Resources for Profit Optimization

Our main mission is to help you create core competencies for gross profit improvement inside your organization. This includes expertise around price and segment optimization, cost analysis, identification of new sales opportunities and more. Our years of experience in the wholesale distribution industry combined with our expertise in profit optimization and advanced technology allow us to help your team in many ways. Because of the breadth of our user base, we are able to leverage best practices in our software and also share those best practices in the resources we offer.

USER TRAINING

distribution pricing and profitability trainingBased on user group discussions and feedback, we are very excited to announce a 2016 schedule for the epaCUBE User Group “Sharpen the Saw” Training Sessions.

The training session will cover topics requested by the group. Jan Deforest, Cindy Voutour, Sharon Newlin and I are looking forward to helping you all to the next level in both the epaCUBE Profit Optimizer and Product Data Management Solutions. All training sessions will start at 2:00PM EST and are scheduled for approximately 1 hour.

Sessions include (more information and links to register below):

  • epaCUBE Profit Optimizer: Segmentation, Customer and Product Groups and Product Rankings, February 25
  • epaCUBE Profit Optimizer: Sales Opportunities, March 10
  • Product Data Management: Email Alerts / Mass Maintenance / New Item Exports, March 17
  • Product Data Management: Resolver, April 7
  • Product Data Management: Rules Maintenance, May 5
  • Product Data Management: DMU Advanced Topics Part I, June 2
  • Product Data Management: DMU Advanced Topics Part II, June 14

Please learn more and register below.

epaCUBE Profit Optimizer: Segmentation, Customer and Product Groups and Product Rankings

February 25, 2016 @ 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

  • Segmentation options in epaCUBE Profit Optimizer
  • Example of Segment Creator project
  • Interactive question and answer sessions
  • Preview of other training sessions.
REGISTER

epaCUBE Profit Optimizer: Sales Opportunities

March 10, 2016 @ 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

  • Learn how to gain share of wallet with epaCUBE Sales Opportunities
  • Review and training on new functions in Sales Opportunities
  • Interactive question and answer sessions
  • Preview of other training sessions.
REGISTER

Product Data Management: Email Alerts / Mass Maintenance / New Item Exports

March 17, 2016 @ 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

  • Establishing email alerts (change order required)
  • Refresher on mass maintenance via our user interface
  • On-demand export of new items only
REGISTER

Product Data Management: Resolver

April 7, 2016 @ 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

  • Refresher on Resolver
  • Missing Vendor and warehouse
  • Duplicate identifier
  • differing identifier / same vendor
  • Mismatches or multiple matches
REGISTER

Product Data Management: Rules Maintenance

May 5, 2016 @ 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

  • Refresher on rule types
  • Refresher on rule precedence
  • Rules maintenance in the user interface editor
REGISTER

Product Data Management: DMU Advanced Topics Part I

June 2, 2016 @ 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

  • Query Builder transformations
  • Working with where clauses
  • Filer groups
  • Long descriptions
  • Cross-references
  • Pivot tables
REGISTER

Product Data Management: DMU Advanced Topics Part II

June 14, 2016 @ 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific

  • Export templates and export files
  • Existing / New item function
REGISTER

VIDEO

Price Optimization

epaCUBE Price Optimizer (formerly Distributor Pricing Science) can help you create optimized pricing for gross profit gain by:
– Leveraging industry best practices embedded in the epaCUBE software.
– Easily and instantly visualizing opportunities for gross profit improvement through optimized pricing.
– Validating and adjusting the optimized recommendations based on your knowledge of your business.
– Seeing a what-if impact of analysis of all optimized pricing changes.

And it’s all run from the epaCUBE gross profit optimization dashboard.

Find Sales Opportunities

epaCUBE Sales Opportunities unlocks the power of your data and segmentation to identify the products your customers should be buying from you, but are currently buying from other sources. Wouldn’t it be incredibly powerful if your sales reps could run a report of the products that your customers are buying from competitors? Now you can. 

REPORTS

Profit Optimization Revealed

This comprehensive report will demonstrate epaCUBE’s approach to optimizing your gross profit. It will show you ways to address the complexities of distribution pricing and identifying new gross profit opportunities buried deep in your sales history. DOWNLOAD

Discovering Sales Opportunities

When customers buy product from your competitors, you have no data to compare. There is no history of the sales you did not make. How do you report on something that hasn’t happened according to your own data? Download this report to learn how you can use segmentation data to identify the products your customers should be buying from you, but are currently buying from other sources. DOWNLOAD