It's All About Your Margins

Growing competition, unbalanced inventory, customer loyalty and global economics are likely on your mind. But at the end of the day, your margins are your ultimate focus. We know how imperative margins are. By working with us, you experience the comfort that comes from knowing your software will keep you aligned with your margins.

The #1 Distribution Software for Dynamics

Advanced Supply Chain Software™ is a total Dynamics AX (now Dynamics 365 for Operations) Supply Chain solution developed by I.B.I.S., Inc. industry experts to address the unique challenges faced by distribution companies like yours.

  • Advanced Sales and Operations Planning™

    Scope out sales and manufacturing goals by product line that align retail and wholesale demand with potential contraints. Compare these goals to your supply chain constraints and build attainable forecasts by brand.

  • Advanced Revenue Management™

    Optimize pricing and increase margins with features like Cost to Serve Management, Trade Promotion Management, Advanced Pricing, Advanced Chargeback Management, Vendor Rebate Management, Advanced Deductions Management, Omni-Channel Pricing and Advanced Commissions Management.

  • Advanced Inventory Management™

    Increase profitability while optimizing inventory and reducing costs with features like Customer Allocated Inventory, Consignment Inventory, Vendor Managed Inventory, Direct Ship, Cut to Order Management, and Trade Service Price Management.

  • Advanced Business Analytics™

    Gain the critical insight needed to improve operations, make informed decisions, and predict outcomes with key performance indicators (KPIs), such as customer profitability, lowest and highest cost to serve customers, percentage of on time deliveries, percentage of invoices current and past due, warehouse productivity, and sales and marketing effectiveness.

  • Advanced Demand Planning™

    See graphical forecasting based on historical baselines, expected promotions and events. Use proven forecasting algorithms to build comprehensive forecasts. Users can modify and adjust easily and immediately see the impact of the change.

  • Advanced Order Management™

    Deliver exceptional customer service and increase upselling opportunities by arming your customer service reps with real-time customer and product information. Advanced Order Management™ features include Advanced Order Entry, Stock Availability, Product Substitutions/Upselling, Left to Qualify, Duplicate Order Checking, Counter Sales and Lost Sales Tracking.

  • Advanced Procurement Management™

    Many of the sourcing decisions – near shore or off shore – are being made without all the information in hand. Distributor margins are slim and landed cost, buyer’s console (for intelligent purchase requirement consolidation), item creation during quote to order process, and more play a major role in increasing your margins.

Whitepaper: The Biggest Profit Secret of All

Very few wholesale distributors have entered the rarified air of 10% EBITDA (Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization). It is superior territory, and less than 1% of distributors make it to that level. What does it take to get there? The number one key may surprise you.

Together, We Plan for Profit

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Most software solutions allow you to account for needed industry functionality such as reservations and allocations, but do so as an afterthought – not including it in the planning process. This relies on an Order to Cash methodology to manage your business, leaving out key information and ultimately keeping you from hitting your margins. Why not use software that allows you to include everything you need in the planning process so you can Plan to Profit and hit your margins?

Advanced Supply Chain Software™ for Microsoft Dynamics was built so you can properly plan and replicates real business process that ties into actual margins. We know your business, and we know what you need. It starts with recognizing the effect of distribution ERP capabilities.

Join the Leading Distributors Who Trust

Advanced Supply Chain Software™ from I.B.I.S.

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Top 1% of Microsoft Partners Globally

I.B.I.S., Inc., A Sonata Software Company, is a member of the elite Microsoft Dynamics Strategic Development Partner program, an honor reserved for those Partners who have demonstrated deep industry and functional expertise.

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Experience You Can Trust

The ibis bird is the last to leave in a storm, and the first to return. We pride ourselves on being here when you need us. In our 28 years in business, we’ve never met a distributor we couldn’t help. We know your business - your needs.

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Client Approved

“When I think about working with I.B.I.S., I think about 2 things: 1. Manufacturing & Distribution Expertise; 2. Customer Service Focused”
Chuck Moore, VP, Operations at James M. Pleasants Company

Whitepaper: The 7 Compelling Cost Decisions Driving Supply Chain CFOs to Cloud ERP

Over the past decade, cloud-based ERP has evolved from novel idea to mainstream business practice. That tipping point—where the cloud delivers clear financial and strategic advantages—is driving more CFOs to re-examine the value of their current, on-premises business management systems. More and more supply chain CFOs are looking closely at the costs of on-premises financial management and ERP systems versus moving to the cloud. The cost and productivity advantages are convincing them that the cloud can deliver a strategic value to the organization. In this whitepaper, we'll explain the factors that CFOs like you are evaluating and the benefits their organizations are deriving from cloud-based business management systems.

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Russell Goble

As the Director of Industry Solutions, Russ directs product vision, engineering and product management for the Advanced Supply Chain Software solution (ASCS). Leads partner channel engagement and insures that I.B.I.S. and Sonata are the premiere Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendors (GISV) for distributors, retailers and manufacturers. He ...

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