Topic: "Distribution Management Software"

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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.

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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.

Bart Nachimow discusses his predictions for 2012

Business Software Trend-Watch 1: Death of the PC

November 1st 2011

In this series of articles we ask industriy experts for their view on the key business software trends that will define 2012. Back in the 1970s when Bart Nachimow was getting his minor degree in computer science, software was like an ankle-biting knave hovering for attention from its hardware king perched high in his tower [...]

Inventory Management Webinar

On-Demand Webinar: Are You Getting the Right Answers?

April 29th 2011

Recalibrate Your Roadmap If your roadmap is leading you the wrong direction, chances are, your productivity and profitability goals aren’t being met. It is often said that businesses today need a roadmap to lead them to success. Where is your roadmap navigating your business? Keep Your Business On Track Join Software ThinkTank and 30-year distribution [...]

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Why Distributors Focus on the Wrong Issues When Buying Software

April 28th 2011

I am amazed at the number of companies we work with that have implemented software solutions that don’t come close to meeting the needs of their business. Related Posts:Thinking About Implementing a Bar Coding System? Read This FirstIs the Cloud Right for Your Distribution Business?Distribution Startups – The Key ConsiderationsBusiness Software Trend-Watch 1: Death of [...]

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Make Your Business World Flat for a Stronger Supply Chain

April 26th 2011

According to New York Times columnist and best-selling author Thomas Friedman, we live in a flat world. In his timeless book, The World Is Flat, Mr. Friedman spends a great deal of time discussing what he labels “flatteners” – the collective group of technologies that brought our world closer together. Related Posts:Predictions of the State [...]

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Is the Cloud Right for Your Distribution Business?

April 11th 2011

It’s understandable that you are carefully weighing the pros and cons of adopting a cloud software solution for your distribution business. After all, the shift from relying on service bureaus using couriers and snail mail to software that lives in the cloud is a significant one. Related Posts:Thinking About Implementing a Bar Coding System? Read [...]

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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 [...]

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Top 5 Requirements for Your Food & Beverage Distribution Software

January 18th 2011

As a food and beverage distributor, you face very unique challenges. The perishable product you handle must be moved with a keen eye to regulations and maximizing efficiency in order to meet the daily demands of your customers. You can achieve this by ensuring your business management solution meets the Top 5 Necessities for Food [...]

Inventory Management Mistakes

The Top 10 Inventory Management Mistakes

November 23rd 2010

No distributor wants to become another failure statistic in this economy. But many times, we are unaware of the shortfalls we are creating ourselves. For most distributors inventory is not only the largest asset of their business but also the biggest source of frustration. Get ahead of your competition by understand the most common mistakes [...]

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Have You Outgrown Your Distribution System?Have You Outgrown Your Distribution System?

November 23rd 2010

Over the years, I have met with many different business owners within many different industries. They commonly ask themselves “Have we outgrown our distribution system?” without realizing that they are doing it. Related Posts:Distribution Startups – The Key ConsiderationsThinking About Implementing a Bar Coding System? Read This FirstMicrosoft GP 2010 – Why Upgrade?Business Software Trend-Watch [...]

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Stock Counts You Can Trust

November 19th 2010

When your stock counts are inconsistent, it is impossible to make realistic promises to your customers and follow through on your deadlines. Have confidence that your systems inventory counts are consistent with what is available in your warehouse. Related Posts:Achieve Effective Inventory ControlThe Top 10 Inventory Management Mistakes Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains FailMeet Customer [...]

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Achieve Effective Inventory Control

November 10th 2010

Are stockouts hurting your customer relationships? Or are you constantly left with excess inventory gathering dust in your warehouse? Related Posts:Stock Counts You Can TrustThe Top 10 Inventory Management Mistakes Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains FailOn-Demand Webinar: Are You Getting the Right Answers?

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Eliminate Supply Chain Management Pain

September 18th 2010

Managing your supply chain is a constant headache. Juggling inventory from multiple warehouses using multiple systems, it’s impossible to have peace of mind that the numbers you are working with are accurate. Managing your supply chain is a constant headache. Juggling inventory from multiple warehouses using multiple systems, it’s impossible to have peace of mind [...]

Supply Chain Failures

 Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains Fail

July 16th 2010

Managing your supply chain can feel like herding cats. Just when you think you have a straight chain to efficiency, there is a kink. Think through the Top 5 Reasons Supply Chains Fail to understand the common problems most manufacturers and distributors face when trying to align all moving parts of their supply chain. At [...]

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Meet Customer Demand

June 10th 2010

In Distribution, you must respond instantly to the ever-changing demands of your customers, vendors and markets. Without the proper technology infrastructure in place, you cannot effectively run your business. Learn how to plan more accurately and frequently across your supply chain. This demand planning white paper can help you: Gain a Better Understanding of Markets [...]