“Having spent 30 years on the operations side of distribution using SAP and AS400 software within global giants such as Seiko Instruments® and Nike®, 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.”
— Chief Operating Officer, VLC Distribution
VLC Distribution provides distribution solutions through brand/retailer partnerships for both brick & mortar fulfillment and direct-to-consumer shipments. Because their processes require data accuracy and security, VLC Distribution relies on Distribution One’s software to run their business operations.
VLC Distribution controls an inventory of over 6,000 SKUs in a 70,000 square foot warehouse. Their investment in inventory takes the financial risks away from their clients and allows them to manage their open buy dollars more effectively. VLC implemented a wave pick program to successfully convert their warehouse to paperless picking.
VLC Distribution generates packing slips with an individual retailer’s logo. Why is that important? White-labeling eliminates customer confusion relating to products shipped from a 3rd party facility. White-labeling also allows VLC to successfully supply products from multiple vendors. Easy API (Application Program Interface) integration between their shipping software and ERP-ONE allows VLC to schedule and route shipments to ensure the lowest freight costs.
VLC’s vast EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) capabilities position them as a leader within their industry. With ERP-ONE, VLC is able to monitor individual sales in real-time. Their sales data can guide clients toward the better performing brands and styles for higher probability of success. Taking advantage of every possible ordering channel, VLC successfully manages thousands of orders daily via EDI, XML, HTTP, FTP, Email, and Live Chat as well as through Fax, Phone, and Mail.
Distribution One is proud of the success that VLC Distribution has achieved through ERP-ONE. Read the complete VLC Distribution Case Study and contact us to request additional customer references at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Utilizing ERP-ONE has enabled us to hold an unparalleled position in the E-commerce industry. We rely solely on ERP-ONE for accuracy, stability, and vast EDI capability.”
—Dir. of EDI/Customer Service, VLC Distribution
For over 10 years, Empire Bolt & Screw has enjoyed substantial savings utilizing Distribution One software. "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."
"The versatility of our ERP-ONE+ software and our understanding of how to use it to its fullest potential has become a differentiator and a competitive advantage for us in the market."
Using ERP-ONE, Patlin Inc. has achieved dramatic improvement in their operations. "Distribution One has allowed us to deliver 30% more orders without having to increase our labor force."
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“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.”
“Distribution One has allowed us to deliver 30% more orders without having to increase our labor force.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“We had immediate visibility into which sales representatives were performing and which product lines were providing the best return for our business.”
“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%.”