Juggling the need to meet demands while increasing profit margins and reducing the cost of service are the leading concerns for leaders in manufacturing, retail and distribution. Brands need to understand that keeping updated on their distribution processes will allow them to expand to new markets.
Technology can and should take the lead in solving impediments to channel processes that will ultimately allow your company the ability to change its distribution strategy if needed.
How To Utilize An Effective IT Strategy
Utilizing an IT strategy will ease the chain of command between manufacturers, retailers and distributors. IT services will ensure that distributors are performing their respective duty as the middleman between retailers and producers. IT can boost the market analysis to achieve peak sales performance, in order to strengthen relationships with manufacturers and retailers.
With an advanced IT strategy, retailers will also serve more of the brand’s products to increase awareness. However, making sure that distributors are practicing advanced IT strategies will ensure that retail execution and shipment patterns are regulated by providing your company with guidance on the right tools to prevent errors.
Benefits Of Implementing An IT Strategy
Hartman’s team of approachable, outsourced CIOs and strategic IT experts work alongside you to apply their industry-specific expertise in your business — to solve those pressing problems and help your organization to:
- Modernize and streamline the sales process, creating stronger engagement with clients and prospects through Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
- Eliminate workarounds to enable more effective, efficient use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
- Assess and manage upgrades and mission-critical updates of outdated systems and software to bolster lead generation, ensure optimal integration and reduce losses
- Leverage mobile technology to track inventory and increase operational efficiency
Ready to leverage top-tier IT strategies and solutions to peak your sales performance, and increase your operational efficiencies? Contact Hartman Executive Advisors today to find out how we can assist your organization.