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How Enhancing Customer Experience Can Enhance B2B Sales

The wholesale eCommerce industry is in its infancy, but the market is already worth trillions of dollars. As the scope of B2B eCommerce expands, this means B2B sales will grow with it. However, will B2B eCommerce sales follow the lead of B2C? Though it might share some similarities to B2C, the customer relationships within B2B […] ... Read More

  April 29, 2019     

Understanding eCommerce for Distributors

Retailers are taking advantage of eCommerce platforms like websites and social media for marketing and sales purposes, and it’s paying off. However, capitalising on the eCommerce trend may look slightly different for distributors. In this article, we explain the benefits of eCommerce for distributors, and how businesses can take advantage of this ... Read More

  July 20, 2018     

B2B eCommerce: An Introduction for SMEs

In a nutshell, business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce is how businesses manage and carry out their relationships with each other in an online setting. But it’s evolving rapidly. To stay ahead of the game, here’s what your business needs to know. Business-to-Business A B2B relationship simply refers to commercial dealings between two or more compa ... Read More

  July 16, 2018     

Do you need multiple channels for your eCommerce business?

Consumers and businesses alike are turning to the internet to research their products before buying. Online purchases have become a fundamental part of business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) industries. So, we’ve established that an online presence is imperative, but is one channel enough? As an online retailer, it’s importan ... Read More

  July 16, 2018     

Inventory Mastery: Where Should Online Businesses Start?

With consumers demanding quicker turnover and a larger product range, the online retail industry has to keep up with much more complex customer needs than a decade ago. Managing inventory well is essential for reaching customer expectations; let’s look at some easily achievable ways to get closer to best practice inventory management. Keeping dat ... Read More

  June 26, 2018     

Moving Your Distribution Off-Shore

International distribution describes the journey of products into international markets and the waiting hands of consumers overseas. Just as distribution can be complex on home soil where inventory management, customer demand, sales and shipping must all work harmoniously together, this is even more so for international distribution where there are ... Read More

  May 15, 2018     

How do you manage international distribution?

Entering the global economy with your product is easier than ever today. With the internet at everyone’s fingertips, your marketplace can be accessed by the world. Of course, there are export laws and distribution methods to learn, but right now the opportunities are vast. There are different ways to enter international markets including setting ... Read More

  May 14, 2018     

A Complete Guide to Managing Global Distribution

A distribution channel is the path by which all goods and services must travel to arrive at its intended consumer. These goods are sometimes passed to consumers through multiple channels. While increasing the channels can increase sales, it can also create a complex system that sometimes makes distribution management difficult, especially in an int ... Read More

  May 9, 2018     

A Distributor’s Guide To Inventory Stock Control

We understand that barcoding is about pictorially displaying information with other key data points linked to it. This is the basis of barcoding and though simplistic in its concept, it can be a very powerful tool for the distribution industry. However, a barcode is nothing on its own and must be incorporated with a good […] ... Read More

  September 5, 2017     

Contrasting Trade and Cash Discounts

Most businesses will use discounts and price reductions at some point in their business journey. For a growing business, discounts can be a way to attract business, clear excess inventory, differentiate between market segments or encourage prompt payment of invoices. Discounts are often thought to be the exclusive preserve of retail businesses. In ... Read More

  August 9, 2017     

Distribution Barcoding to Manage Your Inventory

As technology goes, barcodes have a relatively good payoff for a small investment. Barcodes are fairly simple to implement in a distribution business and are likely to streamline operations right through the distribution process. Barcodes make your staff more productive, improve inventory accuracy and allow you to implement real-time inventory mana ... Read More

  July 26, 2017     

Inventory Management: Five Key Tips for Distributors

Distributors entire business revolves around inventory. Due to the nature of the distribution model where distributors profit by selling inventory to their customers, failing to manage inventory well can be a major liability for distributors. From tasks including inventory receiving, replenishment, inventory stocking, compliance labelling, processi ... Read More

  July 10, 2017     

Creating Efficiencies in Distribution Inventory

Distribution and wholesaling revolve around inventory. Distributors are in the business of consolidating procurement and minimizing cost for retailers and other businesses. Because distributors work with narrow margins and compete extensively on price, efficient inventory management is essential. Let’s look at some ways that a distributor can car ... Read More

  May 15, 2017     

Client Spotlight: Arid Zone

We are excited to be working with Arid Zone, an innovative promotional merchandise retail company in Australia. ... Read More

  October 26, 2016     

Why Inventory Management Software is a Must for Distributers

For the modern distributers, managing inventory supply chains can be a task that fits anywhere between simple and reasonably predictable, to highly complex with massive fluctuations. Each supply chain tends to have its own challenges to overcome, along with a wide variety of potential problems caused by any number of variables. While there is a [&h ... Read More

  August 27, 2016     

Client Spotlight: Elivar

We are proud to be working with the Elivar, the world’s first and only sports nutrition range targeted at athletes aged 35 years and older. Of course we are even more chuffed at the fact that Elivar use Unleashed for all their nutrition inventory management needs. ... Read More

  August 24, 2016     

Inventory Management Software: A necessity for business growth

A business that aims to scale successfully for growth needs to be able to meet the versatile demands of handling their inventory effectively. As a business expands the level of complexity and challenges for its most critical operations increase, too. Relying on outdated and ineffective systems to manage burgeoning inventory demands will not only ... Read More

  September 9, 2015     

Creating Value with a Real-Time Inventory Management System

Imagine having the ability to track stock in real time. A snapshot of your business that lets you know what, where and how many units are available. From wherever you are.

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  May 25, 2015