Of all the exciting talk at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit this month in Atlanta, one subject stood out to me as having the biggest potential impact on distributor operations: product integration.
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,[...]
From tracking calories to avoiding traffic jams, we use apps for nearly all aspects of our daily lives.
As many of ENAVATE’s customers already know, one of our key development centers is in Kyiv. We recently welcomed our 100th team member to our Eastern European offices. The talent and support we’ve[...]
Front end, say hello to the back end: The power of Microsoft’s product integrations for distributors
Of all the exciting talk at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit this month in Atlanta, one subject stood out to me as having the biggest potential impact on distributor operations: product[...]
Microsoft Inspire will bring together thousands of Microsoft Partners from more than 130 countries to connect, collaborate and share insights and experiences that drive customer success.
Microsoft’s latest Manufacturing Enhancements to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations release contains plenty of features and improvements that promise to make invoicing, planning and plenty of other functions smoother and more efficient for manufacturers and distributors alike.
Distributors today must embrace digital transformation or risk becoming irrelevant as more and more customers demand the convenience of an omnichannel buying experience.
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.
Wholesale distribution experts have long touted the importance of effective pricing as one of the best and most sustainable strategies for growing margin. While that seems like an obvious answer, the reality is better pricing and profitability are often an uphill battle due to both internal[...]
We announced in a press release this week that our new Pricing and Costing App for Wholesale Distribution is now available in the Microsoft AppSource, an online cloud marketplace with line-of-business solutions. The new App enables distributors to proactively protect and grow their margins.
Cognitive services. For the uninitiated, the name sounds like it could be a regimen for keeping your brain sharp and functioning.