The Perfect Order

Many distributors are looking for ways to increase client satisfaction while also managing costs associated with their supply chain. One of the best ways that a distributor can accomplish the two is by working toward making sure all orders are “Perfect Orders”, and measuring what the perfect order rate is. 

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Protecting your Company from Cardholder Data Breach

The loss of customer data can not only keep your management up at night, it can severely cripple a business.  From the loss of confidence by your customers, to the fines levied by banks and other institutions, a business can struggle to recover from a breach.  For this reason it

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Economic Forecast for 2014: Make Your Move

Recent ITR forecasts lead us to believe that the economic state of 2014 will prove weaker than 2013, in preparation for accelerated growth in 2015. In response to the shifting momentum, Senior Economic Advisor, Alan N. Beaulieu, emphasizes that October 2013 through June 2014 will be growth quarters that must

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Positive Economic Signals for Wholesale Distributors

In the monthly forecast from noted economist Alan Beaulieu, he noted several positive economic factors that are pushing wholesale distributor sales.  Among these indicators are the fact that, although minimal, the economy continues to produce jobs.  Alan also noted that the construction market is improving due to more housing starts

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