April 2021 | Associates Today
Welcome to your 2021 Wellness Program! Heidelberg Associates are eligible to earn a $100 gift card for successfully completing three additional activities. Attending these online classes counts as one (1) additional activity. Be sure to complete the Survey Monkey to earn the credit toward the gift card reward!
April 14, 2021
Topic: Understanding Credit Workshop | Defining Credit, Credit Scores & Establishing Credit
May 12, 2021
Topic: Credit & Credit Cards | Using them Wisely
Click to view the PDF of the “Game of Life” Wellness Challenge!
IT Support: Your IT Department is here for you!!! During business hours support is available by sending an email to Support@HeidelbergDistributing.com, opening a ticket in Service Now or by calling 1-844-HDL-BERG (435-2374). For afterhours critical support, please call 1-844-HDL-BERG (435-2374)
VIP Major Upgrade to V16: Over the weekend of March 20, 2021, we upgraded VIP to version V16, giving us the latest programs, tools, and features that VIP has to offer. Thank you to all the Teams that worked hard in testing to ensure a successful rollout
EDI move to FTP: Over the weekend of March 20, 2021, we started to utilize File Transfer Protocol (FTP) for processing our EDI files. This allows users to transfer EDI files automatically without having to manually upload and download physical files to a portal. This also gives us improved scalability, increased security with a more robust EDI infrastructure
Beverage on the Web Role Restructure: We have been reformatting the roles in VIP Beverage on the Web cleaning up permissions for current users based on job title to strengthen security and ensure users have the access to perform their job
Microsoft Teams: Deploying Microsoft Teams, an Office 365 communication software to improve communication within Heidelberg Distributing.
Currently pilot testing in Cincinnati and Dayton with the other locations to go live shortly thereafter.
Asset Refresh: Utilizing asset lifecycle management to systematically drive efficiency through performance, flexibility, and cost management. Quarter 2 refresh for Columbus, Cleveland, Ohio Valley, and Youngstown.
Easy Ops / Easy Pick: A new browser-based VIP tool to perform daily warehouse tasks with a UPC scan-to-print system. Currently being tested in Columbus, Dayton, and Lorain.
Heidelberg Applications: Heidelberg generated applications that are being developed to help the performance of the Supply Chain and Pricing Teams. Transfer Application to track transfers between locations. Pricing Application to automate extraction of pricing and costing data from VIP in real time.
Monthly Tip & Trick:
Change your status in Microsoft Teams
If you want to make sure people know when you’re busy or away from your desk, set your status in Teams. The little dot on your profile indicates if you’re available or not. Teams will automatically set the status in some cases, like when you’re in a call. To explicitly set it yourself, go to your profile at the top of Teams and select one from the list.
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