For distribution companies of all sizes, a competitive edge is difficult to win and even harder to maintain. On one side, independent parts distributors need access to leading-edge technology in order to maximize customer engagement and compete with large retailers. On the other side, global organizations are always looking to improve controls for system pricing and inventory in order to stay profitable.DST - IBM i White Paper.pdf
IntroductionAlthough it may come as a surprise to 30-something “digital architects,” e-Commerce has actually been around for more than 40 years.
What began as an electronic process to facilitate ordering and payments between large corporations has evolved into a strategic business system that allows companies of all sizes to connect with customers in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago. e-Commerce enables companies to create, deliver and capture value to customers, leveraging its supply chain management, marketing and sales, and IT competencie