Is Your Technology Trendy or Old-Fashioned?

In today’s marketplace, consumers want 24/7 access to product information and customer service, as well as the ability to place online orders at any time of the day or night.  Whether you have a top-notch IT department or rely on … Read more


Three Things to Consider for Your Technology in 2013

As distributors plan for the New Year, the options can become somewhat overwhelming.  Maybe you need a total software replacement.  Maybe you should consider the cloud.  Or maybe you need to invest in some major upgrades.  Here are some tips … Read more


Defining ‘BYOD’ for the Mobile World We Live In

In the digital era we live in, acronyms are everywhere.  To some, it’s almost like a brand new language. We have to’re-learn’ how to effectively communicate.  This especially applies to the business world where more and more employees are relying … Read more


The 1, 2, 3’s of Distribution: Cut costs, Streamline Delivery Processes and Beef Up Departments

I’m not going to go as far as to say that Distribution is as easy as 1, 2, 3.  But I will say most distributors have three similar goals: 1. Cut costs, 2. Streamline delivery processes, and 3. Beef-up departments.  … Read more


Putting 2 and 2 Together to Equal Success

Complex distribution companies require powerful software to manage the many aspects of their operations.  A great deal of data can be generated and used by a distribution company to drive business growth.  To get the most out of your enterprise … Read more


Managing Manufacturing Process Complexity

Although companies have access to a wider range of options when it comes to managing their supply chain, processes are getting more and more complex.  Manufacturers use raw materials that come from suppliers all over the world in products that … Read more


The Evolution of Distribution Technology: From Faxes to Website Orders

You might recall when taking phone calls was the only way for a company to place an order.  Then came the fax order, email, and now web portals are a favored way to place and track product orders. Technology is … Read more


Microsoft Dynamics GP Will Help Grow Your Business Without Adding Staff

Distribution companies have a myriad of data to capture and monitor from supply chain to customer needs.  Whether you have a handful of products or dozens, one location or several, you can grow your business and become more profitable with … Read more


You Know it’s Time to use Distribution Software When…

If your warehouse is a disaster, inventory is coming and going without your knowledge, and your desk is covered in stacks of multi-colored papers, then you probably need enterprise resource planning (ERP) software with distribution functionality. Although this is an Read more


Creating the Ideal World for Original Equipment Manufacturers

Developing solutions that are valuable for original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can be challenging.  The world revolving around supply chains, distributors, and customers is full of complicated relationships and processes.  However, innovative technology is evolving that will make it easier for OEMs … Read more





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