Behind the scenes of Direct Sales

A brief IT perspective for those who wonder how it all works.

You must have heard of companies like Avon, Amway, Herbalife, Oriflame and NuSkin many times by now. Or maybe you have even met or seen one of their distributors/consultants around your neighborhood, at work or at a party. These companies together generate billions of dollors worth of business each year. Despite the pyramid scheme critisms, these companies make a lot of people happy too. Actually, their distributors/consultants does just like what a typical sales team does. They SELL. And if they sell well, they can make considerable amounts of income .

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Picking Automation for Order Fulfillment

If you are processing high volumes of orders in your warehouse, you are probably also using too many pickers to pick and pack the orders you get. Humans are not robots, so we make mistakes. This is also valid for your pickers too. But there are ways to reduce the number of mistakes they make while picking. In this article I will try to cover some of the most common techniques that can be used to increase your picking performance and accuracy.

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Nightmare on ERP Street

After reading the latest news about the lawsuits opened against some ERP companies, I can’t keep myself away from writing this article. One of the latest news was “Epicor” being sued by “Whaley corp”, a company that sells and fixes commercial kitchen equipment, in South Carolina, USA.

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