Wholesale & Distribution Supply Chain Solutions

Integrated Solutions for Wholesalers and Distributors


Wholesalers and distributors live at the epicenter of an elaborate, often global supply chain. On one end, your business might be working with dozens or even hundreds of suppliers to procure products. On the other, you may serve a huge variety of wholesale clientele, ranging from retailers, to commercial services, to manufacturers, and more. In addition to managing your many trading relationships, your business also needs to be prepared for a changing market and keep up with new channels like eCommerce. 

Traditional supply chain processes, which rely on manual data entry to connect multiple systems, aren’t enough anymore. To maintain your competitive edge, your wholesale business needs a supply chain that’s integrated from end to end, with automation that eliminates manual typing, increases order processing speed, and lets you recognize revenue faster than ever. 

The Tatum consulting Foundry is purpose-built for wholesale and distribution organizations just like yours. Our suite of innovative applications spans your entire supply chain, from electronic data interchange (EDI) to supplier management, to fulfillment, and even collaborative replenishment. A high-performance B2B eCommerce platform lets you connect with non-EDI buyers, and create a seamless, convenient shopping experience. With real-time supply chain visibility, and powerful analytics dashboards, you’ll be able to make smarter business decisions and scale your brand. 

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Trade with top retailers like PetSmart Chewy, Target, Amazon, and more using integrated EDI. Streamline communications with retailers, wholesalers, and 3PLs to fulfill orders and keep shelves stocked. Eliminate manual data entry to save time and reduce costly shipment errors.

Marketplace Integrations

Sell on the world’s biggest online marketplaces from Amazon, to Facebook Marketplace, to Target+ and more. Expand your online footprint and reach new audiences. The integrated solution easily meets marketplace requirements and automates order processing to meet tight delivery timeframes.

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)

Empty shelves make pet parents choose a different retailer, or a different brand that’s readily available. VMI technology lets retailers share data with suppliers to build more accurate forecasts at the store and SKU level to improve on-shelf availability and increase sales. 

Drop Shipping

With drop shipping, retailers can offer an “endless aisle” to customers, without investing in inventory. Suppliers can reach new audiences thanks to their retail partners’ online footprints. Our drop ship solution makes it easy to do everything from sending and receiving order documents, to printing packing labels, to updating inventory. 

Scan-Based Trading

Take inventory management to the next level, while enabling retail partners to showcase more of your products with scan-based trading. Share point-of-sale data to create accurate forecasts and automate replenishment processes. Optimize your shelf assortment and identify fast-moving products at the store level for maximized profitability. 

Supplier Enablement

Pet supplies manufacturers and wholesalers come in all sizes and technical maturities. Our supplier enablement platform transforms a variety of supplier communications, from XML to email to PDFs, and brings the information directly into your ERP. The fully managed service makes it easy to onboard new suppliers.