Wholesale Distribution 2019: The Intelligent Enterprise
January 10, 2019
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham
The buzz: “The Wholesale Distribution industry is at an inflection point of rapidly changing business fundamentals” (Deloitte). The future is becoming clear for Wholesale Distributors: revenue will come from customer-specific solutions that transform their business and help their customers to differentiate in the marketplace. How to achieve this? Provide value-added services, smart technologies, and automation – all geared to support real-time custom responses, proactively engage customer loyalty and re-focus employees on high-value tasks. The experts speak. Sebastian Valencia, Clarkston Consulting: “Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds” (Bob Marley). Steve Okun, N-Spro: “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves” (Thomas Edison). Magnus Meier, SAP: “I skate to where the puck is going to be, now where it has been” (Wayne Gretzky). Join us for Wholesale Distribution 2019: The Intelligent Enterprise.
Changing the Game in Consumer Industries, Presented by SAP
Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Competition, consumer engagement and operational effectiveness are fundamentally changing at an accelerated pace in Consumer Industries. New competitors are redefining the landscape and consumers expect exceptional brand experiences, every time, via agile process that balance consumer needs with a company’s cost-to-serve. Personalized consumer experiences are paramount: they must be relevant, simple, seamless and secure. Retail, Wholesale Distribution, Life Sciences and Consumer Products companies must run, grow, connect, and transform in a digital world to engage customers and patients across their journey.
Bonnie D. Graham
Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.