You may know about augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) from the video gaming world. Augmented reality has a place in manufacturing and distribution, as well, and in fact has become an important part of the supply chain.
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a lot of attention these days. But what are those “things,” and why does IoT matter to supply chain management?
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A recent McKinsey & Company report, “The Coming Shakeout in Industrial Distribution,” found industrial distributors are facing challenges that are causing many to rethink how they go to market, including:
Each year, Modern Distribution Management (MDM) releases the list of the top distributors in each segment. And each year, the big get bigger, reflecting successful investments in digital transformation, consolidation and other strategies that have helped them get and stay ahead.
Everyone knows that to create sophisticated, workable workplace solutions, you need trained professionals, and a lot of code.
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.
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.