Topic: Project Management

Change just ahead

Distribution Q&A: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic – and Smart Changes to Make

Many distributors struggled in the COVID-19 pandemic. But that is old news. What’s interesting – and important – now is to look at how distributors reacted and adapted to a suddenly (and fundamentally) changed business environment, determine the lessons learned from the unprecedented disruption, and identify the changes required to be ready for the (inevitable) disruptions to come.

Video: 5 Big Mistakes to Avoid in ERP Software Selection

The ERP software you choose will affect the way you conduct business for years to come, and it will impact virtually every business function. It’s a significant investment, too. So it’s critical to find a solution suited to your industry and your company’s unique needs. Whether or not you manufacture industrial equipment, you'll learn how to choose the right ERP solution for your organization in this excerpt from a recent webinar.

Top 10 Distribution KPIs: Our Experts Discuss Today’s Most Critical Metrics

In today's new now, it’s important for distributors to do everything they can to shave costs, increase revenue and boost profitability. The question – and challenge – is identifying the processes and functions where efficiencies, pennies and a tenth of a percentage point in margin improvement can be found. The right metrics will make the answer clear.

Video: Robust Warehouse Management Capabilities Required for New Inventory Challenges

With the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic in the past, distributors still are challenged like never before: Supply chain networks remain exceptionally complex, customer demands continue to escalate and disruptions are near-constant. What can forward-thinking distributors do to optimize operations today and enable success tomorrow?
Food & Beverage ERP Vendor Report

Best ERP for Your Food & Beverage Company? Get the Info & Insight to Make a Smart Choice

What is the best choice for your new ERP solution? Our 2021 Food & Beverage Manufacturing ERP Vendor Update will help you discover the answer. You'll get an in-depth look at today’s top Food & Beverage software solutions, with detailed capabilities data for analysis and comparison, plus valuable consultant insight.

Video: Solutions to Post-COVID Distributor Success Lie in People, Processes and Technologies

The COVID pandemic and the post-COVID business environment are challenging distributors in ways they’ve never experienced. And a number of problems – the disruption of supply chains, forecasting difficulty and the pressing need to change the interface and interaction with customers – are forcing significant changes. What are the positive actions to take?

Inadequate project management practices and inexperienced resources are proven root causes for the failed implementations we have seen and subsequently rescued.

A recent ERP implementation survey confirms this perspective and tells the full story.

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