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PLEASE NOTE: Distribution ERP Selection Toolkits are available for many different vertical distribution industry types. Please refer to the Toolkit List at the bottom of this page for details about the one best for your industry.

Choose Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software for a Wholesale Distribution Company with these unbiased Distributor ERP System RFP Template & Software Selection Toolkits.

All Toolkits contain easily customized, state-of-the-art distribution ERP requirements and software selection templates that enable you to quickly select distributor ERP software best suited to a given distribution company's needs, as described below.

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Each Toolkit includes all of the templates listed below, and utilizes well over 5,600 distributor ERP system selection criteria to make selecting ERP software for a wholesale distributor easier, faster, and more accurate. Obtain everything needed to identify requirements, distribute a meaningful RFP, evaluate vendor proposals, and accurately select distributor ERP software, including:

  • Distribution ERP Requirements with Fit/GAP Analysis - Prevent Fatal Omissions - Over 5,600 criteria ensure all industry standard distributor ERP needs are addressed. Identify ALL crucial Distributor ERP software selection needs.

    Today's Distributor ERP experts stress that you must first determine your Distributor ERP requirements before trying to select Distributor ERP software.  But just what does the phrase "determine your distributor ERP software requirements" really mean?  Efficiently managing the warehouse environment involves many critical requirements and raises many questions.

    This Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP analysis will help you identify your company's unique distributor ERP system requirements, and answer many questions crucial to successful distributor ERP system selection and implementation.

    • Identify your organization's unique and hidden requirements. Answer questions such as "How could a new distributor ERP better correlate picking and shipping processes for faster order delivery?" or "How can a distributor ERP system provide more efficient dock management, receiving, and put away?", plus many others. All good questions when trying to select distributor ERP software.
    • Identify the RFP questions needed to choose the best distributor ERP software system for your organization.
    • Determine if your current distributor ERP system needs or problems are caused by workflow or software deficiencies.
    • Identify the solution to each workflow issue or distributor ERP software deficiency.
    • Determine the priority of mitigating each need or problem be.
    The distributor ERP Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP presents hundreds of operational distributor ERP criteria in a form useful for performing the above tasks, all required to select the best distributor ERP software system.


  • RFP Template - Cut RFP preparation time by up to 90%. Avoid Mistakes - Obtain distributor ERP proposals in a consistent, easily compared and evaluated format through the use of built-in, automated vendor input validation.

    This RFP template enables you to precisely communicate your company's unique distributor ERP requirements to vendors, and then elicit consistent, easily evaluated and compared answers from those vendors about HOW they will provide a distributor ERP system solution tailored to your needs in these areas:

    • Multi-Company, Multi-Location, Multi-Language
    • Full Accounting - GL, FA, AP, AR, PR
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Receivings Processing
    • Warehouse Management
    • Bar Code Processing
    • RFID Technology
    • e-Commerce Portal - Bi-directional
    • Flexible Sales Order Processing
    • POS and Counter Sales
    • Change Order Processing
    • User-Defined Sales Commission Processing
    • Mobile ERP Apps for Distributors
    • Forecasting
    • Purchasing / Procurement / Requisitioning
    • Kitting / Light Manufacturing
    • Business Intelligence
    • Shipping Functions
    • Document Management
    • Workflow Processing
    • Reporting and Inquiry Capabilities
    • Security
    • Implementation and On-going Support
    This RFP template for a Distributor ERP software system enables you to quickly and reliably select a distributor ERP software system best for your needs.


  • Distribution ERP Software Comparison - "Apples-to-Apples" comparison of distributor ERP system features - in detailed, "heat map" format, ensures accurate distributor ERP software selection. Select the best distributor ERP system!        

    This toolkit includes a powerful set of vendor RFP response (proposal) COMPARISON templates that enables you to easily compare vendor distributor ERP software system proposals to each other as well as to your company's requirements. A detailed "side-by-side" response comparison matrix with heat map, and scorecard are displayed about:

    • ERP Vendor Capabilities Profile
    • Vendor Response Quality Analysis
    • Detailed Side-by-Side "Heat Map"
    • Side-by-Side Comparison of Proposed System Feature
    These vendor response comparison templates for distributor ERP systems ensures impartial and accurate comparison of all competing vendor distributor ERP software proposals at the detail feature, weighted grade score, supportability, and financial levels, all to help you select the distribution ERP software system best for your needs.


  • Demonstration Scripts - Ensure vendors present actionable demonstrations tailored to your needs. 

    Included in this template is an in-depth distributor ERP software demonstration script (a.k.a. a "demo" or a presentation script) that ensures ALL vendors demonstrate ALL of the software functionality important to your company's needs, and show them consistently in the SAME presentation sequence order. This ensures each vendor distributor ERP demonstration can be easily evaluated and compared with others. This distributor ERP demo script template provides the following benefits:

    • Scheduling Function allows different groups of demo attendees to be scheduled for specific time slots. Demonstration sessions can be scheduled over several days.
    • Organized by Departmental Business Function, enabling different user attendee groups to see just those functions specific to their daily needs.
    • Quantitative Scoring ensures accurate, meaningful ranking of all demonstrations.
    • Side-by-Side Comparison of all vendor distributor ERP presentation assessments at the detail level
    • Heat Map Color Highlights the strengths and weaknesses of each distributor ERP system demonstrated.
    Use this distributor ERP software demonstration script template to ensure that vendors show how their proposed system supports complex tasks and/or mitigates time consuming exceptions to standard business processes, or clear up any confusion found in their RFP response. Visual inspection is worth 10,000 words when choosing distributor ERP software.


  • distributor ERP Software Evaluation - Ensure Accurate distributor ERP Evaluation - Eliminate time wasted trying to manually clarify, score, and evaluate vendor proposals. Choose the best distributor ERP software using AUTOMATED response scoring that eliminates the need to manually score thousands of vendor responses. Quickly evaluate distributor ERP system proposals!  

    These templates includes a comprehensive set of vendor RFP response (proposal) evaluation tools that enables you to quickly and accurately compare vendor distributor ERP software system proposals to your company's requirements and to each other. A detailed "side-by-side" response comparison matrix with heat map, scorecard, and 3-D bar Charts are displayed about:

    • Weighted Grade Score
    • Supportability Score
    • Vendor Response Quality Analysis
    • Extensive Financial Ratios
    • Payback Analysis
    This set of vendor response evaluation templates for distributor ERP systems ensures impartial and accurate analysis of all competing vendor distributor ERP software proposals at the weighted grade score, supportability, and financial levels, all to assist you in selecting the best distributor ERP software system for your needs.


  • Select the best distributor ERP software solution using meaningful, actionable informarion.

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Make choosing Distributor ERP software solution easier and more reliable.  These distributor ERP software evaluation & selection templates use quantitative distributor ERP system criteria to enhance the reliability of each step in the software selection process.

 

Distributor ERP Requirements Checklist

This detailed distributor ERP software requirements checklist with a full GAP-Fit analysis matrix covers all standard distributor ERP operational issues, and will significantly reduces the time needed to fully identify and prioritize all of your firm's distributor ERP requirements, sometimes by as much as 90%.


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QUICKLY & ACCURATELY IDENTIFY ALL Distributor ERP REQUIREMENTS - Save weeks, even months, of time when identifying your distributor ERP software needs by using a detailed requirements checklist that queries users about their needs in all distributor ERP business processes.

Comprehensive Fit/GAP ANALYSIS Features are provided in this distributor ERP user requirements checklist to help you quickly identify, categorize, and prioritize distributor ERP software requirements and user needs. Quickly obtain the information needed to accurately select the distributor ERP software system best for your needs. Customizable attributes suitable for use in any distributor ERP system environment such as SAP, Oracle, Siebel, MS Dynamics, and all others.

  • Avoid Overlooked Requirements! - This checklist comes with a pre-loaded repository of hundreds requirements, guaranteed to address all aspects of a distributor ERP system.  Streamlines your distributor ERP software selection project immediately since the chances are very good that it will remind someone of something they forgot!
 

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Comprehensive Distributor ERP System Requirements

Eliminate wasted time during the distributor ERP selection process!  Minimize the risk of picking the wrong system. Reduce the time spent researching and developing requirements from scratch, since all tools are ready-to-use with a list of over 5,876 Distributor ERP (distributor ERP) software selection requirements (categorized below).  This enables you to immediately conduct user needs surveys, query vendors about complex distributor ERP software systems, and conduct effective software demonstrations - everything needed to select distributor ERP software successfully!

Distributor ERP software (ERP) requirements

Please Note: The above is just a summary list of distributor ERP requirements categories in graphical format. A MS Word version of the above distributor ERP system selection criteria plus many others is available in our FREE MS Word RFP Template download.

If you don't see what you need, or have questions about what type of distributor ERP software system is best for your operations, please Contact Us!  We have more than 30 years of direct "hands-on" distributor ERP experience in operations ranging from small to Walmart-size. Our advice and support is always free!

 
 

RFP Template

Accurately choose the best distributor ERP software by querying vendors about all of your firm's specific distributor ERP software needs. Prevent do-overs that waste time and money. Start your project on the right track by using well-focused distributor ERP software selection questions to obtain better, more precise information from vendors, and then evaluate and select distributor ERP system software based on your exact needs.

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This detailed yet easily customized Request for Proposal template comes pre-loaded with 5,876 distributor ERP system selection requirements that will enable you to quickly create an RFP tailored to your specific distributor ERP requirements using familiar Excel Add, Delete,and "Cut and Paste" type commands. This RFP template is guaranteed to address all industry standard and many "exception case" distributor ERP functions and processes.  Designed by experts to select distributor ERP software using quantitative evaluation criteria, this RFP template ensures you receive easily compared and evaluated vendor distributor ERP software system responses (proposals).

  • Evaluate Distribution ERP Software Automatically! - Quickly and accurately evaluate vendor RFP responses (proposals) with the automated response evaluation tools included with this RFP!  Avoid the time wasted by the need to manually evaluate and score each individual answer in each vendor RFP response. Avoid the errors that such a laborious task entails.

    This RFP and evaluation toolkit include a comprehensive and customizable set of automated weighted score, supportability score, response quality, and financial ratio calculations, with results displayed in side-by-side heat-maps and comparison scorecards. These functions automatically analyze each vendor RFP response in an unbiased, consistent, and quantitiative manner to provide the information needed to help you select the distributor ERP software proposal best suited to your needs.

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Distribution ERP Software Demonstration Script Template

Distribution ERP DEMONSTRATION SCRIPTS - The purpose of a distribution ERP software demonstration is to investigate and illustrate the potential strengths and weaknesses identified in each vendor RFP response (proposal). Make sure all vendor distributor ERP system demonstrations consistently address these issues as well as your firm's overall requirements. This template enables each distributor ERP software selection team member to consistently score each demonstration based on his or her priorities. Simply add the features and functions you want to see in a demo and you are ready to go! View details and examples for Demonstration Script template capabilities.

  • This template is ideal for managing on-site demos that may last several days and involve different user groups from several departments, each with their own set of needs and requirements. Be sure each distributor ERP vendor demonstration stays on schedule and addresses everything the IT and End-User team wants to see.
  • Ensures all vendor software demonstrations are easy to evaluate and compare by requiring all functionality is demonstrated in the same order and scored consistently by all team members. Ensure your distributor ERP selection is fast and accurate!

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If you have questions about using the templates above, or how to select distributor ERP software in general, please Contact Us! We have over 30 years direct "hands-on" Distributor ERP experience.

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TOOLKIT LIST

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Each Toolkit listed below includes the Distributor ERP Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP analysis, Request for Proposal (RFP), and Vendor Response Evaluation discussed on this page. Everything needed to select the best Distributor ERP software based on your requirements. To view a summary of all capabilities included click

This bundle includes ALL templates and functions, summarized below:
  • Unlimited Vendors, Staff Users, and Projects - No Questions Asked 30 Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 5,876+ Distributor ERP Selection Criteria
  • INCLUDES the full Requirements Checklist with Fit/GAP Analysis
  • Distributor ERP Request for Proposal (RFP) Template Toolkit
    • In-Depth, Detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) Template
    • Vendor Input Validation
    • Feature Availability & Delivery Evaluation
    • Vendor RFP Response Evaluation
    • Response Quality Analysis
    • Enhancement / Cost Cross-Reference
    • Weighted Grade Scoring
    • Supportability Index Scoring
    • Optimized RFP Guide
    • RFP Documentation
    • All Cover Letter, Guide, & Checklist Templates
  • INCLUDES the full Distributor ERP Proposal Evaluation, Comparison, & Selection Template Toolkit
    • Side-by-Side Response Comparison with Heat Map
    • Vendor Response Quality Ratios
    • Response Evaluation Scorecard
    • 3-D Bar Chart Response Comparison Graphs
    • Evaluation Matrix Documentation
  • INCLUDES the Vendor Distributor ERP Software Demonstration Script Template at NO CHARGE!
  • FREE LIVE SUPPORT - Telephone/Email

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