January 30, 2020

Long-time CVS Executive Mike McEnany Joins iControl Board of Directors

iControl Data is pleased to announce the appointment of long-time CVS executive Michael (Mike) McEnany to its board of directors. His appointment is effective February 1, 2020.  He is replacing Ann Dozier, CIO of Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits, who ...

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September 10, 2019

iControl’s COO, Matt Gutermuth, To Speak at NBWA 2019 Annual Conference in Las Vegas

BETHESDA - iControl’s Chief Operating Officer, Matt Gutermuth, will discuss the importance of using data as a strategy to improve profitability with beer distributors at the 82nd NBWA Annual Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas, September 22-25, 2019...

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December 28, 2017

How Mobile Transactions Reduce Risk And Boost Operational Efficiency

Today, businesses in all industries are under pressure to reduce risk and eliminate causes of both operational and financial inefficiency throughout the organization. Outdated processes for beer payments, in particular, are a major cause of such inef...

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December 19, 2017

A History of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) And Alcohol Payments: Why it's Beneficial Now

In the following years after Prohibition ended 83 years ago, cash, check, and money orders became the standard for how retailers and customers paid for alcohol. Because it took decades until EFT (electronic funds transfer) payments occurred, it's a w...

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December 11, 2017

How Scan-Based Trading And Pay-on-Scan Differ

If you're new to understanding scan-based trading, it's a process where a supplier owns your inventory in a warehouse or store until scanned at a point of sale. It's a technology many retailers prefer because it helps save them money on having to pur...

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November 30, 2017

The Evolution of the Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Process

With technology linking retailers and suppliers better everyday, there is a re-emerging process that is allowing a more solid partnership between these two trading partners. Better data sharing solutions have fostered an evolution of Vendor Managed I...

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November 20, 2017

4 Reasons Every Alcohol Distribution Company Should Adopt Electronic Payments

In the world of alcohol retailers and distributors, online mobile payment systems are giving incumbent “cash and carry” processes a run for their money. Paper-based payments undermine efficiency across distribution channels, creating bottlenecks that...

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November 9, 2017

Move To An Electronic B2B Payment Service Provider With iControl

Managing a busy supply chain is a full time job. Manual billing systems can create further complications that reach well into your stakeholders’ systems. Furthermore, inadequate access to financial and merchandising data means retailers are making im...

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