Turtle & Hughes, a leading New Jersey-based distributor of electrical and industrial equipment, has implemented Infor Distribution SX.e across its enterprise.
The fourth-generation, women-owned business elected to replace its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to benefit from the innovative, industry-specific functionality delivered by Infor. With a single solution to manage front- and back-office operations, including warehousing, order entry and inventory control, Turtle & Hughes will be able to further simplify business workflow, improve customer satisfaction, and reduce operational costs.
"In this particular industry, investing in a robust ERP system that can efficiently manage an extensive inventory is one of the keys to increasing profitability," said Pete Billson, technology director, Turtle & Hughes. "Not only has Infor Distribution SX.e helped us to do this, but it has also enabled us to create actionable data to drive smarter purchasing. This helps us to ultimately deliver a useful, end-to-end integrated supply solution for customers-our main priority."
The company takes pride in being a one-stop shop for all its customers' needs, ranging from business process evaluation and improvement to multi-commodity procurement and turnkey implementation to operational data analytics. Infor SX.e automates Turtle & Hughes' core day-to-day processes, helping to speed operations and ensure timely shipment deliveries from all nine of the company's distributions centers.
Infor SX.e also supports Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Turtle & Hughes. THIS' approach is a differentiator among traditional distributors and outsourced models that provide SKU-based procurement for customers, positioning the company as a thought leader in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry. Infor SX.e will help THIS deliver targeted services for supply chain analysis, business process improvement, and transaction management.
In addition, the capabilities of Storeroom for Infor SX.e will allow both Turtle & Hughes and THIS to provide enhanced warehouse management services to customers, overseeing everything from setups, issues and returns to inventory movement and serial processing. Storeroom communicates directly with Infor SX.e through Infor ION®, Infor's lightweight middleware application, creating a comprehensive, flexible solution to monitor customers' indirect material and machine supplies.