DDI System, a provider of ERP and eCommerce software for wholesale-distributors, announced David Greene has stepped into a new role with the company as director of business development. Greene, founder and former partner of a market-specific ERP for foodservice equipment and supply dealers joined DDI System as a dedicated Foodservice Market Specialist in January 2020. Greene’s wealth of industry expertise and trusted relationships strengthened DDI’s focus and growth in the foodservice equipment and supplies industry over the past year and a half.
When it comes to digital presence — e-Commerce, ERP software, social media, websites, etc. — the wholesale-distribution sector is somewhat all over the map. A recent survey conducted by Supply House Times asked several industrial PVF distributors to anonymously comment on their company’s utilization of and plans for adopting e-Commerce.
Epicor Software Co. recently released its Prophet 21 2020.2 cloud ERP software. Perhaps the most unique feature of the launch is an integrated reporting tool that allows anyone in the organization to go from data source to reports in less than 60 seconds and run reports without the need for special coding, database skills or requesting IT help.
Thrive Technologies announced Houston-based Century A/C Supply is the latest company to seek its supply chain planning software to help wholesale-distributors maintain high standards of customer service.
The addition of the TrueShip feature to Neuco’s ordering process has made it easier for counter salespeople to wrap up a sale with their customers. Distributors were previously accustomed to waiting for a final invoice before knowing shipping costs on their orders but now they can see their landed total prior to submitting an order.
Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, announced the 2020.2 release of its Prophet 21 solution. The latest release enables distributors to modernize processes as they pivot and adapt in a rapidly changing market, while making strategic data-based decisions by utilizing ERP technology.
Chris Calabro, a 30 plus year veteran of the electrical, HVAC and Fire Safety industries, joins Channel Marketing Group, as a vice president. Chris will be supporting clients in the electrical, plumbing, HVAC and fire safety industries.
With PHCP-PVF distributors facing more and more challenges in an ever-evolving business landscape, having proper back-office systems in place to meet the changing needs of customers has become even more top of mind.