Best Practices Inventory Management: May 14th – 16th

Early registration ends April 9th. Register today. Join Central Data and Grant W. Howard for this incredible opportunity that will help your company and team understand and implement "Best Practices Inventory Management". Increase profits, improve customer service, and support growth by learning more about inventory management and replenishment at this Best Practices Seminar hosted by Grant W. Howard Company and co-sponsored by Infor. During the three day seminar, we will review and discuss "Best Practices" inventory management and give attendees…

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TUG Connects 2019: Conference Recap

Central Data = Change Agents TUG Connects is always the largest annual event for Central Data and 2019 in Orlando did not disappoint. This annual client appreciation event brought our clients and valued partner sponsors together to discuss common business challenges but more importantly, gives everyone a chance to let loose and have some fun! If you didn't know, the theme for TUG Connects this year was “Become an Agent of Change” and our onsite team representing all parts of…

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TUG Connects 2019: Central Data Guide

From March 13th -16th, Central Data will be returning to TUG Connects in Orlando. This annual user conference for Infor SX.e,  Infor FACTS and Cloud Suite Distribution customers is an annual "must attend" event for operational leaders at distribution companies. This years event is packed with informative sessions, demonstrations and keynote presentations featuring Charles Phillips, Peter Sheahan and Jacqueline Woods. The official TUG Connects 2019 agenda can be viewed here and don't forget to visit our booth at the Distribution…

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Economic Nexus & the Future of Sales Tax

The Impact of the South Dakota vs. Wayfair, Inc. Ruling On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of South Dakota in South Dakota vs. Wayfair, Inc., granting the state authority to impose sales tax obligations on out-of-state transactions. Since then, economic nexus laws have been adopted by several states which could create more challenges for remote sellers. We brought in our partners at Avalara to share: What the ruling is and how it has affected future…

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Central Data Acquires Lowery Systems in St. Louis

We have exciting news! We recently completed our acquisition of Lowery Systems, Inc. (LSi). Providing a complementary suite of services to Central Data’s current offering, St. Louis-based LSi will increase our customer base by 30 percent and bring a host of new opportunities to our existing clients. As you know, Central Data provides end-to-end technology solutions to help wholesale distributors of all sizes and industries increase productivity, improve profitability and drive growth. Our services and products include consulting, ERP software…

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When evaluating new ERP, the partner is as important as the software!!!

  • March 22, 2018
  • Blog

When evaluating new ERP, the partner is as important as the software!!! Embarking on an ERP evaluation includes embarking on a partner selection as well. The process of evaluating an ERP can seem overwhelming and confusing. Where do you start? What do you look for? ERP buyers typically know the “usual suspects” and know what, they need to evaluate in terms of functionality. Buyers may also speak to their colleagues and competitors, attend industry events and typically have a short…

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Navigating ERP Selection and Implementation: A 5-Step Process

  • March 12, 2018
  • 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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True Cloud Applications For Manufacturers

  • February 21, 2018
  • Blog

Manufacturers who lead have embraced the cloud. Have you? Modern ERP systems improve user experiences, ensure process workflow, and integrate document management. It also improves the overall business with end-to-end functions, internal and external collaboration, and significantly reduces IT issues by using “true cloud” technology. That’s why the companies you compete with have already started moving to the cloud. From a recent IDC report: “The SMB innovators and early adopters have already moved to the cloud; the early majority is…

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TUG Connects 2018: Prep

  • February 8, 2018
  • Blog

A majority of your work in attending TUG Connects is done before you even leave home - Be Ready!   Attending conferences can be an overwhelming convergence of new information, connections and business tools. While scheduling effectively and paying close attention is key, it's your preparation before you even attend that can make the real difference. That's why at Central Data Systems, we’ve created a workshop specifically to help you prepare for your TUG Connects 2018 experience.   Our complimentary…

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