ERP Solutions for the Distribution Industry

Companies in the distribution industry face a constant stream of challenges. Competition is being driven by both traditional players and new entrants, customers have higher expectations, and supply chain risk continues to increase. No matter your position in the industry—selling to consumers, selling to retailers, or selling to manufacturers—your very existence is based on delivering on your customer needs.

In this, companies like yours need to manage product flow and cash flow simultaneously if they hope to keep the lights on and the customers happy. This seamless experience, once considered a competitive advantage, is now table stakes—and it’s on you to ante up.

ERP Solutions for the Distribution Industry

Enterprise Resource Planning software was built for the needs of the product-based business and has facilitated processes for more than half a century. Though nearly every solution provider claims to offer some form of distribution functionality, not every product is created equal.

This is made even harder when each provider has partners with little to no experience working with wholesale distributors. With few things as critical to your business as ERP, you can’t afford to miss the mark on either.

At Kissinger Associates, we’ve worked with companies in the distribution industry since our founding and have continued to deliver modern, connected ERP solutions that give executives and end users the right information at the right time.

We understand the challenges you face and specialize in customizing, implementing, and training users on two solutions built to handle your needs: Sage 100cloud and Acumatica. No matter where you are on your cloud journey, no matter your size, these two solutions are designed to meet you where you are and put you in a position to achieve your goals.

Sage 100cloud: Hybrid ERP for the Modern Distributor

Sage has been trusted by distributors for decades—with good reason. Delivering on their longstanding promise of accessible, innovative, and unified business operations, Sage 100cloud (formerly MAS 90/200) is a complete solution for small and medium companies that need to take control of accounting, inventory, distribution, and more. 

Built to give you the control and in-house data management you want, this cloud-enabled product is built to integrate with a variety of cloud-based products. This hybrid solution will in turn provide you with the automation, visibility, and control you need—with the familiar interface that Sage is known for.

Sage 100cloud for Distribution offers you the functionality you want and the focus you need. Here are just some of the features available to you:

Inventory Management

Generate reports on item pricing, stock status, detailed sales history, backorder information, reorder points and recommendation, valuation, turnover, sales analysis, and much more.

Business Alerts

Monitor quantity changes to critical inventory items and maintain ideal stocking levels. Formulate new or improved purchasing policies, sales policies, pricing methods. Use insights to improve customer service.

Fully Customizable Interface

Customize your distribution environment to enforce the collection of all the information you need to stay compliant.

Cloud-Connected

Stay in control of your data while benefiting from cloud-based services and applications. Access relevant information from anywhere.
Acumatica: Distribution ERP Built in the Cloud

From easy and resilient integration to user-friendly interface and pricing, distribution companies have been accelerating their cloud journeys with the help of Acumatica. Designed to streamline operations, increase productivity, and provide anytime, anywhere access, Acumatica delivers the functionality you need to control distribution processes anytime and anywhere.

Acumatica delivers a complete Cloud ERP solution for Accounting, Inventory Management, CRM, and more. Built in the cloud, Acumatica provides you deployment flexibility, security, and automation, as well as the ever-evolving functionality that the cloud is known for. Paired with a flexible pricing model that facilitates growth, and it’s easy to see why the company is making a big impact in the distribution industry.

Whether you just need to connect financial management and distribution, or are looking for a holistic approach to ERP including CRM, HR, business intelligence, and more, Acumatica delivers. Here are just some of the benefits of working with Acumatica:

Cut purchasing mistakes, troubleshooting and excess freight costs

With an optimized purchase-to-pay process, you can minimize errors, increase efficiency, and improve customer service.

Quit wasting time looking for details and fixing problems

Treat your vendors and customers with the highest quality service. Grow with excellent quote-to-cash and customer service management.

Reduce inventory and stop missing discounts

Gain supply side visibility and high availability, optimize operations, and minimize inventory costs.

Break down the walls to your information

With a single source of data and reports available anytime, anywhere and on any device, you not only can improve decision making skills, you can streamline your business.

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