The Informed Distributor

Here comes Infor CloudSuite for distribution: You asked, we delivered

04/25/2016

The Infor CloudSuite for distribution is about to hit the market with not one but two parallel solutions. For distributors, the news is good either way. There was a time when many companies were hesitant, even skeptical, about moving their computing outside the physical walls of their buildings. But Lisa ... Continue reading Here comes Infor CloudSuite for distribution: You asked, we delivered »

Transforming Distribution Part 2: The Millennials have landed

04/05/2016

The biggest takeaway from this year’s TUG Connects conference in February was the wave of transformation sweeping Distribution — from workforce composition to the way companies interact with customers to the technologies driving the change. In this second-of-three blog posts, Kelly Squizzero, Infor senior director of distribution industry strategy, talks ... Continue reading Transforming Distribution Part 2: The Millennials have landed »

Join distribution ERP webinar April 5

03/21/2016

Wholesale distributors, you are invited to Ultra Consultants’ distribution ERP webinar on Tuesday, April 5, at 1 p.m. CDT. Most distributors are so busy with their operations they don’t have the time or resources to travel to an off-site event to look at ERP systems. Our team has heard your ... Continue reading Join distribution ERP webinar April 5 »

Transforming Distribution Part 1: Meeting customers where they live

03/15/2016

The biggest takeaway from this year’s TUG Connects conference was the wave of transformation sweeping Distribution — from workforce composition to the way companies interact with customers to the technologies driving the change. In this first-of-three blog posts, Kelly Squizzero, Infor senior director of distribution industry strategy, talks about one ... Continue reading Transforming Distribution Part 1: Meeting customers where they live »

Problem-solving at TUG Connects!

02/29/2016

The upcoming release of Infor CloudSuite Distribution, a renewed emphasis on customer experience, and a powerful commitment to problem-solving were the highlights when TheUserGroup.org held the latest in its annual series of TUG Connects! conferences in mid-February. TUG is widely acknowledged as one of the strongest, most-effective user groups in ... Continue reading Problem-solving at TUG Connects! »

2016: The year of customer engagement

02/10/2016

Get ready for the year of customer engagement. That’s the emerging theme for wholesalers in 2016, based on Infor’s analysis and conversations with key customers, according to Lisa Russell, industry and solution strategy director for Infor Distribution. “There’s a lot of consensus about where the focus and attention needs to ... Continue reading 2016: The year of customer engagement »

10 ways to build your business with advanced inventory management

12/14/2015

The basics of advanced inventory management (AIM) are simple enough: To succeed in today’s hard-edged distribution industry, you earn customers’ confidence and build their fanatical loyalty by knowing what products they need, how many they’re looking for, and when they expect the shipment. But the details take a lot more ... Continue reading 10 ways to build your business with advanced inventory management »

Here come the Millennials, part 2: New expectations bring new rules to distribution businesses

11/17/2015

Ready or not, here they come. With 80 million Millennials across the United States, Jason Dorsey of the Center for Generational Kinetics says a new generation of employees and customers is already making its way into your business, gaining influence with each passing day. This generational shift translates into a ... Continue reading Here come the Millennials, part 2: New expectations bring new rules to distribution businesses »

Infor SX.e conversion delivers huge efficiency for Kerr Controls

10/26/2015

When Kerr Controls Ltd. of Truro, Nova Scotia, was looking for an ERP upgrade to boost efficiency, cut costs, and keep a growing business competitive, its search for the right system quickly led to Infor Distribution SX.e. Kerr Controls launched its HVAC and refrigeration business in Halifax in 1949 out ... Continue reading Infor SX.e conversion delivers huge efficiency for Kerr Controls »

Streamline Warehouse Management with Pull Replenishment

10/15/2015

The best way to deal with variability in inventory is to recognize that it exists and “exploit the constraint,” advises distribution management specialist Howard Coleman, principal of MCA Associates, in a new white paper: How to Unlock the Secret—A “More Perfect” Supply Chain and Inventory Replenishment System. “Anyone in inventory ... Continue reading Streamline Warehouse Management with Pull Replenishment »




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