Whitepapers

Evergreen Consulting partners have been active participants in the wholesale distribution industry, both as owners and leaders of innovative and highly successful distribution businesses (packaging materials and equipment; janitorial supplies and equipment) and as advisors to some of the industry’s top companies.

Dozens of our articles have been published in journals and magazines such as Modern Distribution Management (MDM), Industrial Distribution, The Electrical Distributor (tED), Industrial Supply, Distribution Sales & Management, Contractor Supply, Sanitary Maintenance, etc.

Evergreen has authored White Papers on topics such as strategic pricing, customer profitability analysis and cost to serve for IBM, Microsoft, SAP and Epicor. We also wrote a series of blogs on industry topics for Microsoft for four years.

The best of these articles have been selected, organized for you and are presented on our website for your use. Please contact us if you have any questions about the topics covered by these curated articles.

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Guide to Optimizing Margins and Leveraging Analytics

Guide to Optimizing Margins and Leveraging Analytics

Highlights

  • Critical Application: Analytics for Pricing and Profitability
  • Future State: Better-Informed Management
  • Analytics Tools Required

The whirling mass of data in the digital age has made the old adage “like drinking from a fire hose” seem trivial. Even our unromantic wholesale distribution industry, rarely thought of as a leader in digitization, is caught in the data vortex.

The data challenge has given rise to an urgent interest in the use of analytics, the information resulting from systematic study of data.

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Increasing People Productivity

Highlights

  • The Personnel Productivity Ratio (PPR)
  • 3 Ways to Improve People Productivity for Distributors
  • Lean Distribution: Eliminate Work & Waste

People productivity is actually much too complex to try to address with a simple solution. Distribution is such a labor-intensive business that it’s nearly impossible to generate superior profits if productivity is a major weakness.

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Three Steps to Strategic Planning Excellence in Distribution Companies

Highlights

  • Understand Your Profitability
  • Get the Most Out of Your Markets
  • Build the Future Now

Improve financial performance and build shareholder value with this simple set of analytic tools.

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