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Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) for Distributors ERP Certification Report


Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distributors in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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PROS Inc.’s New Mission-“Big Data” Sales & Marketing Apps


The first part of this report takes a close look at the expansion of PROS, Inc., a leading provider of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, first into the business-to-business (B2B) arena, and then into big data apps for sales and marketing. In this second part, we (TEC) speak to Andres Reiner, president, chief executive officer (CEO), and director of PROS, about some of the

car distributor  market share in the car rental business. TEC: What is the current state of affairs in the business to business to consumer (B2B2C) and spare parts pricing segments? AR: As I mentioned earlier, spare parts pricing has been one of better performing industries for us, especially given that we haven’t seen Servigistics much in this space after being acquired by PTC. The B2B2C space is not that active, and it has seen much more action outside the US. The complexity in this space is in how to handle the Read More

TEC's Industry News Watch: This Week in Enterprise Software News


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car distributor  was perhaps a sports car splurge ?. —P.J. Jakovljevic, Principal TEC Analyst Press release Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 14th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ IMPLEMENTATIONSGirl Scouts of the USA selects NetSuite ERPIndustry tags: Non-profit organizations "Shifting software systems to the cloud is a current trend for organizations of many types, especially for non-manufacturing and service management organizations. Girl Scouts of the USA is a great example of such a move. Dispersed across the country, the organization needs to

car distributor  racing telemetry data analysis. Car sensor information will serve to build predictive models, implement proactive corrections, and, of course, avoid incidents during races. —Aleksey Osintsev, TEC Research Analyst SAP ERP profile SAP vs. Oracle, Microsoft, Plex… PRODUCT LAUNCHES & STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT SAP accelerates move to the cloud Industry tags: cross-industry At its annual SAPPHIRE user conference, SAP announced its new cloud strategy, which it states will help companies better manage people, Read More

How to Serve an Ad


Presents an overview of the basic technology used in all ad-serving solutions.

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OutlookSoft Case Study: United Pipe & Supply


Wholesale distributor United Pipe & Supply had a problem. Its use of standard Excel spreadsheets for reporting and budgeting was time-consuming, expensive, and dysfunctional. The company was losing control over content and reliability, simply unable to produce something as simple as profit/loss statements for multi-branch business units. Its ability to grow was hampered. United Pipe & Supply needed to change.

car distributor  Case Study: United Pipe & Supply Wholesale distributor United Pipe & Supply had a problem. Its use of standard Excel spreadsheets for reporting and budgeting was time-consuming, expensive, and dysfunctional. The company was losing control over content and reliability, simply unable to produce something as simple as profit/loss statements for multi-branch business units. Its ability to grow was hampered. United Pipe & Supply needed to change. Read More

The Web-Enabled Sales Process


Traditional enterprise-level sales strategies are no longer sufficient in bringing new customer accounts. Today's self-directed buyers delay sales contact and pre-qualify solutions via the Internet. Sales can leverage this medium by understanding the buy cycle to deliver value and begin an influential on-line relationship.

car distributor  the week on a car dealer''s lot was Sunday, the day the dealership was closed. Has the Internet become the modern equivalent of visiting the dealer''s lot on Sunday? According to a ZDNet Research statistic in 2003, 94% of US consumers shopping for a car went on-line to do research, get quotes from dealers and to order brochures. This compared to 67% who actually visited a dealership when making a decision on which car to buy. While eventually the buyer will go to the car lot to test drive and buy the Read More

Case Study: Terumo


Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, global manufacturer and distributor of medical products, has more than 1,500 finished goods, many of which are assembled in one factory and sterilized in another. With so many products and steps in the supply chain, supply and demand planning abilities are key to smooth operations. Find out how the company saved $1 million (USD) with forecast management and requirements planning solutions.

car distributor  Chain Tools . Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS) is a global manufacturer and distributor of a wide spectrum of products for the medical industry. The company has more than 1,500 finished good SKUs composed of hardware such as heart-lung machines, disposables such as blood oxygenators, and a steady flow of custom tubing pack orders. Due to the delicate nature of the industry, products undergo strict quality testing and sterilization. Terumo CVS’ level of precaution to keep end users safe Read More

Case Study: Dorcy International


Dorcy, a global distributor of flashlights and batteries, manufactures its product line in Taiwan, China, and Korea, and repackages products in two US warehouses to ship to major retailers. With 2,500 items in its inventory—approaching $12 million (USD) at any given time—Dorcy needs a warehouse management system (WMS) that automates reports and provides real-time inventory data. Learn about the solution it uses.

car distributor  Study: Dorcy International Dorcy, a global distributor of flashlights and batteries, manufactures its product line in Taiwan, China, and Korea, and repackages products in two US warehouses to ship to major retailers. With 2,500 items in its inventory—approaching $12 million (USD) at any given time—Dorcy needs a warehouse management system (WMS) that automates reports and provides real-time inventory data. Learn about the solution it uses. Read More

Astute Social Relationship Management


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DSL Ltd. Selects IFS for Service Management


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car distributor  Ltd. Selects IFS for Service Management DSL Ltd., a Canadian commercial food service and restaurant equipment distributor and service provider (to quick-serve restaurants, convenience stores, grocery stores, and independent businesses) for nearly a century, has chosen IFS Field Service Management and IFS Mobile Workforce Management , components of IFS’ Enterprise Service Management offering (which came from the acquisitions of Metrix and 360 Scheduling ). The firm intends to enhance its service Read More

How One Distributor Played Wal-Mart's Distribution Game-And Won


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car distributor  data about the shipped carton. Therefore, there is no connection between the RFID chip and Haier''s network, eliminating opportunities for hackers to infiltrate its network. As part of the RFID design effort, VAI also incorporated interpretation of Haier''s universal product codes (UPC) to Wal-Mart''s Global Trade Identification Numbers (GTIN) . This important component guarantees that Wal-Mart''s RFID system recognizes Haier''s products at the point of delivery. Currently, the RFID label is used Read More

Case Study: Seventh Generation


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car distributor  Study: Seventh Generation Seventh Generation, distributor of environmentally friendly products, sought an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to support its supply chain more efficiently, including monitoring the environmental impact of its suppliers and products. Microsoft ® Dynamics NAV helped the company automate business processes and streamline supply chain management while pursuing its mission of corporate responsibility. Find out how. Read More

Finnish Electricity Distributor Selects IFS Applications


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SAP and BMW Team Up on Cars via “Internet of Things”


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