HARWINTON, CT, November 23, 2012  – CAL Business  Solutions, a Connecticut based  Microsoft Dynamics GP partner, announces the release of a new white paper titled, 25 Brilliant Ideas to Outsmart Your Competition with Microsoft  Dynamics ERP. CAL Business Solutions was chosen by the ERP Software Blog to be part of a panel of 21 ERP and accounting software experts from North America and Europe who contributed knowledge to this project.

The report includes examples from real-world companies from a wide range of industries, including a food manufacturer, an engineering firm, a restaurant chain, a movie studio, a physician’s clinic, a  non-profit, a correctional facility, an office supply distributor and many more.  Each example of increased productivity is connected to the way they use ERP  software as a competitive advantage.

“Each contributor was chosen because of their extensive experience in the ERP software industry. We compiled their stories in clear and easy to understand way so they could benefit others in the software selection process. This white paper is not about presenting sales promises, it is real stories from real companies who are fighting to be the best in their markets every day.” comments Anya Ciecierski, Editor of the ERP  Software Blog.

CAL Business Solutions submitted entry #10 focused on Pricing  Negotiations. It uses the example of a Rhode Island-based distribution company,  Amax Inc. Using Microsoft Dynamics GP, the company gained control of their margins — not only leveling them out but increasing them — through real-time visibility into ever-changing inventory costs. Competitors, lacking access to margin data don’t stand a chance in tight negotiations. The full Amax case study and video review can also be viewed at www.calszone.com/amax. “It is exciting for us to see our clients, like Amax, use technology to make such a dramatic impact on their business. And to know we helped play a role in that,” says George Mackiewicz,  President, CAL Business Solutions.

This white paper is the third release of the ERP PANEL PAPERS – a straightforward series of white papers from a  nationwide panel of ERP experts. Others in the series include, “Beyond Software: How to Estimate the Cost of ERP Implementation  Services” and 35 Questions Every CFO Needs to Ask About ERP Software in the  Cloud.

The new white paper, 25 Brilliant Ideas to Outsmart Your Competition with Microsoft  Dynamics ERP, can be downloaded at www.erpsoftwareblog.com/brilliant-erp as a PDF and as an MP3  audio file. Readers may also be interested in the related infographic, 10 Brilliant Ideas to Outsmart Your Competition with Microsoft  Dynamics ERP at www.erpsoftwareblog.com/brilliant-erp-infographic.

About  ERP Software Blog: ERPSoftwareBlog.com is a nationwide group of experts dedicated to assisting financial professionals in the ERP/Accounting software selection process. Connect with ERP Software Blog on Twitter @erpsoftwareblog or visit www.erpsoftwareblog.com and www.crmsoftwareblog.com to browse articles and free resources.

About CAL Business Solutions: CAL Business Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner focused on Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) ERP/accounting software. Offering implementation, integration, data conversion and customization plus local support and training. We work with 200 customers in more than 16 states, with a focus on companies in Connecticut (CT) plus Massachusetts (MA), Rhode Island (RI) and Westchester County, New York (NY). https://www.calszone.com

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