Stay One Step Ahead of the Competition

In today’s world, analytics and technology are essential tools in winning over customers. Time and time again, we hear about “big data” and how analytics are playing an important role for organization. But it is often unclear how businesses are supposed to be using “big data” technologies. Big Data Takeaways

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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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Challenges Arise Against Pending Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule

On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor introduced a new rule extending and strengthening its existing definition of a fiduciary. Previously, while many financial advisors such as Certified Financial Planners and Registered Investment Advisors were subject to these fiduciary standards, brokers and insurance agents were exempt. Rather, they abided

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Dramatic Change in DOL Overtime Rules Finalized

Over the past several months, the U.S. Department of Labor has been developing new rules that would raise the salary threshold for whether an employee is exempt from overtime pay. On May 18th, the final regulations were released, and they present a dramatic change from the current rules. Millions more

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Opportunities for Wholesalers to Watch in 2016

According to ITR Economics late 2016 and early 2017 will show improvement in the wholesale-distribution sector. Manufacturing is expected to reach its bottom in the 2nd quarter of 2016.  With this in mind, it is important to understand that your region of the country and industry will dictate your

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