See how Microsoft Dynamics Partner, The Resource Group, is helping organizations in the distribution industry gain insight on how the right solution can help distributors grow to the next level through automation, process improvements and better insight at the Pacific … Read more


With the disastrous earthquake and tsunami greatly affecting Japan, many of us in the U.S. are uneasy; both for the safety of the people living there and for what it all means in relation to global manufacturing. It is always … Read more


Multiple situations throughout the globe create massive uncertainties about the future price and supply of oil and other key commodities. Many manufacturers are responding by beefing up stocks of commodities and raw materials, locking into current prices. That strategy, according … Read more


When analyzing your business processes, it’s imperative to identify your requirements from beginning to end – from Quote to Cash. However, when looking at the overall components of ERP, it’s helpful to segment it into five key areas – customer … Read more


Many people are saying that everything is made in China these days, but the opposite is actually true. China’s manufacturing is booming, but the value of what its factories produce is far behind that of the U.S., according to economic … Read more


When you make a large investment in your line of business applications, such as Microsoft Dynamics® GP, you want the integrations to be as long lived as the application itself and as easy to maintain as possible.

There are several … Read more


Similar to the seasons, sale trends change often…and sometimes it’s even because of the season. As a distributor, you need to identify the profitable products and time of year they are most valuable to you. The fate of your business … Read more


When you buy a house, you know you want to get the lowest possible interest rate so you don’t pay extra over a long period of time. Same goes with your inventory. Many Distributors finance their inventories, and therefor are … Read more


Formula based manufacturing requires a certain level of management and flexibility. Formula calculations change often and affect all aspects of the business. So how do you effectively manage and track your calculations to ensure enhanced lab analysis?

We here at … Read more


Making business decisions when unsure of real-time inventory levels and demand stream isn’t a good feeling. You probably worry more than you should and feel the control of your business slowly slipping away. In addition to the stress of worrying, … Read more





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