ERP Strengthens the Supply Chain

Maintaining market share in a competitive landscape requires that manufacturers and distributors process and deliver orders faster—without losing accuracy and maintaining legal compliance. Only a dynamic operating environment that can manage real-time information flow across supply-chain will keep pace.

Are you risking non-compliance?

Keeping up with all of the reporting that you need to maintain compliance at the local and national level is challenging enough. In addition are the requirements of your customers, who need your support for their own compliance. Without an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that can manage the process, you are risking your own business and jeopardizing the trust of your customers.

ERP: Simpler and More Important Than You Think

The days when Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems were only in reach of companies with a few million dollars to throw into the implementation are over, but the image still persists. ERP is often thought of as expensive, cumbersome and more than a small or medium-size business needs.

4 Symptoms of an Outmoded ERP

If you are currently running your business using an out of date ERP system, you may well be undermining the success of your employees and your company. While the cost and hassle of implementing a new ERP system may be holding you back, the weaknesses of an outdated system could do even more damage.

Are You Losing Your Best Customers?

You appreciate all your customers, but some are probably better than others. The ones who are growing are better able to pay you on time and will likely increase orders as they grow. Those are the best kind of customers to have.

Those same customers – the growing customers – also expect more from their suppliers.

Five crucial questions for ERP evaluation

While the options for ERP (Enterprise Resource Options) systems for small and medium businesses are growing, it’s still challenging to find the right solution. Each business has unique needs and requirements, so you need to choose the software system that will address your specific situation.

Workarounds: symptoms of a failing ERP

A key indicator of the need for your business to implement or upgrade an ERP system is the number of workarounds that your employees are using to get their jobs done. Workarounds are those activities that your employees manage outside of the accounting system, ERP or CRM. Employees use workarounds either because the system is too complex, too slow or isn’t serving the changing needs of the business.