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    [podcast] The ins and outs of data at Midwich: a global audio visual business

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    August 25, 2021

    The audiovisual (AV) industry is constantly evolving and today’s new LED light or flat-screen displays can..

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    Key metrics all in one place for JRP Distribution’s global businesses

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    June 23, 2021

    For more than 40 years, JRP Distribution has served the UK as a distributor of branded automotive..

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    [podcast] Can caring for others drive business performance?

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    May 13, 2021

    At Eastern Industrial, a caring philosophy and family culture matter. On this episode of the inPhocas..

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    Data mining is more efficient for Colony Tire Service and Atlantic Distributors

    3 MIN
    May 6, 2021

    Colony Tire and Service and Atlantic Tire Distributors is a leading provider of tires and services in..

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    Need healthcare analytics? here's four ways it can enhance your business

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    April 28, 2021

     

    Health analytics is the consolidation and analysis of data in the healthcare industry to support..

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    Phocas-Acumatica partnership makes ERP change easier for Riley Sales

    3 MIN
    April 20, 2021

    Riley Sales, a manufacturer and distributor of HVAC and industrial tools, equipment and machinery for..

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    Data-driven decisions help tire and auto service business increase efficiencies

    3 MIN
    March 30, 2021

    The automotive industry is changing rapidly, and today tire and auto service businesses need to accurately..

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    Midfix replaces static spreadsheets with on-demand dashboards

    4 MIN
    March 11, 2021

    MIDFIX are experts in onsite and offsite supports for the mechanical and electrical industries, delivered..

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    [podcast] International Women's Day with Phocas board member Dr Michelle Deaker

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    March 7, 2021

    International Women’s Day is important because it’s a time to reflect and celebrate growing diversity..

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    Business analytics success stories

    3 MIN
    February 5, 2021

    It’s no secret that business analytics has transformed the way we make decisions. People can now make..

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    Data is the new ingredient at Everest Ice Cream

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    February 1, 2021

    Perfecting the next flavour sensation is part of the day-to-day operations at Everest Ice Cream. However..

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    Sales analysis reports help Arran Isle Holdings be proactive with customers

    1 MIN
    January 27, 2021

    Arran Isle Holdings (Arran) is an international building products group that employs around 600 employees

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    Manufacturer uses Phocas for production performance management

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    November 25, 2020

    CQR Security Limited is a British manufacturer, making equipment for the security intruder market such as..

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    Phocas makes it easy for Litex Industries to find hidden data

    2 MIN
    November 18, 2020

    Litex Industries (Litex), designs, sources and manufactures ceiling fans, lighting fixtures and patio..

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    Homeware supplier, Caprice makes better inventory management choices with Phocas

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    November 16, 2020

    Caprice homewares uses Phocas business intelligence (BI) software to make better inventory management..

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    Seasonal inventory management helps PoolPro stay afloat

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    November 11, 2020

    In the southern hemisphere, pool season is just around the corner. The POPS Group is an Australian..

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    iQuip paints a data-driven future

    2 MIN
    October 27, 2020

    iQuip Group is an exciting new Australian wholesaler dedicated to supporting the paint, render and..

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    Bill of Materials example: Rivertrace

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    October 16, 2020

    Rivertrace is a manufacturer based in Surrey, England and makes monitoring systems for pollution control..

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    Actionable information helps HVAC&R distributor make decisions

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    October 9, 2020

    Gustave A. Larson Co is a leading distributor of commercial and residential HVAC parts and refrigeration..

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    Exception reporting is one of the reasons Savona selected Phocas BI

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    September 23, 2020

     

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    Eastern Industrial Supplies relies on data across its business

    1 MIN
    September 17, 2020

    Eastern Industrial Supplies opened its doors in 1980 in Greenville, South Carolina and has grown to have..

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    Wessex packaging ticks all the boxes with purchasing data analytics

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    September 11, 2020

     

    Purchasing data analytics provides Wessex packaging with greater visibility into sales, purchasing and..

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    Data consolidation across Litex Industries enables strategic decision-making

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    August 24, 2020

    Litex Industries Limited is an extensive electrical products wholesaler located in Texas, USA. After the..

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    Behler-Young connects Amazon Alexa and Phocas BI with great results

    1 MIN
    August 17, 2020

    Can you have a conversation with your business intelligence solution while driving? Behler-Young sales..

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    Harrisons Sauces increases profitability with BI solution

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    August 7, 2020

    Harrisons Sauces is part of BI Europe and manufactures condiments and sauces, supplying a variety of sweet..

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    Electrical supplier leverages data across its business to improve performance

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    July 31, 2020

    Parrish-Hare is an electrical products supplier for commercial and industrial construction across Texas...

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    Manufacturing business intelligence (BI) success stories

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    July 29, 2020

    Manufacturers are turning to business intelligence because the process of making products is a huge..

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    Why a single source of truth for data management is critical for HVAC&R company

    2 MIN
    July 29, 2020

    Resolute Industrial (Resolute) is the largest independent provider of temporary HVAC&R solutions in North..

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    Mobile BI dashboards help ICU Medical change decision-making process

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    June 11, 2020

    ICU Medical is a leading global medical devices and accessories company selling medical devices for..

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    How the finance team uses analytics to automate reporting

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    May 19, 2020

    To monitor the performance of its business, Whiting Holdings, an Australian steel distributor,..

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    Margin analysis helps drinks distributor concentrate on key areas of business

    3 MIN
    May 15, 2020

    Dayla Drinks is an independent on-trade drinks distributor specializing in the procurement and supply of..

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    Obex team uses business intelligence dashboards to track performance

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    May 1, 2020

    In 2008, the founders of Obex Protection in Worcester saw the potential for better glazing and façade..

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    Muk haircare uses data analytics to go deep into the detail

    2 MIN
    April 23, 2020

    Muk is an Australian haircare brand, established in 2006. Its products are designed for hairdressers and..

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    Inventory optimization helps American Metals Supply adapt to change

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    April 22, 2020

    Independent wholesaler American Metals Supply (AMS) provides sheet and coil steel, prefabricated duct and..

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    Equipment Controls uses data visualization tools to support customers

    2 MIN
    April 13, 2020

    For the past 55 years, Equipment Controls Company (ECCO) has provided natural gas measurement products,..

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    Bunzl Safety relies on data analytics to satisfy intense demand for its protective products

    2 MIN
    April 5, 2020

    Since the coronavirus outbreak in January 2020, Bunzl Safety has experienced unprecedented demand for its..

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    Apparel supplier quickly models scenarios using data analytics in a time of change

    2 MIN
    April 1, 2020

    Gold Medal International (Gold Medal) is a premier apparel supplier to leading department stores and..

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    Ethical decision making during COVID-19: Team Medical Supplies

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    March 25, 2020

    This Phocas blog highlights how one of our customers in wholesale distribution is coping with the new..

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    Business intelligence in manufacturing

    2 MIN
    February 11, 2020

    The process of making products is a huge opportunity for data optimization. Raw materials need to be..

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    Automotive business intelligence helps managers remain calm

    2 MIN
    February 10, 2020

    If you’re in Australia and your car is smashed in an accident in New South Wales or Queensland, the parts..

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    Flexible data analytics solution works for everyone in LB White's team

    2 MIN
    January 15, 2020

    L.B. White has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of direct-fired heaters for the..

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    case study manufacturing IT plumbing and HVAC Epicor/Epicor Eclipse

    BI solution helps USESI make immediate margin gains

    3 MIN
    December 18, 2019

    U.S. Electrical Services, Inc. (USESI) is one of America's largest electrical component distributors in..

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    BI reporting helps Jurox consolidate and visualize data

    2 MIN
    December 18, 2019

    Jurox is a family owned Australian animal health company involved in the research, production, and..

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    case study health and medical wholesale distribution IT Epicor/Epicor Eclipse

    Phocas business intelligence software helps Hairhouse style new profits

    2 MIN
    December 16, 2019

    Hairhouse salons consolidate data, run stylish reports, and trim dead stock from their warehouse with..

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    Data visualization tool connects all pieces of the puzzle for Gibsons

    2 MIN
    December 12, 2019

    Gibsons is a 100-year-old manufacturer and distributor of more than 500 games, puzzles, cards and gifts...

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    Data analytics helps Sistema ‘klip-IT’ on production efficiencies

    4 MIN
    December 2, 2019

    Sistema means ‘system’ in Italian and also signifies the company’s systematic approach to..

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    One-size-doesn’t-fit-all as BI solution helps shoe retailer measure performance

    2 MIN
    November 28, 2019

    Allegro Funds, an Australian private equity firm, acquired Number One Shoes and Hannah’s retailers in..

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    Hot or cold, Insco uses a data analytics solution to keep revenue strong all-year-round

    3 MIN
    November 18, 2019

    Insco is a wholesale distributor of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment..

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    Prochem stays ahead of the game with data analytics

    2 MIN
    November 7, 2019

    Prochem delivers quality stainless-steel pipe, fittings and valving products to the gas, aerospace, marine..

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    uvex safety equipment protects distributor relationships using data analytics

    1 MIN
    October 24, 2019

    uvex safety Australia makes and distributes high-quality products designed to keep people safe at work...

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    ConvaTec sets healthy pricing strategy with Phocas data insights

    3 MIN
    October 11, 2019

    ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company with innovations that advance wound care,..

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    When decision making is so tough that even rocket scientists get it wrong

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    October 1, 2019

    Typically, having loads of data is overwhelming for a decision-maker, unless it can be consolidated and..

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    LSC unlocks Epicor data and improves company-wide decision making with Phocas

    2 MIN
    September 22, 2019

    Locksmith Supply Company (LSC) is a thriving 93-year-old security hardware distributor for the locksmith..

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    What the All-Blacks can teach us about making decisions under pressure?

    3 MIN
    September 17, 2019

    Most people feel pressure. The heart races, the body heats up, and you lose your train of thought. You..

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    [eBook] Run your business by your data: Electrical suppliers transform using data analytics

    2 MIN
    August 21, 2019

    According to IBISWorld the electrical wholesale industry generated $219bn in the last 12 months in the US,..

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    Loeb Electric spots trends using data analytics

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    August 14, 2019
     

    As Loeb Electric grew and data inquiries increased, the company needed better technology. The..

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    Midway Dental uses data to take advantage of industry growth

    3 MIN
    August 7, 2019

    Midway Dental is a second-generation company and the fastest-growing full-service dental supply company in..

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    Johnstone Supply gets real business intelligence with Phocas

    2 MIN
    July 24, 2019

    Having a pulse on everything that is going on across sales, inventory, accounting and warehousing is..

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    Epicor partnership helps WD-40 lubricate market growth

    2 MIN
    July 3, 2019

    Many customers using Epicor ERPs (Prophet 21 , E10, Eclipse and iScala) are benefiting from the..

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    KYB Americas grows sales with Phocas data analytics

    1 MIN
    May 22, 2019

    Data analytics is increasingly important for KYB Americas with the insights helping the sales team to..

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    Then and now: Gateway Supply continues growing with Phocas

    1 MIN
    May 15, 2019

    Gateway Supply in Columbia, South Carolina has served the plumbing, HVAC and mechanical industries for..

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    Grocery distributor uses data to justify quality service strategy

    2 MIN
    March 25, 2019

    Grocery wholesale distributors use networks for buying power and breadth of product range. For many..

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    Phocas illuminates customer relationships for Mercury Lighting

    2 MIN
    March 15, 2019

    Mercury Lighting (Mercury) is Canada’s largest independent lighting solutions provider, offering nearly..

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    Crescent Parts & Equipment speeds up decision-making process using Phocas

    2 MIN
    February 26, 2019

    Crescent Parts & Equipment used a variety of tools to manage its vast data resources prior to making the..

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    Retailers achieve business intelligence success with Phocas Software

    4 MIN
    December 11, 2018

    As the author, John Naisbitt, once wrote, “We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” ..

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    Revere Electric Supply uses Phocas to streamline access to data and decisions

    3 MIN
    November 22, 2018

    Electric supplier leverages data analytics solution to enhance data-driven culture, automate and optimize..

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    BI success for MAM customers using Phocas

    3 MIN
    November 1, 2018

    For automotive businesses, the ability to track and drill into your live data offers an unparalleled..

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    Wholesale distribution business intelligence (BI) success stories

    3 MIN
    October 11, 2018

    The wholesale distribution sector is big business. In 2015 alone, the National Association of..

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    Phocas makes quick impression at BAT Industrial Products

    2 MIN
    September 25, 2018

    Phocas provides BAT Industrial Products with the information they need to take action to reduce the number..

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    Growing restaurant chain can’t get enough of Phocas

    3 MIN
    September 17, 2018

    Rashays’ team uses data to better understand customer preferences, improve the loyalty program and get..

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    Tropic Supply and Phocas: Right information. Right people. Right time.

    3 MIN
    August 7, 2018

    HVAC/R company gets unprecedented insights into sales and counter promotions with Phocas.

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    Morelli Group switches gears and leads the pack with Phocas

    2 MIN
    June 21, 2018

    Family owned company continues to grow with advanced data analytics

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    Eastern Industrial Supplies makes fast business decisions with data analytics

    4 MIN
    June 15, 2018

    Plumbing distributor leverages Phocas to increase access to data across the business, automate financial..

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    Saving costs is a breeze for Hotchkiss Air Supply thanks to Phocas

    1 MIN
    June 13, 2018

    Hotchkiss Air Supply is the UK's leading independently owned provider of ventilation and air movement..

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    Phocas gives family-owned wholesaler fast and efficient access to key business data

    2 MIN
    June 8, 2018

    J&S Davis is a long-established family-owned business providing exclusive wholesale dental distribution of..

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    Hairhouse moves to NetSuite and takes analyzing data to the next level

    2 MIN
    June 4, 2018

    Hair and beauty brand streamlines processes, saves time and makes data analysis and running reports a..

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    PPI Automotive grows business using data

    4 MIN
    April 30, 2018

    Automotive wholesale distributor improves inventory management, identifies sales opportunities, and..

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    Billows switches to Phocas and sees everyone using data with ease

    3 MIN
    April 9, 2018

    Phocas helped Billows reduce the number of printed reports and made it easier for everyone to access..

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    For Seasol, the grass is greener with Phocas

    2 MIN
    April 3, 2018

    Home garden wonder-brand lifts customer satisfaction and makes reporting a breeze with easy-to-use data..

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    Serfac upgrades data access and insights with Phocas BI

    2 MIN
    February 21, 2018

    Phocas helps Dublin-based automotive products importer and distributor take big steps forward with data..

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    Phocas helps Abcoe Distributors focus on growth

    3 MIN
    December 7, 2017

    Leading supplier of consumables reduces reporting frustration by moving to flexible business intelligence..

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    Phocas slices & dices the data of meat distributor Vic’s Meat (Pronto ERP)

    2 MIN
    November 3, 2017

    Vic’s Premium Quality Meat was established by Victor and Anthony Puharich 18 years ago and they are now..

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    Natures Cargo turns to Phocas for purchasing and sales analytics

    3 MIN
    October 5, 2017

    Phocas gives family-owned Natures Cargo fast and efficient access to key business data.

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    Automotive manufacturer, BM Catalysts sees ROI from Phocas

    2 MIN
    August 18, 2017

    Established in 1966, BM Catalysts is a £20 million, 200 employee manufacturer of aftermarket Catalytic..

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    Phocas is a constant in a sea of change for B&R Enclosures

    2 MIN
    August 8, 2017

    B&R Enclosures is a private family-owned Australian business with global ambitions.

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    Luceco finds financial and efficiency returns through Phocas Business Intelligence

    3 MIN
    July 11, 2017

    Luceco became a data-driven sales organization that is building stronger,more loyal customer relationships..

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    NetSuite customer, Baylis & Harding accelerates growth with Phocas business intelligence

    3 MIN
    July 7, 2017

    Based in the UK, Baylis & Harding is a wholesale distributor that specializes in world-class toiletries..

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    Ring Automotive keeps business moving forward with Phocas business intelligence

    2 MIN
    May 29, 2017

    Leading U.K. based supplier of vehicle lighting and auto electrical products deploys Phocas to improve..

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    How to build a better BI solution through a culture of learning

    2 MIN
    March 30, 2017

    Partnering with our customers is how we develop practical features from the ground up that suit..

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    Flexible, simple and intuitive – How the Hayley Group benefits from Phocas

    2 MIN
    October 24, 2016

    Hayley Group PLC was originally established in 1976 under the name Hayley Bearings Ltd and, as the name..

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    Behler-Young evaporates their ad hoc Infor A+ decision making with Phocas

    2 MIN
    October 10, 2016

    Behler-Young celebrated its 90th year in business in 2016. The HVAC distributor is the largest in..

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    Phocas helps Dixie Plywood build solid insights from Infor ERP

    5 MIN
    September 15, 2016

    Since 1944, privately owned and operated Dixie Plywood and Lumber Company has been the preferred wholesale..

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    Countrywide Electrical Distributors enhance business data with Phocas

    2 MIN
    August 22, 2016

    “We see Phocas as currently an intrinsic part of what we do...” - Sales Manager, Barry Brown.

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    Data analytics success for Pronto ERP customers using Phocas

    2 MIN
    August 15, 2016

    Many Pronto customers using Phocas are in the wholesale distribution sector and need to keep stock moving..

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    [Video] Watch Phocas customers on camera

    1 MIN
    July 13, 2016

    When we talk to customers around the world about what they like about using Phocas, similar words come..

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    Automotive business intelligence (BI) success stories

    3 MIN
    July 4, 2016

    A recent report by senior research analyst John Greenough found the market position of the car today is..

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    “Just don’t tell our competitors” - Phocas sits down with Monument Tools

    2 MIN
    May 3, 2016

    Monument Tools is a fifth generation manufacturer of hand tools and one of the largest specialist hand..

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    Phocas, the Perfect Add On for MAM Customer, TT Automotive

    2 MIN
    April 7, 2016

    Catering for both national and local customers from their headquarters in Loughborough, Leicestershire, TT..

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    Riley Sales gets Self-Service Analysis with Phocas BI

    2 MIN
    March 7, 2016

    Riley Sales has everything you need to heat and cool your home, business or office, stocking a complete..

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    SpanSet scales new heights with Phocas

    2 MIN
    February 18, 2016

    International group SpanSet is the name behind the most advanced lifting, lashing and personal safety..

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    Phocas offers valuable analysis and insight into sales performance at Deb

    2 MIN
    February 1, 2016

    Deb Group is a major manufacturer of skin care products for all types of workplace and public..

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    ALSPEC Uses Phocas to Ignite Their Dynamics AX ERP Data

    2 MIN
    January 20, 2016

    Established in 1974, ALSPEC are the market leaders in the design and distribution of innovative aluminium..

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    Phocas simplicity brings Zeller faster and smarter decision making

    2 MIN
    December 17, 2015

    Zeller Corporation in the US has been providing engineering solutions to global customers for half a..

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    Phocas delivers for Automotive Afterparts Business

    2 MIN
    December 9, 2015

    There’s no rest for 38-year-old CoolDrive Distribution, a supplier of parts and accessories to the..

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    Phocas sets the standard with Hella Australia

    2 MIN
    November 19, 2015

    Hella ranks as one of the 100 largest German industrial companies. For such a large global corporation,..

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    Walker Zanger refines its decision-making with Phocas & Prophet 21 ERP

    2 MIN
    November 2, 2015

    “Many of our directors and showroom professionals have design degrees. We wanted to give them the..

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    Phocas and Pronto ERP: the winning combination for CoolDrive

    2 MIN
    October 16, 2015

    CoolDrive Distribution has 60,000 products, 20 warehouses, 40 sales reps and customers flung wide. Its..

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    Dashboards bring 'proper' BI to Eurocats

    3 MIN
    September 25, 2015

    European Exhaust and Catalyst (Eurocats) are the UK's largest manufacturer of type approved aftermarket..

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    Phocas Lights Up the Data of AEL Electrical Distributors

    3 MIN
    August 6, 2015

    AEL is a specialist electrical distributor based in Aberdeen, Scotland & was established in 1981 by Mr..

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    Phocas Helps Manufacturer MA Ford Deliver Cutting Edge Quality & Service

    2 MIN
    July 9, 2015

    “What’s particularly useful is the ability to create ad hoc reports and drill down easily into the data…”,..

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    Phocas Gives Heritage Brands a Clear View of their Business

    2 MIN
    June 10, 2015

    "Without Phocas, we would not have achieved what we have over the last few months in terms of..

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    [VIDEO] Success Story - Dave Moench (CFO, 3E, Infor SX.e)

    April 20, 2015

    In this video blog, we speak to Dave Moench (CFO at 3E) to see how he uses Phocas alongside Infor SX.e ERP.

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    Phocas Brings Clarity to the Sales Environment at Days Healthcare

    2 MIN
    April 10, 2015

    Over the last couple of blogs (see here and here), we've discussed how business intelligence can benefit..

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    Phocas Shines New Light on Sales Reporting at LED Autolamps

    3 MIN
    March 30, 2015

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