A Route Sales and Direct Store Delivery Guide for ERP Consultants


Certain types of companies rely on a business process known as Direct Store Delivery (DSD). Some might refer to this as Route Sales.   DSD technology (not to be confused with DSD Business Systems, the Sage and Acumatica technology providers – I’m looking at you Jon Reiter) can be the single most important and valuable technology for these companies. Choice […]

Acumatica 2017 R2 New Version

Acumatica 2017 R2

Acumatica will soon release the latest greatest version of its cloud-enabled ERP software, Acumatica 2017 R2. It is jam-packed with new functionality and technology.  In addition to exciting user interface improvements, Acumatica has also created compelling new solutions and integrations with technologies like Bing, Salesforce, UPS World-ship, FexEx and Amazon.  This version remains in pre-release mode […]

B2B mobile sales – taking credit card payments

iSales 100, the original and leading B2B mobile sales person app for Sage 100 now supports credit card payments for customers using Sage Payment Services. Enabling credit card payments on iSales 100 is fast and hassle-free to setup. Sign up for Sage Payments through your Sage Business Partner Enable Sage Payments in your Sage 100 system Turn […]

The Local Opportunity With Amazon and Whole Foods

Amazon buys Whole Foods

Consumers, retail business analysts and grocery insiders are shaking in their boots with the news of Amazon’s planned $13 billion acquisition of Whole Foods.  Kroger executives are said to be hiding in a bunker.  Local businesses may be the biggest winners of all when this deal comes through. Maybe you’re not a Whole Foods shopper, […]

Setting Sage X3’s common & critical parameters

Sage X3 offers great flexibility and power through customization. An example of this flexibility is that Sage X3 allows many of its basic default settings to be changed, allowing users to tailor the defaults that best fit their business or industry. In fact, in its simplest installation, Sage X3 has over 900 standard general parameters […]

Visit xkzero at Sage Summit 2017

xkzero will be at Sage Summit in Atlanta on May 9-11, 2017. Visit us at booth #190 to see how we can help your company win vs your competition, regardless if you are an ERP user or reseller. Also see our recent article about how you can leverage Sage Summit to help your business succeed. If you are […]

Prepare to win at Sage Summit

Sage Summit 2017 (US – Atlanta) is right around the corner.  Whether you’ve been going to Sage conferences for years or if this is your first event, it’s a great opportunity to collaborate with the Sage community.  It’s a place where you can meet some great people, see some old friends and colleagues, and learn what new developments are coming […]

ERP Consultants Do This To Influence Mobile Sales Automation

ERP Consultants Do This To Influence Mobile Sales Equipping an outside sales force with mobile smart phone and tablet powered by ERP (enterprise resource system) information can have a measurable impact on top line sales and bottom line profits.  But if you are going to help them, you need to start a dialog with the […]

Here’s the Deal About Mobile Sales Automation

Not just any ride will do Now that you’re ready to equip your sales team You’ve probably found that there are a lot of really great apps available to help automate sales reps using mobile technology. There are apps that allow the display of gorgeous illustrated catalogues of products, designed for an elegant sales experience. These apps […]

Announcing the xkzero Partner Program

The xkzero Partner Program is designed to help ERP VAR resellers become an invaluable resource for their clients’ future success. A partnership with xkzero will allow your reseller or consulting practice to offer both expertise in – and solutions for – smartly integrated, easy-to-use mobile sales, route sales, and delivery solutions. How your VAR business can benefit What […]