Wholesale business solutions, such as ERP or WMS systems are crucial for wholesalers. They are proven to cut costs and improve efficiencies across the supply chain. However, many businesses still suffer from failed implementations. Research from analyst Gartner estimated that up to 75% of ERP implementations are unsuccessful. The main reason is that the time and […]
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We are pleased to announce that Oporteo has been shortlisted at this year’s Northern Ecommerce Awards. This annual event, hosted by Prolific North and Don’t Panic Events, celebrates the very best in ecommerce and online retailing from across the North of England. (more…)
BCP, a leading supplier of digital and ecommerce solutions, has today announced the launch of their new Product Information Management (PIM) System. Oporteo PIM will be available from 1 October 2018 and promises to be a simpler way for wholesalers and retailers to manage, maintain and monitor their product data.
Scotland’s leading independent wines and spirits merchant, Inverarity Morton (IM), has committed to a new supply chain management system with voice-activated technology from Business Computer Projects (BCP) to further improve its competitive edge. (more…)
We recently attended the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) FASTFWD Conference to find out if the wholesale sector is ready for change….
There were some key discussions about the disruptors affecting the sector. Issues such as Brexit, retail consolidation and technology continue to have an impact. All of which mean wholesalers need to change how they do business, and fast. (more…)
New ‘track and trace’ system for tobacco products is coming into force on the 20 May 2019
The European Tobacco Product Directive (EUTPD) (2014/40/EU) limits the sale and promotion of tobacco related products within the EU. Its primary aim is to ensure a high level of health protection for European citizens. It is also there to also improve the internal functioning of the tobacco market. (more…)
BCP joins the Federation of Wholesale Distributors
Business Computer Projects (BCP) is pleased to announce they have joined the Federation of Wholesale Distributors.
BCP invited their clients to take part in a survey to determine how wholesalers engage with digital marketing. As well as find out if it’s a valuable tool for business growth. The results show that 85% understand the importance of digital marketing. However, they were surprised to see only 38% develop frequent strategies. So why […]