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How to Lower Your ERP Implementation Costs
Most companies are facing a number of pressures, thanks to a stormy economic climate. To help control costs and resources, many small to medium businesses (SMBs

3pl advantages disadvantages  retail distributors, third-party logistics (3PL) providers, and other general distribution and warehousing verticals. CDS's Rapid Implementation Methodology CDS's rapid implementation methodology incorporates planning, requirements-gathering, workshops, training, implementation, and issue resolution stages. CDS has taken pains to address the pitfalls of most rapid implementation methodologies, however, by incorporating what it calls guided flexibility into its approach. This option lets you take

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The Five Sure-fire Strategies for Gaining Management Approval for WMS Projects


Despite the consensus that warehouse management systems (WMS) offer many benefits, getting approval for a new system is challenging. You need to get key decision makers in operations, IT, and finance—as well as the executive team and the board of directors—to see value in the proposed WMS. But how can you improve your chances of getting management approval? Discover five strategies for information-gathering and approval.

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Best Practices for Transporters and 3PL Service Providers


The business of transporting goods is risky, complex, and effort-intensive. Despite the continuing rise in fuel prices, employee salaries, and other overhead costs, transporters often face the prospect of providing their services at lower rates. How can transporters survive in such a difficult business climate?

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Customer Profile: Transplace


As a Lean Six Sigma service company, third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transplace emphasizes eliminating waste, simplifying processes, and demonstrating continuous improvement. Those values were on display when the company replaced a host of manual document management processes with a modern workflow solution. Learn how that new solution helped Transplace streamline operations and better serve customers.

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“Act Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers - Part 3


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Social CRM is Dead, Long Live Social Media Flavored CRM


Customer relationship management (CRM) is not and cannot really be social, since social means “of, relating to, or occupied with matters affecting human welfare” (definition taken from The Free Dictionary). In my opinion, CRM does not really affect human welfare, since it brings advantages only to its users and to the customers of the companies using it. In this blog post, I will explain why

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Your 360-degree View of the Customer: Keep the Customer in View


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HRT - MBSP


HRT - MBSP was founded on 1997 to attend companies in the design and implantation of computer science systems that optimize the processes of business and the abilities of using the information and the knowledge to obtain competitive advantages. We provide analysis of processes, design of technological solutions for the business management, technical experience and services of implantation, training and support. HRT - MBSP has a very important experience in implementing systems of financial management to companies of diverse industries as publishing houses (editorials), distribution companies (import-export) and production (manufacturing) companies. HRT - MBSP has the Microsoft Certification level of Gold Certified Partner in the competitions of Microsoft Business Solution and Information Worker Solutions That constitutes the support that Microsoft grants to our clients that the associate who will attend them (in this case HRT) has the infrastructure, personnel and sufficient knowledge to take to good term (end) the implantation project. The actual certifications of HRT are the following ones: - Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition - Navision Development - Navision Financials Series - Navision Warehouse Management - Navision Manufacturing With the management solutions provided by HRT - MBSP your company: Receive: - Access to first level technology. - A technological associate and supplier of solutions. Obtain: - Differentiated products and services to the market - Rapid solutions to complex problems Can: - Increase the productivity - Increase competitive advantages - Extend his market penetration. Our goal is to provide your company with a technological solution that covers the actual needs of management and allows optimizing processes to reduce costs of operation and to increase the productivity of the company and its personnel.

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The Truth about Software-as-a-service (SaaS)


Software-as-a-service (SaaS), also called on-demand software, can be a convenient and profitable business model for vendors. And for clients, SaaS can provide greater processing efficiencies than a company’s own internal systems. As a result, human resources, customer relationship management, or accounting process costs decrease when handled by an SaaS vendor. Learn about the benefits—but also the challenges—of SaaS.

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Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Five: 3PL Support and SCE Optimization


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