Optimize your core business processes.

Earnest & Associates are profitability improvement specialists to the manufacturing and wholesale/distribution industries. Your business can run more efficiently by optimizing its core business processes and in turn, significantly boost your bottom-line profits.

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Our Business Solutions

E&A represents best-in-class business solutions that are built with one goal in mind: to help your company build and maintain its competitive advantage.

Enterprise Resource Planning

Build an arsenal of the right tools to trim your costs, boost your operational efficiency, and help you make better and faster decisions. Infor ERP software gives you just that – out of the box, with no costly customization or long deployments.

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Customer Relationship Mgmt.

Tour de Force CRM offers a robust feature set that was designed to provide Distributors, Manufacturers, and other B2B Industries with a wide range of functionality that drives your sales organization to be more efficient and more effective.

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Customer Stratification

Leveraging your existing ERP investment, we work with your management team to tailor the factors in the customer stratification model that are most relevant to your business. Our solution leverages the quantifiable information within your ERP system.

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Warehouse Mgmt. Systems

HighJump’s WMS acts as the hub of your supply chain solution, integrating accounting/order and shipping software systems, electronic data interchange (EDI) systems, reports, radio frequency and barcode hardware, and warehouse automation equipment.

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Business Intelligence

MITS Distributor Analytics gives you a competitive edge when it comes to making decisions that impact sales, inventory, accounts receivable, purchasing, pricing, general ledger and more. Start from scratch to build custom reports to your own specifications.

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Quality Management

Infor Quality Management focuses on your complete supply chain, so you can develop, track, inventory, schedule, and perform with ease the tedious maintenance involved with tracking skills, training, qualifications, productivity, and performance.

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Machine Performance

Clarity™ productivity management software not only monitors machine tool utilization, it also puts real-time gauging of production targets at each machine tool. Bring Clarity to your shop floor and know you are on target, from any location.

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Our Value-Added Services

Solve your unique business challenges with E&A’s value-added services.

The Industries We Serve


Wholesale / Distribution

Learn how you can optimize every facet of your wholesale/distribution enterprise and work at the new speed of business.

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Discover how your manufacturing business can respond more quickly to customer demand, increase throughput, reduce costs, and improve your bottom line.

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[Survey] Distributors Need to Spend More Time with Good Customers

10.21.2016 Thomas Birdwell III

A survey by Earnest & Associates (E&A) has affirmed the critical need for distributors to spend more time with their best, most profitable customers. Over one hundred decision makers at small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) in the wholesale/distribution trade participated in the September, 2016 survey.

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Helping companies increase productivity and profitability through IT, since 1978.

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