A wholesale distributor with 33 locations in six states responded to demands from customers and vendors to use electronic data interchange (EDI) for sending invoices by implementing Infor’s Commerce Connect. After using Infor ERP SX.enterprise successfully, ARS easily added Commerce Connect, resulting in time savings, greater invoicing accuracy, and postage cost savings of $45,000 per year.
After implementing Infor ERP A+ and Infor ERP Storefront with off-the-shelf functionality, the Canadian ceramic tile and stone distribution company found that stable functionality and fast, easy upgrades helped to significantly improve employee productivity and customer service.
This global information and entertainment services company implemented Infor PM for budgeting, which streamlined the complex budgeting process and saved costs by enabling the company to track items sold and the effects of sold items on inventory and the warehouses.
Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Inc., one of the leading educational publishing companies in the United States, implemented Infor ERP FACTS Warehouse Management, improving distribution center operations. The company realized inventory reductions of 15-25% in 5 months, increased tracking capabilities, and improved throughput, efficiency, and accuracy across the entire organization.
Cobham shortlisted Infor Corporate Performance Management (PM10) and Hyperion, based on its proven capabilities that were witnessed across a number of reference sites. Further benefits included the solution’s ease of use by finance personnel, and the scope it presented for Cobham to exercise significant control over developing and running the system.
After deploying Infor ERP SX.enterprise and Infor SCM Demand Planning, a global distributor of fasteners for MRO and OEM markets significantly improved its business processes while growing to reach its revenue goal—almost seven times larger than the pre-implementation point—in five years. The company also saved $500,000 in warehouse safety stock in one warehouse in one year, improved inventory accuracy to about 99.7%, and more than doubled its pick rate.
A leading Midwest distributor of data and telecommunications products expanded its business by over 50% without increasing staff, reduced its AR check posting time by 75%, and improved efficiencies in various areas following implementation of Infor ERP SX.enterprise.
Hydro-Scape Products, Inc, a major distributor of landscape and irrigation products, deployed Infor™ ERP SX.enterprise to streamline and automate its business processes, increasing the speed and accuracy of serving its customers, as well as improving productivity and profitability.
A distributor of industrial supplies uses Infor ERP A+ to significantly reduce its inventory through supply chain collaboration as well as improve customer service satisfaction and increase top-volume sales with no cost increases. The company is well on its way toward reducing its $24 million-dollar on-hand inventory by 30 percent.
The Midwest’s largest distributor of work gloves and protective gear has developed stronger customer relationships and cultivated new accounts by gaining a solid understanding of each customer’s business needs with ERP FACTS Relationship Management—resulting in improved productivity and overall customer confidence.
The wholesale distributor for independent lumber and building material dealers optimized inventory levels, greatly enhanced customer service, and improved profit margins using Infor10 Distribution Express (FACTS). The company gained a 360-degree view of all operations, which provided critical information about the exact time to order stock and exact time for best possible negotiations for rebate deals with manufacturers. By easily configuring the solution to meet specific needs, Philadelphia Reserve Supply Company also saw productivity soar.
With Infor ERP A+, one of the biggest distributors in Puerto Rico easily consolidated six warehouses into one 200,000-square-foot facility designed to handle more than 2,000 different products with extra space for future growth. The company significantly increased picker productivity and warehouse receiving productivity: by 44% and 85% for refrigerated goods and dry goods, respectively, for pickers; and by 62% and 57% for refrigerated goods and dry goods, respectively, for warehouse receivers. The company also improved on-time/in-full deliveries by 23%.
By leveraging Infor EAM to support more effective maintenance, integrate with other management systems, and analyze desalination performance history, Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversin Corporation (SWCC) positions itself for a future of continuous process improvement. Those improvements will undoubtedly yield countless future benefits to people in water-scarce regions around the world.
An independent electrical distributor, Shealy Electrical Wholesalers chose Infor Distribution to manage its sales, inventory and operations in its three store locations. The result was a seamless implementation with the benefit of an experienced Infor project manager, improved reporting capabilities and increased inventory visibility. The company was also able to expand to ten store locations and double its sales volume without adding support staff.
After implementing Total Warehouse Logistics (TWL) for Infor Distribution Business (SX.e), the distributor of electrical inventory saved $330,000 in the first six months. The company also eliminated annual inventory counts through continual increases in accuracy, and reduced errors in receiving by 65%. Shipping improved its performance by an outstanding 89% through improved accuracy in picking and delivery, and receiving reduced the time needed to update quantity on hand from about 4 hours to 30 minutes from time of receipt. The company not only saved money, but saw customer satisfaction soar.
Plumbing products distributor, TMS South, specializes in "hard-to-find" items and repair parts for industrial, commercial, and residential applications. The company uses Infor ERP FACTS to enhance customer service, optimize inventory levels, increase productivity, and improve profitability enabling TMS South to leverage its resources in new ways to improve its efficiency.
ERP SX.enterprise enabled leading distributor of name-brand building materials and customized building products, Wausau Supply, to centralize operations and gain broad-based visibility into the inventory of its 11 distribution centers, increasing productivity and reducing costs—both by 30%.
Western Water Works Supply is a 3rd generation family-owned distributor of pipe, valves, and fittings for the water works industry with 6 locations. In this video, discover how Western Water Works Supply is able to send out more proposals and bids and pull in more orders with the same amount of people after implementing Infor Distribution Business (SX.e).