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Ready for the Complete All-In-One Consumer Goods Distribution ERP

Aptean Distribution ERP handles everything you need to accelerate the growth of your consumer goods import or distribution business.  

With a single source of truth and improved efficiency, you can increase profits and get ahead of the competition.

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Distribution ERP Built

For Your Industry

Features and Deployment For Your Specific Needs

Aptean Distribution ERP has been built from the ground up to solve the challenges of consumer goods importers and distributors. The system streamlines and optimises your entire supply chain with built-in functionality such as embedded EDI, retail compliance management, long lead time forecasting and chargeback management tools. To suit your business even further, our distribution ERP can be deployed either in the cloud or on-premise, with our team on hand to help streamline implementation.

Backed By Experts In Your Corner

Behind our products is a knowledgeable and dedicated team that understands your business and its unique challenges. Our ERP specialists provide reviews and analysis to ensure your business processes are aligned with industry best practices. Plus, we offer flexible support options that let you choose the level and type of support you need to best meet your unique business needs. So you don’t need to rely on third party support—Aptean has you covered.

Conquer Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Shipping

As the industry adjusts to the rapid shift towards DTC, equipping your teams with the right tools to process high volumes of shipments easily and efficiently will put you ahead of the curve. That’s why Aptean Distribution ERP Shipment Manager supports seamless integrations with all the major carriers (UPS, FedEx, USPS, etc.) and offers integrated shipping rate shopping as well as street address verification.

Remove EDI Worries With Managed Services

Electronic data interchange (EDI) is crucial for efficient communication with your partners, but can require significant management. With EDI Managed Services fully integrated into our distribution ERP system, our team monitors and manages day-to-day EDI processes and transactions (including mapping) to ensure everything is moving smoothly—so you can focus on running your business.

"Aptean Distribution ERP is a user-friendly ERP system with a personal touch for support that actually knows us and understands our business needs and offers solutions to meet those needs."

Kathy PerryDirector of Information SystemsMeyer Corporation

An ERP Built for Bottom Line Impact—Today and Tomorrow

Whether you supply everyday furniture, everyone’s favorite beauty product or that accessory that goes with everything, it's time to break up with labour-intensive processes. With antiquated systems. With extensive customisation and third-party plugins.

To truly thrive in today’s market you need innovative, fully integrated software that’s built from the ground up for your industry, in order to accelerate your growth instead of holding you back.

That’s where Aptean Distribution ERP comes in. Our system is ready to fulfil your specific requirements, right out of the box. So you can be up and running quickly, gaining day-one benefits and speedy ROI.

Are you ready to start increasing visibility, efficiency and profits in your operation?

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Unlock Distribution-Specific Features and Get the Aptean Advantage

If you’re researching ERP solutions for distribution businesses like yours, you may feel overwhelmed by all the alternatives in the market. Requesting quotes from vendors is one of the ways to find out more about the different options and costs.

You have specialised processes in your distribution business, and you need specialised tools to manage them. If you’re not familiar with distribution ERP platforms, you may have questions about what makes one solution superior to another.

You’re going to need quantitative information to compare them. Start here with this blog post, to find out how requesting quotes fits into the entire process and how best to use it.

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Ready to Serve Your Industry

Our knowledgeable team works with businesses like yours every day, meaning we can provide industry-best recommendations based on your specific requirements.
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Home Furnishings

Home Furnishings

We understand the unique business challenges of running a home furnishings business

Whether it is sourcing materials, forecasting inventory and sales, or dealing with retailer compliance issues, our software, Aptean Distribution ERP, is tailored to help home furnishings distributors every step of the way.

ERP for Home Furnishings
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Housewares and Giftware

Housewares and Giftware

We understand the challenges of running your housewares and giftware supply chain

Our Aptean Distribution ERP solution is built for the way housewares and giftware companies run their business. You have unique challenges such as monitoring overseas suppliers, retailer compliance mandates and forecasting for long lead times.

ERP for Housewares and Giftware
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Sporting Goods and Toys

Sporting Goods and Toys

From production through retail delivery, we help sporting goods and toy companies improve their entire supply chain

We work with sporting goods and toy companies to simplify complex supply chain requirements, improve bottom lines and increase team productivity integrated all into a single ERP software solution.

ERP for Sporting Goods and Toys
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Health and Beauty

Health and Beauty

You face many unique challenges, such as retailer compliance issues, managing long lead times and monitoring production schedules

Aptean Distribution ERP enables health and beauty importers and distributors to improve supply chain visibility, agility and collaboration across their entire supply chain.

ERP for Health and Beauty
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Luggage and Travel

Luggage and Travel

Long lead times, invoice deduction management and retailer compliance mandates are challenges you face in getting products to market

Many luggage and travel accessories companies have general or homegrown ERP software in place that does not provide consumer goods specific functionality to help them compete and win in their industry.

ERP for Luggage and Travel
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Consumer Electronics and Appliances

Consumer Electronics and Appliances

You face long lead times, retailer compliance issues, tracking high-value products and other unique issues

Aptean Distribution ERP is a fully integrated solution that helps appliance and consumer electronics distributors simplify complex supply chain requirements, improve bottom lines and increase team productivity.

ERP for Consumer Electronics and Appliances
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Apparel and Textiles

Apparel and Textiles

You need to have the right tools in place to efficiently run everything from production through retail delivery

We create apparel and textiles specific distribution software that works the way you run your business. Our software is used by thousands of popular brands across the globe to bring their products to customer shelves and consumer hands.

ERP for Apparel and Textiles
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Wine and Spirits

Wine and Spirits

Wine and spirits distribution companies have unique wholesale requirements

Our distribution software is built with wine and spirits specific functionality from the start. We know the best way to handle every aspect of your supply chain, including managing bill-backs, compliance and regulatory requirements, and reporting.

ERP for Wine and Spirits

All You Need in One Cloud-Based Solution

Built as a consumer goods-focused ERP software solution, Aptean Distribution ERP provides your business with the solution tools needed to connect your teams together, making your supply chain more efficient and your business more profitable.

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Import Management

Achieve precise order fulfillment to get your customers the right products at the right time. Shipment, vessel and container tracking, and management tools provide visibility of incoming inventory and automatically tracks and calculates your landed costs.

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Profitability Scorecard

Understand your true profitability—with full inventory control, including the picking and putaway of goods, managing chargebacks, customer automatic accruals and EDI fees with enhanced tracking—see the profitability of each customer, product and supplier.

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Warehouse Management

Our distribution ERP includes built-in warehouse management tools allowing for improved management of inventory, including receiving, picking and putaway of goods.

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Forecasting and Planning

Aptean Distribution ERP distribution resource planning (DRP) and forecasting tools integrate point-of-sale data, customer demand forecasts, historical sales trends, seasonality, supplier lead times and more to help you optimise purchasing decisions.

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Our solution takes the complex process of creating a product and gives you the tools to coordinate the work of multiple teams to ensure that each task is done on time. Manage workflow from concept to product within a fully integrated ERP system.

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Chargeback Management

Manage your chargebacks—the fees that retailers charge to suppliers, often due to errors. Through improved tracking and better maintaining related records, you can reduce the number of chargebacks you incur and recover erroneous charges.

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Financials and Accounting

The Aptean Distribution ERP system brings simplicity to the bottom line when used as the primary general ledger and accounting tool for accounts payable and receivable.

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Transport and Logistics

With shipping tools—including route management, dynamic routing, BOLS (bill of lading) and packing slips—Aptean Distribution ERP allows consumer goods importers and distributors to bring a new level of organisation and oversight to your operations.

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Analytics and Reporting

Aptean Distribution ERP provides relevant and valuable business intelligence, powered by Microsoft Power BI, on profitability, financial data, sales figures, operational reports and compliance reporting.

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Don’t see your industry segment?

No matter which consumer goods industry you operate in, we have the tailored functionality needed to streamline your operations.

Ready to start transforming your business?

We’ve got the specialised ERP solutions you need to conquer your industry challenges.

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