Industrial, safety and fastener distributors do much more than ship inventory – they provide a wealth of add-on services such as fabrication, vendor managed inventory, crib management, systems integration, service and repair, and more.
DDI System’s Inform ERP is the industrial distribution software powerful enough to exceed expectations, with a remarkable interface that makes it easy to learn and use.
Inform’s embedded CRM redefines how you engage with your customers. Start your customer interactions using Inform CRM contacts, quickly orienting to your contact’s recent activities, notes and next step items. Quick-action icons provide order status, pivot table sales analysis, sales opportunity reporting, launch a new order, quote, or next step task. Manage your operations, monitor sales opportunities, and become a more effective marketer.
Specialty Tool, Fastener, and Industrial Distributor Focused
- Market-specific yet flexible pricing models, highly tuned to meet the unique approaches used by industrial wholesalers
- Nine costs per warehouse, tracking selling cost, last PO, weighted average, landed, FIFO, burdened cost, EOM cost, and more
- Sophisticated contract pricing interacts with special pricing, quantity breaks, 80-level matrix pricing, and history-based pricing in an easy to update, export and import pricing system
- Attach or scan documents such as certs and specs
- Incorporated product CMS (Content Management System) for images, extended descriptions and an unlimited library of SDS, associated documents, URL’s, videos, etc.
- Equipment repair, lot and serial number tracking
- Kitting, de-kitting, rework, and light manufacturing features
- VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) via hand held device or iPhone
- Built-in attachments and document imaging streamline paperless workflows
- External integrations for e-commerce, order automation, customer and vendor connectivity
Inform Creates Inventory Management Experts
Industrial, fastener and safety distributors face special challenges in product demand and purchase forecasting. The unique nature of industrial suppliers includes a large percentage of sporadic (intermittent) demand products. DDI System's advanced demand management is exclusive to Inform ERP and incorporates the most robust system available outside of a dedicated, 3rd party procurement system. Inform will improve your inventory ROI and fill rates, reduce dead stock, and automate purchasing decisions on out-of-season product lines.
Now's the time to contact DDI System! Join an upcoming online demo or we'll customize a demonstration to highlight your company's needs. Fill out the form or call 877-599-4334.