It takes hard work to run a business and there is a time and a place for manual labor. However, you can’t run a successful manufacturing or distribution company on sweat equity alone. You need the support of a strong … Read more
Does your ERP system give you the reports you need? Is it automated?
Often the finance department has access to the information they need, but it has to be exported and compiled manually. This wastes time. And the information is … Read more
Staying sharp is crucial in the distribution business. Distributors deal with multiple customer channels, supplier punctuality (or lack thereof), ever-changing customer needs and often tight deadlines. The last thing a distribution company needs is something to complicate things more than … Read more
“With Dynamics GP, I have so many capabilities for inventory that I didn’t have at all with QuickBooks. I can easily get the reports I need. I have great visibility into our inventory levels plus the lot trace function has … Read more
It’s the start of a new year and, for companies in any industry, it presents a chance to reevaluate strategic goals. Setting new goals can be great for business; however, managers need to be able to monitor key metrics in … Read more
Healthcare networks often include a number of medical centers, hospitals, and other offices, each of which can go through a vast amount of inventory. In order to stay ahead, facilities may overestimate inventory needs in order to avoid stock-outs. Too … Read more
As we head into the busiest shopping season of the year, retailers are likely to see inventory movement pick up speed. As items fly off store shelves, manufacturers and distributors will feel the pressure to keep up. Inventory can move … Read more
Show me the product, tell me how much it costs.
Many distribution companies realize that this is sometimes easier said than done. But you also know that customers need to know how to calculate the price early in the process … Read more