How to be more effective at execution in a wholesale business
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How to be more effective at execution in a wholesale business

Speed may never be more important to your business than it is today. The right data analytics solution can help your team to react quickly to the needs of your customers and the changes in your industry, products and suppliers that influence your business. Speed is more than how fast your data analytics solution can process the information, however it’s how fast your branch, inventory, finance and sales teams can get to the information they need to execute your strategy.

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Topics: Industry - Electrical, Job Role - Executive

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How to be more effective at execution in a wholesale business

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Speed may never be more important to your business than it is today. The right data analytics solution can help your team to react quickly to the needs of your customers and the changes in your industry, products and suppliers that influence your business. Speed is more than how fast your data analytics solution can process the information, however it’s how fast your branch, inventory, finance and sales teams can get to the information they need to execute your strategy.

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Topics: Industry - Electrical, Job Role - Executive

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

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According to IBISWorld the electrical wholesale industry generated $219bn in the last 12 months in the US, UK and Australia and has an expected annual grow rate of two per cent. Those using data analytics are reportedly getting a $9 return for every dollar spent. Here's how traditional electrical supply companies are transforming their operations with data.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Electrical

Increase data visibility into your business

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Business leaders want to make decisions faster and with more efficiency.  Without visible data that is accessible and organized, it’s nearly impossible to make well-informed decisions. Liked driving a car on a foggy road at night, you will have difficulty identifying the best route or avoiding potential obstacles on the road. However, with data visibility, you have the clarity to make good decisions at the right time, as well as the flexibility to respond to potential challenges.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Industry - Electrical, Job Role - Executive

Loeb Electric spots trends using data analytics

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As Loeb Electric grew and data inquiries increased, the company needed better technology. The company was ready to try a different approach to Excel and CRM for analysis and reporting. After evaluating a variety of solutions, Loeb choose Epicor Data Analytics (EDA) powered by Phocas which integrates with its Epicor Eclipse ERP system.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Electrical

Validate decisions with data

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Do you ever make decisions on the run? Have you dropped the price on a product by a few percent for a good customer and then found they didn’t increase sales and you lost money? Whether you have a family-run organization or an international company, data should be the foundation of your strategic decision-making.  With the right data analysis and tools, what was once a gut-feel decision becomes actionable insight that will lead to greater business success.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Industry - Electrical, Industry - Building & Industrial Supplies, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Job Role - Marketing

Can data analytics assist the mergers and acquisitions process?

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The key principle behind M&A is that joining two companies is more valuable than operating them separately. But we all know there are so many decisions regarding the two businesses that need to be made to secure the value of the consolidation. One of these considerations is often about software or IT and what data analytics solution the 'new' company should choose.

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Topics: Job Role - Finance, Industry - Electrical, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, Industry - Building & Industrial Supplies, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Retail, Industry - Mechanical and Industrial

Phocas illuminates customer relationships for Mercury Lighting

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Mercury Lighting (Mercury) is Canada’s largest independent lighting solutions provider, offering nearly 9,000 products. The ability to interpret their data helps them to map buying patterns of customers and better serve their needs.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Electrical, ERP - SAP Business One, Job Role - Executive

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

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Electric supplier leverages data analytics solution to enhance data-driven culture, automate and optimize reporting, and facilitate decision making

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Electrical, Job Role - Executive

Have you tried these 4 strategies to improve electrical supply sales?

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The electrical supply market is constantly growing and evolving. IBISworld reports that US electrical sales are increasing by 2.9% annually and may further surge due to improved manufacturing conditions. Despite the increased sales, competitors are becoming more savvy. For your business to grow beyond the national average, you must have an effective sales strategy.

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Topics: Job Role - Sales, Industry - Electrical

Billows switches to Phocas and sees everyone using data with ease

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

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Electrical, ERP - Infor

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