Maintaining the right inventory, at the right time, in the right quantities is not an easy task.  A number of variables can change rapidly which can lead to knee-jerk decisions that may not be in the best interest of inventory … Read more

 

Collins_Distribution Quiz_July 2014Every distributor is looking for more good customers – customers that enjoy your products and services, place recurring orders, and pay on time.  It is more efficient to nurture long-term relationships than spend the time to look for and engage … Read more

 

Today’s manufacturers and distributors must be agile and able to respond quickly in the event of a supply chain disruption.  They must also be flexible and able to view the supply chain and inventory management strategically.  Looking at your supply … Read more

 

Busy manufacturers and distributors have volumes of boxes coming and going out of warehouses and distribution centers.  It can be challenging to determine whether you are hitting inventory target levels when you can’t keep track of the inventory coming in, … Read more

 

The Development Team at SalesPad, Inc. has turned out a fantastic summer schedule of updates to the delight of GP Customer Service users everywhere. SalesPad, for Microsoft Dynamics GP, is already a fantastic integration of CRM features to enhance the … 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

 

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TheYin Distribution Software Blog and ERP Software Blog work “hand in glove” with each other as two great sources for information related to the Microsoft Dynamics … Read more

 

Thank goodness we no longer use carbon copies or faxes for processing orders.  Shuffling papers is time-consuming and creates delays for many internal processes, as well as for the customer.  However, using spreadsheets or the wrong software solution can create Read more

 

We recently had an urgent call from a Dynamics GP distribution customer that was hit with a virus.  This was not our customer, however they are now.  Their system was compromised by the crypto virus and they did not have … Read more

 

Do you happen to know how many SKUs you managed last year or how many you are tracking this year?  According to a study by Motorola Solutions discussed in “Supply Chain News: Where are Warehouses and Distribution Centers Headed? Read more

 

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