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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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TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 7)
Welcome to Week 7 of TurtleSpice ERP! We’re following one company’s software selection process, from beginning to end—with a twist: It’s up to you to make sure

shoes distributor  you were in Mike’s shoes, what would you do? Most vendors have returned their RFIs, although there are still a few vendors of interest who haven’t. Bear this in mind: Although Wade Sharkey’s shenanigans are a big reason Big Gun is still on the list of ERP vendors, that doesn’t mean Big Gun isn’t suitable for TurtleSpice. Or does it? I want to know what you think. Vote carefully—and leave your comment below! Note: Voting has closed for this episode. Find out what happened next! Note: This

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ERP for Distribution Industries RFI/RFP Template

Financials, HR, Process Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Supply Chain Management, Retail and POS, Web Commerce, and Product Technology Get this template

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