Distributor Analytics – A strategic part of your company’s success

  • August 11, 2017
  • Blog

In the United States alone, wholesale/distributor sales equal approximately $3.2 trillion, which also accounts for roughly 7% of private industry GDP since 1987 – Invest in technology to make data driven decisions now It is possible to give your entire organization access to all the information that is buried in your ERP system, to share this data across different departments and to use that data to give your company the competitive advantage it needs to successfully compete in the market…

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Imagine – Sales Analytics

  • August 9, 2017
  • Blog

In this digitized world, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day Imagine if your entire sales organization had access to information on customer buying patterns, could identify small customer accounts with large growth opportunities or could develop a full proof – data driven plan to address marginal service drain customers. Now, imagine a little further that the data your sales organization had available to them could spell out actions they needed to take to improve your company’s bottom…

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FieldOffice Release 2.1 offers Vendor Managed Inventory Capabilities

  • July 14, 2017
  • Blog

Release 2.1 of FieldOffice contains numerous enhancements to help distributors who manage the inventory of their products for customers. This process is commonly known as VMI, or vendor managed inventory. VMI is a service that suppliers provide to their customer where the supplier commits to count and to replenish the customer’s inventory to predetermined levels. FieldOffice leverages the functionality in Infor SX.e to improve the efficiency of the VMI process for both tool crib and consigned vendor managed inventory situations.…

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Evaluating ERP Options? Get Your Free ERP System Comparison Checklist

  • July 12, 2017
  • Blog

The process of comparing ERP systems is a big undertaking. Most products offer similar features and it isn’t always easy to see how they might benefit your business or which are more essential. But this is something you need to do, considering that implementing or replacing an ERP system is a decision that will affect your business for years after the fact. We’re offering a free comparison checklist you can use to evaluate the merits of multiple ERP systems. The checklist…

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Navigating ERP Selection and Implementation: A 5-Step Process

  • June 14, 2017
  • Blog

The benefits of ERP are well-known – improved customer service, streamlined operations, competitive advantage, business growth, etc. However, selecting the wrong system or a poor implementation can set your company’s progress back by years. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system selection and implementation are two of the most important things a company has to “get right”. For distribution management, a successful ERP implementation can help you: Improve customer satisfaction while minimizing cost Reduce order times Know your true costs Know where…

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On-Premises vs. Cloud Applications: Which Delivers More ROI?

According to a new Nucleus Research whitepaper, cloud applications deliver 2.1X the ROI of on-premise systems. So if you’re among the many decision-makers still trying to determine the right solution for your organization, Cloud Delivers 2.1 Times More ROI will definitely answer more of your questions. Highlighting the many ways the cloud saves money—the whitepaper contains some surprising numbers. In the first place, cloud application projects deliver 2.1x times the relative return on investment (ROI) of on-premises ones – up 24%…

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Achieving True Business Mobility in the MultiCloud World

  • April 19, 2017
  • Blog

Working in the cloud means you have the flexibility to access your business apps from everywhere—your desk, your dining room table, or the airport. You can stay productive around the clock, thanks to both mobility and cloud computing. However, cloud-based software and applications are tied to various clouds, rather than one centralized theoretical space. For example, Salesforce has its own cloud that its customers can access via mobile. This Salesforce cloud is a unique application, and is different than, say,…

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