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  Disruption, Innovation the New Normal for Distributors

efficient, productive, and agile

Problems—and opportunities—
ahead for distributors

From disintermediation, to omnichannel commerce, to extreme focus on customer experience, disruptive innovations are changing the landscape of the wholesale distribution industry. Get the details—and find out what distributors need to do to survive—in Senior SCM Analyst Bob Eastman’s blog posts.

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PTC Live Global 2013: All About Design for “Servitization”

In this two-part blog post, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reports on PTC’s Live Global 2013 conference. In part 1, P.J. examines the market shifts and technological changes that are reshaping the competitive landscape of manufacturers. In part 2, he covers PTC product highlights, as well as news that emerged from PTC’s companion Servigistics Exchange conference.

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Thought leadership and product news from PTC’s 2013 conference


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Best Practices for Managing Just-in-time (JIT) Production

Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing “is not procrastination, but making a commitment once the scales are tipped in the favor of certainty.” How do you keep your company from falling prey to the “deer-in-the-headlights” syndrome and suffering from decision failures? In this guide, experts share their top seven best practices for deftly managing JIT manufacturing.

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  Compare ERP for Distribution Software

Use TEC Advisor online to compare enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions for distribution industries, according to your organization's characteristics and needs. It's free, fast, and easy—and you'll see the results immediately.

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