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Wausau Supply cuts costs 30% with Infor Distribution SX.e
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wausau Supply is a privately owned company in Wausau, Wisconsin, distributing building materials from 11 distribution centers and 6 light manufacturing plants in 5 states in the Midwest. Wausau Supply also provides value-added services that include a complete line of custom-finished interior and exterior doors, engineered wood products, and custom-finished cement siding. The company’s major customers have been small,private lumber yards, as well as a growing number of customers that constitute large buying groups.

The primary business challenge that Wausau Supply faced was its ability to provide next-day delivery to not only small lumber yards, which had been its major customer over many years, but also a greater number of conglomerates that were purchasing together. Because the company began to see more competition from “big box” distribution centers, it required a refocusing of strategy to maintain profitability.

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On Time Supply Enhances Inventory Management with Distribution One
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

From high-quality tools to warranty repair service for air compressors, pneumatic tools, and more, On Time Supply is a distributor in the wholesale hardware industry. On Time Supply relies on the supplementary integration between Distribution One’s comprehensive ERP-ONE software and Amazon for accurate online inventory management and fast order processing.

Integrating ERP-ONE with Amazon provides auto-processing of orders as well as inventory auto-adjustments. The connectivity between Amazon and ERP-ONE has saved On Time Supply up to 2 hours of order processing time savings every day. When viewed on a monthly scale, this equates to a full week of productivity savings.

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Featured in the 2017 Software Guides: How To Create a Digital Transformation Scorecard
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Digital Transformation is the use of technology to radically improve the performance and reach of enterprises. Transformation means that digital usage enables new types of innovation and creativity rather than simply enhancing and supporting traditional methods.

The 2017 Software Guides are the only software selection guide specifically developed for the unique needs of the distribution and manufacturing community. The new editions are designed to assist you, the Wholesale Distributor and Manufacturer, evaluate, compare and analyze software to determine which products fit your operation.

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Leaping into the Cloud and Grow with QuickBooks Training
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Brown Smith Wallace and Intuit teamed up to bring you hands-on training and valuable resources to help you get the most out of QuickBooks Online.

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  VAI Enterprise Applications ROI Case Study

VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

 
Imperial Bag & Paper leveraged VAI's unlimited user licensing to add hundreds of new users obtained during recent acquisitions. Nucleus found that S2K ERP enabled the company to migrate multiple software applications into one integrated ERP solution, providing a view of the entire business and providing real-time visibility throughout the organization. Learn more... VAI Enterprise Applications ROI Case Study

  VAI and IBM: smarter enterprise management with mobile and social business

VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

 
A personalized, web-based user experience that helps manufacturing, distribution and retail organizations remotely access VAI S2K ERP solutions to improve decision making and collaboration. Learn more... VAI and IBM: smarter enterprise management with mobile and social business

  The Future of Distribution

Tribridge

 

The distribution industry is experiencing monumental change at every level—direct relationships with consumers, expanding channel options and growing global connections. Building profits is no longer as simple as moving inventory and optimizing the supply chain.

In this eBook, you'll be introduced to the key concepts that thriving distributors are incorporating into their business models. Learn more...

The Future of Distribution

  11 Criteria for Selecting The Best ERP System Replacement

11 Criteria for Selecting The Best ERP System Replacement

 
An ERP system is your information backbone and reaches into all areas of your business and value-chain. Replacing it can open unlimited business opportunities. Here are the 11 criteria that allow you to identify and select the solution that will meet these expectations. Learn more... 11 Criteria for Selecting The Best ERP System Replacement

  Choosing An Enterprise Software Solution

Choosing An Enterprise Software Solution

 
Buying, replacing, or upgrading your enterprise software can easily overwhelm even the savviest distributor. Yet, by assembling a good team, creating a strong plan, and following a few simple steps, you can make purchasing the software that will carry your business into the future a profitable experience. Learn more...