Posts Tagged ‘ distribution ’

ERP Software for the Food Industry

August 24, 2012
By guest blogger - Kate Kennett
ERP Software for the Food Industry

Working with food can be a messy business where the food supply chain starts on the farm and ends on the consumer’s plate. In between this is the manufacturer who has to manage incoming raw materials, outbound deliveries, use-by dates and strict food safety regulations. Juggling all of these requirements where profit margins are...
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Letter to Operations: no more spreadsheets for Purchasing

March 8, 2012
By guest blogger - Doug Potter
Letter to Operations: no more spreadsheets for Purchasing

Editor’s Note: This article addresses supply chain issues in the form of a memo written to the operations management department. Memorandum To:      Operations Management From:  Doug Potter Re:      No more spreadsheets for Purchasing Supply Chain management would be so much better off without spreadsheets. I see this over and over. Purchasing and operations management has a spreadsheet...
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Planning for the turned-around economy? Cloud Computing and SaaS can help.

March 16, 2011
By grippen
Planning for the turned-around economy?  Cloud Computing and SaaS can help.

Though the economy has thrown us a curve ball over the last couple of years, there are indications that the economy might be in the process of turning around. In fact, wholesale distributors have recently reported six quarters of consecutive growth, plus the need to start growing their inventories and people resources, i.e. the...
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Pool Source Optimizes Inventory and Sales Using Cloud ERP

September 10, 2010
By Acumatica
Pool Source Optimizes Inventory and Sales Using Cloud ERP

Post by Acumatica. Content/ideas in this post provided in part by Acumatica and may not reflect the views of ERP Cloud News. Learn more about Acumatica Cloud ERP. An independent distributor of pool supplies located in Nashville, Tennessee, Pool Source LLC is focused on expert service. As a burgeoning business, the Company needed an...
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ERP for Distributors: SaaS versus Traditional

April 8, 2010
By djohnson

Your distribution business operates differently than your friendly neighborhood retailer. Your business operates differently from Walmart. Therefore, your ERP solution should offer deployment choices which reflect the nature of your distribution business. The two extreme examples of Walmart and a neighborhood retail store illustrate that each company has different budgets, software and IT experience,...
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