Dynamics ERP for Distribution

We work with a distribution company based in Cheshire, Connecticut (CT) that had a common problem: old, outdated software and the business processes, and bottlenecks to go with them. They set out to upgrade their Macola ERP system, but get more value for their software dollar. Using Microsoft Dynamics GP with SalesPad, they have improved time-to-customer, reduced overhead costs, and obtained a level of visibility on their order process that would have been impossible otherwise.
Looking for Accuracy and Control: Caribou Coffee worked with Microsoft Dynamics Business Solutions reselling partner InterDyn BMI to find a solution for these business pains. InterDyn BMI, which took the time to learn Caribou Coffee’s business model and supply chain requirements, recommended the Microsoft Dynamics GP solution specifically because of the capabilities offered in the areas of manufacturing, distribution and financials.
CAL Business Solutions recently installed an add on product called SalesPad for a Naugatuck, Connecticut based distribution company using Microsoft Dynamics GP. What they discovered is true for most companies: when employees who wouldn’t normally use the ERP system are given access to key financial data, it positively effects sales, deepens the relationship with customers, and adds value that positively affects the bottom line.
Foundations Of Our Economy There are still many family-owned chemical and paint companies in our part of the country that have the local market space to thrive.  These types of businesses are the foundation of our economy and compete with the larger corporations for market share.  They also have the same types of operations issues …

Chemical Manufacturing; MSDS, Formulas, and Microsoft Dynamics GP Read More »

Attention all Inventory Managers!  Microsoft Dynamics GP has made it easier than ever to determine your current inventory balance with the Historical Inventory Trial Balance (HITB) module.  Reconcile, create clearing transactions and run validation reports all within the historical inventory trial balance module. Now, the HITB report can be used to reconcile General Ledger (GL) …

Historical Inventory Trial Balance – Obtain a TRUE Inventory Balance in Dynamics GP Read More »

I asked our inventory specialist for a top 10 list of features that an inventory manager would want in an ERP system, and she came up with 12!  All of which are features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0.  1.  Cycle Count Program 2.  Inbound Freight Manager 3.  Outbound Freight Manager 4.  Replenishment Lead Time 5.  …

The Top 12 Reasons Why Inventory Managers/Materials Managers Use Microsoft Dynamics GP as their ERP system of choice Read More »

If you depend on efficient distribution management for your business to be successful you need to make sure you are running as good as the next guy. For example: Are you able to track the entire sales transaction including what came out of inventory, when it is arriving from another vendor, profitability and all shipping …

Do you Distribute? 5 Questions To Ask To Know If You Do it Right! Read More »

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