ERP for Distribution

8 Steps to Selecting the Right ERP 8 Steps to Selecting the Right ERP 8 Steps to Selecting the Right ERP

8 Steps to Selecting the Right ERP

Author: | Post Date: 31 Jul 2018

Amazingly, the ERP industry is now over 40 years old. In 40 years, most veterans of ERP will have noted that the ERP industry has transformed from an ‘ERP solution sold on the golf course’ to a solution that is discovery led and drives business benefit. With more online ERP content being published by providers, promising you increased business success, with a higher ROI than [...]


It’s 2017, Reflect Yes, But Start Moving Forward Too It’s 2017, Reflect Yes, But Start Moving Forward Too It’s 2017, Reflect Yes, But Start Moving Forward Too

It’s 2017, Reflect Yes, But Start Moving Forward Too

Author: | Post Date: 09 Feb 2017

It’s 2017. Another year, wipe the slate clean and start again – what’s new? Well the world just changed. In the West, the East and in Africa. A popular US president leaves a manila envelope in the desk drawer for the heir-apparent who’s about to move in. No, it’s not a wad of currency, a Kenyan passport or the utility bill. This is the [...]


Protecting Your ERP Data Protecting Your ERP Data Protecting Your ERP Data

Protecting Your ERP Data

Author: | Post Date: 27 Oct 2016

When the subject of corporate data security comes up, the conversation usually turns to outside influencers such as hackers, malware, internal espionage and high-profile breaches. Those are issues that every company should protect against, but they are not the topic of my blog today. What I’d like to address are basic security measures that will protect your data (and your ERP investment) from the [...]


How Widespread RFID Adoption Would Change Distribution Businesses How Widespread RFID Adoption Would Change Distribution Businesses How Widespread RFID Adoption Would Change Distribution Businesses

How Widespread RFID Adoption Would Change Distribution Businesses

Author: | Post Date: 29 Jan 2015

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) works a lot like barcodes letting you scan products, or anything else you put a barcode on, and instantly get serial and product information on that object. The big difference is that barcode scanners physically need line-of-sight to the barcode while RFID can automatically read a tag if it is within range. Check out my post on RFID vs Barcodes for [...]


ERP and the Evolution of Packaging ERP and the Evolution of Packaging ERP and the Evolution of Packaging

ERP and the Evolution of Packaging

Author: | Post Date: 18 Nov 2014

Optimizing supply chain processes is essential for managing a business in the midst of a changing industry. A dynamic industry dictates that companies must re-evaluate their processes with a focus on operational efficiencies and strategic use of technology.   This is where it is imperative for enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to step in.  The packing industry in particular is characterized by constantly changing market conditions, technological advancements, relentless competitive [...]


Make your ERP software work for you: Don’t blame the tools if you haven’t read the manual Make your ERP software work for you: Don’t blame the tools if you haven’t read the manual Make your ERP software work for you: Don’t blame the tools if you haven’t read the manual

Make your ERP software work for you: Don’t blame the tools if you haven’t read the manual

Author: | Post Date: 13 Feb 2014

I have a friend who works at a large home improvement retailer. He often tells me stories about customers who buy expensive and sophisticated tools, yet have no DIY experience or knowledge on how best to use them. (more…)



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