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How Building and Hardware Distributors and Manufacturers Can Cope with Supply Chain Disruptions

How Building and Hardware Distributors and Manufacturers Can Cope with Supply Chain Disruptions

By Team Skynamo | December 5, 2022

It seems we’ve traded old pandemic-induced economic blows for new Russo-Ukrainian War-induced supply chain disruptions. Add in mounting global inflation and you’ll get a world faced with higher prices for harder-to-find goods. Chief among those suffering from supply chain disruptions the most are building and hardware distributors and manufacturers.

Why clear communication is essential for field sales success

Why clear communication is essential for field sales success

By Team Skynamo | November 23, 2022

How do you measure sales success? By definition, it’s the confirmation that a prospect allowed a seller to address their needs. This leads to an even bigger question. How do companies achieve field sales success? Before the internet leveled the playing field in terms of knowing about products and companies, many salespeople saw field sales… Read more »

4 Sales tech tools that are sure to enhance any sales team’s productivity

4 sales tech tools that are sure to enhance any sales team’s productivity

By Team Skynamo | November 7, 2022

Surprisingly, what was once a frantic response to the pandemic has shifted into the preferred way of doing business among B2B buyers and sellers. Hybrid selling, propelled by state-of-the-art sales tech, is on track to become the “most dominant sales strategy” by 2024. With the surge of remote activities, many digital tools reached peak popularity.… Read more »

What's next for the food and beverage industry post-pandemic?

What’s next for the food and beverage industry?

By Team Skynamo | October 31, 2022

Almost three years into the pandemic, the food and beverage industry is starting to recover. COVID-19 caused many people to stop dining out. Instead, families chose to have food delivered to their homes, which caused a surge in takeout and delivery orders. At the same time, restaurants found themselves serving hungry customers while enforcing health… Read more »

Food and beverage sectors that greatly benefit from a sales ordering app

Food and beverage sectors that greatly benefit from a sales ordering app

By Team Skynamo | October 25, 2022

Online orders quite literally saved the food and beverage industry throughout the pandemic. With most storefronts temporarily closing their doors to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the public turned to sales ordering apps. Given the uncertainty of the times, these food sales apps undoubtedly saved the day for food and beverage (F&B) companies.

Poor-Quality Customer Data May Be Costing You Your Business

Poor-Quality Customer Data May Be Costing You Your Business

By Team Skynamo | October 24, 2022

Quality diminishes over time. This is especially true for databases containing customer data. That may sound like a problem for another day, but the truth is, the data decay that will impede your entire organisation is happening as we speak. This is why B2B businesses should invest in top-tier CRM software. In doing so, they… Read more »

Mental health challenges in the workplace

SARAH RICE – Mental health challenges in the workplace

By Team Skynamo | October 20, 2022

Mental health challenges have reached a new global high with 42% of adults worldwide saying they feel a lot of worry, 41% reporting being stressed and 28% experiencing unhappiness Burnout is also on the rise, with 49% of people suffering from these symptoms at work. Hybrid working is adding to people’s stress by increasing a… Read more »

Why top B2B businesses deploy online ordering systems

Why top B2B businesses deploy online ordering systems

By Team Skynamo | October 18, 2022

Businesses across all sectors leverage digital tools and platforms to grow. This is because more and more customers are flocking to the digital space every day. Better yet, they’re doing so with the intent to engage with brands that can effectively and efficiently alleviate their pain points.

4 ways effective planning can increase a sales team’s efficiency

4 ways effective planning can increase a sales team’s efficiency

By Team Skynamo | October 17, 2022

Companies usually task their sales team members with targets they need to meet by the end of a term. These quotas can go up or down depending on the previous period’s performance and current market conditions. When leads fail to prepare their sales team with clear strategies to acquire new clients, those quotas rarely get… Read more »

Technology is today’s crystal ball for businesses

ZANE VAN ROOYEN – Technology is today’s crystal ball for businesses

By Zane van Rooyen | October 9, 2022

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently forecast that growth of the global economy will slow to 3.2% this year, down from 6.1% in 2021, and to an even lower 2.9% in 2023.

What to look for in a B2B sales ordering platform

What to look for in a B2B sales ordering platform

By Team Skynamo | September 22, 2022

The pandemic pushed companies in industries still dependent on legacy systems to embrace new tools. Companies in sectors like food and beverages had to focus on digital adaptation to survive and meet new customer demands. Having a solid eCommerce platform became the norm. Optimization kicks off with the right tools for companies in this industry,… Read more »

top sales teams leverage sales data and insights

How top sales teams leverage sales data and insights

By Team Skynamo | September 15, 2022

Information is power. Nowhere is this more apparent than in measuring the success of your sales team. Many companies leverage sales data to analyze their past performance and predict their future success. Meanwhile, other firms specialize in gathering customer insights to create highly customized campaigns and programs. Companies used to depend entirely on the merits… Read more »