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ERP for Distribution Industries
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods t...
 

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Case Study: Heineken USA
Heineken USA imports, markets, sells, and distributes its premium beer products through its network of 650 beer distributors. This supply chain requires precise

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Service Level Agreements for Manufacturers and Software Vendors in the Supply Chain


Supply chains are very complex, as is discrete manufacturing and the software that addresses its needs. To ease the complexities, service level agreements are developed so that all parties involved remain on the same page and product delivery is facilitated.

external distributors definition  1): compliance, internal and external policy, and channels of communication. The legal issues of compliance need to be spelled out in an outline format so that when the SLA is being developed, each legal point is addressed, and both parties know that they are complying with both business and governmental law when conducting business. Internal and external policies need to be addressed in the same flavor as is done with compliance issues (point 1 above), in that when negotiations are taking place, both Read More

Optimizing Gross Margin over Continously Cleansed Data


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.

external distributors definition  to the need for external or internal reconciliations 33% had been forced to delay or scrap new systems 33% had failed to bill or collect receivables 20% had failed to meet a contractual or service level commitment Price Waterhouse Coopers “Addressing Data Quality”, IDEA February 8, 2006 You pay the wrong price. Cost increases and decreases are not correct in your back office system. Often your customer pricing system is based on a calculation involving costs. Margins can be misstated and additional Read More

Margin Squeeze and Globalization in the Food and Beverage Industry


In the food and beverage industry, the channel master makes final volume decisions and mostly controls the unit price, with the manufacturer having limited power to increase or maintain prices. The only real variable the manufacturer does control is cost.

external distributors definition  promotions, seasonality, and many external factors. Effective demand planning is necessary to optimize manufacturing and distribution asset utilization; reduce the cost of finished goods inventory; and promote high customer service levels by minimizing stock-outs. Globalization The food industry long thought it was safe from the impacts of globalization. It reasoned that the barriers of transportation cost, shelf life, and consumer taste would protect its local markets. These assumptions have proven Read More

TEC's Mid-market ERP-Distribution Buyer’s Guide


Midsize manufacturers and distributors now have access to an array of powerful software solutions that simply weren’t available before. But with so many choices, you need accurate and unbiased information. This comprehensive guide from TEC and SupplyChainBrain provides a state-of-the-market analysis, success stories from your peers, in-depth information on solutions, and a directory of the leading vendors in the field.

external distributors definition  address these challenges, connecting external parts of the supply chain for collaboration, improving order and warehouse management through better sourcing and logistics, and providing accurate enterprise-wide visibility in real time, all coming together to enable your supply chain to quickly respond to global demands. Technology provides the foundation for achieving a truly collaborative supply chain. Web services technology not only provides lower cost integration, deployment, speed, stability, and Read More

Distribution: Costs Down, Customer Loyalty Up


Do distributors always have to settle for a trade-off between cost management and customer service? Is it impossible to keep costs down, yet still respond to customer needs and provide high-value products? Cost control needn’t impinge on customer service, and in fact, efficient processes can result in happier customers. How to use an integrated business management system to promote efficiency isn’t a secret—learn more.

external distributors definition  Costs Down, Customer Loyalty Up Do distributors always have to settle for a trade-off between cost management and customer service? Is it impossible to keep costs down, yet still respond to customer needs and provide high-value products? Cost control needn’t impinge on customer service, and in fact, efficient processes can result in happier customers. How to use an integrated business management system to promote efficiency isn’t a secret—learn more. Read More

Three New Year’s Resolutions that Distributors Should Stick With


Recent trends in the distribution industry are forcing companies to continually re-evaluate their processes and value propositions and strategically chart new courses. This report contains support from a number of thought leaders for three resolutions that wholesale distributors can't afford to ignore.

external distributors definition  New Year’s Resolutions that Distributors Should Stick With Recent trends in the distribution industry are forcing companies to continually re-evaluate their processes and value propositions and strategically chart new courses. This report contains support from a number of thought leaders for three resolutions that wholesale distributors can't afford to ignore. Read More

The First Steps to Achieving Effective Inventory Control


Despite varying locations and industries, distributors worldwide often face similar inventory-related problems. Too much of one product, not enough of another… and the list goes on. Discover how many forward-thinking distributors have learned to better manage production inventory—and increase efficiency and profitability—with smart inventory management strategies based on tried and proven methods and best practices.

external distributors definition  First Steps to Achieving Effective Inventory Control Despite varying locations and industries, distributors worldwide often face similar inventory-related problems. Too much of one product, not enough of another… and the list goes on. Discover how many forward-thinking distributors have learned to better manage production inventory—and increase efficiency and profitability—with smart inventory management strategies based on tried and proven methods and best practices. Read More

Vendor Snapshot: Infor at the TEC Vendor Challenge


More than 6,000 distributors globally use Infor’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Infor began acquiring best-in-class solutions to address the distribution industry in 2004. Infor Distribution SX.e, which grew out of the 2004 acquisition of NxTrend, is the lead go-to-market solution covering Infor’s major micro-verticals in the industrial and professional sectors, for companies with

external distributors definition  Snapshot: Infor at the TEC Vendor Challenge More than 6,000 distributors globally use Infor ’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Infor began acquiring best-in-class solutions to address the distribution industry in 2004.  Infor Distribution SX.e , which grew out of the 2004 acquisition of NxTrend , is the lead go-to-market solution covering Infor’s major micro-verticals in the industrial and professional sectors, for companies with revenues of from $20 million to over $1 billion (USD Read More

Apprise


Apprise Distribution is a world-class, fully integrated enterprise software solution designed for consumer goods distributors. It offers purchasing and distribution resource planning, import management, customer service and sales, customer relationship management, retailer and mass merchant management, manufacturing, warehouse management, financial management, executive information systems and business intelligence, and e-business capabilities.  

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Yammer


Microsoft Yammer is a private social platform for businesses. Yammer enables collaboration and allows the storage of large files. Co-workers, external customers, vendors, and business partners can co-create content, request assistance, or exchange ideas without using e-mail clients.Posting and editing documents can occur in real time. Yammer is accessible via the Internet through Web browsers, mobile devices, or tablets. It can be integrated with other business applications such as Sharepoint or SAP using API integrations. The solution contains a search functionality, which allows user to find the content, conversations, people, and business instantly across the entire company as well as other business applications.

external distributors definition  of large files. Co-workers, external customers, vendors, and business partners can co-create content, request assistance, or exchange ideas without using e-mail clients.Posting and editing documents can occur in real time. Yammer is accessible via the Internet through Web browsers, mobile devices, or tablets. It can be integrated with other business applications such as Sharepoint or SAP using API integrations. The solution contains a search functionality, which allows user to find the content, Read More

Informix XML’s Its Metadata Transport Layer


Informix® Corporation, has announced an XML Document Type Definition (DTD) for Extraction, Transformation, and Transport (ETT) of metadata. The DTD is designed to allow metadata sharing between different vendors’ products using the open XML standard.

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Employee Onboarding: An HR Technology Seeking a Definition


A commonsense approach to defining an onboarding initiative starts with the company defining its objectives, prioritizing its goals, and carefully evaluating the options. When considering human resources technology specifically designed with the onboarding process in mind, you should focus on the flexibility of the onboarding solution options. Learn more about managing employee onboarding with an automated solution.

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Regulatory and Compliance


Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S).

external distributors definition  materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). Read More

Why Manufacturers and Distributors (Still) Need Different ERP Systems


The distinction between manufacturing- and distribution-focused enterprises used to be very clear. Lately, however, the offshore movement of manufacturing capacity has made many domestic manufacturers look and act very much like distributors, while distribution companies have had to start performing functions that typically have been performed by manufacturers. Yet, even as the lines become increasingly blurred between manufacturing and distribution, the key processing needs of these organizations remain significantly different. In this special primer, TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic takes a look at what those needs are and how they have changed over time.

external distributors definition  Manufacturers and Distributors (Still) Need Different ERP Systems The distinction between manufacturing- and distribution-focused enterprises used to be very clear. Lately, however, the offshore movement of manufacturing capacity has made many domestic manufacturers look and act very much like distributors, while distribution companies have had to start performing functions that typically have been performed by manufacturers. Yet, even as the lines become increasingly blurred between manufacturing and Read More