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Cloud Adoption for Distributors
Cloud Adoption for Distributors

In the past ten to fifteen years, Billion Dollar CIOs have been inundated with white papers, news articles, and discussions around “The Cloud.” Historically, distributors are not the first adopters when it comes to technology. As distribution firms are smack-dab in the middle of the supply chain, they need to evaluate every capital spend carefully […]

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The Human Capital Issues for CHROs
The Human Capital Issues for CHROs

Over 30,000 people are employed today within the $5.3 trillion distribution industry, and “human capital” is one area that keeps Chief Human Resources Officers (CHRO) up at night. Accomplished CHRO’s manage human capital much like CFOs manage financial capital, by finding and executing the allocation of talent investments that engages talent, drives organizational strategy through […]

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Outside / In Customer Focused Culture
Outside / In Customer Focused Culture

Outside / In Customer Focused Culture Since the beginning of commerce, distributors have always concentrated on the needs of their customers. What they want to buy, how often they want to buy, and how they like to buy are questions that keep most distribution executives up at night. With the advent of the internet and […]