Dick Friedman

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Online Outsourcing
Software as a Service (SaaS) could relieve electrical distributors of their IT burden, but ask these important questions before you sign on.
The ABCs of Warehouse Technology
What are RF, RFID, VDP, PTL and WMS? This article spells out the basics of some of the computerized systems distributors are starting to use in their warehouses.
Inventory Management that Counts
The most expensive, sophisticated software package will not automatically result in an optimal level of inventory for an electrical wholesaler.
Cleaning Up Warehouse Errors
When most electrical wholesalers hear the phrase customer service capabilities, they think of their company's ability to quickly take orders, which are
Computer Tune-Up
Some electrical wholesalers have spent a fortune on new computer systems only to discover months later that business performance got worse, not better
WMS Pros and Cons
Although the majority of electrical distributors have not yet implemented a traditional warehouse management system (WMS), which scans bar codes for receiving,
Mobile Computing
Plans to provide reliable high-speed wireless Internet access everywhere in the United States are in the works by both government and industry. Instead
Selecting ERP Software
Healthy bottom lines and the sales of the major providers of computer systems for electrical distributors have motivated some distributors to look for

 

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