Kerridge Commercial Systems

A full ERP system designed by Mincron Software Systems for distribution/wholesale trade companies.

About Kerridge Commercial Systems

HDX and Hardgoods Distribution focus on increasing the efficiency of your personnel and inventory assets. The system also enhances your ability to provide unparalleled customer service. New system implementations typically bring significant reductions in inventory levels, increased inventory turns, and enhanced margins while also increasing your customer service level. HDX and Hardgoods Distribution® also offer analysis of sales patterns by product group or item by branch, salespersons, customer groups and even between individual customers. The ability to control pricing down to the item level will help increase your gross margins. Powerful accounting tools help you maximize cash flow and improve credit management. From the counter person to the CEO our distribution solution provides the tools necessary to improve your bottom line!

Accounts Payable

Features Include:

  • On-line A/P to P/O matching and A/P to vendor return matching
  • Multiple payments, G/L distribution and remit-to addresses
  • Entry of directs releases billing to customer
  • Automatic passing of freight on directs
  • Recurring invoices
  • Automatic posting to G/L when Invoice is approved
  • Alternate vendor processing
  • Manual checks
  • 1099 processing
  • On-line cash reconciliation
  • Check writing and restore

Accounts Receivable

Features Include:

  • On-line credit management
  • Job lien processing
  • Flexible cash posting options
  • Sales tax reporting
  • Electronic batch application
  • Transaction adjustments and offsets
  • Account and sales tax adjustments
  • Automatic posting to G/L when cash batch is posted or invoice run is submitted
  • Customer enterprises
  • Company, division, region, branch hierarchy support
  • Supports printing, faxing, and/or e-mailing of invoices
  • Dispute code processing
  • Discount and payment terms


The Internet offers your customers 24/7 access to your products and services. Our eCommerce tool allows customers to research your offerings and place orders directly.

General Ledger & Report Writer

Features Include:

  • Automatic and immediate G/L postings for ALL system generated transactions
  • Manual, standard, recurring, and reversing journal entries
  • Flexible accounting periods
  • G/L account drill-down capabilities
  • Multiple company processing
  • Postings by section / group / category / item
  • Separate accounts for stock and non-stock inventory
  • Variance postings ensure inventory costs are accurate
  • Ability to close / re-open accounting periods
  • Supports fiscal year processing
  • Budgeting
  • Flexible report writer

Inventory Control

Features Include:

  • Purchasing and counter book indexing
  • Real-time stock status inquiry at every branch
  • Units of measure
  • Warehouse location mapping
  • Supports temporary items and non-stock items
  • Item request system
  • Lot tracking
  • Hazardous material tracking
  • Substitutes, associates, aliases, combination items
  • Physical inventory and cycle counts

Order Processing

Our solution supports orders from numerous channels:

  • From your sales force
  • From a call center
  • Customer direct orders via the Internet
  • Collaborative orders (via Electronic Data Interchange)
  • Over-the-counter and will-call orders


Extremely flexible tool allows you to establish customer pricing, vendor costs, customer discounts and promotional pricing.

  • Efficient price maintenance using group discount profiles
  • Customer pricing exceptions down to the item level
  • Electronic vendor price sheets
  • Time period pricing
  • National and regional pricing
  • Contract pricing/rebates
  • Job pricing

Purchasing & Inventory Management

The better your inventory management, the better your bottom line. We can make it easy. Our purchasing and inventory management component includes:

  • Planned purchasing
  • Demand smoothing
  • Highly sophisticated lead time and service-level logic
  • Demand profiling
  • Point-to-point, multi-drop and redistribution purchasing
  • Minimum buy optimization and purchase order ‘pushing’
  • ‘Redistribute vs. purchase’ logic engine
  • Pre-price-increase return on investment calculation capability
  • Sole source, commodity and consignment inventory purchasing
  • Regional cost management
  • Buyer, location and product-line performance analysis


To support your complex needs in the induction process, Mincron provides receiving functions to assist you with:

  • Detailing inbound goods upon receipt
  • Accurately auditing inventory balances
  • Pave the way for ‘three-way’ matching in Accounts Payable for items and freight bills

Sales Force Automation

Improve both sales force productivity and customer service. Using handheld wireless, ‘store-and-forward’ and radio frequency (RF) technologies, we can empower your sales force to:

  • Remotely create, capture and transmit orders
  • Generate billing and sales orders for customers
  • Serve MRO and on-site operations
  • Track usage of consigned inventory, allowing timely billing and replenishment


Transfers functionality allows you to request, schedule and move product between branches of your operation.

  • Full integration to Inventory Management
  • Individual or consolidated transfers
  • Cross-docking to support back-order fills and other branch replenishments

Warehouse Operations Management

The Mincron solution offers a menu of right-sized warehouse management tools, ranging from the highly advanced Warehouse Manager (for the largest users) to Warehouse Assistant for smaller or more basic warehouse operations. Warehouse Manager offers full radio frequency (RF) and barcode integration as a standard component.

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