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Clark Products: Tackling a strong growth strategy with the right software

Without the right tools to help you make data-driven decisions for your business, you can run into problems pretty quickly. Here’s Dale Young, the General Manager of Clark Products on how moving to a cloud-based solution gave them the confidence to plan for the future and helped their iconic Hawkes Bay business thrive. ... Read More

  November 28, 2019     

SIGVARIS AU: putting customers first with the B2B Store

SIGVARIS AU’s products can be life-changing for its customers— but only if they get a complex order 100% correct. When faced with ordering frustration from staff, direct clients and wholesalers, the SIGVARIS team used new technology innovatively to make the whole process simple and easy to follow for everyone involved. Here’s Damien Peak, SIG ... Read More

  June 6, 2019     

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     

How You Can Simplify Your Supply Chain

For many supply chain managers at wholesale, distribution, and manufacturing companies, simplifying the supply chain can be a difficult task. An efficient and effective supply chain is fundamental to the success of these types of businesses, and the key to ensuring their efficacy is their simplification. In this article, we outline three key ways b ... Read More

  February 21, 2019     

Why Wholesale Businesses Need a B2B eCommerce Strategy

In our increasingly digitalised world, B2B digital sales have increased dramatically over recent years. In fact, B2B digital sales are expected to top $1.1 trillion by 2020, outpacing B2C growth twice over. That’s a huge 41% increase in the next four years. Wholesalers and manufacturers are expected to outspend online retailers in eCommerce techn ... Read More

  July 12, 2018     

5 Benefits of B2B for eCommerce Wholesalers

B2B eCommerce is the new thing for wholesalers. Research has shown that the B2B eCommerce industry in the US alone is headed for a $1.2 trillion net worth by 2021 so it seems to be something definitely worth investing in. The drivers behind this shift to eCommerce for businesses are the tech-savvy attitudes of buyers […] ... Read More

  July 10, 2018     

Best Practices for Inventory Spring Cleaning

Even the best inventory management system requires the occasional clean-out of excess product. When it’s time to spring clean your stock, it could also be time to focus on the organising inventory control to optimise management processes. Improving inventory accuracy can be achieved by regularly taking stock and managing supplies accordingly. Whi ... Read More

  June 5, 2018     

Amazon in Australia: Formidable Amazon and the Threat to Intermediaries

Welcome to the final installment of our Amazon in Australia series! This series of articles explores e-commerce in Australia, and how Amazon will affect Australian wholesalers and distributors. In our third article, we discuss what intermediaries like wholesalers and distributors can expect from this retailing juggernaut. Amazon is finally up and r ... Read More

  December 19, 2017     

Amazon in Australia: Can Local Businesses Stand Up to Amazon Business?

Welcome to the second of our Amazon in Australia series! This series of articles explores e-commerce in Australia, and how Amazon will affect Australian wholesalers and distributors. Our second article in this series will explore the impact of Amazon Business on Australian intermediaries. Click here to read the first article of the series. Jeff Bez ... Read More

  December 18, 2017     

Amazon in Australia: Surveying the Australian E-Commerce Landscape

Welcome to the first of our Amazon in Australia series! This series of articles explores e-commerce in Australia, and how Amazon will affect Australian wholesalers and distributors. This article explores the current Australian e-commerce landscape and what drives Australian consumers. E-commerce is immature Australia’s e-commerce landscape is sti ... Read More

  December 18, 2017     

Let Online Order Management Shape Your Wholesale Business

There are several different types of wholesale businesses. Some wholesale businesses need to have a physical warehouse with inventory, while other wholesale businesses can purely be run through the internet without investing in stock in advance. A wholesaler can normally buy stock at discounted prices because they are making bulk purchases with lar ... Read More

  December 8, 2017     

Less Human, More Computer: Is Online Ordering Really Where It’s At?

In this day and age, everything is a race against time where processes need to be more efficient to generate more product in a lesser amount of time, meanwhile utilising no extra staff resources. How is this possible? Well, it’s possible through the automation of equipment and processes, which we can see is the trend […] ... Read More

  December 6, 2017     

Inventory Management Faux Pas

Inventory management is such an important part of business. It enables the smooth progression of inventory stock all the way from receipt, to manufacture to the storeroom and right into the customer’s waiting hands. Let’s look at what not to do when managing your inventory. Spreadsheet? Tick. Job done A big faux pas in the […] ... Read More

  December 6, 2017     

5 reasons why wholesalers should use online order management

Order management can be a distracting and time intensive process, especially for small businesses with limited time to spare. That said, efficient order management and fulfilment is crucial to ensure that customer expectations are met. This is particularly the case with wholesale customers, where one poorly managed shipment has the potential to aff ... Read More

  October 31, 2017     

Is eCommerce the future of wholesale?

Following in the footsteps of retail business, wholesale B2B sales are increasingly moving online. Over the past two decades, the internet and trade liberalisation have shrunk the globe paving the way for wholesalers (from small, specialist businesses to mass wholesalers) to compete in virtually every wholesale market. eCommerce has emerged as the ... Read More

  October 28, 2017     

What is in store for the future of wholesale?

Wholesale businesses have come a long way over the decades with their advertising and reach. No longer does a retailer consult thick, glossy product manuals. Restocking their retail outlet is as simple as sitting back at their laptop and connecting to the wholesaler on the opposite site of the world directly, with up-to-date information about [&hel ... Read More

  October 21, 2017     

Why eCommerce is the future for wholesalers

B2B eCommerce is short for business-to-business, electronic commerce, where it is selling products or services between businesses via an online sales portal. In general, it is used to improve efficiency for companies. Why is this important? Numerous industry reports suggest that B2B eCommerce sales will top 1 trillion by 2020. This is because a gro ... Read More

  October 7, 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     

Consignment Inventory – How It Works

Essentially, consignment inventory is when the supplier has their goods in another retail store or outlet. This can be a profitable business endeavour! ... Read More

  April 24, 2017     

Brew Tea Company Boosts Beverage Business

Brew Tea Co are a beverage manufacturer on a mission - to create the perfect high-quality blend, with the help of Unleashed. ... Read More

  November 10, 2016     

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