ERP Answers for Wholesale Suppliers: Challenge. Solution. Result.

Thoughtware Article Published: Aug 21, 2014
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What are the top challenges facing wholesale suppliers? Surveys and research tell us tight profit margins, effective inventory management and competition for customers top the list. Is your organization prepared to meet those challenges to stay successful and profitable?

A modern, flexible and integrated ERP solution can go a long way toward helping you address and overcome the challenges facing your business. Sage ERP X3 is an ideal solution for wholesale suppliers because it delivers power, functionality, ease of use and flexibility at an attractive price point. Let’s look at how Sage ERP X3 can help your organization.

Lower Inventory Costs for Increased Profitability

With tight profit margins, it’s imperative for wholesalers to lower inventory carrying costs. Sage ERP X3 offers a sophisticated set of features that enables you to manage your inventory resource as well as:

  • Eliminate excess and slow-moving stock
  • Balance carrying costs against order fill rates
  • Build reliable sales forecasts
  • Factor vendor lead times into the ordering process
  • Evaluate each item’s profitability

Manage Inventory for Efficiency & Cost Savings

Driving efficiency in your warehouse operations leads to long-term rewards. Sage ERP X3 can give your efficiency a boost by:

  • Providing multiwarehouse, multisite visibility into stock on hand
  • Streamlining picking processes and eliminating bottlenecks
  • Automatically directing the stocking route
  • Helping you shop for best shipping rates
  • Incorporating radio frequency identification
  • Integrating label printing and shipping

Win New Customers & Retain Existing Ones

We all know buyers are fickle and will switch to the supplier with the best combination of price and service. How can you position yourself to be the best and win new and repeat business? Sage ERP X3 offers tools and options you can use to do just that, including:

  • Online and self-service customer options
  • Integrated electronic data interchange
  • Service, warranty and maintenance management
  • Full customer contact visibility
  • Lead and prospect tracking and monitoring
  • Customer contract pricing

Contact our team of professional consultants for more information.

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