Distribution Leader Panel: Choosing and Leveraging the Best ERP for Your Company 

Available on-demand

Watch on-demand for our panel of distribution executives. We got their views and expertise on how you can select the right ERP system for your company – and how to leverage it once it’s live.

We discussed topics to consider when selecting the right ERP, such as distributor-specific functionality, scalability, integration capabilities, ease of use, mobile access, vendor reputation and support, business intelligence and much more.  

We also asked our panelists for tips for leveraging a new ERP system. Topics will include:  

  • Planning/prioritizing the implementation and ramp-up  
  • Training users and driving engagement  
  • Migrating and cleansing data  
  • Planning for continuous improvement  
  • Managing change  
  • Ensuring you regularly apply updates  
  • How you can measure success  

Don’t miss this essential panel for distributors who are considering a new ERP – or might sometime soon. Watch on-demand now.


Scot Stein

Scot Stein, IEWC

Jon Fendenheim, Elite Roofing Supply

craig costa

Craig Costa, Porter Pipe & Supply Co.

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About our panelists:

Scot Stein

Scot Stein

Chief Information & Digital Officer, IEWC

Scot joined IEWC in April 2022 as Chief Information and Digital Officer to help further define and execute the company’s digital strategy. Prior to joining IEWC, Scot’s career spanned over 20 years working with technology in progressive leadership roles and was most recently CIO for Enerpac Tool Group (formerly Actuant Corp.). Scot’s early career was spent with Deloitte where he consulted on technology and ERP projects largely in the manufacturing industry. He also spent six years living and working in Asia. Scot’s experience outside of technology includes business strategy, acquisitions and divestitures, sourcing, supply chain, finance and international tax. 

Jon Fendenheim

CIO, Elite Roofing Supply

Jon Fendenheim is the Chief Information Officer of Elite Roofing Supply. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in executive leadership, customer driven IT management and being an organizational change agent for multi-billion-dollar organizations. Jon is skilled at connecting the dots among technology, business and profitability while executing on the plan and operating within the principles of mentorship, integrity and service. 

Jon holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Arizona State University. 

Craig Costa

VP of Business Technology, Porter Pipe & Supply Co.

Craig Costa is the Vice President of Business Technology for Porter Pipe & Supply Co. Throughout his 28-year tenure with the company, Craig has worked in a variety of positions and capacities, starting on the warehouse nightshift team to being the very first member (and creator) of Porter Pipe & Supply’s I.T. department.Today, Craig’s primary function is to uphold the mission of creating a compelling experience through innovative technology for customers, vendors and internal team members. 

About our host:

Ian G. Heller

Founder & Senior Partner, Distribution Strategy Group

Ian Heller is Founder & Senior Partner at Distribution Strategy Group, and has more than 30 years of experience executing marketing and e-business strategy in the wholesale distribution industry. He has written and spoken extensively on the impact of digital disruption on distributors.