and James eCommerce Awards are uniquely valuable accolades.  The judges are senior managers at leading retailers and third party logistics providers and look for outstanding services, focusing on innovation, outstanding design and service excellence.

Who are the eCommerce awards for?

eCommerce retailers servicing consumers from any industry sectors who can demonstrate innovation and excellence in the respective category area.  Any eCommerce business can apply provided it sell something over the web (the website has a function to take a payment and process an order) - it does not even need to be a physical product. As this is focused for eCommerce retailers, service providers are welcome enter in partnership with a retailer, with the focus remaining on the retailer.

Who judges the awards?

See who will be judging the eCommerce awards here>>. The judges for the  Awards are senior managers at leading eCommerce retailers and 3PL providers. Entries and finalists will be reviewed and selected for each category.

How do I enter?

Entry for the 2017 eCommerce Awards is free and will open later this year.

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