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The Seven Deadly Sins of Distribution Expense Control

White Paper Published By: International Business Systems (IBS)
International Business Systems (IBS)
Published:  Aug 30, 2011
Type:  White Paper
Length:  13 pages

Revenue may be the sexy side of business, but reducing operating expenses is critical. It's no good growing your sales if the profits are leaking out through operating costs.

If you downloaded our last eBook on Margin Killers, you'll know that keeping your eye on your profit margins is essential. This eBook, the next in the series, will show you how distribution software can protect your profits in an instant.

Some of the things you'll learn:

  • Why expenses always grow with sales - whether the growth is large or small, the two always go hand in hand.
  • Why all inventory is an expense - stop using your warehouse as storage. It's costing you money.
  • How information can be your lifeblood - it might sound boring, but centralized data management in your distribution software is key to keeping your costs down.
  • How flexibility really pays - there are hundreds of inflexible distributors out there. If you can react to real-time trends you can stop expenses before they start to accumulate.
  • In our experience as the world leader in distribution software, we've seen companies' revenue eaten 

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distribution logistics, distribution management, wholesale distribution, distribution resource management, supply chain management, erp, enterprise, resource, resource planning, ibs, enterprise applications