Vendor Contract Distribution

Analyzing the Impact of a Vendor Cost Change

Analyzing the Impact of a Vendor Cost Change Naturally, when your vendors change their costs, this has a direct impact on your profitability. And while costs are more likely to increase than decrease, cost changes almost always present you with an opportunity to improve your gross profits. Unfortunately, vendor cost changes can happen rapidly and…

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The Secret to Continuous Gross Profit Optimization

The Secret to Continuous Gross Profit Optimization epaCUBE allows you to take action to continuously improve your gross profit. Your analysis isn’t a one-time event but a process that keeps your margins moving in the right direction. Your pricing manager may want to remove some segments out of the analysis by tagging them and then…

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Optimizing Segments

Optimizing Segments Price optimization is more than just crunching numbers. It requires proper segmentation, which requires the application of your own knowledge of markets, strategy and tactics in your business and industry. Bad segments can lead to skewed data. For example, not all small customers should be treated like small customers. Some products in price-sensitive…

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Distribution Pricing is More Complex Than Retail Pricing

Distribution Pricing is More Complex Than Retail Pricing The approach that many experts take to pricing optimization is based on the worlds of retail and manufacturing. Unfortunately, retail pricing is much less complex than distribution pricing. In retail, there is a fairly consistent linear relationship between volume and margin. If I lower my prices, I’m…

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epaCUBE Attending Infor TUG 2012

epaCUBE will once again be attending and presenting at the annual Infor TUG U2U Conference, Feb 15-18, 2012 at the JW Marriott, San Antonio, TX. TUG • U2U is the annual conference for licensed users of Infor Distribution Software products. Over 150 sessions of technical, managerial and executive content over three days along with a…

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Great Article in Industrial Distribution

SPAs and Rebates: If They Shouldn’t Exist Anyway, They’re Not Your Problem, Right?

by Neil Gillespie and Allen Ray, Growth Wizards

http://www.industrialsupplymagazine.com/pages/Management—SPAs-and-rebates.php

There’s allot of gross profit to be gained for a distributor by taking advantage of what Neil and Allen talk about in this Industrial Supply Article!!

epaCUBE presenting at Infor Canadian Roadshow

epaCUBE will be presenting at the Infor Canadian Roadshow. Infor and Channel Partner, Laurier Group are bringing together Infor Distribution solution users from across Canada for a series of free 1 day sessions that will help take your business to the next level. These informative and educational sessions will include a brief demo as well…

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epaCUBE Attending Infor TUG U2U Conference

epaCUBE will once again be attending and presenting at the annual Infor TUG U2U Conference. TUG • U2U is the annual conference for licensed users of Infor Distribution Software products. Over 150 sessions of technical, managerial and executive content over three days along with a marketplace of third party solution providers make this THE distribution…

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Bolt Supply House Ltd chooses epaCUBE for Product Data Management

The Bolt Supply House has been supplying fasteners and industrial MRO supplies in Western Canada since 1948. Currently we operate in 10 Canadian cities with locations in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Fort McMurray, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and Winnipeg. Bolt’s fasteners include: Bolts Nuts Washers Rivets Masonry Anchors B7 Studs Metric Stainless…

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