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Business Management Software: When to Ask for Customer References

With any major purchase it is good practice to evaluate reviews and speak to references whenever possible. This is especially the case with any major business purchase, such as business management software. When searching for a new system, it is best to n[...]

POS for Wholesale Businesses: What to Look For

Point of Sale (POS) software is not just for use in traditional brick and mortar retail stores.  Many wholesale businesses can also benefit from POS functionality when they also operate as a cash and carry, have a showroom for walk-in custo[...]
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5 Questions Small Business Owners Should Ask When Searching for New Inventory Management Accounting Software

As a new business, one important consideration to make is what (if any) business management software is required.  For most small wholesale and distribution businesses, this usually means acquiring software for managing accounting procedures and then usi[...]
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3 Points of Comparison for Selecting the Right Wholesale Distribution ERP Software

As with starting any business, when starting a wholesale distribution company one of the most important considerations is the choice of what software to implement in order to manage your inventory, accounting and sales.  When first starting out – w[...]
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A New Year Means a New ERP Software Search

Now that the champagne has been polished off and you’ve rung in the New Year, it’s time to make your return to the office and attempt to shake the holidays from your mind. As your business returns to its normal operating activities, you may start to r[...]
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Software Search: A Dating Game

“The customer is always right” is one of those old school sayings that was used when a sales rep was trying to get a customer to buy their product. This sales tactic is probably still used in some industries but would not work where there is a complex[...]
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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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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 d[...]
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6 Costly Software Selection Mistakes

For many wholesale and distribution companies, replacing internal inventory and accounting ERP software is like going to the dentist; necessary, but potentially painful. Even for those businesses who consider the software purchase as a strategic investmen[...]
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Beware the RFP When Evaluating Wholesale Software

You may have heard the term RFP before used in a business setting, or perhaps your company has even considered issuing one.  For those unfamiliar with the term, RFP stands for “Request For Proposal” and according to Wikipedia is “a solicitation, of[...]
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