Home
 > Research and Reports > White Papers > Expanding Your Gross Margin in Distribution

Expanding Your Gross Margin in Distribution

Source: Epicor
The recent recession has forced distributors and manufacturers to pay closer attention to their bottom lines and to the financial factors that contribute to profitability. Gross margin is a popular measure of a company’s financial condition; but using gross margin without understanding how it affects profitability and business strategy can be misleading. An understanding of the relationship between the financial components of gross margin is essential for formulating sales and product strategies, and to implement techniques enabling an increase in net profit and maximization of return on investment.


Featured publications:

Quickly Build Reports with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
Source: IBM Published On: June 4 2013 See how easily you can build distribution-ready reports that analyze your business. Read More...
Is Your ERP System Built for Your Industry?
Source: Edgewater Fullscope Most ERP applications have three major components: manufacturing, distribution, and finance. For process manufacturing, quality management is so embedded in all the processes that it also becomes a core requirement. This white paper discusses the process manufacturing paradigm and provides a guideline for any process manufacturing company that needs to identify ERP system requirements most suitable for their business. Read More...
Selecting ERP for Oil and Gas Industry Contractors and Vendors
Source: IFS Suppliers to the oil and gas industry are under more pressure than ever before to increase quality, collaborate closely with the customer, and take on more project risk. Learn how enterprise resource planning (ERP) helps engineers procure construction companies, equipment fabricators, and service providers to meet the new demands from oil and gas companies. Download this white paper to learn more. Read More...


You may also be interested in these related documents:

How to Choose a Distribution System
Source: Sage Implementing the proper distribution system can be as important to your bottom line as expanding your warehouse or bringing on new product lines. After all, the right system provides immediate and long-term benefits that can impact your business processes across the board. That’s why it’s important to define business processes and objectives before you start the search for new software. Read More...
A Clear-cut Approach to Collections Is Essential for Profitability
Source: SYSPRO In 2002, US suppliers wrote off more than $18 billion (USD) in bad checks. And the bankruptcy picture has certainly not improved since then. Companies that act quickly to secure overdue accounts are the companies that have the best chance of remaining in the black. The SYSPRO Collections Module automates debt collection, and can help address this acute need. Read More...
Optimizing Gross Margin over Continously Cleansed Data
Source: epaCUBE Imperfect product data can erode your gross margin, frustrate both your customers and your employees, and slow new sales opportunities. The proven safeguards are automated data cleansing, systematic management of data processes, and margin optimization. Real dollars can be reclaimed in the supply chain by making certain that every byte of product information is accurate and synchronized, internally and externally. Read More...

 
comments powered by Disqus


Popular Searches

Recent Searches
Others A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

©2014 Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. All rights reserved.