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Preparing Your Wholesale Distribution Business for Global Expansion

Expanding your business to serve the global market can refer to many different things, such as: opening new physical locations, working with 3PLs in different locations, importing product from new suppliers and exporting product to new customers.  Many b[...]
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Globalization and the need for Import/Export Software

As a result of major advancements in both policy and technology over several decades, international trade and foreign investment have become central to overall economic growth. Governments have successfully negotiated international agreements that are resp[...]
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Product Recalls and the Need for Pharmaceutical Distribution Software

As you can imagine, the pharmaceutical industry is characterized by many regulations and an abundance of meticulous standards that must be met by suppliers and distributors. As an increasing number of products enter the marketplace, the need for tight con[...]
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How to Get the Most Out of Distribution Software Demos

Choosing to upgrade and implement new distribution ERP software is a huge decision that affects many areas of a company.  Not only does it provide the opportunity to improve technologies and increase automation, but it also provides a chance to evaluate [...]
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Pharmaceutical Distribution Software – What to Look For

As a pharmaceutical company, the products you sell are controlled under a number of pieces of legislation, and it is imperative to abide by these rules in your distribution processes. The best way to manage all aspects of your company’s operations is to[...]
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The Importance of Inventory Management Software for Companies that Drop Ship

Traditional distribution processes usually include product moving from a manufacturer, to a wholesaler or distributor, to a retailer, and finally to an end consumer. Sometimes, manufacturers, wholesalers or distributors will also be certified to drop ship[...]
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The Customer is King: 4 ERP Tools for Better Customer Management

ERP software is designed to streamline all aspects of a company’s operations – this includes inventory, accounting, contact management, order entry and processing, warehouse management and everything in-between.  As a wholesale distribution company t[...]
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3 Ways to Increase Warehouse Productivity with Distribution Software

You can achieve improved productivity in your distribution business’ warehouse through a variety of activities, ranging from automating order entry processes to providing training for staff. By definition, productivity describes the input to output rat[...]
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3 Great Exception Reports for Small Business Owners

In a previous post we dealt with the concept of management by exception. As explained more fully in that post, a small business owner can benefit in multiple ways from being alerted by the company’s Inventory Management and Accounting ERP Software [...]
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Distribution ERP Software – Integration vs. Automation

One of the greatest advantages of a sophisticated distribution ERP system is that it allows companies to easily integrate with other software or websites. This includes integrating with a CRM system, a payroll add-on, or eCommerce websites. Even though a[...]
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Landed Cost Formula (Calculation)

How do I calculate my true cost (“landed cost”) of products? This is a question we frequently hear, and it’s based mainly on three areas of uncertainty: What costs should I take into account? What if I only get the true [...]
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Warehouse Inventory Software and Barcode Scanning — New Industry Trends

I wrote previously about the implications of eCommerce for distributors as a major technological trend impacting the distribution and wholesale industry. A growing recent trend in small and medium-sized Wholesale and Distribution companies is the adopt[...]

RepZio: Mobile Sales Application for Remote Sales Reps, Tradeshows and Showrooms

David Silva recently got on the phone with Marny Tremblay, International Account Manager for RepZio, to discuss how she became involved with them and her experience with the app so far. RepZio is a mobile sales application ( iPad/iPhone app) that a[...]

Apparel Inventory Software Defined: Understanding Common ERP Jargon

This post is number three is a series of posts discussing commonly misunderstood ERP software terms. Apparel inventory software is designed to streamline all processes of an apparel wholesale/distribution business.  Aside from specific apparel func[...]

How To Start The Search Again After Being Burned by a Distribution Inventory Software Vendor

Quite often we speak with prospects who have been burned in the past by distribution inventory software vendors, and as a result have become cynical about the process and skeptical of all other vendors.  This is understandable given the huge amount of r[...]
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