Because inventory doesn't rest.
FACTS at a Glance
- Infor Distribution FACTS maximizes speed and accuracy by accessing and integrating data across your entire operation–eliminating redundant, manual processes and streamlining business function. Its intuitive, easy-to-use graphical interface allows users to become more productive, faster.
- Used by more than 2,000 distribution companies nationwide.
Buying FACTS from Sequoia Group was the best business decision I ever made
Jan Kyucera – Contempo Ceramic Tile and Stone
Supply Chain Management
As a distribution company, you’re responsible for efficiently moving and managing goods and materials, while finding flexible ways to foresee customer requirements and even get ahead of the curve on demand and supply. Distribution Express will enhance the way you sell, source, and deliver goods to customers.
Core processes such as selling, building, and buying from suppliers deserve special attention. Infor Distribution FACTS’s business management capabilities give you tools to keep your day-to-day operations running smoothly and your relationships with prospects, customers, and suppliers on sure footing.
With today’s pervasive Internet-based business environment, customers and suppliers alike are requiring that distributors do business with them 24×7. Infor’s e-commerce capabilities support around-the-clock, seamless transactions and access to key information, such as order status and product information.
Making informed business decisions is a crucial element in ensuring your company’s success. Infor Distribution FACTS’s performance management capabilities will help you analyze, manage, and share key information about your operations.
In today’s business environment, cost pressures and compliance requirements demand efficient, flexible, and accurate financial management. Infor’s Distribution Express will enhance all of your financial management processes.
Buyer’s Control Center is a central work center that allows buyers to more efficiently and effectively manage the task of replenishing your product lines. This will improve fill rates, increase accuracy, hit supplier buying targets, and decrease carrier costs.
Designed by Infor™ experts-with years of domain experience and hundreds of collective years solving distribution IT challenges—Distribution Express is a highly configurable ERP solution with industry-specific buying, stocking, selling, and servicing capabilities. Robust functionality and innovative features create high levels of efficiency, accuracy, and convenience, so you can maximize your resources and access to information across your entire operation. Distribution Express is easy to implement and support, so you can keep your IT staff levels to a minimum while its ease-of-use reduces your training costs. The result is the integration, automation, and simplicity you need to optimize your company’s performance.
Other Core Features
Give users a fast and accurate tool to manage and monitor the entire sales process from contracts to quotes to invoices.
Allow purchasing agents and warehouse managers to manage by exception numerous distributor functions, including automated replenishment, cycle counting, and warehouse transfers.
Manage the purchase of stock and non-stock orders, ensuring that purchase order prices are correct, and vendor-item costs and vendor costs contracts are maintained.
Improve the efficiency of receiving, put-away, moving, counting, picking, and shipping to increase warehouse productivity and accuracy.
Provide distributors with an efficient system for make-to-order, configure-to-order, make-to-stock, and kitted production.
Manage all facets of a service and repair organization, including field and depot requirements; maintenance and warranty work; as well as tracking usage, costing, pricing, and replenishment.
Fax reports and documents directly from an Infor Distribution FACTS program for speedier collections.
Improve alignment between sales strategies and your overall business strategy by providing visibility into all aspects of sales performance.
Quickly create and customize numerous reports from any Distribution Express data file, without needing to do any programming.
Facilitate easy integration with Cognos® business intelligence and performance management solutions with over a dozen pre-defined data cubes. Perform flexible data analysis into your sales, accounting, inventory, and purchasing files.
Allow users to manage the entire receivables process, including credit cards, payment terms, credit limits, payment history, dunning letters, service charges, disputed invoice designation, and invoice history. AR electronic banking allows you to process incoming payments, such as lock box advice, ACH advice, and remote deposits.
Create a paperless office using a tool that produces business-quality PDF forms and includes support for scanned images, such as proof of deliveries and vendor invoices (which can link back to the source documents). The tool uses a web-based interface for document retrieval for both internal and external users (such as customers and accountants) in a secure environment.
Maximize sales and profits for project-oriented distributors using a tool that provides dynamic job tracking with extensive reporting features.
Allow external computer systems to request information from your system, and permit your system to push data to other systems.
Allow users to manage the entire payments process, including invoice entry, check generation, and the management of payment terms and discounts. AP electronic banking allows the creation of electronic payment advice in a NACHA standard file for use by the bank, as well as for notifying vendors electronically of pending payments.
Provide flexible account and profit-center definition, in addition to direct journal entries, recurring entries, reversing entries, drill down/drill back capabilities, allocations, budgeting, financial statements, interface transactions, and unlimited period storage of GL accounts and budget history.
Allow users to customize menus and administer security settings, including field-level security. Manage banking activities from a central location.
Manage relationships with prospects, customers, and vendors. Use flexible work centers to manage work flow for those involved in sales, collections, and purchasing.
Implement a state-of-the-art web interface and attached product catalog that provide a superior shopping experience for both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) websites. The catalog features an easy-to-maintain web portal that efficiently aggregates, manages, and delivers a customer’s entire product offering.
Facilitate the electronic processing of inbound and outbound documents, such as purchase orders and invoices.
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Check out this short demo video to see FACTS in action. Contact us for a more in-depth demo and to apply the power of FACTS to your industry.
Infor Distribution FACTS is a complete enterprise solution that helps you keep your focus on core business processes and maximize profitability. You don’t have the financial resources and staffing to spend time managing and supporting your ERP solution—and with Infor Distribution FACTS you don’t have to. Infor Distribution FACTS will reduce your costs, help increase revenue, and enhance service levels. More than 2,000 companies nationwide use Distribution Express to:
- Eliminate redundant, manual processes to streamline operations.
- Improve quality, productivity, and profitability.
- Facilitate more informed decision-making to improve performance, increase cash flow, enhance customer service, and maximize resources companywide.
- Maintain secure operations.