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JDA Portfolio: For the Retail Industry Part Three: JDA Portfolio 2004.1 Continued
With its new business model, JDA plans to build upon the broadening collective JDA Portfolio product lines to enable its customers to achieve a new level of

dss wholesalers  product strategy with the WIN/DSS product (also explained shortly) for larger customers with annual sales of $5 billion (USD) and a large number of stores, or registers per store. Portfolio Store Portal is a web-based interface that provides retailers with real-time access to enterprise information on their host merchandise management systems, via the Internet. It enables retailers to immediately initiate associated store level processes such as shipment inquiries, transfer requests, store orders,

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ERP for Distribution Industries

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods through a supply chain, and the distribution software market has developed products to meet these needs. The software solutions developed for ERP for distribution includes functionality for supply chain management (SCM), distribution process management (DPM), and retail and commerce.  

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