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NetPlus Member Ohio Power Tools Receives 2019 MDM Digital Innovator Award

NetPlus Member Ohio Power Tool Receives 2019 MDM Digital Innovator Award Modern Distribution Management (MDM) recently selected NetPlus Alliance member Ohio Power Tool as one of 10 recipients for its 2019 Digital Innovator Award. The award recognized distributors that demonstrate a commitment to digital and technological advancement. Since 2000, Ohio Power Tool has invested in…

How to Reduce OSHA Violations in the Workplace— The Easy Way

How to Reduce OSHA Violations in the Workplace— The Easy Way By Avery The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created by congress in 1970 to protect the safety and health of US workers. While keeping workers safe and healthy may be a top priority, and essential to the health of many businesses, avoiding…

ERP Software

Why It’s a Great Time to Be in the Cloud

Why It’s a Great Time to Be in the Cloud By Epicor Software While enterprise resource planning (ERP) software has been available in the cloud for more than a decade, it’s not quite the norm—though, adoption rates are increasing for distributors. This is largely driven by the need to provide exceptional customer service to remain…

NetPlus Alliance Group Purchases Update

NetPlus Alliance 2018 Group Purchases Grow 27% Over 2017

NetPlus Alliance 2018 Group Purchases Grow 27% Over 2017 NetPlus Alliance, a North American industrial and contractor supplies buying group, reports continued optimism among its members, reflected in a 27 percent increase in group purchases during 2018. This surge in growth comes after a strong 2017. Organic growth was 20 percent in 2018. It is…

Supply Chain Management – NetPlus Alliance

2 Ways Distributors Can Improve Supply Chain Management and Boost Morale

2 Ways Distributors Can Improve Supply Chain Management and Boost Morale By Paul Byrnes You know that an inefficient supply chain can lead to financial losses, but are you aware of the toll it can take on morale? Any disconnect from purchasing and procurement right on down to the customer sale can have an impact…