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Distributors are having to quickly develop an e-commerce presence or risk losing potential business and customers. They can use these five trends to compete faster and smarter.
The word "customer," when describing the relationship between manufacturers-distributors, is often not used. In fact, the word is abhorrent to some manufacturers.
PointClear President and CEO Dan McDade concludes his series on how distributors can learn from mistakes made by early adopters of customer relationship management.
To justify your investment in low risk picking automation, consider these five key areas of potential profit in your current warehousing and order fulfillment operations.
The conclusion to this two-part guide can help ensure that your company's property assets are written off for the biggest tax return possible.
Research showed altering employee responses to threats from social media, phishing, or other applications reduced the risks of those security breaches by 45 to 70 percent.
Heaps of paperwork can prevent business processes from operating efficiently, whereas research has shown productivity gains of as much as 82 percent in companies that automate their ERP solution. Here's why you should.
Rain, snow, ice, and ice melt can play havoc on a floor’s finish, and when this happens, they can also damage the floor itself. But there are ways to keep hard-surface floors clean, safe, and healthy during the winter.
With new tax regulations in effect for 2014 returns, this two-part guide can help ensure that your company's property assets are written off for the biggest tax return possible.
In this second segment of a three-part series, PointClear President and CEO Dan McDade discusses how distributors can learn from mistakes made by early adopters of big data analytics.
The customer will let you know when they are ready to buy. It is the salesperson’s job to listen. Salespeople should recognize these buying signals and respond appropriately.
It cost money — often a lot of money — to hire a new employee. That’s why it's very important to use every tool possible to help mitigate these expenses and, at the same time, try to eliminate the number of “bad hires.”
With a new year coming, this is an excellent time to expunge work habits that irritate coworkers and make you less effective.
Analyzing how and why your employees are motivated will increase your productivity & profits.
As the baby boomer generation retires and a disproportionate number of skilled employees leave the workforce, how can distributors find and keep top talent to replace tenured workers?
Despite greater overall awareness of the need for improved industrial cybersecurity, not nearly enough is being done to implement cybersecurity measures and reinforce them through adequate staff training.
In this first of a three-part series, PointClear President and CEO Dan McDade discusses how distributors can learn from mistakes made by early adopters of marketing automation.
Though e-commerce and the need for efficient websites continues to grow, distributors should not forget the importance of having an attractive retail showroom for their brick-and-mortar stores.
Called “Managing your Relationships with Independent Distribution,” the workshops have been held around the country since 2006 and focus on sharing best practices in working with independent distributors.
One reason salespeople have a bad reputation is because of the phrases they use. Some are good, some could be better, and some are just plain lousy.
With many Boards of Directors asking questions of their CEOs as to how they are prepared to deal with supply chain disruptions, the focus on risk mitigation has become raised on the priority list of supply chain executives.
The Jan. 5 deadline to register for BSA's HR Forum, held Jan. 26-27 in Tampa, Florida, is soon approaching. Focusing on recruitment and retention, the forum includes a number of industry experts and professional placement personnel.
SAP for Chemicals is the only chemicals conference where business, functional and technology professionals unite to embrace innovative solutions, fresh ideas and best-in-class strategies to improve on overall business performance.
Now in its eleventh year, SAP-Centric EAM has become a go-to for the EAM community to stay current on innovative solutions and critical strategies for Enterprise Asset Management in conjunction with SAP PM.
DGI's move to its current ERP solution resulted in reduced costs for order processing, improved order accuracy, and faster order processing times. Now DGI has plans to grow their enrolled customers by 150 percent.
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