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DDI System News & Information

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Tech Today: Directly Connecting Your ERP and eCommerce Just Makes Sense

By Jennifer Rosvally on 1/5/17 12:40 PM

Upload the inventory. Update the pricing. Double check product availability. For some business owners, these are daily tasks that are done nightly to be successful.

But for clients, it’s the immediate access to this information that is most critical. Not having it readily accessible is no longer an option. Your customers expect to see every order past and present, every invoice, and their complete product history with up-to-the-minute accuracy.  The experiences they have outside their business interactions frames the way they expect to engage with their suppliers.

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Emperor Electrical Selects Inform ERP with Expectations of Continued Growth

By Lauren Verner on 10/11/16 10:30 AM

Emperor Electrical Supply of Oakland, CA recently converted from QuickBooks to Inform ERP. Emperor Electrical’s data conversion and overall implementation was a very smooth transition from an accounting based QuickBooks software to Inform, allowing for adoption of a complete solution that encompasses their entire operations including robust tools for demand forecasting and inventory management. 

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6 Tools Accountants Need in an ERP

By Lauren Verner on 10/5/16 2:30 PM

When looking to upgrade to an ERP system, make sure to keep your accounting needs in mind. There are tools that ERP software can offer that can help you (or your in-house accountant) to keep the numbers in order and prevent any costly or time-consuming problems.

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Johnstone Supply - Alexandria, VA: Now Using Inform ERP Software

By Alexandra Mendez on 9/27/16 9:00 AM

We are excited to welcome Johnstone Supply in Alexandria, VA, to the DDI System family of users. This progressive Johnstone Supply store is looking forward to an increase in growth and productivity based on streamlined and effective workflows, reduced overhead costs and improved profitability.

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Advantages of Choosing an ERP Software Designed for Your Industry

By Lauren Verner on 9/22/16 1:30 PM

When researching new software to manage your wholesale distribution business, first identify your current and future needs - taking into consideration industry-specific workflows, the constant evolution of technology, upfront and ongoing costs, and if the solution will help you to grow and support that growth.

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New Bedford Plumbing & Heating Supply Goes Live with Inform ERP Software

By Alexandra Mendez on 9/12/16 11:00 AM

Congratulations to New Bedford Plumbing & Heating Supply in MA. Their team has effectively integrated Inform ERP as their distribution software into their everyday operations.

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Top 5 Common Warehouse Problems - See How ERP Can Solve Them

By Lauren Verner on 9/7/16 9:30 AM

No matter your industry, dealing with warehouse problems can be a bottleneck to operations. In this article we'll go over 5 of the most common warehouse problems distributors face and how utilizing a comprehensive ERP system will make warehouse processes easier.

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Another Johnstone Supply Chooses Inform

By Adam Waller on 8/30/16 10:30 AM

Recently, Johnstone Supply in Chicopee, Mass. officially went live with DDI System's Inform ERP software! This Johnstone location decided to transition from General Data Systems ProfitTool to gain industry specific features and create their fully integrated e-commerce storefront.

We welcome their team to the DDI family of Inform users and look forward to a long partnership!

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Get Started on Your E-commerce Site to Prepare for the Future: M-commerce

By Alexandra Mendez on 8/24/16 9:30 AM

Distributors need to prepare themselves for the upcoming demand for m-commerce! Having an integrated e-commerce site in place now established your e-commerce workflow and solidifies your customer's online account access.

What is M-commerce? Mobile commerce, or m-commerce, is a growing evolution optimizing e-commerce websites, sales apps and similar tools for mobile devices.

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A P Plumbing Supply Goes Live on DDI System's Inform Distribution Software

By Lauren Verner on 8/18/16 10:30 AM

DDI System announces the successful transition of A P Plumbing Supply onto their Inform ERP software solution.

Topics: Inform Users
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