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By: Zilliant     Published Date: Oct 11, 2019
The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and industrial distribution industry is massive and continues to grow at a steady pace. Despite this positive outlook, individual MRO distributors aren’t short on their own challenges when it comes to retaining and growing their market share. There are several factors hindering MRO companies from retaining the share they have and claiming more. Namely: • Complexity: Their large customer counts and behemoth SKU counts render it impossible to give reps market-aligned pricing guidance and sales intelligence • Competition: MRO is ripe for poaching by Amazon, and as a result, traditional distributors continue to see market share slipping away to the online giant • Skills: A massive generational shift in the workforce is resulting in a skills gap that’s proving particularly problematic to fill In this playbook for MRO and industrial products distributors, we will discuss how growth is hindered in this dynamic industry and then provide reimagin
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 08, 2017
TechValidate recently surveyed 240 video game developers, publishers, and distributors to gain insight into the top challenges that they need to overcome in order to take full advantage of the enormous opportunities the digital channel provides the industry.
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 08, 2017
You’ve spent time and money to develop an impressive in-game experience and attract and acquire new players. You’ve studied your CPA and eCPI, tweaked key in-game events to drive retention and conversion, and you’ve got your marketing engine humming, focused on engagement. Despite all this effort, you’re still not hitting your goals. Conversions are lower than expected. Churn is high. Something is not right, but you are not sure what it is. Akamai has been helping game developers and distributors maximize the web performance of games for more than a decade. This brief outlines some common obstacles and how you can overcome them.
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Sep 20, 2017
When determining which investments to make in their technology infrastructure, organizations will often choose to make no changes at all. While this decision avoids short-term costs and business disruption, it often simply delays the inevitable—even making it worse. The cost of doing nothing is expensive in the long term. This report—from the independent researchers at Aberdeen Group—outlines the reasons distributors choose not to upgrade enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and cautions against this approach, supplying detailed research that illustrates the benefits of keeping your systems current. Download this report to learn how a new or improved ERP system can help get you the information you need to make informed decisions and act more efficiently, improving overall company performance.
Tags : erp software, enterprise resource planning software
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Aug 28, 2018
By now, mobile technology has become an essential part of people’s lives. As both consumers and staff trend more toward a younger, digitally savvy demographic, lumber and building materials (LBM) businesses need to take advantage of mobile tools or risk losing to the competition. Mobile technologies can bring incredible benefits to LBM enterprises for delivery and dispatch, field sales, the selling floor, and the warehouse. To better help you seize the mobile advantage, Epicor has identified eight ways your LBM business can leverage mobile technologies to foster growth, including: • Serving your customers with the latest information • Serving your customers with timely, accurate deliveries • Driving revenue with increased efficiency • Streamlining operations Check out this Epicor tipsheet and discover how else your LBM business can benefit from mobile technologies.
Tags : lumber, building materials, lbm, erp, bistrack, lumber distributors
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Aug 28, 2018
Gain a competitive advantage in the LBM industry by understanding who your most and least profitable customers are with customer stratification. Download the tip sheet from Epicor BisTrack Software to learn the six ways implementing customer stratification brings success to your lumber and building materials business.
Tags : lumber, building materials, lbm, erp, bistrack, lumber distributors, customer stratification, customer experience
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By: International Business Systems (IBS)     Published Date: Aug 29, 2011
Powered by IBM i Solution Editions hardware, IBS's ERP applications enable improved efficiencies, scalability and cost savings.
Tags : ibs, distribution logistics, distribution management, wholesale distribution, distribution resource management, supply chain management, erp, enterprise
     International Business Systems (IBS)
By: Infor     Published Date: Aug 04, 2011
Find out why manufacturers and distributors are rethinking warehouse management and why these best-in-class performers are investing in advanced warehouse management solutions to strengthen their competitive market positions.
Tags : infor, scm, enterprise business software, warehouse, warehouse management, costs, customer relationship management, enterprise asset management
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Apr 04, 2016
By selecting the right technology, you can maximize operational efficiency and decision-making, and propel your organization’s profitable growth. Download the eBook to learn more.
Tags : epicor, morar, distribution, business efficiency, ecommerce, growth
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Apr 04, 2016
To succeed in today’s challenging climate, distributors must keep pace with change, manage the complexities of growth, and keep their current accounts happy while attracting new customers. Download this white paper to learn how you can smoothly and efficiently grow a modern, integrated distribution business that customers will love. You’ll discover the five goals you can pursue to ensure your company’s secure growth: • Attract and sell to eCommerce shoppers • Convert one-time shoppers into business accounts • Become the preferred supplier in your field • Optimize for business efficiency • Defend your current accounts
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Sep 26, 2016
Download this eBook for a closer look at how online efforts are driving business growth including: - Where is eCommerce headed? Well, where would you like it to go? - What matters most to distributors in eCommerce? - What about eCommerce and ERP? - Distributor ERP best practices - Epicor eCommerce solutions
Tags : epicor, ecommerce, ecommerce solutions, distributors, erp, b2b commerce, b2b e-commerce, wholesale distribution
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Sep 26, 2016
Simple, economic, and reliable reasons distributors are moving to the cloud
Tags : epicor, cloud, distributors, cloud technology, cloud system, cloud computing, wholesale distribution, distribution
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By: IBM     Published Date: Jun 13, 2018
In the digital era, businesses in every industry are becoming technology companies. New business models such as “product as a service” (in which traditional manufacturers and distributors are driving new revenue streams by integrating software-based services into their offerings) and new operational models, such as collaboration, social business, and mobile platforms, mean that nearly every company is deriving at least part of its revenue from cloudbased solutions. So, why are so many of these new cloud solution providers building their businesses on shaky foundations? The truth is, when your business is based in the cloud, you need more than on-demand leased compute and storage capacity. You need a cloud that is enterprise-grade, secure, and resilient. Equally important—and overlooked by too many cloud solution providers—you need a cloud platform that is able to grow your business into the future, supporting next-generation functionality like Artificial Intelligence (AI). No matter wh
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By: Sage EMEA     Published Date: May 13, 2019
There is a better way for manufacturers, distributors, service providers and mid-market enterprises to drive their companies forward.
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By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Apr 23, 2019
The supply chain for manufacturers and distributors is facing challenges around increased analytics, multichannel fulfillment, talent shortages, and the use of new technologies such as wireless, augmented reality, robotics and machine-to-machine (M2M). At the same time, there is continued focus on cost reduction and sustainability. The Industrial Internet of Things is driving a huge transformation as it increases the interconnection between connected devices and analytics. The smart manufacturing enterprise can seize opportunities to maximize efficiency and safety through networking and intuitive collaboration with its users. This eBook shares practical steps to follow for a smart material handling and logistics approach.
Tags : material handling, logistics, conveying
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By: Okta     Published Date: May 09, 2016
With a secure foundation in place to manage internal IT, many IT leaders are thinking about a foundation for the entire business. In the new world of mobile apps, cloud services, and the Internet of Everything, people, processes, data, and devices are all converging to reshape how day-to-day business is done. Companies are reaching out to customers and partners—and even intelligent objects like connected cars and monitoring systems—and modifying the products and services they bring to market as a result. To an unprecedented degree, the future of an enterprise lies in the hands of the CIO and her IT staff who orchestrate these connections and act on the benefits they bring. IT leaders are finding new opportunities in an era of digital disruption. This executive brief provides a quick overview of how they are driving growth and increasing efficiency by securely connecting the digital enterprise with customers, partners, suppliers and distributors.
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By: UPS     Published Date: May 24, 2017
For life sciences businesses, the supply chain used to mean one thing: getting products from factory or warehouse to distributors or ultimate customers as quickly and economically as possible. Now, with today’s evolving regulatory environment, an increasingly globalized market, more complex health products, and an increased focus on the patient, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers are looking at their supply chain and logistics needs in a whole new way.
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By: Okta     Published Date: Jul 19, 2016
With a secure foundation in place to manage internal IT, many IT leaders are thinking about a foundation for the entire business. In the new world of mobile apps, cloud services, and the Internet of Everything, people, processes, data, and devices are all converging to reshape how day-to-day business is done. Companies are reaching out to customers and partners—and even intelligent objects like connected cars and monitoring systems—and modifying the products and services they bring to market as a result. To an unprecedented degree, the future of an enterprise lies in the hands of the CIO and her IT staff who orchestrate these connections and act on the benefits they bring. IT leaders are finding new opportunities in an era of digital disruption. This executive brief provides a quick overview of how they are driving growth and increasing efficiency by securely connecting the digital enterprise with customers, partners, suppliers and distributors.
Tags : identity, idaas, iam, identity lifecycle management, mobile, provisioning, active directory, security
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By: NetSuite     Published Date: Apr 22, 2016
This report highlights these and other trends, and it also reveals what distributors are planning to do in 2016 to build revenue and cut costs, while also improving their technological capabilities as the industry adapts to a new economy and evolving workforce.
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By: TradeGecko     Published Date: Sep 18, 2018
Pinpointing the right pricing strategy for your wholesale business is key to running a successful business. But for wholesale businesses, getting pricing right – especially when dealing with multiple markets – can prove to be a tricky and often complex task.
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By: Infor     Published Date: Jun 13, 2017
In 2015, the number of Millennial employees (those born between 1982 and 2004) will exceed that of Baby Boomers; by 2030 Millennials will represent 75% of the workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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By: Nice Systems     Published Date: Feb 26, 2019
NICE WFM 7.0’s Forecaster unlocks a high level of transparency into interaction history, allowing you to centrally forecast, schedule and manage contacts between multiple locations and ensure that site- and enterpriselevel objectives are met. With more than two thousand customers and two million users depending on its unparalleled ability to fine-tune the most precise forecasts, Forecaster allows you to plan and respond to the peaks and valleys of customer history through automatic collection of key historical data from all types of contact sources: • Automatic call distributors (ACDs) • Outbound dialers • Multi-channel routing platforms • Back-office employee desktops Download today to learn more.
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By: Okta     Published Date: Jul 27, 2016
IT leaders are finding new opportunities in an era of digital disruption. Read this two page executive brief for a quick overview of how IT is driving growth and increasing efficiency by securely connecting the digital enterprise with customers, partners, suppliers, distributors, and devices.
Tags : identity, idaas, iam, identity lifecycle management, mobile, provisioning, active directory, security
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By: Sage Software     Published Date: Apr 24, 2019
There is a better way for manufacturers, distributors, service providers and mid-market enterprises to drive their companies forward.
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By: Epicor     Published Date: Mar 31, 2012
Learn from the experiences of other distributors who have been through the ERP selection process and not only lived to tell about it, but brought great benefit to their companies. Read this white paper now and learn what NOT to do when evaluating ERP
Tags : epicor, erp, enterprise resource planning, wholesale and distribution, supply chain, distribution, finance, challenges
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