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Distribution 2008 Executive Summary

Source: Infor
This second annual survey of the warehousing and distribution industry, conducted by the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers, explores the metrics, management practices, and business concerns of over 200 US warehouse and distribution facilities. This data is presented in easy-to-understand tables and charts, and may be useful for companies currently facing distribution center challenges.


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1C Company
Founded in 1991, 1C Company specializes in the development, publishing, support, and distribution of software and databases for Accounting, payroll and human resources (HR), trade and warehouse management, and manufacturing. Based in Moscow (Russia), the vendor has several joint projects in bundling and development with Microsoft, Novell, Symantec, and IBM. 1C Company is also a publisher and distributor of computer games in Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and the Baltic States, and of educational software products for distance learning. Read More...
The NORRIQ Group
NORRIQ implements and supports business solutions based on the Microsoft Dynamics platform. While NORRIQ counts many large companies among its clients, it specializes in providing 360-degree services to small and medium-sized businesses. Its services are based on a thorough integration of the central enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and surrounding systems such as e-business, Microsoft CRM, business intelligence, and SharePoint. NORRIQ has an industry-specific focus, providing solutions for the retail, food and beverage, automotive, fashion, and wholesale and distribution industries. It has developed its own solutions or add-ons, workflows, and processes, especially for these industries. Today, NORRIQ provides Microsoft Dynamics solutions to more than 3,000 customers in over 46 countries. The company employs 300 people in Denmark, Belgium, Germany, Tunisia, and the Netherlands. Read More...
DRINK-IT
Source: The NORRIQ Group Drink-IT® is an advanced and modular software suite that is intended mainly for producers and distribution centers in the beverage industry, such as breweries, specialized beverage wholesalers, and beverage producers. Companies can order specific modules in accordance with their needs and requirements. Drink-IT enables them to cover all enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) processes in one integrated solution. Drink-IT provides the insight necessary to make informed decisions in production and quality management, logistics, sales, and promotions, and helps companies manage the many legislative aspects of this industry, from lot traceability to taxes, no matter what country they operate in. Drink-IT is globally available and already implemented in more than 80 beverage companies in 30 countries. Drink-IT has more than 3,000 users worldwide. Drink-IT is built on the platform of Microsoft Dynamics NAV2013 R2. This means that the solution is perfectly compatible with all other Microsoft applications and can therefore be integrated seamlessly into almost any existing business environment. Drink-IT has received the status of “Certified for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.” This signifies that Drink-IT has met Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed software. The certification is based on independent software tests as well as the Dynamics partner demonstrating a clear focus and strategy. Read More...


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