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Cisco Unveils New IoT System

June 30, 2015 9:32 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Cisco IoT System involves six programs to help manage massive amounts of data and achieve sufficient scale in order to realize the benefits of Internet-connected devices.

Exact Launches Health Assessment For Small Manufacturers

June 29, 2015 3:56 pm | by Exact | Product Releases | Comments

Businesses can now use the free online tool to evaluate inefficiencies and optimize workflow to...

3 Tips For Mid-Market Companies Seeking To Implement Big Data

June 25, 2015 10:20 am | Articles | Comments

Like larger corporations, mid-market companies can experience many benefits when they have a...

How Companies Are Capitalizing On Document Management Services

June 24, 2015 8:18 am | by Jeff Frankel, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at docSTAR | Articles | Comments

From Fortune 100 to small businesses, companies can gain the efficiencies with affordable...

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3D Printing: How Concerning For Industrial Distributors?

June 23, 2015 8:03 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

3D printing has been has been synonymous with manufacturing in recent years. But what is its outlook specifically in industrial distribution?

Head Or Heart? How Do CFOs Make decisions?

June 18, 2015 8:41 am | by Epicor Software | News | Comments

A new survey from Epicor Software and Redshift Research reveals how CFOs make decisions and how technology supports them in the decision making process. How does your organization compare?

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’ll face five, 10 years in the future.

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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 the rest of 2015 as B2B players expect deeper and more varied information on orders and accounts. Here's why a CRM application makes sense for everyone.

The Magic 8 WMS Questions You Need To Ask

June 11, 2015 8:02 am | by Eric Allais, president & CEO, PathGuide Technologies | Articles | Comments

Choosing the right WMS can not only make processes more efficient and help manage a workforce, it can also position an organization for growth and greatly improve customer service. But not all warehouse management solutions are created equal.

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.

Why Using LinkedIn Makes Sense For B2B Distributors

May 29, 2015 7:54 am | by Robert Kravitz | Articles | Comments

While B2B successes with Facebook and Twitter have been few and far between, LinkedIn has promising market value. Here's why it's smart to make use of it.

Do Your Business Processes Need A Spring Cleanup?

May 28, 2015 11:07 am | by Jeff Frankel, Executive Vice President and Principal at docSTAR. | Articles | Comments

Ask yourself these four questions to see how much spring cleaning you really need to do to make the most of 2015.

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The Rise Of Prescriptive Analytics In The B2B Environment

May 27, 2015 8:53 am | by Javier Aldrete, Senior Director of Product Management, Zilliant | Articles | Comments

Prescriptive guidance can provide answers to everyday sales decisions, such as which customers to call, what products to pitch, and what prices to quote.

Infor Delivers Major Enhancement To Configure Price Quote

May 26, 2015 12:31 pm | by Infor | News | Comments

The enhancements include a customizable user experience to increase revenues, improve quote to order close rates, and accelerate brand loyalty.

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.

The 68th Survey of Distributor Operations: Demographics

May 16, 2015 1:41 pm | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | Articles | Comments

Our demographics show that over the last 10 years of the survey, there has been a 20 percent drop in respondents who are family-owned, likely resulting from the recession and ensuing merger & acquisition activity since.

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.

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Barcoding, Inc. Adds Supply Chain Analytics Practice Area

April 29, 2015 12:56 pm | by Barcoding, Inc. | News | Comments

Supply Chain Analytics by Barcoding enables companies in a wide range of industries to identify immediate cost savings and cost-shifting opportunities due to insight into a number factors.

DGI Supply Launches New E-Commerce Site

April 28, 2015 9:37 am | by DGI Supply | News | Comments

DGI Supply is pleased to announce the launch of their new E-Commerce website.

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.

Anixter Debuts Levels For Industrial Environments

April 17, 2015 10:05 am | by Anixter | News | Comments

The program builds on the history around the original Anixter Levels program for twisted-pair cabling by simplifying the selection of the correct products in a market where there is a void in adopted standards.

Verizon Releases 2015 Data Breach Investigation Report

April 16, 2015 1:07 pm | by Verizon | News | Comments

According to this year’s report, the bulk of the cyberattacks (70 percent) use a combination of both sophisticated and old techniques and involve a secondary victim, adding complexity to a breach.

Wearables Gaining Popularity In Business

April 16, 2015 12:19 pm | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Along with industrial warehouses already testing and implementing smart glasses, other wearable technology like smartwatches and fitness bands are making their way into plant floors as well.

Horizon Solutions Announces Leadership Change

April 16, 2015 10:07 am | by Horizon Solutions | News | Comments

The CEO/president transition represents next step in the execution of Horizon’s long-term strategic plan, with internal promotions setting the stage for streamlined growth. 

Amazon Announces Analytics Service

April 13, 2015 4:46 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Amazon announced Amazon Machine Learning during an address to a company meeting in San Francisco on Thursday. The service will be available on a pay-as-you-go basis.

Geofencing Enables Wolseley UK's One-Hour Delivery To Branches

April 8, 2015 12:39 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Wolseley UK will implement the technology across its entire network by the end of the month, which allows delivery trucks to alert branch recipients when they are 20 minutes away.

No Joke: Amazon's Dash Button Enables One-Push Ordering

March 31, 2015 4:44 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

It's not an April Fools' joke. The dream of pressing a button to restock items is now a reality with Amazon's latest product ordering development. What future implications could it have?

New Alternatives To Computer Passwords

March 26, 2015 10:18 am | Videos | Comments

Forget about forgetting passwords.

March 31 Webinar: Transitioning Your Distribution Business to an Online World

March 17, 2015 3:02 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | Events

Join us for this free, educational webinar, where our panel of experts will discuss: Ways distributors are currently utilizing technology and supplier partners to improve their online presence; How e-commerce has changed the training and function of customer service and salespeople; And the top considerations that should go into developing e-commerce functionality, based on the latest online and customer trends. 

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