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Accellos Announces Integration Between Prophecy Dispatch & MacroPoint

April 22, 2014 3:54 pm | by Accellos | Product Releases | Comments

The integrated solution provides Transportation Brokers with a way to automatically track loads including arrival, departure from stops, and GPS position updates.

Q&A: Unleashing Your Future With A B2B E-commerce Strategy

April 21, 2014 12:50 pm | by Abbigail Kriebs, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Creating and implementing an e-commerce strategy is a hot topic with distributors. Today we’re...

3D Printing, Digital Execution, & The Manufacturing Renaissance

April 21, 2014 10:20 am | by Kimberly Knickle, Practice Director, IT Priorities & Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights | Blogs | Comments

Given the fact that the companies we call manufacturers today do less and less of their own...

Handheld Strengthens Its U.S. Sales Department, Renews Focus On Developing Partner Networks

April 18, 2014 9:59 am | by The Handheld Group | News | Comments

As Handheld US’s vertical sales manager, Jeff Watkin will be responsible for building and...

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Connecting Constant Contact To Dynamics CRM

April 16, 2014 5:07 pm | by InfoGrow | Product Releases | Comments

CRM2Emails offers organizations that use Microsoft Dynamics CRM the opportunity to have seamless Email Marketing capabilities, says the company.

Trip Management Solutions For Private Fleets

April 16, 2014 10:00 am | by XRS Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The TRP service will help fleets manage the productivity and efficiency of their equipment and drivers within a single, comprehensive application, monitoring trips and routes with “planned vs. actual” reporting and real-time insight, says the company.

Gates Corporation Launches New Corporate Website for North America

April 11, 2014 10:15 am | by Gates Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed with OEM, MRO, and distributor audiences in mind, the state-of-the-art offers easier access to hose and belt products, tips, and resources for an improved user experience, says the company.


InSync RFID Key With Dual Technologies

April 10, 2014 10:14 am | by Kaba Access Systems | Product Releases | Comments

The new InSync RFID keys offer a single electronic key solution for use on standalone locks and hard wired/telephone entry systems that are commonly used on perimeter doors.

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.

United Stationers Report Illustrates Online Preference Among End-Users

April 1, 2014 4:30 pm | by United Stationers | News | Comments

United Stationers has released a new white paper, "Leader Of The Pack: Digital Replaces Full-line Catalog," revealing the printed full-line catalog traditionally distributed by resellers is losing its luster as digital marketing efforts grow in popularity.

Accellos Continues Building Momentum Among NetSuite Customers

March 28, 2014 4:26 pm | by Accello | News | Comments

The SuiteApp, built using NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform, combines radio frequency, barcode technology, and a robust Internet-based architecture to deliver a powerful, scalable, flexible real-time warehouse management system to enable Wholesale Distributors, ecommerce retailers and 3PL Providers to increase accuracy, throughput, and visibility into their inventory and warehouse operations.

SAP to Acquire Fieldglass, Provider Of Contingent Workforce Management

March 26, 2014 10:18 am | by SAP | News | Comments

Combined with the collaborative, network-based procurement capabilities of Ariba and the human resources expertise of SuccessFactors, the acquisition positions SAP to deliver a platform for businesses to manage their entire workforce from initial recruiting and on-boarding to ongoing development, performance management, retention and retirement.


Infor 10.0 Incorporates Social Capabilities To Core ERP

March 25, 2014 9:50 am | by Infor | Product Releases | Comments

The release provides deep distribution functionality and substantial enhancements to user experience, business intelligence enablement, and connectivity to best in class solutions, says the company.

Technology Helps Improve Communication Between Manufacturers & Distributors - And Can Boost Sales

March 22, 2014 8:54 am | by Justin Johnson, Co-Founder & CEO of LeadMethod | Blogs | Comments

Manufacturers need to be able to clearly visualize and understand what is happening to the leads they send to distributors. Meanwhile, distributors need an easy way to communicate with manufacturers that integrates seamlessly with their normal business process.

Eliminating The "Fat Stacks" Of Brochures

March 17, 2014 12:16 pm | by Red Funnel Consulting | Product Releases | Comments

Used in conjunction with their CloudStax web-based content management system, FatStax 2.3 for iPad gives marketers and product managers a single secure point of access to deliver updated sales enablement collateral to sales teams across the world.

Amazon Launches App To Aid Sellers

March 10, 2014 3:30 pm | by Abbigail Kriebs, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

What could this mean for the distribution space? It is making it easier than ever for the man on the street to sell on a high-visibility ecommerce platform with little to no upfront investment.          

IBM, Microsoft, & I.B.I.S. To Provide Integrated Distribution Services

March 6, 2014 9:46 am | by IBM, Microsoft, I.B.I.S. | Product Releases | Comments

To further enhance delivering integrated and differentiated solutions for the wholesale distribution industry, IBM and Microsoft have expanded collaborations with I.B.I.S., Inc., a provider of end-to-end advanced supply chain solutions.


Invoice Receipt Tracking

March 6, 2014 9:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

The latest offering is a result of TermSync’s analysis uncovering why invoices do not get paid on time.

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.

Barcoding, Inc. Announces Partnership With eBizNET Solutions

February 25, 2014 4:59 pm | by Barcoding, Inc. | News | Comments

Through this partnership, eBizNET customers are able to receive end-to-end, fully integrated supply chain technology solutions, incorporating hardware from Barcoding and eBizNET’s suite of supply chain execution software.        

New Freight Audit & Payment System

February 25, 2014 4:44 pm | by Softeon | Product Releases | Comments

FAP from Softeon can rate and audit freight bills across several dozen attributes and accessorials, performing a three-way match between a company's own shipment information, proof of delivery information, and the carrier's freight bill.

Simonds International Launches New Website

February 24, 2014 5:03 pm | by Simonds International | Product Releases | Comments

The newly designed site now provides item level detail, catalog downloads, the latest Simonds news, how-to videos, hints and tips, and related links.

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.                

All-New Rugged Computer For The Mobile Worker

February 19, 2014 10:32 am | by The Handheld Group | Product Releases | Comments

The Nautiz X4 is a multipurpose compact handheld computer built for the mobile worker. It enables efficient and reliable data collection in the toughest environments, says the company.

Complete Cable Management Cinch Straps

February 7, 2014 12:07 pm | by Speedtech International, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

These hook and loop cinch straps are gentle on wires and fiber, reusable and allow users to mount the cinch straps (including the objects or wires fastened within them) to almost any surface, says the company.

Summit Electric Supply Launches New Mobile App

February 6, 2014 9:39 am | by Summit Electric Supply | News | Comments

The latest mobile application from Summit Electric Supply makes it faster to find products on the company’s recently enhanced ecommerce website.                   

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Brings Challenges To Big Data

January 30, 2014 2:44 pm | by Mark Watson, Associate Director, Industrial Automation, IHS | Articles | Comments

The challenge for the fourth Industrial Revolution is the development of software and analytical systems that turn the deluge of data produced by intelligent factories into useful and valuable information, said Mark Watson, associate director for industrial automation at IHS.

Dynamics CRM Mapping for Targeted Campaigns

January 24, 2014 1:53 pm | by InfoGrow | Product Releases | Comments

This video provides a real-life example for how one could quickly create a targeted campaign using CRM Market Builder.

Thomas & Betts Updates iPad App, Adds Video

January 24, 2014 10:15 am | by Thomas & Betts | Product Releases | Comments

In addition to the new tools button for literature and video, the upgrade features an expanded favorites folder that holds up to 30 documents, all of which can be sent via e-mail or saved for future reference.

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