Improving Customer Service & Mitigating Transportation Disruptions with Descartes Supply Chain Visibility & Connectivity Solutions

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  1. How Distributors Can Defend Against Inflationary Impacts

    Inflation may be coming down, but many businesses are continuing to grapple with the aftermath of elevated costs and supply chain disruptions experienced over the last couple of years. Profitability remains a significant challenge across various sectors with distributors struggling to keep up, demonstrating the continued importance of pricing. Fine-tuning pricing strategies There is a…

  2. Glazer’s Distributors Celebrates Enterprise Business Intelligence

    Wholesale alcohol distributor Glazer’s Distributors makes roughly 250,000 monthly deliveries of malt beverages, wines, and spirits to customers in 15 US States, the US Virgin Islands, and Canada. Entering its second century of doing business, Glazer’s mapped out a vision for a future-state IT infrastructure with a focus on supporting an influx of data, advanced…

  3. Configuration Tips for Using Automated Flexible Product Prices with SAP Pricing Scale

    Learn how to gain market share by configuring and implementing SAP pricing scale with different automated flexible price strategies and appropriate business scenarios. Key Concept Organizations have requirements to implement automated scalable price models that can enable them to respond competitively to their customers and prospective customers’ purchasing power. SAP has provided some functionalities such…...…

  4. Best Practices for Implementing SAP APO SNP Optimizers

    An SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) Supply Network Planning (SNP) Optimizer implementation requires that you perform specific tasks during each phase of the project. Follow these specific tasks along with a set of tips and tricks for modeling different types of business requirements. Case studies and examples reinforce the learning and are applicable…...…

  5. Summit Electric Supply Finds the Right ERP Fit

    SAP S/4HANA offers enterprises tremendous potential to go beyond performance and simplicity and deliver significant business value as part of an enterprise-wide digital transformation, but this approach must be understood, considered and incorporated into by SAP and Partners SAPinsider - 2006 (Volume 7), January (Issue 1) by SAP and Partners SAPinsider - 2006 (Volume 7),…

  6. doTERRA Brings the Power of Nature to the World at a Rapid Pace

    Since its founding in 2008, doTERRA has grown exponentially, providing essential oils and other health products to millions of customers in more than 100 countries around the world. The company initially used third-party IT solutions for its day-to-day operations but, as it expanded, decided to build more scalable, internally-managed systems. Learn how doTERRA is using…

  7. McAfee Saves 2,500 Hours of Manual Effort with Test and Business Process Automation on Its Journey to SAP S/4HANA

    McAfee was amidst sweeping change – shifting its accounting standards and financial reporting in SAP ERP, separating its IT systems from its parent company in a spinoff, and moving from a waterfall method to an agile methodology. In response, the business wanted to increase the velocity of its application delivery and testing. Learn how the…

  8. Updating Distribution Models to Regain Pricing Power

    Amid technological advancements and evolving supply chain challenges, traditional distribution models are no longer viable. For instance, the model in which resellers and distributors received discounts to manage inventory, logistics, and last-mile delivery is no longer tenable. Manufacturers have a greater need to maintain control over their prices, and these discounts make that much more…

  9. Digital Supply Chain

    Improving Customer Service & Mitigating Transportation Disruptions with Descartes Supply Chain Visibility & Connectivity Solutions

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    Visibility in supply chains goes beyond just tracking freight location – it involves anticipating delays, providing predictive ETAs, and optimizing operations. This broader visibility generates value across multiple departments by addressing consumer demands for swift, accurate order fulfillment and detailed delivery information. However, fragmented systems and processes among suppliers, distributors, carriers, and stakeholders hamper seamless…

  10. Delivering on the Digital Supply Chain Promise

    The drones are taking over. If not the drones, then artificial intelligence (AI) will take over and make decisions on our behalf. We will just lean back, and our jobs (if we still have them) will amount to pushing some corrective buttons, occasionally. Whatever the spin, and whatever people imagine, parts of the digital supply…