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Monday, December 30, 2013

Warehouse Distribution Software Cuts Shipping Inefficiencies

Shipping is a core competency for wholesale distributors yet most distributors lack an efficient shipping process.  

Some of the biggest sources of waste are as follows:

1) Excessively large cartons: Using cartons that are too big for the products being shipped will result in wasted materials, labor and freight costs.

2) Overprotection: Poorly trained or undermanaged operators can use the wrong materials or excessive amounts of materials when it’s unneeded, wasteful and expensive. This kind of waste also makes customers unhappy because the packages are hard to open and generate a lot of trash.

3) Unneeded expensive equipment: Costly equipment is hard to justify for shipping operations that don’t handle high volumes of homogeneous shipments.

4) Improper shipments: Shipments via company trucks are a costly choice when an outside carrier could complete the job for less.

5) Eating shipping costs: Failure to recognize opportunities to pass freight costs along to customers can add up.

Fortunately, technology can help to improve the shipping process. Warehouse distribution software plays an important part in managing shipping for distributors. To read some examples of how technology can help you streamline your shipping process, visit the Advanced Distribution Software Today news blog.

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Monday, December 23, 2013

Borch Machinery Lowers Operating Costs with Epicor

Established in early 2003, Borch Machinery Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the design, manufacturing, and sales of high-precision and energy-saving injection moulding machines.

The company has two production bases in China: Guangzhou and Hangzhou, and has more than 900 employees. Over the last decade, the company has become a leader in research and development capabilities, manufacturing capacity, and marketing for the plastic machinery industry. As the company’s influence grew in reaching overseas markets, certain challenges arose:

• A need for better market response, lower operating costs, faster production, and higher quality services
• Existing ERP limitations restricted development Solutions

Borch chose Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for the following benefits:

• Increase in profit margin with the enhanced ability to control costs
• Real-time information ensures up-to-date pricing information
• Cost efficiencies delivered through streamlined business processes
• Supply chain portal has been greatly enhanced, increasing inventory turnover
• Increase operational efficiency in the production department
• Effectively reduce the number of work hours wasted and improve equipment utilization

To learn more about the Borch Epicor ERP implementation and to read other Epicor case studies, visit the Epicor Customer Success Stories news blog.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Swedish Retailer Rusta Selects IFS for Expansion Plans

IFS, a global enterprise applications company, recently announced that Rusta AB, a leading Swedish retailer of home and leisure products, has selected the IFS Applications™ Retail suite to support its future growth and international expansion. Rusta is its own importer and wholesaler, as well as distributor and retailer. Rusta has over 1,300 employees working in its 71 stores, warehouses or offices in Sweden and Asia.

Operating a network of 71 stores with more than 55,000 daily customers, Rusta is widely regarded as a best-in-class retailer in terms of key benchmarks such as growth, market share expansion, profitability, and customer loyalty. The company is currently entering a new phase of its business plan, driving the need for improved system support to enable accelerated growth and international expansion. The implementation of the IFS Applications Retail suite will replace 50 percent of existing systems.

The IFS solution, which covers all retail processes including business intelligence (BI) and enterprise mobility, will be implemented across Rusta’s international operations, comprising headquarters, stores, warehousing facilities and its extensive network of Asian sourcing offices. 

IFS™is a public company founded in 1983 that develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, a component-based extended ERP suite. IFS focuses on industries where management of any of the following four core processes is strategic: service and asset, manufacturing, supply chain, and projects.

To learn more, visit the IFS Newsroom.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Acumatica: Helping Business Move Into the Cloud

The Cloud has changed the way small and medium-sized companies do business. Business process automation has evolved with the invention of new disruptive technologies. Companies that harness the power of new technology are able to gain an advantage over competitors. The key is knowing when to adopt – too soon and you will spend more time on technology than your business – too late and you will be at a competitive disadvantage.

ERP has evolved from the days of clunky user interface, to the early days of SaaS, to the promise of Cloud ERP software. Key technological improvements driving ERP change include moving from DOS to Windows, maturation of web technology, internet ubiquity, server virtualization, and the proliferation of mobile devices. These technologies have shaped new software that allows employees to work anywhere, on any device with a browser.

Cloud technology has also created new business models, such as software as a service (SaaS) for purchasing and delivering software. Businesses need to know the right questions to ask before going cloud. How easy is it to customize? What is vendor lock-in? Are there deployment options? Data accessibility and security? With the right software vendor, businesses gain advanced technology with a flexible pricing model that allows them to grow and shrink as needed.

To learn more about moving your business into the Cloud, visit the Acumatica news blog.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Do You Need Better Business Intelligence?

Does Your Company Needs Better Business Intelligence?

Very often, small and mid-size business owners spend their time solving operational problems that could have been anticipated and planned for with the use of business intelligence. Phocas, makers of award-winning business intelligence (BI) software designed for manufacturing, distribution and retail companies, presents several indicators to help you determine if BI could benefit your operations.

1. Your idea of business intelligence is a spreadsheet
Using spreadsheets for analysis doesn’t mean you have business intelligence. Spreadsheet-based BI is highly inefficient and mostly ineffective. True business intelligence delivers accurate insights based on consolidated, real-time data to minimise errors. And a great BI tool is built on a simple interface to maximise efficiency.

 2. Your business intelligence process is largely manual
Business intelligence technology no longer requires manual data entry and manipulation from disparate systems. Current business intelligence tools allow you to automate several processes – report generation, data consolidation, de-duping – to expedite the data analysis and generate insight.

3. It takes a few days to draw insight from your data
The goal of BI is to help you make better decisions in real time. If its taking decision makers too long to receive, analyse and act on the data you are simply using reporting, not Business Intelligence.

To learn more about these, and other, indicators that your business intelligence methods are below par, visit the Phocas news blog and download their eBook, Sales Guide to Analytics.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Wholesale Distribution and Supply Chain Analytics

Supply chain analytics can lead to better performance, but many distributors aren’t even scratching the surface of what they can do.

A recent article from Data Informed on the Advanced Distribution Software website reports that nine out of 10 distributors are struggling to bolster their business. There are two main reasons for that trend: the inability to view the supply chain as an elaborate system and the underdevelopment or ineffective use of analytics.

Analytics is the process of breaking down complex information into its elements, organizing the elements and interpreting them. For most companies, the word analytics is synonymous with reporting. But despite thirty years of supply chain technology evolution, the most commonly used system for supply chain planning is a spreadsheet. Companies cannot effectively model the trade-offs of growth, profitability, supply chain cycles such as procure to pay and inventory turns, and business operations complexity on a spreadsheet. As that complexity increases, most companies are unable to use supply chain systems to improve operating margin and inventory cycles.

To learn more about supply chain analytics and read more of the Data Informed article, visit the Advanced Distribution Software news blog.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Distribution One's V2 ERP Helps Security Lock Distributors Achieve Growth

With over 500,000 products in stock and over 100 manufacturers represented, Security Lock Distributors is a wholesale source for lock, architectural, and access control hardware, boasting the largest in-stock inventory in the security industry.

While the company had an information-based website, it did not offer customers the ability to conduct business online or even via email. The only way to place an order was by fax or through the call center. The company's old mainframe system was extremely inefficient and non-intuitive. Unlike a Windows environment, the old system required employees to remember numerous keystrokes. This had a severe impact on productivity, taking new employees up to 30-minutes just to process a single order.

With four locations, including its headquarters in Westwood, MA and three distribution centers across the United States, it was clear Security Lock Distributors needed a modern, automated ERP system to streamline its operations, increase its visibility across the entire enterprise, and most importantly, achieve the business agility to meet the changing needs of its customers.

After considering various solutions, Security Lock Distributors selected the V2 ERP solution from Distribution One. V2 ERP is a complete system for Wholesalers and Distributors for automating all aspects of business operations, including order entry, sales, purchasing, inventory, CRM, accounting, and finance. In addition, V2 is extremely user-friendly with all screens and menus have a consistent look and feel that is similar to most Microsoft® products which reduces training and processing time for employees. Since implementing V2 and its e-commerce website, Security Lock Distributors has decreased the number of calls to its call center by 20%. The company has also increased its shipping rate to 98% because employees are far more productive and efficient.

To learn more about Distribution One, their products, and case studies, visit their vendor webpage.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

VAI Improves Inventory Management For Golden Light Equipment

For over 75 years, Golden Light Equipment (GLE) has provided restaurants, school districts, hospitals, hotels and prisons with a myriad of services such as distributing restaurant equipment and supplies, designing industrial restaurants and kitchens, and providing dish machines and cleaning products. GLE also manufactures many of the dish machine, laundry, hand and housekeeping products that are sold to and provided to its customer base.

GLE's previous ERP system limited their ability to efficiently and cost-effectively perform critical every day sales and service functions. Service billing was a labor intensive process using paper invoices that needed to be printed before going to the customers’ sites. In addition, sales and service reps didn’t have a clear snapshot of what products customers were using, what they were already billed for and what they already paid, and inventory processing and billing could be delayed by up to one full week.

To address these issues, GLE selected VAI’s S2K solution to help automate and integrate all of its ERP processes and provide an accurate, real-time view and control of the organizations’ customer and inventory data. After implementing VAI S2K remote access and service billing, the entire billing and invoicing process was completely automated, allowing GLE to significantly enhance the level of service and support they provide to customers.

Leveraging mobile technology was a key need in upgrading its service and support functions, and providing real-time access to key business applications, and inventory and customer data from tablets and mobile phone. All of the data generated from service billing is now generated real-time and automatically updated in the main system that connects to handheld devices - eliminating thousands of dollars a year in postage costs.

To read more about VAI success stories and the Golden Light Equipment implementation, visit their News Blog.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Blue Link Provides Improved Efficiency for Nuovo Parts

Nuovo Parts Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wiseworth Canada, provides custom-made parts, typically made in Italy, for various uses in the Oil and Gas industry.

Stan Thompson, President of Wiseworth, Nuovo Parts Canada and Nuovo Parts Inc., decided that a new system was needed in order to improve the efficiency of his businesses. The system in place prior was a custom-built application they had purchased more than 20 years prior. The application provided no real-time information, involved many manual processes and had many other shortcomings. Nuovo staff desperately wanted a new system, employees routinely spent hours in a file room attempting to extract information that was needed for reporting and for ongoing business operations. Clearly something needed to be done to improve efficiency.

Nuovo considered several possible solutions to implement in place of their current manual and cumbersome system and ultimately selected Blue Link for addressing all of their needs while remaining within budget. The Blue Link Elite implementation was successful in meeting Nuovo’s objectives of eliminating time-consuming business processes, vastly improving reporting functionality and automating unique business needs.

Blue Link's Automated Report Module (ARM) completely automated specific customer communication and expedited the communication to Nuovo’s customers, sending them statements automatically. This helped Nuovo save 2-3 working days a month as well as saving paper and postage. The entire system saves Nuovo about 100 days a year; clearly demonstrating the return on investment and very short pay-back period for the purchase of the software.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Best Mid-Market Business Award for Pronto Software

Australian business management software company, Pronto Software, has won the BRW GE Capital Mid-Market Momentum Award for Best Mid-Market Business in the $50 million to $100 million revenue category.

Pronto is an Australian software developer of next generation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that integrates with advanced Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. With in-built intelligence, flexibility and an easy-to-use interface, its flagship product, Pronto Xi enables users to discover rich business insights. Pronto Software prides itself on actively listening to customers and adapting its services to meet their needs to reveal the best solution.

The BRW award acknowledges innovation and leadership in an industry sector, high performance in revenue, profit and employee growth. The past year has been a time of innovation and growth for Pronto Software with a major update to its flagship ERP and BI solution, Pronto Xi 710, released in May. The company opened new offices in Perth and Adelaide, and a North American operation launched in Dallas, Texas. Pronto Software is currently demonstrating the latest updates to Pronto Xi 710 via a Pronto Connect Roadshow, meeting customers in 10 cities around the world between August and November.

For more information visit the Pronto website. 

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Infor Business Intelligence Certifies Amazon Redshift

Infor, a provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, recently announced that Infor Business Intelligence (BI) has certified Amazon Redshift from Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a backend data repository.

This announcement builds upon the recent launch of Infor BI 10x and further enhances the value of the Infor Sky Vault initiative that leverages Amazon Redshift and Infor ION to manage big data. With Infor BI, customers gain an extensive set of data management tools complete with dashboards, reporting and in-memory analytics, enabling them to more easily and cost-effectively analyze vast amounts of data in Amazon Redshift.

Infor customers can also use Amazon Redshift as a data source for the in-memory Infor BI business layer to relational source data, and leverage Infor BI Application Studio to display information in easy-to-read dashboards via a web browser or tablet applications.

Sky Vault takes the offering a step further by integrating the application data with Amazon Redshift to provide pre-built dashboards and analytics by industry. Infor delivers advanced analytical capabilities through the Infor BI Analyzer, allowing users to derive additional benefits from data by utilizing its insights for forecasting and planning. The in-memory database can also calculate trends based on actual data that can be compared to targets or budgets.

Read more about the Infor and the capabilities of Infor Business Intelligence (BI).

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

CRM Systems Increasingly Popular In Distribution Sales Management

CRM systems are becoming more popular in distribution sales management because they’re flexible, innovative and easy to use.

Industrial Supply magazine recently reported that 61% of distributors already have CRM systems incorporated in their business plan. One of the main strengths of a CRM system is that it allows salespeople to access key information about their customers, all while being out in the field. Additionally, management can monitor sales in real time, so salespeople don’t have to search for data when an issue arises. Additionally, CRM also helps with sales coaching, ensuring that salespeople are targeting the right goals with their customers.

However, the biggest impact CRM systems have made is in helping to develop strategies to increase sales. According to the article, 75% of distribution executives acknowledged that improving sales is a major priority. In an effort to improve sales, they plan to “hire new salespeople, redesign sales incentives, build value-selling skills and improve coaching by sales managers.”

To read more, visit Advanced Distribution Software's News blog.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Demand Solutions Wins SCM Logistics & Manufacturing Excellence Award

Demand Management Inc., a global resource for supply chain management solutions, recently announced that the company received the Asia Pacific Supply Chain Excellence Award at the 2013 SCM Logistics & Manufacturing World trade show.

Attended by more than 180 senior industry executives, the presentation ceremony was held at the SCM Logistics & Manufacturing Excellence Awards Industry Gala Dinner; the industry’s most prestigious awards designed to celebrate excellence in supply chain and manufacturing. The awards honor outstanding achievements by companies that have demonstrated innovation and resilience in solving supply chain challenges, realized their corporate objectives as a result of effective supply chain management, and added business value by improving cost savings and increasing efficiency.

Demand Solutions was nominated for awards in two of the competition’s seven possible categories. All winners were chosen by a panel of five judges from across the industry. Demand Management offers affordable, easy-to-use tools for manufacturers and distributors who want to increase forecast accuracy, improve customer service levels and reduce overall inventory to maximize profits and lower costs. The company offers the Demand Solutions supply chain planning suite for forecast management, demand planning, collaborative forecasting and inventory planning as well as modules for advanced planning and scheduling (APS), sales and operations planning, and point of sale analysis.

For more information about the award and products, visit the Demand Solutions website.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Acumatica Wins People's Choice Award for Favorite Financial Management Solution

Acumatica, a provider of cloud-based ERP solutions to small and medium-sized companies, recently announced that it won the People’s Choice Stevie Award for Favorite Financial Management Solution in this year’s American Business Awards. This is the second Stevie win for Acumatica this year. The company also won the bronze Stevie Award for Financial Management Solution in the new products category.

More than 20,000 votes were cast in the nationwide poll to decide the winners in 34 product categories. The American Business Awards, now in its 11th year, is the country’s top business awards program and honors a spectrum of American business people and organizations — from non-profits, start-ups, public companies and government agencies, to C-level executives, product developers, marketers and development teams.

Founded in 2007, Acumatica is a provider of highly customizable, cloud-based ERP applications for small and midsized businesses, offering financial management, distribution, CRM, and project accounting suites.

Acumatica's recent version 4.1 release includes updates to the customer portal, improved functionalities, and better usability.

To learn more about Acumatica's products and solutions, visit their Customer Portal.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Epicor Success Story: Great Northern Corporation

When Great Northern Corporation, a Wisconsin-based packaging company, decided it was time to replace its existing business system with a new software system in their retail packaging facility in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the implementation team at this growing operation was committed to seeing the project through successfully.

Tired of their time-consuming manual scheduling processes and the inflexibility of their existing software designed for corrugated manufacturing operations, the implementation team set out to find a solution that fit their complex needs. Operational challenges included a manual planning board, the need to estimate complex products, an obsolete shop floor data collection system, and an increasing need for enhanced customer communications.

At the Oshkosh facility, Great Northern produces their StrataGraph® branded product line, a laminated paperboard packaging and display solution designed for the retail marketplace. They chose Epicor AVP—business software built specifically for the flexible packaging industry. With careful planning and preparation, the facility went live with the software just three months after the project start date and is seeing the following benefits: robust and easy-to-use estimating module, improved internal communication, optimization of the production plan with improved control and monitoring of production constraints, and improved inventory efficiency and tracking with Epicor SmarTrak.

To read more of the case study, visit the Epicor Success Stories blog.

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Friday, August 23, 2013

Attend the PTDA Industry Summit in October

Join us at the PTDA Industry Summit, October 3-5, 2013 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs, in Palm Desert, California.

This is a leading event for the year with more than 550 delegates—including the industry’s top executives representing 240 companies. In addition to being a cost-efficient and powerful connection hub, the emphasis on current events and economic trends can provide you with the net you need to be more secure in your plans for your business moving into 2014 and beyond.

Highlights of the Industry Summit include:
• A who’s who of C-suite level attendees from leading distribution and manufacturing companies
• Educational workshops on industry issues with respected industry experts
• Peer networking forums for distributors and manufacturers
• One-on-one meetings with current and potential business partners as part of the Manufacturer-Distributor Idea Exchange (MD-IDEX)
• Informal networking at enjoyable social events
• Optional golf outing benefiting the PTDA Foundation

Learn more and register at the PTDA website.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

South Asian Manufacturer Selects IFS Applications 8

IFS, a global enterprise applications company, recently announced that APEX Adelchi Footwear Ltd., the largest shoe manufacturer, exporter and leading leather product retailer in Bangladesh, has selected and deployed IFS Applications 8™.

Founded in 1983, IFS develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications, a component-based extended ERP suite. IFS focuses on industries where management of any of the following four core processes is strategic: service & asset, manufacturing, supply chain, and projects.

The APEX Adelchi IFS solution supports 174 retail stores and the entire value chain, from manufacturing to retail. Covering retail, manufacturing, financials, distribution, and human resources, the entire implemented across the company's organization was completed in only 12 months. The company hopes to see immediate benefits in reducing present stock level and improving the replenishment performance for over 15,000 SKUs.

To read more, visit the IFS website.

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Monday, August 19, 2013

iS5 Communications Selects Sage ERP X3

IS 5 Communications of Mississauga, Ontario, a young company which designs, manufactures, installs and services network routing equipment for use in harsh environments, such as those encountered in the utility, transportation, industrial, military and surveillance industries, has selected Sage ERP X3. Sage Group is a global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, helping businesses establish the systems flexibility needed for them to succeed.

The broad functionality of Sage ERP X3 appealed to IS 5 as each product is custom built to customer requirements, and the product configurator tool in Sage ERP X3 greatly simplifies this task. Sales personnel can walk customers through the various product options and then produce a quote detailing the price and configuration. When the order is approved, the software automatically produces a work order to build the equipment. Sage ERP X3 even offers shipping and manifesting capabilities that enable iS5 to get completed orders out the door and on their way quickly and efficiently.

To learn more about Sage ERP X3 and the IS 5 Communications implementation, visit the Sage Newsroom.

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Friday, August 16, 2013

TDBBS Picks Acumatica’s Cloud ERP For Enhanced Customization

TDBBS, a leading natural pet products manufacturer located in Richmond, VA, has a large, and growing, fan base of animal lovers seeking all-natural products for dogs and cats.

Because of the growth the company has been experiencing, a flexible solution outside of the traditional, license-based ERP solutions was needed. After evaluating several different options, TDBBS decided upon the Acumatica product, Dynamic Tech Services, with the JAMS Manufacturing advanced manufacturing software module for its operations.

Since Acumatica is an asp.NET based solution, it installed quickly on TDBBS’ server and allowed the company immediate full control to customize business processes within the system.  

Founded in 2007, Acumatica is a provider of highly customizable, cloud-based ERP applications for small and midsized businesses, offering financial management, distribution, CRM, and project accounting suites.

To read more about the implementation and Acumatica's suite of products, visit the Acumatica News Blog.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Join Us For September's EPTDA Convention

Join the Brown Smith Wallace Consulting Group and over 350 distributors and manufacturers at Europe's leading PT/MC event for the industry's key-decision makers!

EPTDA’s annual conventions are highly acclaimed by PT/MC professionals as being a leading event in the industry, providing unparalleled time- and cost-saving solutions for expanding business networks and enhancing knowledge.
This professional industry summit is hosted annually, generally at the end of September, and is open to both members and non-members. It offers supreme, tangible benefits, including:
  • A premier connection hub for global PT/MC distributors and manufacturers
  • The only executive networking event gathering over 300 PT/MC key decision-makers in one place at one time
  • Powerful and cost-efficient B2B meeting platform for distributors and manufacturers
  • Inspiring, leading-edge educational program featuring prominent business leaders as keynote speakers
  • Exclusive local company visits – real-life business examples of forward-thinking strategies
  • Extensive opportunities to discuss business issues, best practices and innovative ideas both formally and informally
  • An enticing social program for partners and spouses
  • The opportunity to meet in one of the most sought-after destinations in the world
EPTDA’s next annual convention will take place on 18-20 September 2013 in Venice, Italy, and will celebrate the Association's 15th Anniversary

Learn more and register online at the EPTDA's website.

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