DDI System Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Inform ERP is engineered to meet the operational strengths clients rely on in Eclipse, while embedding the digital technology needed today for eCommerce, CRM, reporting and mobility.
DDI System is a software company for wholesale distributors, delivering a fully integrated ERP solution that includes demand forecasting, warehouse operations, accounting, CRM, decision driving dashboards, eCommerce, mobile apps, connections to major online sales channels, and much more. Advanced planning & scheduling – Inform ERP allows users to immediately determine if they have the workforce, machines, tools and materials needed to manufacture a product. Users can track product demand as it rises.
DDI System Recent Developments
In February 2021, DDI System released Inform ERP Software Version 22. The release supports DDI’s commitment to continually strengthen distribution technology through streamlined workflows and operational effectiveness. DDI’s market-aware feature set, customer engagement tools, embedded e-commerce, and warehouse management support more than 1,100 North American wholesale distributors competing in today’s transformational marketplace. Inform ERP Version 22 offers dozens of new features. Drag and drop scheduling adds warehouse transfer shipments alongside customer delivery orders using Inform’s unique Truck Manifest. Track daily and operator picking status and completion rate for both warehouse transfers and customer sales orders on the Order Picker Progress screen.
In March 2019, DDI System released Inform ERP Software, Version 20. The new version offers ease of use with a new, modern user interface. New layout options include dashboard tiles for quick access to accounting, inventory, and sales KPIs. With an emphasis on helping distributors to differentiate themselves from the competition, this product release contains a Proposal Doc Creator. These customizable forms deliver professional-looking quotes/bids and sales orders with line item groups and visually appealing content such as images, specs, web descriptions, and more. The enhancement helps distributors save thousands of hours and ensures accuracy using Inform's multi-line ‘Copy & Paste’ to Sales Order function.
DDI System Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In June 2017 DDI System acquired General Data Systems (solution provider in the small to medium-sized wholesale distributor software space). This merger added more professionals to the DDI team and a well-established path forward for GDS’ loyal users, and growth opportunity for their clients.
DDI System Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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DDI System Overview
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Number of Employees: 100
DDI System Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications
DDI System Inform eCommerce Pro, Inform ERP
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DDI System Direct vs Indirect sales
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DDI System Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of DDI System Customers: 1100
No. of DDI System Enterprise Applications Customers: 1100
No. of DDI System Cloud Customers: x
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In April 2021, DDI System welcomed Virtualrain member, Spring Brook Supply, as their newest customer. DDI System's leading-edge ERP technology and industry-specific experience equips distributors with the ability to drive operational excellence, improve margins, and thrive in today's competitive, changing marketplace.
DDI System’s Inform ERP Software equips wholesale distributor with technology for efficient operations, loyalty driving CRM and consumer-grade eCommerce. DDI’s industry-aware ERP for PHCP showroom distributors is used by more than 45 LPG member clients and more than 1,100 distribution companies nationwide.
Some of DDI System customers are Johnstone Supply, Bender Plumbing Supplies, Triple A Supplies, Inc and many others.
DDI System Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
The shopping journey as we know it has significantly shifted as a result of the pandemic, with an undeniable need to enhance the online customer experience, for distributors to keep up with the changing needs of their online customers, having an ERP connected webstore that creates a seamless shopping experience is imperative.
DDI System Risks and Challenges
Expanding sales outside United States and Canada will be a challenge for DDI System.
DDI System Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
In April 2019, DDI System sign partnership wuth IMARK GROUP (multi-vertical member-owned and fully member-controlled marketing group serving the plumbing and electrical industries). Inform eCommerce Pro provides IMARK members a consumer-grade eCommerce option with real-time access to customer-specific pricing, inventory, and account information while adhering to ERP business rules.
DDI System integrates with its partners as part of their Integration Partnership Network, some of them are: Conexiom, MITS, Sales-I, and others.
DDI System Cloud Infrastructure Insights
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