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When planning to deploy a new data collection system at your company, there are a lot of points to consider before signing on the dotted line. So prior to making the investment, assess the unique needs of your company. Analyze your business process requirements and the technology infrastructure. Those tasks may seem daunting, but it will ultimately mean the difference between extreme frustration and a sense of accomplishment once the solution is deployed. Having the right technology in place will mean the job gets done with the desired results that fit your overall business goals.

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Picture this...Employees are wandering the aisles of your warehouse, trying to find an inventory item to complete a shipment that must go out today. Unfortunately, the item appears to be either out of stock or has been placed in the wrong section of your facility. The problem is your manual records are incorrect — so you have no way of knowing.

by PROS

This case study explains how a major electronics distributor got an additional 230 basis points of profit through pricing alone by going from instinctive, manual pricing to science-based, optimized pricing.

by PROS

This white paper discusses the success of variant pricing in adding profits to manufacturing companies and the related benefit it could have among distributors.

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Learn how this electronics distributor was able to turn around continuous margin decline in a hyper-competitive environment. By ditching time-consuming manual processes and gut instinct for price optimization using science-based segmentation and pricing guidance, this multi-billion dollar, high-tech electronics distributor saw dramatic results. Below-floor prices reduced by more than 10 percent, a more than 10 percent increase in invoices exceeding target, and a 230 basis points increase in gross profits. And that’s just the beginning.

The pricing power of most distributors is fading away. With manufacturers and suppliers building closer relationships with retail and wholesale customers, increasing price transparency in the information age, and better differentiation of their products by manufacturers, your margins are being squeezed from all sides. Download this whitepaper and learn the steps you can take to overcome your biggest pricing challenges.

Get critical insights from your mountains of customer, product, and transaction data to solve your biggest pricing and sales challenges. Scientific segmentation and big data technology can provide valuable insight into what customers are willing to pay. Armed with the right information, your sales reps can negotiate with confidence and get an inside track to find new sales leads that they didn’t even know existed. Download this whitepaper and find out what a new approach to segmentation can do for you.

by hybris

In recent years, the rise of omni-channel commerce and proliferation of digital channels have precipitated seismic shifts in consumer behavior. Customers who might have previously beenmotivated by brand loyalty are now faced with a superabundance of shopping options and limited time to navigate them – a scenario that promotes more carefully considered purchasing decisions in response to precise desires and requirements.

by hybris

As digital commerce has transformed all commerce over the last decade, customers have been offered increasing control over their buying experience. Ease of use, mobility, and consumerization of technology has increased customer demand for curated and personalized experiences, whether it is business or consumer commerce. But where is the biggest gap in meeting these demands?

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by hybris

B2B companies everywhere are under heavy pressure to offer their customers and employees robust e-commerce capabilities that rival best-of-breed consumer-focused companies like Amazon.com and Dell. Whether buying books for themselves, computers for their family, or industrial parts for their employers – shoppers demand and expect the same features and performance from e-commerce systems.

by AML

The accessibility to real-time data for any sized logistics operation is critical.  For years now, warehouse and distribution managers have turned to wireless barcode data collection systems for immediate access to inventory, purchase orders, and customer orders.  But as the technology wheels have turned, those old devices have in large part gone by the way-side. Users have been left with little choice other than to move to more costly, complex devices that run a Windows® operating system.

by JDA Software

Supply Chain Planning in the Cloud Can Help Midsized Businesses Tackle Their Most Pressing Challenges and Capitalize on Expansion Opportunities.

by JDA Software

Airgas Leverages JDA Solutions and Services to Better Balance Supply and Demand and Manage Growth.

by JDA Software

Global Wholesaler Würth International Reduces Inventory by 30%,Maintains Customer Service Levels at 98.5% with JDA Supply Chain Management Solutions.

by AML

Fundamentally, there are three types of barcode data collection devices. We’ll cover the main factors of each type to help you select the right device.

by JDA Software

Many companies have either made — or are in the process of making — the transition from a regional, build-and-sell business model to a sell-anywhere, build-anywhere and source-anywhere business model. This globalization has led to dramatically increased supply chain complexity. The transition includes both new global sources of supply and new global sources of demand. In many cases, these demand and supply location decisions are interlinked as companies invest and create sources of supply in countries they also desire to become markets for their products.

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