Wholesale distribution companies need a true distribution software solution and not an ERP system designed for manufacturing centric companies. Wholesale distributors require functionally rich ERP software that can support an entire distribution company from order processing through inventory control and shipping and onto the final general ledger accounting entries. Panorama’s distribution experts have experience with over 100 ERP software solutions and can help select the best distribution software for your organization’s business operations.
Selecting the right ERP system with the appropriate distribution software functionality will help improve sales performance, organizational efficiencies, reduce costs, while improving order and line item fill rates. It will help increase profit margins and strengthen custom satisfaction levels. It will help distribution companies succeed in otherwise challenging business environments.
Wholesale Distribution Software Requirements
- Customer relationship management
- Flexible order entry and change order management
- POS software and counter sale support
- e-Commerce storefront
- Sales commission processing
- Distribution requirements planning (DRP)
- Centralized purchasing
- Import management
- Kitting and light manufacturing
- Strong inventory management
- Warehouse management system
- Bar-coding and RFID
- Business intelligence
- Ad hoc reporting
Panorama’s ERP consultants are aware of the potential pitfalls of ERP selection projects and can help hedge against project cost overruns, software that is misaligned with business needs, and lack of return on investment. The ERP team has industry specific expertise that helps facilitate a successful ERP selection project and measurable business improvements.