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Tapco Uses MITS For Fast ROI
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Tapco was founded in 1974 and has grown to stock the largest inventory of plastic elevator buckets and metal bolts in the world, some 900,000 buckets and 15 million bolts, out of a 95,000 square foot, on-site manufacturing facility in Missouri.

Tapco researched several solutions and one reason MITS stood out to Brennan was the breadth of information available through their easy to use UI. Brennan noted, “We needed a tool that had pre-made content like reports that we could put to use right away." Another feature that stood out to Brennan was MITS’ access to data. Brennan explains: “One of the issues we were having with our ERP was that it was reporting on territories, not sales reps. And so when an account would change territories, the historical data would stay locked in the old territory, making it extremely difficult to gauge how a territory was doing. MITS was able to provide the data in real time, going back upwards of 36 months. And if we made any changes, the MITS system reflected the changes without much assistance from IT."

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Sheralven Enterprises Enhances Inventory Processing With VAI
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Founded in 1977, Sheralven Enterprises Ltd. is a one-stop shop for fragrances. The Commack, N.Y.-based company sells, manufactures and distributes a wide variety of brand-name and private-label perfumes, colognes, body lotions and other fragrances, while providing warehousing and logistical services for its customers. Sheralven processes and directly ships items domestically and internationally for national retail chains and independents.

Sheralven encountered numerous problems with its previous ERP software package. First, the system was outdated and unreliable, and therefore hindered the company’s productivity and profitability. For Sheralven’s warehousing and sales personnel, the older system required tedious, time-consuming and manual order processing procedures. The company’s distribution operations were note-driven – slowing down the accounting process and preventing a timely order fulfillment process. This directly affected customer service. A solution that could handle large volumes of orders, while simultaneously managing an inventory of over 5,000 products was essential.

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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