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Why experience is everything when choosing a technology supplier

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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The times they are a changin’

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…)

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European Tobacco Products Directive

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…)

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