Mergers & Acquisitions
Webinar: Solving the Supply Chain Security Dilemma
In this webinar you learn how Identity Access Management can reduce costs and friction while also improving security.
Dec 31st, 1969
Employing Technology to Streamline the Supply Chain: 3 Top Solutions
Jun 3rd, 2019
DDS Announces Digital Alliance
Apr 30th, 2019
Providing Technology to Customers: Is It Worth the Investment?
Apr 29th, 2019
Softeon Introduces Breakthrough Warehouse Execution System
Apr 4th, 2019
Softeon Introduces Breakthrough Warehouse Execution System Capabilities
Softeon will be the first in the industry to combine advanced WES and WMS solutions in one integrated offering, providing customers new levels of productivity and agility.
Apr 4th, 2019
Four Ways CEOs are Tackling Digital Transformation
How technology is changing the roles of distribution leaders.
Mar 27th, 2019
Ryder Launches New Blog to Equip Businesses with Additional Tools to Ease Trucking and Logistics Challenges
The blog allows companies to explore new trends and learn best practices.
Mar 21st, 2019
Vendor Funds Management: A New Discipline for Distributors
Vendor Funds Management, taken as a managerial discipline, is one of the last bastions of un-mined profit in an aging sector.
Mar 20th, 2019
Latest Numbers Suggest Robots are Being Added to North American Companies at Record Rate
Previously driven by the automotive industry, sales of automation robots are spreading into a wider array of fields, including distribution.
Mar 6th, 2019
GoExpedi Raises $8 Million Series A to Reinvent Industrial Procurement
GoExpedi e-commerce, supply chain, and analytic capabilities bring antiquated energy market to modern era.
Feb 26th, 2019
Blockchain in the Supply Chain: Cooperating for Maximum Transparency and Traceability
Blockchain solutions improve transparency by giving each organization who uses them the ability to see the data they are housing.
Feb 21st, 2019
Drafting the Quarterback: How the Right Platform Can Lead Your Team to Success
Any strong quarterback would agree: Trust and belief in your team creates better performance.
Feb 20th, 2019
MSC Industrial Supply Co. Receives Patent for Technology and Process that Helps Manufacturing Customers Document Operational Cost Savings
The newly patented system and process involves a computer-based data warehouse that contains a cost-savings delivery mechanism.
Feb 14th, 2019
5 ways to leverage ERP to boost your customer experience
What you will learn: • How customer expectations have changed in the era of Amazon • Today’s eCommerce trends, both B2B and B2C • Using an integrated ERP system to support customer experience • The customer benefits of integrating customer and financial data onto the same platform • Managing inventory in real time
Dec 31st, 1969
Will Robots Take Your Job? Quarter of U.S. Workers at Risk
New report says roughly 36 million Americans hold jobs with 'high exposure' to automation.
Jan 25th, 2019
Three Top IIoT Trends to Consider in 2019
Staying knowledgeable about the latest IIoT developments can help reduce production downtime.
Jan 25th, 2019
For Distributors, the Benefits of Artificial Intelligence Can Be Very Real
If you aren’t yet using AI to benefit your distribution business, you soon will be.
Jan 22nd, 2019
PlusAI Demos Level 4 Autonomous Driving Truck Technology Live at CES
The International LT Series, equipped with PlusAI’s L4 autonomous driving technology, can automatically navigate major routes from hub to hub.
Jan 8th, 2019
Amazon Business Didn’t Kill Industrial Distributors, Ignoring Data Did
In the next 5, 10 or 15 years, a lot of industrial distributors will be boldly claiming that Amazon ruined their business, but just like Blockbuster and taxis before them, that blame should really be pointed at themselves.
Dec 20th, 2018
Manufacturers Continue Capacity Expansion as Technology Orders Grow
Manufacturing technology orders for July were up 20 percent from July 2017, yielding a year-to-date total of $2.96 billion for 2018, up 22 percent from the same period in 2017.
Sep 11th, 2018
The Hidden Dangers of Relying on a Homegrown ERP System
Still relying on your homegrown ERP system, or considering building one in-house? If so, you should view this new free whitepaper from Epicor that discusses the many risks involved in doing so.
Aug 21st, 2018
Beware the Fax Machine: Some Hackers Target Old Gadgets
What could be less threatening than the old office fax machine? Nothing. That's precisely why it's used as a backdoor for hackers to get into an organization's network.
Aug 13th, 2018
New Amazon App Feature Helps Users Find Fasteners
Have you ever been building something at home, or doing a small repair, and didn’t quite know what size screw or washer you needed for the job? Thanks to Amazon, there’s an app for that.
Jul 24th, 2018
Tips For Adding Machine Learning Into Supply Chain Management
It seems like it was just yesterday that the concept of machine learning officially entered the mainstream. But now, it’s already being eyed as the next leap forward for businesses that live and die by the efficiency of their supply chain management practices. Are you ready to apply it?
Jul 9th, 2018
Report: Many Manufacturers Slow To Adopt Internet Of Things
Professional services firm Sikich's fourth annual Manufacturing Report found that fewer than 10 percent of respondents currently use Internet of Things Technologies, while 30 percent said they have no clear understanding of it.
Jun 14th, 2018
What Does 'Going Digital' Really Mean In Manufacturing & Distribution?
Manufacturing and distribution companies are — some might say slowly — going digital. But what does that actually mean for those leading the change? And what are the trends your company must address to remain competitive?
Apr 17th, 2018
Infographic: The Data-Driven Warehouse
With distributors trying to make their warehouses as lean as possible, data can go along way to ensure that people, equipment and facilities are being used to their potential. See what the data-driven warehouse ecosystem looks like here.
Mar 22nd, 2018
Essendant Report Shows Jan/San Distributors' E-Commerce Struggle, Amazon Impact
Workplace essentials distributor Essendant recently released its report on a fall 2017 study of 114 JanSan resellers and distributors, with the results covering a slow rate of e-commerce adoption and the reasons for it, as well as what impact Amazon is having on the JanSan distribution market.
Mar 12th, 2018
Distributors, Is "Dark Data" Keeping You Stuck in Reactive Mode?
Many distributors today have lots of data with no easy way to see the insights within, resulting in having to put out fires as they spring up. Here, Matthew Christus examines forward-looking metrics you should track to find sales opportunities and potential service problems before they happen.
Mar 9th, 2018
Distribution One Releases Mobile CRM App
ERP software provider Distribution One has added CRM to its suite of mobile applications, helping to deliver on-demand customer sales data on any Apple and Android mobile device.
Jan 31st, 2018
How To Leverage Your CRM For Better Productivity
CRM software is one of the most helpful tools a B2B sales company can use, but having the tool and knowing what to do with it are two different things. Here are some things you can do to better leverage its benefits.
Jan 31st, 2018
Intel Underfoot: Floor Sensors Rise As Retail Data Source
The next phase in data collection is right under your feet. Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? Learn how a Milwaukee-based startup is helping businesses explore with floor sensors that track people's movements.
Jan 16th, 2018