Maximum productivity. It’s the holy grail of business, and with good reason. Because, as every distribution business leader knows, when you streamline processes, you increase margins and, if done well, improve the customer experience and grow sales.
Empowerment: Why is it so important? With increased competition, tighter margins and fluid workforce, to stay in business companies must anticipate their customers’ needs and adjust quickly to[...]
Maximum productivity. It’s the holy grail of business, and with good reason. Because, as every distribution business leader knows, when you streamline processes, you increase margins and, if done[...]
Cardinal Workplace didn’t grow to become the largest independent dealer of office products in Kentucky and southern Indiana by ignoring what customers want. And today’s office products consumers[...]
Integrations. This word is one of the giant pillars of any ERP solution implementation. And the solutions based on Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations are no exception. In fact, integrations[...]
The end of the traditional sale
Cardinal Workplace didn’t grow to become the largest independent dealer of office products in Kentucky and southern Indiana by ignoring what customers want. And today’s office products consumers want an easy-to-use, efficient ecommerce platform.
High-growth distribution companies can no longer rely on shoe leather and a rep’s product knowledge to drive sales. Winning companies know that data-driven sales efforts are the most efficient, and most productive.
Distributors today must embrace digital transformation or risk becoming irrelevant as more and more customers demand the convenience of an omnichannel buying experience.
We're pleased to announce Ole Isaksen has joined the leadership team at ENAVATE in the role of Vice President of Strategic Alliances. His primary role will be to enhance and expand ENAVATE's long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft as we support our customers with the latest Microsoft[...]
Those of us who were fortunate enough to attend the MDM Sales GPS conference last month came away with some surprising insights – and I don’t just mean the fact that it actually snows occasionally in Las Vegas.
You need to move to the cloud or you’ll end up like the last Blockbuster video store on Earth, which can be found in Bend, Ore., still somehow hanging on despite a computer system running off floppy disks and a dot-matrix printer. The stubborn owners are committed to staying open, capitalizing[...]
When leaders of the distribution world gathered earlier this year in Washington, D.C., for the annual National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) conference, disruption was the order of the day.
Distributors’ customers are an ever-changing group of savvy purchasers who expect exceptional sales and service with every transaction. In an environment of virtual relationships, it is critical to build and maintain the brand loyalty you’ve built over the years by making buying easy and[...]
Today’s business landscape is littered with the remains of companies seemingly killed off – or left in critical condition – by technology. And a lot of wholesaler-distributors fear they may be next.