Topic: "distribution business"

On-Demand Webinar: Is A Bar Code System Right For Your Distribution Business?

March 29th 2012

Software ThinkTank’s Effective Inventory Management Expert, Jon Schreibfeder, shares his knowledge on how bar code systems are being used in the distribution industry and how you can decide if it’s a good fit for your business.

Thinking About Implementing a Bar Coding System? Read This First

March 19th 2012

As you probably know by now, technology is expensive. And, you’ve probably had the frustrating experience of investing in some new electronic gadget and not receiving the benefit you anticipated or were promised. Bar coding often provides a fantastic return on investment, but in order for the investment to be worthwhile, the benefits you receive must exceed the price you paid to implement the solution; both in terms of time and money.

Guidelines for Starting a Distribution Business

Distribution Startups – The Key Considerations

March 13th 2012

A lot of people start a business without thoroughly thinking through all of the necessary elements of success. The result: they don’t achieve the results they anticipated and perhaps may even face total failure. While starting a distribution business is not easy, and there is no guarantee of success, you can eliminate a lot of headaches and improve your chances of becoming an “established business” if you follow some simple guidelines.

Inventory management techniques

Removing Dead Inventory from your Warehouse Shelves

December 20th 2011

Because excess inventory and dead stock leads to decreased turnover and profitability, it is essential to your business health to liquidate unusable stock items so that you can better control and manage your inventory going forward.  That is often much easier said than done, however. Getting Inventory off the Shelves When trying to get inventory […]

On-Demand Webinar: Grow Your Business Without Growing Your Debt.

January 25th 2011

How to Grow Your Distribution Business in 2011 Without Borrowing Money Learn How To Leverage Your Working Capital to Grow Your Distribution Business. WATCH NOW! How to Grow Your Distribution Business in 2011 Without Borrowing Money! Debt is a major problem for many distributors.  But unlike the government, you do not have the option of […]

The Top 5 Effective Ways to Trim Your Inventory

December 31st 2010

Most distributors strive to achieve the goal of effective inventory management: “Effective inventory management allows an organization to meet or exceed customers’ expectations of product availability with the amount of each item that will maximize net profitability or minimize their total inventory investment.” Stock vs. Stuff But most of these companies have two types of […]

On-Demand Webinar: Top 10 Biggest Mistakes Distributors Make Today

December 3rd 2010

Are you making the right decisions in your distribution business regarding inventory and cash consumption?  Have you totally optimized your margins?  You could be making the MISTAKES others have made and be completely unaware until the fall out. Watch our exclusive Software ThinkTank webinar, presented by inventory management expert, Jon Schreibfeder, identifying the Top 10 […]