Around the world, businesses share a common goal - the need to grow. Today’s modern distributor faces challenges coming from many directions simultaneously. These include rising customer service expectations, a pressing need to find and retain qualified employees, changing business processes, and tight vendor and customer connections. If you want to tackle business growth and succeed, read more and find out how to:
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Get the Right Insights into Your Distribution BusinessBob Dylan wrote, "If you’re not busy being born, you’re busy dying ." The same seems to be true in the context of operating a distribution business. The wholesalers who are most energized and, often, most successful, are the ones who understand that technology is a sales and profit enabler- not a cost center. They are continually looking for ways to grow their business, harvest additional competitive value from their systems, and when those systems have been maxed out, they carefully select a new system with proven potential to drive their growth for over the next several years.
Duncan Parnell Celebrates 70 Years and Business Transformation AwardFounded in 1946, Duncan Parnell, a distributor and service provider for professional equipment, serving the AEC (architectural/engineering/construction) market has embarked its 70th year anniversary in 2016. Not only celebrating this milestone, the company also received the Business Transformation Award during the first annual Epicor 2016 Customer Excellence Award for the Americas held earlier this year.
The Four Pillars of Differentiation for DistributorsIn today’s global and digital distribution market, the rules of engagement have changed. Customer expectations have expanded from the traditional ones of cost, quality, speed, and flexibility to include convenience, on-demand information, personalization, prompting, and updating status, as well as social concerns such as sustainability and environmental responsibility.
Over 60% of Leading Electrical Distributors Partner with EpicorA few weeks ago, Electrical Wholesaling released the Top 200 Electrical Distributors, an annual list of the largest companies in the electrical distribution industry throughout North America. We were thrilled to see that more than 60% of survey respondents are running their organizations with help from Epicor, and in fact most of our customers are concentrated at the top of the list.
Four Ways to Attract and Retain Millennials in the Distribution IndustryAccording to PwC, millennials are expected to account for 75% of the global workforce by 2025, yet in a recent study commissioned by Epicor and conducted by MORAR Consulting, only 19% of distribution business leaders said recruiting millennials was a "fairly significant" or "major" focus for their organizations. Top distributors know this problem can no longer be ignored – here are four strategies to ensure your organization is prepared for the future.
Epicor Named Top Solutions Provider in Supply Chain Excellence ListInbound Logistics has selected Epicor as one of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers of 2016. This year’s featured winners are underscored for leading the market in an array of innovative areas, such as supply chain management, cloud delivery, security, predictive analytics, customer relationship management, inventory management, and more.
BI: Linking Time-Tested Business Sense to Modern TechnologiesThere’s no doubt about it – the distribution industry is rapidly changing, spurred on by trends like e-commerce and cloud-based infrastructure while creating new challenges for distribution professionals to overcome.
3 Challenges Facing Modern DistributorsIn a recent survey sponsored by Epicor, MORAR Consulting found 58 percent of businesses reported growth in 2015 and nearly 70 percent expect to grow in 2016 – but only 11 percent experienced growth totally in line with their plans in 2015.
Epicor Partners Up With Safety Marketing Group (SMG)Epicor Software Corporation has been named a Preferred Supplier by Safety Marketing Group (SMG), making Epicor the organization’s exclusive recommended distribution software provider for SMG’s distributor members.
Two Epicor Customers Win Big at Johnstone Supply Awards Annual TradeshowTwo Epicor customers were honored at last month’s Johnstone Supply Annual Tradeshow and Meeting in Austin, Texas. Presented by executive leadership from the Johnstone Supply cooperative, the Johnstone Supply awards recognize members who have stood out among their colleagues throughout the country. This year’s winners are Triple J Enterprises, Inc. and Refrigeration Supplies, Inc.
Epicor solutions are designed around the unique operational needs of each industry and are available in the cloud, hosted, or on premises. Customers can better manage complexity and focus on core growth activities.
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