Recent changes in the overseas markets are raising the prices of commodities, which is making buying locally more lucrative.  In addition, according to a joint study conducted by ISIS Research Centre, LOCO BC and Columbia Institute, companies that purchase commodities … Read more

 

When you make a purchase in supply chain software, your dream is to have all your problems disappear and never show up again.  Realistically, optimizing your supply chain takes continual effort.  Which is exactly why choosing a solution that adapts … Read more

 

When analyzing profitability, the question of outsourcing is bound to come up.  Should you outsource functions such as order fulfillment and shipping to third party providers?  Well, that depends on your need for control versus your need to cut costs, … Read more

 

Logistics can be a tricky business function to manage, requiring a handful of your leaders.  Logistics for brick-and-mortar stores is one thing, but e-commerce is something different altogether.  Wal-Mart is a well-known leader in hub-and-spoke logistics but has been late … Read more

 

Most manufacturers, as well as retail and technology businesses, are aware of the importance of a strong supply chain as it correlates to productivity and profitability.  As a result, the consulting firms that work with these businesses, and the businesses … Read more

 

“Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket” is a commonly shared adage that reminds us to diversify our situation so that we don’t lose everything in one grand way.  This, and other adages, is shared because wise advice … Read more

 

Some say ignorance is bliss.  I believe that sometimes what you don’t know can hurt you, especially when it comes to the supply chain.  Without deep visibility into your network of suppliers, how do you know if you are saving … Read more

 

As a very happy SalesPad Partner, I hope that if your business does any order entry and you use Microsoft Dynamics GP, then this webinar is worth attending!  If you are thinking about changing your business software or ERP, then … Read more

 

Distributors have the challenging task of balancing inventory control against customer needs.  Too much inventory diverts cash away from other business areas and too little can put customer relationships at risk.  We here at RockySoft are dedicated to helping distributors … Read more

 

Manufacturers and distributors know that strengthening relationships with suppliers and vendors can have a positive impact on the bottom line.  First of all, you need to know the right place to get raw materials and products to satisfy customers at … Read more

 

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