Author Archive for Jim McCarter


The logistics industry is one that’s sometime filled with mystery to the public since it’s such a behind-the-scenes environment. Even businesses contracting with warehouses occasionally lose communication out of assumption that logistics works on automatic pilot.


  Have you ever wondered how wholesale distributors apply GAAP, otherwise known as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles? If you’re in the wholesale distribution business, it’s essential that your accounting department understands GAAP. It’s mandated to use these principles on financial reports within all publicly traded companies. The reason for the mandate is because of a history where companies […]


  One of the steps that is often ignored or undervalued in the ERP selection process is the implementation planning meeting. Key stakeholders should be in attendance at this meeting in order for them to provide input into the process, as well as gain in the benefits. This type of meeting should be held with […]


  Cost savings in the warehouse is essential today as competition gets more intense and the distribution process has more demands. When you’re already working on a budget, you may worry doing cost-cutting would degrade the way your warehouse functions. This isn’t true when you smartly streamline operations. By ridding yourself of anything extraneous and […]