Want to experience true innovation for you, your customers and your industry? It’s possible, but it’s going to take some risk. You have to be willing to explore and experiment with unconventional solutions. Keep reading to discover how Ingram Micro is leveraging creative solutions (including credit lines, integrated solutions and more) to help partners better serve their customers and run their businesses more effectively.
Innovate by thinking creatively
We can all agree that technology is changing faster than it ever has. So why settle for outdated solutions? Dominating the competition and offering customers the best tech solutions requires you to get a little uncomfortable.
How? Doing whatever it takes to stay up on the latest products and knowing how they can help your customers grow their businesses. A great example is Ingram Micro’s financial services, which takes feedback from partners and develops unique financial programs according to the partner’s business needs.
Step outside your tech comfort zone
When you have a business strategy, no matter who you are, there’s always some form of inherent risk. No risk, no reward, right? To survive in today’s business landscape, your team needs to get outside its comfort zone and explore new avenues for growth— otherwise you simply won’t grow. Period.
One way to do that is with platforms like Ingram Micro’s Direct Express
program, providing partners with an easy low-cost lockbox solution that supplements their credit line for financially strong end-user customers. The program lets you maintain all aspects of the customer relationship, including invoicing and following up for payment to the remittance address.
Understand your customers better
One of Ingram Micro’s recent initiatives is understanding you—our partners—and your end-user customers better. When we know our partners’ individual business objectives better, we’ll be able to serve you in a more holistic manner. This ultimately helps you offer more value to your
Investing in initiatives like this is an example of taking calculated risks with the goal in mind of serving customers more effectively, and that’s what business is all about. Figure out how you can take calculated risks aimed at improving your offering and your bottom line.
For more information on how credit lines, direct express and other integrated solutions can help your customers, contact the experts at Ingram Micro.