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Neff Power Uses Tour de Force To Track And Analyze Sales Opportunities
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Founded in 1965, Neff Power, Inc. is an Industrial Automation Distributor located in St. Louis, Missouri. Their primary focus is Electrical Control, Motion Control, and Fluid Power. Neff Power currently has 24 employees using the Tour de Force solution. 

ERP INTEGRATION – BIGGEST BENEFIT 
In addition to the CRM and Sales Force Automation features in Tour de Force, Neff Power has found that they get the biggest benefit from the integration to their TrulinX ERP system. Kevin Hogarth, Operations Manager for Neff Power, explains that “I can go into Tour de Force, and I can see all bookings yesterday for a specific number of territories, then I can drill down into other information that I need, look at open orders, open items, sales history, inquiries, etc. We also look at who are our biggest losers, biggest winners, our accounts that are up, and our accounts that are down." 

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Filtrec Bharat Accelerates Growth With Infor
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Filtrec Bharat, a specialist in manufacturing filter elements for industrial and process filters, has recently announced that it has selected the Infor LN solution for its expertise in manufacturing planning and supply chain. Infor LN offers a comprehensive ERP solution that provides a consolidated view of complex global operations from design to delivery, including manufacturing, supply chain management, and after-market services.  

With business operations spread across India and Italy, Filtrec Bharat faces complex challenges. Among the key considerations are seamless production planning for product customization, shorter product lifecycles and effective traceability for transparent integration across multiple systems. Filtrec Bharat's existing legacy infrastructure was unable to meet the agility required by a modern discrete manufacturer. With Infor LN, Filtrec Bharat will benefit by streamlining operations and drive collaboration across business functions for informed decisions.

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Todd Snover is presenting Applying Business Process Management (BPM) to Improve Quality and Lower Costs
Monday, April 23, 2018

Todd Snover, Advisory Services Supervisor from Brown Smith Wallace Business Process and Systems Group will be presenting on April 26, 2018 at 4:30pm at the 15th Annual ASQ Lean-Sigma Conference at SIUC.

In his presentation, Business Process Management (BPM) is introduced as an area of expertise that leverages tools and techniques from a number of quality methodologies including Lean, Six Sigma, BPMN process mapping & simulation, metrics, benchmarking, VSM, and other process improvement activities.

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New 2017 Mid-Year Supplement Guides Available
Monday, October 23, 2017

The 2017 Mid-Year Supplement is now available. This guide provides everything you need to know when beginning your software selection and evaluation process.

Developed through a partnership with Industrial Distribution, Industrial Supply, Contractor Supply Magazine and Brown Smith Wallace Advisory Services, this 12-page Supplement Guide provides valuable, independently researched information.

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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...