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3 Ways To Make Your Business Agile

June 23, 2015 8:02 am | by Stewart Florsheim, VP of Marketing at Kenandy, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Agility is especially important for product companies that operate in an increasingly competitive global market. Agility can mean the difference between success and failure.

7 Tips For A Successful Enterprise Software Implementation

June 22, 2015 8:17 am | by Sameer Bhatia, founder and CEO of ProProfs | Articles | Comments

Purchasing a new enterprise application is an important step your company can take toward...

Why The Time Is Right For Distributors To Move To The Cloud

June 18, 2015 8:40 am | by Ranga Bodla, Industry Lead for Wholesale Distribution, NetSuite | Articles | Comments

Cloud ERP isn’t just about addressing a company’s existing challenges and needs, but those they’...

The Evolving Role Of CRM: Why Distributors Are Shifting Focus To Marketing

June 11, 2015 11:11 am | by Lisa Russell, Industry & Solution Strategy Director, Distribution, Infor | Articles | Comments

Recent statistics demonstrate that CRM is growing as a priority for technology investment for...

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Tips For Taking Your ERP Paperless

June 4, 2015 8:42 am | by Alyssa Kadansky, Marketing Communications Specialist at Metafile Information Systems, Inc. | Articles | Comments

So you’ve implemented an ERP solution to help streamline your financial processes. Great! But maybe you want to take your ERP solution one step further and help your office go completely paperless.

Lawson Products CEO Talks Lean Six Sigma

May 26, 2015 8:00 am | by Michael DeCata, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lawson Products | Articles | Comments

Lawson Products President and CEO Michael DeCata explains how and why implementing Lean Six Sigma was a success at Lawson, and why it's a preferred solution to achieve consistent process improvement.

Case Study: Shop Tools Revamps Industrial Vending Sales Ordering With Conexiom

May 6, 2015 9:33 am | by Conexiom | Articles | Comments

Wanting a solution to process industrial vending orders more efficiently, Shop Tools turned to Conexiom for sales order automation. The result was time and cost savings, error elimination, as well as ROI in the first 30 days.


The Benefits Of Modern ERP For Wholesale Distributors

April 29, 2015 9:10 am | by Lisa Russell, Industry & Solution Strategy Director, Distribution, Infor | Infor | Articles | Comments

Now is the time for distributors to look to modern ERP to facilitate differentiation, promote growth, and prepare their business for the future.

NetSuite To Acquire Bronto Software

April 23, 2015 1:22 pm | by NetSuite | News | Comments

The combination brings together a leader in cloud omnichannel commerce with a leader in commerce marketing automation.

A Unifying Vision For Distribution And The Robot Revolution

April 22, 2015 8:26 am | by Krishnan Sundaresan, Director at ARRYVE | Articles | Comments

Robots can’t be considered the future of distribution. They are the present, and distributors that don’t plan on integrating robots with a holistic perspective will be left in the past.

How Do You Turn A Box Into A Business?

March 25, 2015 10:12 am | by NetSuite | Videos | Comments

Long-time NetSuite customer EcoBox shares the story of their journey to build a successful, growing distribution company out of boxes, new and used.

Case Study: Conexiom Powers Field Fastener's ERP System

March 20, 2015 8:06 am | by Conexiom | Articles | Comments

By eliminating manual order entry, Field Fastener reduced errors, expedited order processing, and improved service levels and customer satisfaction.                                 


Tour de Force Rebrands

March 16, 2015 9:40 am | by Tour de Force, Inc. | News | Comments

The corporate name change, logo, and website was driven by a desire to better align the company’s image with the products and services it provides.

10 Often Forgotten ERP Implementation Faux Pas

March 10, 2015 2:53 pm | by Daniel Erickson, Director of Product Strategy at ProcessPro | Articles | Comments

ERP disasters cost a company money in labor, delays, downtime, productivity, and equipment. Here's why some implementations go all wrong.

Epicor Acquires Shipping Solutions Business From Insite Software

February 19, 2015 12:38 pm | by Epicor | News | Comments

The InsiteShip and InsiteManifest integrated shipping and fulfillment software solutions strengthen Epicor's supply chain capabilities and cloud ERP strategy.

The Benefits Of Automating ERP

January 13, 2015 10:56 am | by Alyssa Kadansky, Metafile Information Systems | Articles | Comments

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.       

Case Study: Conexiom Powers DGI Supply's ERP System

December 10, 2014 4:57 pm | by Conexiom | Articles | Comments

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.           


Transforming ERP Key For Distributors, Manufacturers Hoping To Keep Pace With Change

October 31, 2014 9:54 am | by Ranga Bodla, Industry Lead for Wholesale Distribution, NetSuite | Blogs | Comments

NetSuite's Ranga Bodla explains the importance of ensuring an organization's business processes match those of the supporting IT system, of leveraging the best practices for each vertical industry, and knowing what to look for in your ERP partner.

WinWholesale Launches Mobile App

September 8, 2014 9:58 am | by WinWholesale | News | Comments

The app gives customers the ability to perform several functions to do business on the go, including finding the closest Win Group location.                               

Infor Bridges Operational Strategy Gap With Infor S&OP 10x

September 4, 2014 11:07 am | by Infor | News | Comments

Infor S&OP 10x helps customers achieve financial and strategic business objectives through a mature S&OP model with greater speed and efficiency.                           

Turtle & Hughes Boosts Business Efficiency With Infor Distribution SX.e

July 30, 2014 10:23 am | by Infor | Product Releases | Comments

Infor has announced that Turtle & Hughes, a leading distributor of electrical and industrial equipment, has successfully implemented Infor Distribution SX.e across its enterprise.           

Adopting or Upgrading an ERP System? Look Hard Before Leaping

June 11, 2014 9:24 am | by Tim Garcia, CEO, Apptricity Corp. | Blogs | Comments

Implementing a new ERP system or modernizing an existing one is among the most difficult things any company can do. The corporate landscape is littered with wrecked partnerships and costly litigation over failed ERP and other business application implementations.

Why Should You Invest In A Cloud ERP System?

April 10, 2014 9:58 am | by Pat Garrehy, Rootstock Software, Founder and CEO | Blogs | Comments

There have been a series of articles on this subject and the topic is covered in almost every software manufacturer’s PowerPoint presentation to a new prospect. The truth is that every company has a unique set of circumstances and will require its own way to justify a major project. In general, a good approach is to look at the investment from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective.

Fuel Profitable Growth In Industrial Distribution

March 5, 2014 7:52 am | by Neetin Datar, Industry Marketing Leader, SAP America | Blogs | Comments

The top performing industrial distributors in the U.S. are getting closer to their customers to better understand their product and value-added service needs. They are leveraging advanced analytics to identify and prioritize cost reduction and revenue growth opportunities and are using the latest technologies.

What Does 3D Printing Mean For ERP?

February 20, 2014 12:20 pm | by Antony Bourne, Global Manufacturing Industry Director, IFS | Blogs | Comments

As I talk with customers at our IFS industry councils and at other professional events, I find many manufacturers and industrial organizations are already using 3D printing.                

Where Will ERP Go In 2014?

January 31, 2014 4:08 pm | by Ruth Raistrick, Head of Client Services, K3 Syspro | Blogs | Comments

This year, customers will expect ERP solutions to provide them with improved integration between technology and better collaboration between different departments, and ERP software will be able to respond.        

Winning With CRM: Successful Implementation

January 27, 2014 10:11 am | by Mark Dancer, President, Channelvation | Blogs | Comments

In his second article for Industrial Distribution about winning with CRM, Mark Dancer discusses how today’s CRM systems hold considerable promise for wholesaler-distributors, but success cannot be gained without well-planned execution and follow through.

Collaboration: A Game-Changing Move

January 7, 2014 12:34 pm | by Dominic Telaro (CFPIM, CIRM), Director of Industry Solutions, I.B.I.S., Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Webster Dictionary defines collaboration as: “Working with another person or group in order to achieve or do something.” In the business world everyone is required to collaborate and does - or do they?         

Tour de Force CRM Releases Version 6.0

December 11, 2013 3:44 pm | by Tour de Froce CRM, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The major changes in v6.0 involve the following new features and modules: Build Your Own Reports (BYOR) Add-On Module, 2-Way Quote to Order functionality, Workflow Manager, and a comprehensive API that will allow for 3rd party integration.

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