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


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

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, ERP - Infor

Eastern Industrial Supplies makes fast business decisions with data analytics


Plumbing distributor leverages Phocas to increase access to data across the business, automate financial statements process and protect cost advantages.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, ERP - Epicor Eclipse

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


Hotchkiss Air Supply is the UK's leading independently owned provider of ventilation and air movement products to the construction industry and has been established for over 40 years. The company has ten branches throughout the UK and £1,500,000 worth of stock to manage.

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Topics: Case Study, ERP - Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, Industry - Manufacturing

How to improve stock management in the plumbing and HVAC industry

Plumbing and HVAC businesses must ensure there is enough stock-on-hand to fulfill orders, without being overstocked which results in a financial loss. 

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Topics: Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing

How to increase HVAC and Plumbing supply sales

For HVAC and plumbing companies, parts and supplies are as numerous as they are varied. Through the use of business intelligence software, companies can quickly visualize their operations and make strategic changes to enhance their business. In this blog, we’ll discuss a few ways data can help HVAC and plumbing suppliers.

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Topics: Job Role - Sales, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing

[eGuide] 7 benefits of business intelligence for HVAC and Plumbing

If you operate an HVAC or plumbing supply business, the ability to aggregate and analyze your business data will have a significant impact on whether you can meet market demands.

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Topics: Industry - HVAC/Plumbing

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

Behler-Young celebrated its 90th year in business in 2016. The HVAC distributor is the largest in Michigan, operating 16 branches across the state and Ohio, as well as a large distribution center on the east side of Michigan and its corporate headquarters in Grand Rapids.

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Topics: Case Study, ERP - Infor, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution

Riley Sales gets Self-Service Analysis with Phocas BI

Riley Sales has everything you need to heat and cool your home, business or office, stocking a complete line of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) and industrial supplies, tools, equipment and machinery for residential and commercial applications.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, ERP - Infor, Industry - Wholesale Distribution

Gateway Supply uses Business Intelligence Software to Deliver Business Insight

Phocas allows us to zero in on what might be causing a problem and gives us the ability to look deeper into it,” Chris Williams, President, Gateway Supply Company.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, ERP - Epicor Eclipse, Industry - Wholesale Distribution

Aaron & Company Discover Large Returns on a Small Investment

Aaron & Company is a leading plumbing-heating-cooling supply wholesaler in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, with six branches throughout the Garden State. Aaron & Company employs over 175 people at its six locations.

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, ERP - Epicor Eclipse, Industry - Wholesale Distribution

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