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Miller Industries Improves Data Access With Infor
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Miller Industries is the world’s largest manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment. Based in Ooltewah, Tennessee, with three manufacturing facilities in the United States, one in England, and one in France, the company provides a complete line of towing and recovery equipment. In addition to car carriers and light-duty towing, the line of equipment also includes vehicles that can carry up to 40,000 pounds and heavy duty recovery units with boom capacities of 100 tons.

Miller Industries was recently named a 2019 recipient of Infor's Customer Excellence Award in the Technology and Business Intelligence/Analytics category. The awards are given each year to customers that drive innovation and exceptional results with Infor solutions. Miller Industries earned the award for its rapid, effective deployment of Infor OS and Infor Birst, reducing the number of outstanding invoices by 40% and shortening budget planning time by 80%.

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BW Wholesale Thrives With User-Friendly Floral Computer Systems
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Originally known as Keystone Ribbon Floral Supply, BW Keystone Wholesale Floral Supply was founded in 1945 by Somer Obernauer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A key supplier in the floral industry for the past 75 years, BW has adapted to the ever changing trends throughout the years. They carry realistic permanent botanicals, dried flowers, artistic containers, and floral display supplies.

Sayd Debby McSwiggen, Manager of BW Keystone had this to say about her experience using Floral Computer System's SMARTSystem, "The SMARTSystem is one of the easiest systems to learn and use. The Floral Computer System is very user friendly. I have had much success in using the system and also teaching our staff how it works. Any problems that were encountered in the first few weeks of using the new system were quickly addressed and solved by the staff at Floral Computer Systems."

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CPA Academy and Henry Struckel present Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software 101: Back to Basics
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tuesday, November 19, 2019: 10:00 AM CST

This FREE webinar will help you learn the Basics of ERP Software, compare Cloud vs. On-Premise ERP Solutions, identify key Vendors in the ERP industry, explore ERP Implementation, and ERP Contract Reviews.

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Jeff Gusdorf and Epicor Will Present "It's a Good Time to be in the Cloud Webinar"
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

This FREE webinar on May 22, 2 p.m. EST sponsored by Epicor will explain what you should consider before moving your data to the cloud.

While ERP software in the cloud has been around for more than a decade, adoption rates are increasing for distributors. This is largely driven by the need to provide exceptional customer service to remain competitive. This webinar will discuss the changing landscape and suggest things you should think about before moving to the cloud.

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  Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software 101:
Back To Basics
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software 101: Back To Basics
 

Enterprise Resource Planning software is designed to help companies manage the key components of their business - from sales and marketing to planning and production to inventory and finance - in one seamless experience. Real-time visibility into the business is perhaps the greatest benefit of ERP. When implemented properly, the right ERP system can provide business clarity, flexibility and operational agility. Do you know how to determine which ERP system is best fit for your organization or client?  This presentation will examine what ERP software is and the importance of an effective ERP system for businesses of all sizes and in all industries.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn the Basics of ERP Software
  • Compare Cloud vs. On-Premise ERP Solutions
  • Identify Key Vendors in the ERP Industry
  • Explore ERP Implementation
  • ERP Contract Reviews
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  9 Reasons to Retire Your "Homegrown" ERP Software Solution Before It's Too Late 9 Reasons to Retire Your "Homegrown" ERP Software Solution Before It's Too Late
  Why should a distributor consider an outside ERP over their homegrown system? This new white paper discusses a number of reasons, ranging from data and systems architecture limitations to cost and integration issues. Learn more...
9 Reasons to Retire Your "Homegrown" ERP Software Solution Before It's Too Late
 

  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