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
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
As your manufacturing or distribution operation grows, you’ll likely expand the number or type of products that you offer to your growing list of customers. New inventory and a corresponding higher volume of transactions can quickly overwhelm home-grown systems or … Read more
In addition to economic and marketplace variables, consumer packaged goods (CPG) businesses also have challenges at the retail level. Meeting customer, retailer and marketplace demands that can come from online stores as well as brick-and-mortar stores, while protecting thinning profit … Read more
According to a survey by Kantar Retail, General Mills and Procter & Gamble tied for the top spot on the ranking of top consumer packaged goods supply chains. Several well-known businesses made the list and one was even nudged off … Read more
Continuous flexibility in order to control costs and meet customer demand is critical to succeed in the distribution environment of today and tomorrow. The following survey was designed to help you analyze your current system’s ability to deliver the speed … Read more