Tofino joins Amazon Business Partner Network

Integrating e-procurement with MRO management and CMMS capabilities, Tofino provides MRO users with direct access to Amazon Business coupled with spend control and visibility. Vancouver, British Columbia: Tofino Software, an e-procurement and MRO management software company, today announced integration with Amazon Business. Tofino’s direct punchout to Amazon Business simplifies ordering while managing approvals after checkout […]

Connecting the Dots: The Tofino Procurement Lifecycle

Every purchase starts with a need. For an organization, the procurement process is a measurable series of steps involving the identification of said needs to obtain goods that match specific goals and objectives. Along this purchase journey are areas of optimization and cost savings that should be carefully evaluated for opportunities. However, for those unequipped, […]

Announcing Tofino Mobile App

Tofino Software’s e-Procurement and Storeroom Management App Solves the Network Connectivity Challenge     Vancouver, British Columbia: Tofino Software, an e-procurement and MRO management software company, has released its all-new app for both Android and iOS. The intuitive app supports the shift to multi-purpose handheld devices, allowing businesses to deploy their device of choice.  Tofino’s […]

Making the Switch: Excel VS CMMS

Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have continued to evolve and adapt, yet many businesses still rely on Excel to manage maintenance and inventory. Why? Some companies resist change due to the perceived cost and difficulty. With an experienced and knowledgeable maintenance coordinator quarterbacking Excel, many maintenance managers don’t want to rock the boat. There are […]

Have You Outgrown Your Inventory Spreadsheet?

Excel and other worksheet programs have served manufacturers for decades, but for those looking to expand, or who have trouble tracking robust inventory, know that Excel just isn’t going to cut it. Inventory managers today need a comprehensive program, one that allows for clear communication and detailed reporting, all without the need for tedious manual […]

Punchout and E-Procurement

E-procurement has been consistently evolving for close to 40 years, and the early systems are vastly different than the current ones. In the late 1980s, the first dedicated e-procurement systems were created to instantly send transaction information such as addresses and product numbers. While not necessarily revolutionary in terms of computing, these systems were substantially […]

Managing Inventory 101

Managing Inventory can be a complicated endeavor. There are a lot of aspects to consider. In this article, we will cover the basics to help clarify the finer points of inventory management. There are two definitions of inventory: Financial and Operational. Financial – The accounting definition of inventory includes all items involved in the creation […]

The B2B Shift to E-Commerce

E-commerce was initially used as an online auction platform with companies like eBay. Since the turn of the millennium, it has become a common platform for consumer purchases (B2C). It offers the convenience of ordering from your own home, access to both local and international products, without the need to travel from store to store […]