Mobile ERP: Web Apps vs Native Apps

Businesses going mobile with ERP have two choices when it comes to mobile apps. One group relies on a stable internet connection to complete transactions (Web Apps). The other group, Native Apps, are apps that can record transactions regardless of internet connectivity. There is another category–hybrid apps. But hybrid apps are essentially web dependent apps […]

4 Major Mobile ERP Opportunities

A Big Technology Gap That Needs Filling When people ask me what xkzero Mobile Commerce does, I tell them that we fill a gap in technology for wholesalers who use their own vehicles as a primary means of delivery – or sales – directly to their b2b customers. It’s really quite that simple. A Chance […]

One Question You Should Ask All Wholesalers

Do You Consult With Wholesaler Distributors? Did you know that there are over 100,000 wholesale distributors in North America whose needs are not met by mid-market solutions like ERP? It’s true, and size of that market presents a huge opportunity if you as an ERP VAR are willing to ask one simple question to your […]

A Big Technology Gap in Wholesale Distributor Software

ERP handles product shipments just fine Mid-market ERP systems have some great ways to handle product shipments for small parcel or LTL to deliver orders. But what about for those who deliver products themselves? But there is a very costly gap in mid-market ERP for a large number of wholesalers and manufacturers. Specifically, those who […]

What Is Enterprise Direct Store Delivery?

“We believe the new standard of business management technology for companies reliant on Direct Store Delivery as a primary distribution method, is building all the DSD functionality and business rules natively into global, cloud-based ERP. We refer to the concept as ‘Enterprise DSD’ and we think it’s something the market will really respond and adapt […]

Become an ERP mobile sales solution influencer

We think there are a lot of good reasons for you to become an influencer with your ERP clients for mobile sales app solutions.  Sage now offers a 5 user mobile sales app at no additional cost to Sage 100cloud subscribers. With Sage X3 (Enterprise Management) virtually any process, including sales, can be optimized for […]

5 Signs That You May Need A Direct Store Delivery System

Committing to Direct Store Delivery as a primary distribution method requires significant investment.  The capital required to acquire a fleet of vehicles and hire a staff to manage all the processes means that small businesses may opt for traditional distribution.  But as your product gains traction and you start to win more business, completing for […]

How Do You Ensure Planograms Are Being Followed?

The ongoing battle for product placement. Creating effective planograms takes effort You could be dropping some real money too.  Money on consultants, staff, analysts, and data scientists.  All in the name of making your product look appealing on the shelves.  Hoping to catch the eye of a new buyer.  Those tortillas don’t sell themselves – until […]

Why Wholesale Distributors Obtain Electronic Proof of Delivery

Wholesalers and manufactures using their own trucks to make deliveries will often have their B2B customer sign for the delivery.  Why do they do that?  It turns out there can be a lot of value in doing so – especially when that process is automated and integrated with your ERP. What do we mean by proof […]

Why Mobile Sales Automation Is Important

Those responsible for revenue growth have the least access to your ERP If you haven’t noticed, the people who are most responsible for growing new revenue for wholesalers and manufacturers – are often the people who are the least connected to the critical customer and inventory information they rely on so dearly to do their […]