We are a rapidly growing distributor, receiving many more orders per day, and due to multiple systems are having immense trouble keeping up. We use Quickbooks for sales orders, purchase orders and accounting, while using Excel spreadsheets for inventory and yet another system for shipping. We spend all day re-keying information between these systems, sometimes [...]
Our warehouse is disorganized and we can’t find inventory in a timely fashion…and sometimes our software shows we have the item and it turns out we don’t. This has caused immense frustration for our customers who aren’t receiving their order on the promised date and, sometimes, don’t receive it at all. We just lost our [...]
I overstock to ensure we don’t lose business, but end up with too much dead inventory. This unnecessarily reduces my cash, and increases my inventory carrying costs. The truth is, I never know, with confidence, how much to order and when… Having the right product for the right customer at the right time, all the [...]
We’re never able to detect sales or product trends before they occur. Right after it becomes visible, we can’t react enough to gain any benefits.
In many industries, catching major trends can better prepare you for the road ahead and create higher profits if acted upon in time. Yet too often, most firms don’t see these events unfolding until it’s directly on top of them. ERP systems allow you to synthesize and break down sales data to better predict and [...]
Over the years, we’ve acquired large amounts of data related to our business and its industry. Unfortunately, we don’t what to do with it.
Acquiring information is one thing, putting it to proper use for your firm is another. Often, many businesses take too many pieces of data into their systems resulting in increasing frustrations as they’re unable to make sense of it all. ERP systems include features and programs that allow you to better deconstruct your information to [...]
We installed an E-Commerce system to help expand our sales and improve growth. It hasn’t gone according to plan and we’re frustrated.
With the growth of E-Commerce sales in recent years, many firms have adapted them to increase their revenue. Unfortunately, too often this fails to materialize resulting in a messy and disorganized system that doesn't meet demand. Combined with a comprehensive ERP solution, this can reshape your E-Commerce option, creating a more flexible and integrated network [...]
Many of our processes require critical documents that need to be generated. This takes up too much time and wastes a lot of resources to maintain.
The reliance on physical documents and managing them can result in cumbersome processes that don’t respond quick changes. Automating these items and making them electronic-based can remove much of the hassle from generating them, manual entry and maintaining them. Instead of long wait times for generating key documents, they can be instantly dispatched to client [...]
Our client relationships have declined steadily in recent years. Often, we hear that we’re not keeping up with what they want.
Keeping your customer base happy requires a thorough understanding of what their primary needs are. To comprehend these aspects, a strong system can provide you with a better overview of ongoing factors that affect your firm.
We have a lot of orders, but have had trouble keeping up. The more we receive, the less we fulfill on time.
Various distributors tend to maintain multiple systems between their sales, inventory and other departments. The result is a cumbersome mess that fails to respond to new orders and requests. ERP solutions unify all your technology under one roof to provide better access to each department and create stronger order fulfillment rates.
Our inventory is disorganized and we’re not able to find certain products, even when they’re different.
Many management systems fail to properly organize items into distinct categories for your immediate needs. To improve this, the right system can provide you with the flexibility needed for simplified categorization that better represents your products.
I have too many items in stock at all times. How do I better manage my inventory needs? To avoid the complications of overstocking products, better understanding what your clients want is imperative. ERP solutions allow you to deconstruct data to create a stronger overview of your business and learn what customers are buying.