B2B Mobile Survey Says

When I was a kid one of the game shows I enjoyed was Family Feud. In the show, the two feuding families would brainstorm the answers to silly trivia questions, and host Richard Dawson would reveal the answers by calling to the big board with the words “Survey Says!”.Mobile Surveys for B2BLeveraging B2B mobile surveys […]

Route and Van Sales Basics

Defining Route and Van SalesUnderstanding route and van sales basics is pretty…basic. Route sale drivers are simply sales reps who captain a mobile warehouse. The goal is to visit as many customers as they can during the course of a day, selling products directly off the truck to B2B customers.¬†You see them zipping all over […]

The face of customer service

For fast moving consumer packaged goods companies, Route Sale drivers are literally the face of customer service. Route Sale drivers (who may also be referred to as Van Sale Drivers, or Direct Store Delivery (DSD) drivers) are traveling sales reps making regularly scheduled visits to their customers, making sales right off the truck. The tools […]

Delivery, Meet ERP

*Ding-dong* *Ding dong* A smiling delivery person is at the door asking for a signature. In a matter of moments I‚Äôve confirmed that I received my package with an easy swirl of my finger on their smart phone. A couple of taps later and the driver nods goodbye, on their way to the next stop. […]

Does your ERP software really deliver?

One thing that continues to surprise me is how few ERP software systems handle delivery management. I‚Äôm not talking about small parcel shipping, like UPS or FedEx, and I‚Äôm not talking about LTL or full truck load carrier systems ‚Äď most ERPs have marketplace offerings with multiple good choices for that.¬† What I‚Äôm referring to […]

Sage 100 Mobile Credit Card Payment Processing with APS

Sage 100 now¬†can¬†securely¬†process¬†remote¬†credit card payments¬†through a mobile application for iOS.¬†¬†The solution provides a way to streamline the sales process and provide better customer services to any company that uses Sage 100 and has remote‚Äďor field-based,¬†showroom, or trade-show-based¬†sales reps. The¬†mobile Sage 100¬†Credit¬†Card payment solution is¬†delivered¬†through¬†the¬†mobile sales app¬†iSales¬†100 from¬†xkzero, and leverages¬†APS Payments‚Äô¬†secure payment processing integration for Sage […]

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‚Äďhybrid apps. But hybrid apps are essentially web dependent apps […]

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 […]

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 […]