Since 1982 CAL Business Solutions has been providing ERP systems to small and mid-sized distributors.
These solutions manage supply chain and logistics activities, including warehouse management, inventory management, and order management (sales and purchase orders), and connect these operations with financials and sales.
Dynamics GP with SalesPad for Distribution
CAL Business Solutions extends the power of Dynamics GP for the distribution industry with SalesPad. SalesPad adds functionality for workflow, order entry, inventory, and sales management, and makes it easier to get information out of Microsoft Dynamics GP. It can even lower the overall cost of a Dynamics GP implementation.
Acumatica Cloud ERP Distribution Suite
Distributors can automate processes and reduce errors in purchasing, order fulfillment, inventory tracking, and customer support with distribution management software from Acumatica. It is fully integrated with Acumatica’s CRM, Manufacturing, Field Service, and Project Accounting for visibility across the entire organization.
With the wide network of add on products for distribution, you have the flexibility to choose additional functionality for eCommerce, EDI, data collection, warehouse management, compliance, lot tracking, serial tracking, landed cost, pick pack ship, 3PL integration, drop-ship management, multi-currency, barcoding, container management, integrated shipping, inventory planning, bill of materials, manufacturing orders, inventory control, lot control, and standard costs.
CAL clients include distributors of industrial equipment, office supplies, medical devices, furniture, sports equipment, engine parts, specialty chemicals, food and beverage and much more. Their success stories show how the right software system helped them to:
- Increase order accuracy to 98.5%
- Cut order entry time by 50%
- Increase order processing by 150%
- Generate 10x the number of quotes per week
- Save 48 hours a month in manual processes
- Save $150,000 a year by increasing production without adding additional staff
If you are a small or mid-sized distribution company looking for similar benefits, contact CAL Business Solutions. We can help you evaluate your current systems, business processes, and goals to determine the right solution for you.
Distribution Industry Customer Success Stories:
Frederick Block, Brick & Stone
Frederick Block, Brick & Stone is a masonry and landscape supply distributor that sells brick, stone, pavers, and all related items to contractors and homeowners.
- Unlimited user pricing model
- Remote access to secure cloud based system
- Complex industry specific functionality added by CAL
- Unlimited ways to view information
“A big deciding factor was Acumatica’s unlimited user pricing model. We knew we could grow with Acumatica, and bring everyone into the system, without any additional costs.” – Steve Slaughter, President/CEO, Frederick Block, Brick & Stone
Read Full Case Study: Building Supply Distribution Company Selects Acumatica as Right System to Handle Growth
Lifeway Mobility supplies a wide variety of ramps, stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, transfer aids, and bath safety solutions to individuals and businesses in multiple states.
- Shortens time to set up new offices
- Enables increased focus on customer service
- Gives quick access to data to take advantage of trends
- Zero infrastructure costs
“Lifeway Mobility is on a very strong growth trajectory. Acumatica is a competitive advantage, allowing us to do that. And we’re doing it in the Cloud, with zero IT infrastructure.” – Bryan Mullen, SVP, Shared Services at Lifeway Mobility
Read Full Case Study: Acumatica Helps Company Rapidly Accelerate Growth With One Connected System in the Cloud
|“With Dynamics GP we have increased our order processing by 150% and our order accuracy to 98.5% because of workflow, easy access to information, and barcoding.”Rich Larkin, Director of Operations|
Read Full Case Study: Medical Device Manufacturer & Distributor Increases Order Accuracy and Processing Speed with Microsoft Dynamics GP® and SalesPad® DataCollection
|“CAL was around not only for the initial set up, they continue to solve problems for us and come up with innovative ideas.” Bobbi-Ann Berglund, Assistant Controller|
Read Full Case Study: Specialty Chemical Manufacturer and Distributor Easily Handles 30% Growth Thanks to Microsoft Dynamics® GP with SalesPad
|“Our customers were very impressed that we could implement a new ERP system in 12 weeks—and with zero interruption to our business. Part of the success was due to the experience of our partner and our project managers, but the straightforward design and structure of Microsoft Dynamics GP also played an important role.” Gary Blanchette, General Manager|
Read Full Case Study: How a Multimillion Dollar Distribution Company Implemented Microsoft Dynamics GP in Just 12 Weeks with Zero Interruption to Customers
|“Using Dynamics GP with SalesPad we have been able to streamline our process and reduce our per order time from 2.5 minutes down to 1 minute. These efficiencies mean we can serve customers faster.” Olga Glynos, Director of Finance and Technology|
Read Full Case Study: Manufacturing Company Goes on Lean Journey with Microsoft Dynamics GP® to Streamline Processes and Focus on Customers
|“CAL helped us determine what we really needed and the most practical, simple way to get there and get the work done.”Jim Moran, President|
Read Full Case Study: Connecticut Distribution Company Determines That the Right ERP Partner is as Important as the Right ERP Software
|“SalesPad allows me to keep a good handle on what is going on at my company every day. If I have a question about an order I can easily pull it up and get a full sales analysis report. Documents that used to disappear in a filing cabinet are now visible to every member of the team through every step in the process from quote to completed order.” Jack Norton, President|
Read Full Case Study: Warner Specialty Products Reduces Order Processing Time by 50% Using Microsoft Dynamics GP + SalesPad
|“Customers want to know you are doing a good job for them. To be able to show them that we shipped 99% of their orders on time is very powerful. SalesPad gives us a better way to analyze our customer information and find ways we can increase business with them. I feel confident it is increasing our business.” Barry Lerman, President & CEO|
Read the full case study: Custom Bottle Increases Sales to Existing Customers Using Microsoft Dynamics GP + SalesPad
|“SalesPad helps us minimize the amount of work we have to do to keep quotes rolling out of here. I can confidently say that I can generate 10 times more quotes in a week using Microsoft Dynamics GP with SalesPad than I used to do in QuickBooks.” Brandon Hall, President|
Read the full case study: Genex Turbine Technologies Generates Quotes 10x Faster Using Microsoft Dynamics GP + SalesPad
|“We have steadily increased our business since using the Microsoft Dynamics GP system, and we’ve radically cut down on the amount of time we spent doing it.” Jason Kloter, President|
Read the full case study: Retail Distribution Company Uses Microsoft Dynamics GP to Manage Growth, Increase Sales and Simplify Maintenance.
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If you are a distribution company that is evaluating new software, contact CAL Business Solutions to determine if Microsoft Dynamics GP is the right ERP system for your needs.