The Informed Distributor

Quiz: Are you a change agent or a challenger?

12/16/2014

There is no question that technology is driving change. And customer expectation levels continue to rise. Distributors need to employ faster, more efficient technologies to empower workforces and keep pace with competitors. But where do business leaders get ideas on improvements? How do they discover inefficiencies and find solutions to ... Continue reading Quiz: Are you a change agent or a challenger? »

Distributors are feeling the need for speed

11/21/2014

At one time, “slow and steady” were the watchwords for success in distribution. But that era has all but faded away. Now is not the time for distributors to stand still and cling to the status quo. Your rivals are on the move, racing ahead to adopt new technologies and ... Continue reading Distributors are feeling the need for speed »

A distribution evolution at McNaughton-McKay Electric

11/10/2014

McNaughton-McKay Electric Co. has proudly served the Michigan marketplace for more than 100 years. In the past few decades, the company embarked on a rapid growth strategy and used Infor software to optimize operations and streamline essential communications between sites. In this video, Chief Marketing Officer Greg Chun recalls the ... Continue reading A distribution evolution at McNaughton-McKay Electric »

Transforming distribution: Is your business structure ready?

10/27/2014

We’ve been talking about a new generation of employees and rapid innovations and technologies as key success factors for distribution businesses. But a new white paper by the Aberdeen Group also points to the business structures that will open the door for distributors to boost efficiency, open up new markets, ... Continue reading Transforming distribution: Is your business structure ready? »

Innovation in distribution depends on the right technology

10/21/2014

The best distribution companies are innovating at the speed of business, embracing new attitudes and welcoming a new generation of employees who can shake up old modes of operation. But the transformation will falter unless disruptive in-house innovators have their hands on technology that can help them get the job ... Continue reading Innovation in distribution depends on the right technology »

Distributors can seize the moment by hiring tomorrow’s change agents

10/17/2014

The arrival of a new generation of employees in the wholesale distribution work force is creating a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for business owners to transform their operations. But a new white paper by the Aberdeen Group warns that transformation will succeed only if distributors hire employees with the technical savvy, disruptive ... Continue reading Distributors can seize the moment by hiring tomorrow’s change agents »

Calculate your risk: How lucky do you feel?

08/20/2014

If you’re with one of the 74% of companies that don’t have a disaster recovery (DR) plan, one of the first questions you’ll want to ask is how lucky you feel. Businesses with fewer, larger, relatively slow-moving sales still rely on a steady, dependable flow of data. But they may ... Continue reading Calculate your risk: How lucky do you feel? »

Is your ERP ready for the next generation of company leadership?

08/13/2014

Fit, functionality, and ease of use are the three leading criteria that will determine whether your current ERP system can carry your company through the transition to a new generation of leadership. With 10,000 U.S. baby boomers turning 65 each day, enterprise consultant Mint Jutras LLC released a white paper ... Continue reading Is your ERP ready for the next generation of company leadership? »

What can you expect at Inforum for Infor Distribution FACTS

07/25/2014

Inforum 2014 Sept 15–18 at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans Inforum 2014 is the perfect venue to see Infor Distribution FACTS in action and experience firsthand the innovative functionality that allows you to make better, faster decisions in your constantly changing business. With sessions kicking off the ... Continue reading What can you expect at Inforum for Infor Distribution FACTS »

What you can expect at Inforum for Infor A+

07/22/2014

Inforum 2014 Sept 15–18, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana Hear from Infor product experts, customers, and industry specialists as they discuss best practices and ideas to help you solve your most challenging issues. You can choose frommore than 100 distribution sessionsto personalize your schedule. This trackwill help ... Continue reading What you can expect at Inforum for Infor A+ »







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