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Distributor's Link Magazine Fall 2020 / Vol 43 No 4


116 THE DISTRIBUTOR’S LINK COMPUTER INSIGHTS INC. THE BUSINESS EDGE - INDUSTRY-LEADING SOFTWARE FOR UNCERTAIN TIMES from page 34 Fastener Supply Chain Network Do you buy fasteners from master distributors? Computer Insights Inc. has partnered with some of the prominent suppliers in the industry. The current list of connections includes; Brighton-Best International, Kanebridge Corporation, Lindstrom, Stelfast, and XL Screw. The minute you are connected, you will reduce the time it takes to do things and eliminate the chance to make mistakes. ¤ Access live pricing and availability information directly from the suppliers without leaving The Business Edge. TM ¤ Information available where you need it: Product Inquiry, Order Entry, and Purchase Order Entry screens. ¤ Instant validation as you enter Purchase Orders: availability, package quantities, and prices. ¤ Submit Purchase Orders electronically. Ensures accuracy and eliminates double entry. Web discounts apply. ¤ Confirmations and vendor order numbers are automatically saved with your Purchase Order. ¤ Download MTR’s and attach them to your lot numbers. ¤ Allows for effortless drop shipping. Customers are billed based on vendor invoice receipts. ¤ Vendor part number associations can be imported from spreadsheets or entered individually. ¤ Look up pricing and availability on parts you don’t have in your system with each of the suppliers’ unique product tree inquiries. Increasingly Complex Sales Tax Laws Do you spend a lot of time managing your sales tax authority settings? Do you worry that you might be making mistakes that could cost you thousands of dollars down the road? Tax laws are complicated and getting worse. The Business Edge TM is an authorized Avalara AvaTax system. If you are struggling with managing your sales tax, the optional Avalara AvaTax features in The Business Edge TM can help. Address validation is done as you enter addresses. Sales orders are automatically assigned the correct sales tax jurisdictions based on where you are shipping from, where you are shipping to, the customer’s entity use, the product’s tax code. CONTINUED ON PAGE 154

THE DISTRIBUTOR’S LINK 117 OBITUARY John Huff All America Threaded Products is sad to announce that longtime employee and friend John Huff passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. John was a sales manager at All America Threaded Products, Midwest Division in Indianapolis until his retirement in 2018. He was a friend to many in the industry who valued his industry expertise and kind demeanor. He had been in manufacturing management for 44 years and his commitment and dedication to AATP was an integral part of our success and growth. He will be missed.


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