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Trade Show Orders – Fast & Easy

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With OrderShark, trade show orders writing has never been faster or easier.  It takes on average almost 7 minutes to write one, let alone multiple, trade show orders.  With OrderShark, you can write your trade show orders in seconds!  OrderShark for writing trade show orders works with all your current customers.   With OrderShark, when taking trade show orders, you can add a new customer with one tap and begin taking the trade show order immediately.   When…

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Customer Order Entry on the Rise

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Customer order entry is on the rise.  One of the best parts of my job is talking to pros in different wholesale distribution segments every day. Ai2 serves companies that distribute individual items that cost thousands of dollars to companies that sell products by the thousands for pennies. In every conversation it’s reinforced that sales rep order entry efficiency is a critical part of the supply chain. If our clients don’t get the orders placed efficiently and…

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Native Apps — the Right Choice for Your Business

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Eight and a half years ago Apple announced the iPhone, the event that began the mobile revolution. The world has never been the same.   Since that time, the fundamental shift in behavior is mobile: the most interesting place to be is no longer in front of a computer, it’s to go out into the world with a computer in your hand. By 2020, 80 percent of all mobile data traffic will come from smartphones.  70% of the…

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Order Management Systems OMS – The Lifeblood of your Business

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Orders are the life blood of your business and Order Management Systems OMS are the one business process that impacts all other aspects of your business.  Order Management Systems OMS are much more than filling out an order form or entering a few key strokes on a computer– it’s the first step to a sequence of events: payment, fulfillment, inventory management, accounting, backorder management, advanced reporting, customer retention, and marketing. Order Management Systems OMS automate order fulfillment.  The…

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Sales Enablement Software for Wine & Spirits

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Sales Enablement Software by Ai2 will be on display at the 2015 WSWA convention.   The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) 72nd Annual Convention & Exposition is being held April 12-15 in Orlando and Ai2 will be there to showcase their latest sales enablement software innovations.   Ai2’s Sales Enablement Software will help beverage alcohol suppliers and distributors make the right information available to the right people at the right time. Ai2’s Sales Enablement Software help beverage alcohol…

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Proof of Delivery

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Proof of delivery assures the right goods are delivered to the right customer at the right time with verification. There are many proof of delivery apps and systems available but DeliverPro is the only proof of delivery app especially designed to run native on the iPad or iPad mini. www.apple,com. DeliverPro is a complete proof of delivery (POD) solution for your drivers.  DeliverPro runs on the iPad and replaces all manual processes, paper-based methods and legacy software.  Automate your…

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Consumerization of IT

Consumerization of IT

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Consumerization of IT is driven by employees and customers who buy their own devices, use their own personal online service accounts, install their own applications and then connect to the corporate network with the device, often without the organization’s knowledge.  Consumerization of IT is used to describe the cycle of information technology  emerging in the consumer market, spreading to business and government organizations, largely because employees are using the popular “consumer market” technologies and devices at home…

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Inbound Marketing App

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Inbound marketing app (apps) can dramatically improve how you reach and connect with your customers. How good would it be to have an inbound marketing app that solves the problem of content delivery to your customers? eMarketer  is an inbound marketing app that directly delivers all digital content to your customer’s own smartphones.  The inbound marketing app is an absolute necessity in marketing content to your customers. eMarketer is an inbound marketing app that is private labeled to you….

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Barcode Scanners – the Honeywell Sled Has Come of Age

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The barcode itself was conceived nearly 60 years ago in the sand on a beach by a young graduate student named N. Joseph Woodland who was holding a stick and making his now famous design (circular then). That invention sat an orphan for a quarter of a century until an optical laser barcode scanner (reader) was created that could infuse Woodland’s barcode idea with real world utility.  After IBM designed the UPC in the early 1970s, the…

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Foodservice Sales Force Automation

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Foodservice sales force automation transformed the business of my former employer, US Foods.   Before I worked in mobile technology, I worked in foodservice.  I started with US Foods in the fall of 1995.  At the time, they were using a printed sales book driven by dBase IV and a data formatter. Before foodservice sales force automation, my job as a database manager was to supervise the creation of updated sales book pages for each of the…

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