Distribution and Manufacturing Software Guides

Sign Up for a Free Consultation
back

Software for Distributors

FEATURE COMPARISON

SEARCH BY

 


 TRY OUR SOFTWARE FEATURES WIZARD

  START COMPARISON
   
The 2017 Mid-Year Supplements are available now! Request yours today.

 

Software Trends

Wolf Creek Distribution Optimizes Inventory With MITS
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wolf Creek Company is a wholesale distributor of equipment and supplies for landscape, golf course and agricultural irrigation, landscape lighting, water features, lake aeration, fountains, and systems for pumping, waste harvesting, retention and drainage. Founded in 1961, the Dayton, Ohio-based firm serves hundreds of customers in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky.

Wolf Creek uses Epicor Prophet 21 to manage its business and run day-to-day operations. That software solution enables the company to carefully manage their business, but there are a number of critical answers the ERP system doesn’t directly provide—answers that are essential to Wolf Creek’s success: inventory and sales.

Learn more.

Kerridge K8 Brings Success For ADM Pressings
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

ADM Pressings is a manufacturer of pressings, assemblies and fabricated products for the automotive industry. The company first implemented Kerridge's K8 Manufacturing in 1999 and played a key role in supporting the development of the system’s management information dashboard tools. The K8 Manufacturing system in use at ADM today is a much more advanced integrated product than the original version, and since then, the system’s value to ADM has grown progressively.

K8 Manufacturing enables ADM to operate efficiently with tight process controls in every area. From customer contacts, inquiries, quotations and orders through to purchasing, stock control, production scheduling and dispatch, the system lies at the heart of the business.

Learn more.

Blog Archive

Industry News

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.

Learn more.

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.

Learn more.

Blog Archive

How-Tos

 
  Signavio Webinar: A Recipe for Process Improvement Success Signavio Webinar: A Recipe for Process Improvement Success
  In this webinar, we will take a look at the Recipe for Process Improvement Success. Todd Snover will take you through the ideal “ingredient list” for ongoing process improvement success, the mapping of current business processes, and objectively measuring performance, and much more. By the end, you’ll know the importance of a good recipe for success, and how to tell whether your company has the right materials that it needs to whip up your desired process improvements. Learn more...


Todd Snover, Supervisor at Brown Smith Wallace Advisory Services, Business Process & Systems Group

 

 

  Infor And Brown Smith Wallace Team Up To Improve Your Business Processes With iMap Infor And Brown Smith Wallace Team Up To Improve Your Business Processes With iMap
  Drive your business forward with a process improvement evaluation. Learn more...

Infor And Brown Smith Wallace Team Up To Improve Your Business Processes With iMap
 

  Learn More About Business Process Improvement Services for Your Organization Infor, Learn More About Business Process Improvement Services for Your Organization
  As seen at Infor Town Hall Meeting
  Business process improvement can take many forms. We provide a full range of services that maximize the return on investment of your improvement projects. Learn more...  

Todd Snover, Supervisor at Brown Smith Wallace Advisory Services, Business Process & Systems Group

 
 

  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

  Distributors, are you ready to sell to, buy from and employ the next generation? Distributors, are you ready to sell to, buy from and employ the next generation?

 
Wholesale distribution is leapfrogging other industry sectors in its rapid adoption of mobile platforms. Although only 10% of wholesale distributors see themselves as mobility market leaders today, nearly 60% expect to fit that category by 2015. Although the distribution industry has a reputation as a tough audience for new technology options, Infor Distribution customers and partners are showing thought leadership on ways to filter and procure the data, all the way to actual application ideas. The experience points to three calls to action that mobile platforms can answer: empowering employees, engaging customers, and amplifying partnerships. Read the entire industry viewpoint article. Distributors, are you ready to sell to, buy from and employ the next generation?