A multinational corporation with years of success under their belt, Thor specializes in distributing chemicals like flame retardants, biocides, and personal care ingredients.
Thor uses Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software. Microsoft Dynamics GP has helped this company to save money, … Read more
It may seem as though a supply chain disruption is one of those costs of doing business or just another problem faced by manufacturers. Supplier problems can be lead to production delays, unhappy customers, and can put an unexpected dent … Read more
Manufacturers and distributors may have hundreds to thousands of inventory items to manage. You need to maintain enough inventory to satisfy customers and prevent stock-outs without needlessly overstocking shelves. Keeping tabs on so many items can quickly become time consuming … Read more
As a manufacturer or distributor, you rely on your suppliers for prompt delivery of high quality raw materials or products that you need to satisfy your own customers. Savvy businesses also spend time considering potential supply chain disruptions and prepare … Read more
Food and beverage manufacturers are facing new changes to labels on packaged foods. The term “gluten-free” has been defined and products that are labeled as gluten-free must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten. However, the labeling is … Read more
Microsoft Dynamics GP can run a full distribution company with all the needed functionality. But you may not realize Microsoft Dynamics GP can also be used as just the core financial system for a distribution company.
Some distribution companies, especially … Read more
The back warehouse can be a busy, noisy place that is easy to avoid. It often appears disorganized with boxes everywhere and high traffic with people opening incoming boxes and sealing packages for customers. However, if you don’t visit once … Read more
Does your distribution company need to increase margins and improve profits? Of course, you’d like to increase your margins! But, how do you increase the margin on the products you distribute without just raising your prices?
The general notion is … Read more
There has been a lot of noise in the last week about the Apple-IBM collaboration agreement. It is certainly newsworthy and has all the appropriate levels of intrigue. The originator of the PC, teaming up with their former competitor and … Read more