As you’re probably well aware if you’re in the distribution industry, customers want your product when they want it.  In order to meet these demands, you need to have a solution that meets a few strict requirements.  Microsoft Dynamics® GP … Read more

 

Every business relationship can experience some problems: miscommunication, growing pains, or the best problem – too much business.  This is exactly why the collaboration between distributors and manufacturers is so critical.  Whether you are planning to expand into other regions … Read more

 

It’s difficult for many businesses to calculate how much time, money and customer goodwill is lost because information gets keyed into disparate systems several times. For example: when orders are entered in the ERP system, much of the same information … Read more

 

Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is a top concern for a growing number of companies. Granted, there are those companies that fly by the seat of their pants and seem to do alright, but things get a bit more complicated … Read more

 

The whole concept of an order-to-cash solution is to enable the wholesale distribution enterprise. This concept allows for planning that enables better forecasting, optimizes inventory and increases your ability to sense and anticipate movements in the marketplace. By anticipating, you … Read more

 

Inflation is expected and just a way of life in our economy. But when you own a business, those extra costs can seem overwhelming and frustrating. According to this article, smaller shippers are prepared to spend more on transportation costs … Read more

 

If you are still using a paper tracking process to manage your distribution processes, you may be feeling increasingly overwhelmed and behind your growing competition. ERP Software helps eliminate this frustration through automatic updates, real-time tracking, and inventory management. The … Read more

 

Whether you’re relying on accurate data in inventory, sales or shipping – how you see the numbers can make or break profitability. You’ve probably experienced several instances where inaccurate data spoiled a big sale or lost a valued customer. We … Read more

 

According to this article, you cannot let your supply chain strategy develop in isolation from the rest of the business. Supply chain strategy is a subset of your overall strategy and cannot be measured with absolutes or optimized in isolation. … Read more

 

Manufacturers and retailers are expecting faster execution, more flexibility, and more efficiency from their supply chain and no one is better positioned to turn these challenges into growth opportunities than wholesale distribution companies. If done strategically and with the right … Read more

 

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