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Simplified distribution industry software

Distributors face variable challenges like supply chain disruption and labor shortages, making it increasingly difficult to deliver the products and services people desire. Our technology empowers you to drive transformation, differentiate your services, and build your reputation.

Our simplified ERP and WMS solutions have distribution industry functionality built in. We make it easier for you to offer new value-add services, elevate the customer experience, and achieve operational excellence.

Orchestrate every distribution activity with modern solutions designed for your business

With our cloud ERP solutions wholesale distributors stay on the leading edge of automation, innovation, and productivity.

Leverage pre-built distribution software best practices
Distribution ERP software screenshots on mobile scanner and laptop show customized and pre-built industry specific ERP modules

Leverage pre-built distribution software best practices

Deliver products and services faster with preconfigured capabilities, tools, training, and analytics.

  • Access automated monthly updates that occur with zero downtime and no more costly upgrade projects
  • Preview and adopt new innovative features at your own pace with toggle on/off switches
  • Tailor and future-proof your applications, mobile apps, and extensions with extensibility tools
Manage supply chain complexity in distribution
Wholesale distribution worker with ERP cloud software moves fast on customer satisfaction, differentiation, and innovation

Manage supply chain complexity in distribution

Operational excellence comes from managing distribution center activities holistically, at one location or dozens.

  • Support and streamline scheduling, cross-docking, and flow-through
  • Increase visibility and improve warehouse efficiency with 3D visualization
  • Optimize productivity and service levels with embedded labor management
Evolve your distribution business with value-add services
Overhead view of two distribution workers supporting inventory replenishment for customers locations and job sites.

Evolve your distribution business with value-add services

Differentiate your business with a variety of new and updated services to customers.

  • Offer kitting, assembly, manufacturing, mobile field services and repair capabilities
  • Improve efficiencies and margins with equipment rental, availability, and utilization management
  • Support inventory replenishment at customer locations and job sites
Elevate customer experiences with omni-channel sales
Top down view with bar chart of customers walking to show how distributors get ahead of issues with proactive monitoring

Elevate customer experiences with omni-channel sales

Distributors can provide a seamless shopping experience for customers, regardless of channel.

  • Build loyalty by enabling customers to buy through their preferred channels
  • Generate product recommendations via AI to more precisely meet customer needs
  • Get ahead of potential customer issues with proactive monitoring

Software products for wholesale distributors

ERP cloud software for distributors

Infor CloudSuite™ Distribution Enterprise is an industry-leading ERP software solution for wholesale distributors. It’s built with capabilities that are designed specifically for the wholesale distribution industry and its subsegments. The solution provides an exceptional user experience and powerful analytics in a multicompany, multicountry, and multisite environment. This innovative, digital platform in the cloud enables distributors to continuously adopt new technologies and industry-specific capabilities.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Achieve operational excellence across the supply chain
  • Establish differentiation through innovative, value-add services
  • Encourage business collaboration through mobile enablement, workflow, and alerts
  • Streamline inventory management with advanced statistical forecasting and stock recommendations
  • Maintain the highest margins with supplier- and customer-rebate management
PRODUCTS INCLUDED
  • Infor M3™
  • Infor® OS
  • Infor Birst®
  • Infor Implementation Accelerators

ERP software for small- to medium-size distributors

Infor CloudSuite™ Distribution is built specifically for the needs of small- to medium-size wholesale distributors. It’s a comprehensive enterprise solution that weaves innovation into core competencies to help you better serve customers, outpace the competition, and expand profitability. You can optimize every facet of your operations, from sales, omni-channel engagement, inventory, and warehousing, to financials, value-add services, and more. Infor solutions can help you accelerate the pace of business by managing transactions with unparalleled visibility across the enterprise, allowing for better informed and faster decision-making.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Provide an exceptional customer experience
  • Offer innovative value-add services
  • Automate and streamline business processes
  • Enhance workforce productivity
  • Gain visibility across the enterprise
PRODUCTS INCLUDED
  • Infor® Distribution SX.e
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst®
  • Infor Implementation Accelerators

Distribution business intelligence and analytics

Infor® industry analytics deliver relevant and meaningful insights for everybody from the boardroom to the warehouse. Infor Birst® makes business intelligence and analytics easy to consume with prebuilt industry and role-specific content and metrics embedded wherever business users need information.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Leverage proven, pre-built industry content
  • Rely on C-suite dashboards for prescriptive analysis
  • Utilize intelligent drillback with in-context insights
  • Implement an open ecosystem for democratized analytics
  • Integrate data via an enterprise-wide solution

Warehouse management system (WMS)

Infor® WMS is an intuitive warehouse management system that’s designed to help you manage your distribution center activities holistically. It combines warehouse fulfillment with embedded labor management and 3D visual analysis in a unified application. The solution can empower you to enrich service levels and increase product velocity.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Rely on holistic, multisite warehousing
  • Gain unprecedented visibility into inventory, orders, and equipment
  • Deploy on-premises or in the cloud
  • Promote a global footprint with 14 supported languages
  • Utilize a highly configurable solution
  • Leverage a modern user experience

Distribution ERP integration for e-commerce

Infor Rhythm® for Commerce provides a fully integrated, multi-tenant, e-commerce solution that works with existing Infor ERP software products. The solution enables you to sell your complete product assortment in a rich, online shopping experience.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Create a powerful online presence that offers a seamless shopping experience
  • Rely on cost-effective e-commerce management in the cloud
  • Make it easy for your marketing team to build and maintain
  • Use the included product information management functionality, or use your own

CPQ software for wholesale distribution

Infor® CPQ (Configure Price Quote) helps distributors, sell complex products more quickly. The rules-driven platform is designed for visual quoting and dynamic pricing to instantly produce a configuration-specific list price, dealer cost, and quoted selling price. Orders are automatically passed to your business system via enterprise integration.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Sell complex products faster with quick and accurate quotes on demand
  • Optimize your supply chain to improve demand planning and purchasing
  • Bring your products to life with a visual selection and configuration experience
  • Gain complete visibility to data in real time

Customer relationship management (CRM)

Customer Relationship Management software Infor® CRM provides distributors with a view of every customer touch point across sales, marketing, customer service, and support teams.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Manage leads, opportunities, and activities
  • Maintain full control of all data, when and where you need it
  • Leverage back-office and out-of-the-box, Infor ERP software integration
  • Empower your mobile workforce
  • Operate at a low total cost of ownership compared to similar customer relationship management products

Human resources software

Infor® Human Resources is a leading-edge, end-to-end, talent-focused solution. It can help you strategically align people initiatives and talent capabilities to your overall business strategies.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Get all the human capital management functionality you need in one complete solution
  • Utilize a consumer-grade, personalized, role-based user interface
  • Leverage relevant and timely data based on behavior science and analytics
  • Gain complete employee visibility; hire, develop, and retain the right talent
  • Boost employee performance and improve workforce effectiveness

Cloud platform for distribution ERP integrations

Wholesale distributors use Infor® OS cloud operating platform to seamlessly connect services across all Infor CloudSuite™ industry solutions (as well as extending into many third-party solutions). Services range from essential, business-critical functionality to more advanced technology that’s capable of providing competitive advantages to the enterprise.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Leverage a unified cloud infrastructure for single sign-on, mobility, security, and compliance
  • Utilize seamless integration across Infor and non-Infor products
  • Ensure an easy-to-use, unified, user experience across all applications
  • Capture vital data from IoT devices
  • Use advanced analytics and AI for guidance and automated decisions
  • Maintain compliance, collaboration, and accountability with role-based homepages, alerts, and workflows
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