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

 

One important factor in developing long-term business relationships is reliability.  It’s natural to want to be able to pick, pack, and ship the inventory that your customers order in the right quantities and on time.  However, unnecessarily overstocking the warehouse … Read more

 

I speak to small to medium sized businesses on a daily basis.  Most of these companies are distributors and/or manufacturers and desperately need to modernize their business software and network infrastructure.  One of the biggest pains that I hear is … Read more

 

Working in a global marketplace means dealing with different currencies, multiple suppliers, and various regulatory and compliance-related issues.  These complicated business processes require strong business management solutions, including an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

Manufacturers and distributors working globally experience … Read more

 

If your distribution organization lacks connected visibility across your organization, you may find yourself with:

  1. Inaccurate balance sheets which impact financial reporting and can ultimately impact credit and financing
  2. Too much inventory which leads to wasted cash
  3. Too little inventory
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Manufacturers and distributors rely on a swift moving, high-quality supply chain for the products that they, in turn, supply their customers.  You need to have control, insight, and sound risk management plans in place in order to maintain control over … Read more

 

Be sure to register for this free webinar: Five Ways to Make Your Supply Chain More Dynamic!  The free webinar is April 24, 2014 at 10 AM PT.  This event is being hosted by Microsoft and the presented by Pam … Read more

 

Are you and your team tired of switching between customer sales, inventory, shipping, and financial systems?  Recording multiple types of data in multiple solutions is inefficient and can lead to mistakes every time you enter data from one system into Read more

 

Most manufacturers and distributors are thinking about or actively looking for their ideal inventory levels.  It’s a natural process for this business sector because inventory levels have a significant impact on a business’s health and success.  Find your ideal inventory Read more

 

Every business experiences its up and downs.  There are times when business is booming and other times business may seem lackluster.  How you separate the profits from the losses can depend on the technology you are using.

Many businesses choose Read more

 

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