2021 Action Items: Where to Focus?

February 9, 2021 2021 is off to a fast start! Hopefully a better year is ahead. You can facilitate this by setting up a business plan. If you’re still developing your 2021 business plan, we have some suggestions to help! You can begin by reviewing our previous article on business planning considerations. The challenge is often knowing where... Read More ...

Distribution One Celebrates 25 Years!

January 19, 2021 Distribution One is turning 25! Here is a teaser from our feature article in Distributor's Link Magazine. Remarkable things can happen in 25 years. In 1996, Amazon was just a young dotcom bookstore while students at Stanford were developing a new search algorithm named “BackRub” (guess what that became). That same year, an innovative distribution... Read More ...

Industrial Supply Magazine: Is Your E-Commerce Solution Up to Snuff?

January 14, 2021 Jim Maher, Distribution One's Director of Global Customer Success and Operations is featured in an article from Industrial Supply Magazine on the topic of E-Commerce solutions.  Article excerpt: In modern E-Commerce, an effective strategy must focus on both the needs of the business and the customer experience. The E-Commerce platform must be fully interconnected to... Read More ...

Top Considerations for 2021 Business Planning

January 6, 2021 It goes without saying that 2020 has been a whirlwind for everyone on many different levels. The pandemic and its related disruptions have caused widespread impacts on businesses and its people physically, mentally, and financially. With 2020 behind us, business leaders must plan for an uncertain 2021—a challenge that balances the hopeful emergence from this... Read More ...

Happiest of Holidays from Distribution One

December 21, 2020 The entire team at Distribution One would like to wish you and your family a very Healthy and Happy Holiday Season! Please note that the Distribution One offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24th & Friday, December 25th and resuming normal business hours on Monday, December 28th. In addition, the offices will be closed... Read More ...

Pandemic Demand Plan – Is Yours Effective?

December 17, 2020 While the news about a possible vaccine is certainly exciting, national rollout is still many months away, well past the holiday season and into the new year. So, with the continuation of the current status quo, you will still experience significant demand shifts requiring corrective coping strategies. Are your current strategies working? Supply chain turbulence... Read More ...
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Empire Bolt & Screw

“Out of the gate, our first cost savings occurred in accounting. What was previously a full-time job went down to just 2 hours a day. This change alone saved us $40,000 in year-over-year labor costs.”

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Patlin Inc.

“Distribution One has allowed us to deliver 30% more orders without having to increase our labor force.”

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The Nut Place

“ERP-ONE actually helps our business be more productive. We operate more efficiently because our software performs like a world-class product. And that’s not marketing hype. We trust in its reliability. It is one of the best decisions our company made.”

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Colorado Industrial Packaging

“ERP-ONE tracks product costs and sales margins for us… that benefit alone has added 4% to our bottom line after the first year of implementation and has more than paid for the cost of ERP-ONE.”

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A-Jax Fasteners and Tools

“Enhanced productivity, lower operational costs, higher service levels, and stronger customer relationships—it’s all been attained through our ability to provide continuous real-time data generated through the myriad of programs within ERP-ONE.”

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VLC Distribution

“Having spent 30 years on the operations side of distribution using SAP and AS400 software, I have not encountered a better system than ERP-ONE. The efficiencies and expandability has allowed us to improve our sales by $500,000 per employee in a year.”

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On Time Supply

“We had immediate visibility into which sales representatives were performing and which product lines were providing the best return for our business.”

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Cathy’s Concepts

“The ability to manage orders online has created greater efficiency in their business and has delivered more flexibility in modifying and tracking orders. Changes to an order instantly cascade all the way through the terminals and the processing stations cutting production time by at least 15%.”

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“I’m excited about the future. We processed hundreds of orders in the first week and project our webstore will be handling over 10,000 orders per year.”

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