How to keep favorite data views close at hand
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How to keep favorite data views close at hand

What data can't you live without? Actual sales versus budget, stock on hand, low margin against products? Phocas allows you to save a number of favourite data views so factual decision-making is easy.

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Topics: Product, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Job Role - Marketing

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How to keep favorite data views close at hand

how-to-keep-favorite-data-views-close-at-hand

What data can't you live without? Actual sales versus budget, stock on hand, low margin against products? Phocas allows you to save a number of favourite data views so factual decision-making is easy.

Read more

Topics: Product, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Job Role - Marketing

17 supplier KPIs to master

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The following is a preview of our new eGuide, KPIs for AD suppliers that's been created with AD, the largest member-owned buying group for construction and industrial supplies in America.

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Topics: Industry - HVAC/Plumbing, Industry - Building & Industrial Supplies, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Inventory/Operations

How to compare customer profitability and sales value using Phocas

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Truly understanding your customers is the best part of running a business and is one of the fundamental benefits of investing in data analytics.  At Phocas, selling our solutions to distribution businesses who have no current reporting is easy but helping people to serve their customers better; that’s the really satisfying work.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Sales, Product, Job Role - Inventory/Operations

How to build a dynamic dashboard and stay on top of your KPIs

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If a picture can paint a thousand words, how many is a dynamic picture worth? A lot of words, according to business owners, sales and purchasing professionals who use dashboards regularly.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Executive, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Job Role - Marketing

Four signs your company needs a data analytics solution

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What are your company’s objectives for 2019? What data are you using to back this up?  Companies are drowning in the deluge of data they generate every day. Yet many are struggling to access the information they need to make critical decisions. 

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Inventory/Operations, Job Role - Marketing

Optimize your supply chain with data analytics

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An optimized supply chain lowers costs and improves the performance of the production cycle. Data analytics can help you actively improve the efficiency of your various supply chain activities and optimize sourcing, warehousing, and selling.

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Job Role - Inventory/Operations

Win the stock and inventory management battle with data analytics

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Stock and inventory management: how can you optimize it? At Phocas, we set out to answer this question with one of our in-house subject matter experts. In our recent global webinar, we provided a comprehensive overview about the challenges of inventory management and the benefits of using data to overcome them.

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Topics: Strategy, Management and Performance, Job Role - Inventory/Operations

Seasonal sales trends: Do you have your products ready?

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This time of year many businesses are dealing with seasonal demands. Seasonal trends come in many forms: increased sales of perfumes for the holidays, decreased sales in building products during the northern hemisphere winter, or increased sales of swimwear in the southern hemisphere summer.

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Retail, Job Role - Inventory/Operations

How to safely reduce your inventory costs

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Warehouse, inventory and operations managers understand that inventory is a capital investment, and that holding too much inventory can result in a wasted investment. 

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - Inventory/Operations

Running a lean warehouse: How to get your inventory levels right

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Due to the growing global market, warehouse, purchasing, and operations managers are under increased pressure to cut costs and increase efficiency. Today's managers have to control the flow of inventory within their organization, as well as the flow of information along the supply chain. 

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Topics: Job Role - Inventory/Operations

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