Distributor Insights is a collection of informative articles focused on the wholesale distribution industry. Topics include strategies for inventory control, streamlining special orders, no-cost marketing opportunities, and tips for leveraging your ERP software for distributors. It’s all news and no ads.
Global Partnerships with Basware, Claritum, and ShippingEasy | New Report Generator | Izenda’s Business Intelligence Tools | Benefits of Web Architecture
Technological Obsolescence | Staying Successful Alongside AmazonSupply | Grabbing New Market Share in this Economic Doldrum | Overstocks Ideas | Measuring What Matters Most in Your Warehouse | Choosing an Online Backup Vendor | Google’s New Caching Procedures and Email Open Tracking
Inventory Optimization | Inventory Stratification | Cloud Computing Growth | Warehouse Productivity | Warehouse management | Trends in Auto Parts Growth for Distributors | Growth Opportunities for Distributors
Competing Against Amazon Supply | EOQ and Sales Forecasting | On-Demand Packaging | Choosing Among ERP Vendors | WMS Sales Strong | Using Creative Marketing to Liquidate Inventory | Recent Tax Changes | Bookkeepers Versus Accountants
3 Steps to Inventory Reduction | Controlling Internal Theft | Tax Changes in 2013 Affecting Small Businesses | Cloud Computing & Enterprise Software Gaining Popularity | Where Cloud Data is Stored | Section 179 | Making Email Relevant
Improving Inventory Turns | Managing Chargebacks and Rebates | 4 Ways to Assure an Audit | Small Business Loan Update | Define Cloud Computing: Is It Right for Your Company? | Formatting Email Marketing for Mobile Devices | Section 179 Tax Benefits for Distributors
A traditional look at planning safety stock | Temporary tax incentives from recent stimulus acts that can help distributors purchase new software at substantial savings | Managing twenty-somethings | Is ERP cloud technology for you?
How to balance inventory management and customer service | Simple guide to motivating employees so you get their best performance | Secrets of Fastenal’s success.
How to manage inventory sensibly using EOQ and other forecasting techniques | Is your business falling prey to these common HR mistakes? | Will changing trends in retail practices affect the future of wholesale?
How human rights concerns affect the supply chain | Special financing and software hosting options for ERP software | Getting ready for the Tucson FEDA Convention.
Ideas for reassessing business practices both large and small | How to cope with and take inspiration from family-run businesses | Can your business benefit from large tax credits for small businesses providing health insurance for employees?
It’s time to reevaluate your online security procedures to limit your exposure to trickery and theft | Get some ideas for dealing with a neighbor whose poorly maintained property may be devaluing your business.
Are you ready to take advantage of the latest technology and fax-by-email? | Stuck in a rut? Tips on how you can motivate employees and reduce “paralysis by analysis.”
Why you might want to try “onboarding” in the office | Take a look at new ideas to reduce fraud and theft | Which accounting cost method is right for your company?
Learn about EOQ and how it plays into the latest trends in creating profitability | How can international marketing strategies revolutionize your thinking? | Is social media right for your business? | Current news in Plumbing, Heating, and PVF Sector….
How can improved logistics tracking save your company time and money? | The best partnerships include common goals. Learn more about Virtualrain and ADS Solutions | Is there such a thing as too much data? Not if it’s put to work in increasing productivity.
Explore the best ways to take advantage of the data in your computer system | Is it time to examine your purchasing process and move toward centralized purchasing? | Some trends in distribution reduce paper and improve customer service.
Do you know about the expanded role of IRS tax code Section 179 deductions and “Bonus Depreciation” for 2011? Your business could write off up to $500,000 of qualified expenditures.
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Make collections calls work for you with tips from a professional | How are wholesale distributors feeling about the state of the economy?
How do you harness the power of the Internet to grow your business? | What’s the best strategy for implementing e-commerce? What should be avoided? | Is diversification always the best strategy in difficult economic times? |
Find out how technology can up your game.
This issue of Distributor Insights includes ideas on keeping your business running without interruption due to data loss and suggestions for the best delivery methods for statements and invoices.