Blog Archives - ERP Software

What is ERP?

ERP stands for “enterprise resource planning” and is a business software solution designed to manage all aspects of a company’s operations including; accounting, order entry and processing, inventory, contact management and warehouse managem[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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4 Benefits of eCommerce and ERP 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[...]
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Inventory and Accounting Software: Additional Tools for Your Sales Team

We’ve all read a company’s “about” page on their website, claiming that their competitive advantage is their great customer service, and yet so many of these businesses are not taking advantage of software to better serve their customers[...]
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“I can’t afford wholesale inventory software, it costs too much”

With any major purchasing decision, budget is an important factor. When it comes to purchasing wholesale inventory software, sticker shock is common for those moving off of introductory systems or manual processes.  However, as with any capital expenditure[...]
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5 Benefits of ERP Software

ERP software is designed to manage all aspects of a company’s operations, and includes tools for inventory management, order entry and processing, accounting, warehouse management and more.  ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning and is typica[...]
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The Dangers of Developing a Custom ERP System In-House

In theory, developing a custom ERP solution in-house to manage your wholesale and distribution business may sound like the perfect solution. However in practise it rarely is.  Even though the system would be designed with your specific business processe[...]
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Factors to Consider When Upgrading Software: Employee Skill Set

Introductory software systems, such as QuickBooks, are great tools for small and start-up businesses.    They require minimal training and set-up, are intuitive and easy to use and come with a relatively low price tag.  However, as your business grow[...]