Strong inventory management is essential for busy manufacturers and distributors. Overstocking the warehouse can put pressure on cash flow and losing sight of items can lead to stock-outs and back-orders, putting customer relationships at risk. On the other hand, taking … Read more

 

Many retailers are breathing a sigh of relief as the holiday shopping season is finally over. This relief may extend through the rest of the distribution chain, eventually down to product manufacturers. It’s an ideal time to start tallying the … Read more

 

Businesses using stand-alone software systems often struggle at the end of the year to collect and validate data, then prepare the reports needed for year-end. Looking through financial transactions, inventory and labor utilization, customer services and satisfaction, and other core … Read more

 

The modern marketplace is crowded, customers can be fickle and demanding, and there is no downtime. The lights are always on. The key to staying profitable and ahead of top of the competition is data. Your managers and management … Read more

 

Many businesses in the food and beverage industry experience struggle with complicated operations, including

  • producing and distributing high-quality products
  • responding to increased regulatory pressures and customer demands
  • facing decreasing profit margins

In order to respond quickly to customers or regulatory … 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

 

You know that a successful software investment involves lots of questions and answers between your company and potential vendors to be certain the system fits your needs. But how can you be sure that your questions will be the most … 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

 

Every company uses financial accounting software, but when you are a distribution company there is more to it than just debits and credits. There are specific features you distribution company needs in the software in order for your business to … Read more

 

Busy manufacturers and distributors know how important vendor and supplier relationships are in terms of meeting customer demands and showing profits. Communication with vendors and business partners is essential when forecasting the inventory needed for production and planning production to … Read more

 

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