Now is the time for distributors to look to modern ERP to facilitate differentiation, promote growth, and prepare their business for the future.
The combination brings together a leader in cloud omnichannel commerce with a leader in commerce...
Robots can’t be considered the future of distribution. They are the present, and distributors...
By eliminating manual order entry, Field Fastener reduced errors, expedited order processing, and improved service levels and customer satisfaction.
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.
ERP disasters cost a company money in labor, delays, downtime, productivity, and equipment. Here's why some implementations go all wrong.
The InsiteShip and InsiteManifest integrated shipping and fulfillment software solutions strengthen Epicor's supply chain capabilities and cloud ERP strategy.
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.
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.
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.
The app gives customers the ability to perform several functions to do business on the go, including finding the closest Win Group location.
Infor S&OP 10x helps customers achieve financial and strategic business objectives through a mature S&OP model with greater speed and efficiency.
Infor has announced that Turtle & Hughes, a leading distributor of electrical and industrial equipment, has successfully implemented Infor Distribution SX.e across its enterprise.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
The Hitpoint Finance PLUS GL pack, now available to the market, empowers users to localize international finance systems with local standards and practice.
Epicor Eclipse now features Electronic Data Interchange 810 improvements, Small Project Job enhancements, and Lien Tracking improvements, as well as the ability to track customer-owned inventory, create central Purchase Orders “on the fly,” and automatically assign lot numbers and print lot labels.
Rootstock developed this suite of applications as a new service for distributors - whether they are a small operation with as few as ten users or a large organization with many distribution centers and hundreds of users.
Cowan, who brings extensive executive management experience in software and technology to Epicor, succeeds Pervez Qureshi, who is stepping down to pursue new opportunities. Qureshi will also be stepping down from his position as a director on the Epicor board of directors.
Infor recently announced that its distribution business unit has experienced more than 120 percent license growth since the close of Infor's 2010 fiscal year. Industrial Distribution had the opportunity to speak with Infor GM Andy Berry about the company’s growth and what the future holds.
“It’s probably the best business opportunity that we’ve ever been presented from any partner, including Microsoft,” CEO Vabulas says.
Kemp Electric wanted to find an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software which could be implemented quickly and cost-effectively but, most importantly, could reliably meet the intricate and unique needs of the electrical wholesale distribution industry.
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