3 Ways a Purchasing Process Optimizes your Business

November 16 2016 by Maggie Bendis | Blog, Demand forecasting, Inventory management, Purchasing & replenishment, Tips & Tricks

The terms “purchasing” and “procurement” have become confused in the modern business lexicon; in fact, the terms refer to two discrete processes. Procurement refers to...

SAP for the SMB: A Look into one of the Top Cloud ERPs

November 1 2016 by Maggie Bendis | Blog, Demand forecasting, Inventory management, Purchasing & replenishment, Technology, Tips & Tricks

SAP, founded in 1970, initially started as software for a simplified payroll system; rather than payroll details having to be processed overnight, the software enabled...

Unraveling EOQ for Wholesale Distribution

September 19 2016 by Maggie Bendis | Blog, Demand forecasting, Inventory management, Purchasing & replenishment, Tips & Tricks

Economic order quantity (EOQ) concerns the most cost-efficient method of ordering stock. The objective is to reduce stock costs to a minimum in order to...

Medical Device Industry: 4 Ways to Stay Competitive

August 15 2016 by Daniel Fritsch | Blog, Demand forecasting, Industry news, Inventory management, Purchasing & replenishment, Tips & Tricks

The diagnostics equipment and medical device industry has demonstrated and continued to record a period of steady growth, reporting an average of 2.3% over the...

Optimizing Inventory Control with Microsoft Dynamics GP

July 28 2016 by Chris Knuth | Blog, Demand forecasting, Inventory management, Purchasing & replenishment, Technology, Tips & Tricks

Microsoft Dynamics GP, formerly Great Plains, is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tool that delivers out-of-the-box business management functionality including financial planning and accounting, sales...

5 Ways to Improve Inventory Control for Epicor Prophet 21 Users

July 21 2016 by Daniel Fritsch | Blog, Demand forecasting, Inventory management, Purchasing & replenishment, Technology, Tips & Tricks

Epicor Prophet 21, previously known as Activant, is an on premise or SaaS solution for distribution and wholesale businesses. Prophet 21 works with companies of all...