TechValidate Research on Sage ERP Platform

Case Study: Small Business Wholesale Distribution Company


This case study of a small business wholesale distribution company is based on a February 2013 survey of Sage 100 ERP customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Sage 100 ERP improved financial reporting, inventory ordering and sales tracking.”


  • Solved the following top business and distribution challenges with Sage 100 ERP:
    • Poor reporting
    • Customer/Supplier interface needed update

Use Case

  • Purchased Sage 100 ERP over other solutions in order to:
    • Streamline entire purchasing process from order to delivery
    • Effectively manage cash flow and reduce receivables
    • Increase revenue by understanding customer needs
    • Access real-time accurate information on inventory – value, status, receipt, location and disposition
  • Uses Sage 100 ERP functionality in the following areas:
    • Business intelligence and reporting
    • Inventory and warehouse management
    • Purchasing management
    • Sales management


  • Chose Sage 100 ERP over the following product:
    • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Executed the following with Sage 100 ERP:
    • Enhanced collaboration across the organization and improved vendor communications
    • Improved profitability
    • Reduced stock-outs and product shortages, and increased inventory turns
    • Increased customer satisfaction, and revenue
    • Improved business insight and reduced financial risk
  • Accomplished the following with Sage Business Care:
    • Gaining confidence from 24/7 self-serve access to the Sage Support KnowledgeBase
    • Getting the best value by running on the latest Sage 100 ERP release

About This Data

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