The DSCSA and my Pharmaceutical Distribution Business

The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) was signed into legislation by US President Barack Obama on November 27, 2013, ushering in a new age of transparency and accountability in the pharmaceutical industry. The DSCSA outlines several phases aimed at e[...]

4 Important Qualities to Seek in an ERP Consultant

Your company is growing and you are experiencing order volume at unprecedented levels. Years of hard work are finally beginning to pay off, and the business is approaching the vision you had for it. As a successful business owner, you know that in order[...]

Business Management Software: Local versus Remote Vendors

When your business decides to invest in new inventory and accounting business management software, it is important that you spend the time preparing for the search, before actually speaking with vendors.  This preparation will help you identify and docum[...]

How Inventory Accounting Software Can Benefit Your Small Business

As a small wholesale or distribution business owner it can be hard to justify the costs of implementing a true inventory and accounting ERP system. In the past, these types of all-in-one solutions were typically reserved for much larger businesses with gl[...]

ERP Implementation is only the Beginning…

Implementing a fully integrated ERP platform into your business is no easy feat. Depending on the complexity of the system, this process may have taken months from when you initially made the decision to invest in the new technology. Hopefully the s[...]

Gearing Up Your Wholesale Business for Black Friday

Every year it seems that Black Friday deals begin earlier and earlier, and some predict that sales will start as early as November 1st this time around.  Earlier start dates put pressure on businesses to be prepared for a month’s worth of increased ord[...]

What is EDI?

In its simplest form, EDI or ““Electronic Data Interchange” is used to exchange documents between trading partners.  However, as we have previously discussed, EDI is a bit more complicated than that. EDI represents a set of standards, outlining for[...]

4 Benefits of ERP and eCommerce Integration for Start-Ups and SMBs

Shipping errors? Poor inventory management? Multiple disparate systems? Data entry errors? If any of the above issues sound familiar, you’re not alone.  These are some of the challenges faced by many start-up and small-mid size eCommerce businesses who[...]

3 Traps to Avoid When Implementing ERP Software

When implementing a new ERP Software System in your business, you’re probably (hopefully) looking to achieve improvements in productivity, information flow and business intelligence. Here are three traps that many companies fall into during the i[...]

Bookkeepers and Accounting ERP Software can help keep an Owner’s Mind on Growing the Business

As any business owner will tell you, there is no such thing as a traditional ‘9-5’ work day, as working hours extend far beyond into the evenings and weekends. In most start-ups and small businesses, the available resources are slim at best, and the o[...]