We Know Distribution
Let us help you do better . . .
Columbus knows how to make clients more successful by adapting and implementing proven, Microsoft Dynamics based ERP solutions to maximize the efficiency and overall business performance of distribution organizations.
Based on our deep industry knowledge in the distribution industry, we build targeted business solutions on top of the reliable Microsoft Dynamics platform that lets you adapt swiftly to market changes. Our solutions meet 80% of industry requirements right off, and with individual adaption, you will experience the full impact on your business performance with a lower total cost of ownership.
Our proven SureStep+ process and unique solution sets ensure a faster and less expensive implementation. By upgrading your legacy system to a Columbus end-to-end business application, your business will achieve:
Improved operational efficiency and collaboration for your distribution management
ColumbusDistribution is more than just a warehouse management system. It can deliver visibility into your sales data, inventory levels, and delivery schedules, giving you confidence in your ability to meet customer demands. We can help you:
- Identify emerging customer behavior
- Better predict future market trends
- Keep your inventory lean
- Make smarter buying decisions and decrease costs
- Negotiate better terms with vendors and suppliers
- Improve customer relationships
Improved basis for optimal business decisions through increased visibility
Real-time access to accurate business metrics is vital for your ability to make optimal business decisions, quickly and effectively. We can help you:
- Manage all parts of the process and trace raw materials through all stages
- Provide product availability and delivery time through a Web portal
- Maintain real-time data
- Reduce errors with bar codes and scanners
- Optimize layout, picking methods, and movement processes
- Ensure on-time order fulfillment
- Use critical forecasting to plan for future needs
Improved warehouse management & distribution
Eliminate blind spots and eradicating wasted steps can have a major impact on your bottom line. ColumbusDistribution builds on robust Microsoft Dynamics functionality to automate the materials handling process for distributors. We can help you:
- Run warehouse management system (WMS) processes in paperless mode
- Reduce the number of wrong picks and deliveries
- Improve traceability from start-to-finish
- Manage order information by ASN and EDI
- Focus on building best of breed WMS and distribution systems
With more than 20 years in the market and 6,000 successful implementation, Microsoft recognizes Columbus as a global top 3 partner.