The 3 Phases of Change Management – Implementing Distribution Software

Implementing Change with Distribution Software

Did you know that 70% of change programs fail to achieve their goals? And that this is largely due to employee resistance and lack of management support? Statistically speaking, the odds are not great when it comes to implementing organizational change. And with failure rates that high, you may be asking yourself if the change … Read more

Using Behavioural Science to Influence Employee Change

implement change using nudges

We would all like to believe that the decisions we make as consumers and in a business setting are rational and predictable. However, as we’ve learnt over the years and thanks to research performed by behavioural economists, the reality is that when people make decisions quickly and under pressure, they do so based largely on … Read more

3 Steps to WMS Change Management Success

Warehouse change management

Guest Post by Helen Peatfield You have chosen a WMS system to optimize your warehouse management processes. As a wholesale and distribution business, you’re excited to realize the potential benefits of warehouse inventory software but know any change in the workplace can be met with resistance. Exisiting employees are familiar with current processes and systems … Read more

3 Tips for a Successful Inventory Accounting Software Upgrade

Software Change in 2018

It’s hard to believe we are already over a month into 2018. For many businesses, January marks not only the beginning of the calendar year but also the beginning of the fiscal year which means new budgets, new projects and a clear plan for what’s ahead in 2018. If replacing introductory or legacy software is … Read more

How To Avoid Business Management Software Project Delays

Business Management Software Project Delay

Project delays of any kind can be frustrating, unproductive and costly, especially in a small business where budget and resources are limited. When it comes to a complex project with numerous moving parts like the acquisition of new business management software, things can quickly get off track and timelines can go awry for many reasons. Misaligned objectives, lack … Read more

Hitting Snooze On Your Inventory Accounting Software Search?

Software Search Delay

As we approach the summer months with good weather, longer days, and many employees taking some much-needed time off, it can be tempting to put your inventory accounting software search on the back burner for the season.  However, as the pace of operations wind down for many businesses, this small window of opportunity can be an advantageous time to buckle … Read more

5 Fears of Replacing Existing Warehouse Inventory Software

Top Fears of Replacing Existing Warehouse Inventory Software

We’ve all experienced fear at one point or another. Whether it’s fear of failure, fear of the unknown, fear of letting go of what’s familiar to us…these emotions can often cloud our judgment and can result in a lot of missed opportunities. It comes as no surprise that businesses often feel these paralyzing emotions when faced with … Read more

Wholesale Distribution Software: Implementation Wish List

Software Implementation Wish List

When you implement new wholesale distribution software, it provides a great opportunity to also evaluate existing processes with a view to increasing efficiencies and reduce costs.  This is especially true for businesses moving from introductory software and manual processes, and for those who lack specific functionality such as inventory management.  The first step in identifying … Read more

Transitioning from Legacy Business Management Software to Modern ERP

moving to modern erp

There are many reasons why your business may decide to upgrade your existing technology and business management software systems. For example, when a software systems decides to end support for a legacy operating system (think Windows XP), when new technology and opportunities become available, when a business changes processes or when servers and hardware needs … Read more

It’s Time to Replace QuickBooks. So what’s the Hold Up?

QuickBooks Replacement

As a business owner or user of introductory software such as QuickBooks, you are fully aware that the time has now come to search for a new software system. The company has been using this software for several years and the limitations that were once unnoticeable are quickly becoming too prominent and cumbersome to manage. The … Read more