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By Brian Albright, Field Technologies magazine
GPS-based fleet management solutions can serve as management’s “eyes” when company vehicles are far from the depot or corporate headquarters. That kind of visibility was exactly what Jim Coker, general manager M.L. Wismer Distributing, based in Baytown, TX, was looking for when he deployed a new fleet tracking system four years ago.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has long been a key enabler for manufacturers to effectively run their businesses. Still, the efficiencies that come with a well implemented ERP strategy can be gained in many other types of organizations. Wholesalers and distributors, organizations that are often aligned with the goals of manufacturers, have a particular need for ERP.