Enterprise Resource Planning
How do you know when your business is ready? It’s not always easy to tell. After all, every business is different, with its own needs and ways of working. So what signs should you look for?
One indicator is how you compare with your competitors. Do you feel like they’re always one step ahead of you?
When possible, it’s always a good idea to take a step back from the day to day running of your business too. Does it feel like things could be done better?
If the answer to either is yes, it might be time to look at Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
What is ERP?
ERP is really quite simple. It uses the latest software to bring together all the core functions of your business, automating and integrating them to run more efficiently.
A good system integrates every process from ordering to distribution. It makes everything run simply, smoothy and faster, improving productivity with fewer errors and less duplication.
They are particularly useful if you use various software systems, across different departments or properties. Implementing a solution in which one system, talks to the other, and co-ordinates everything, provides efficiency savings and makes it easier to spot areas for improvement or opportunities for growth.
Once an ERP system is in place, you will have instant access to all the information you need for every part of your business. You can get a complete overview of your business performance in order to make better and more informed decisions.
Who Can Benefit From ERP?
Managing data is a vital element to any business, no matter what the size. Whilst you might think that ERP is only suitable for large corporations, there are lots of benefits for medium and smaller sized enterprises too.
We’ve worked with many businesses, in many different industries, to help them realise the potential of ERP. Working closely with our Partners at Infor, we implement and tailor cloud-based ERP solutions to fit the exact needs of our customers.
If you think it’s time to look at how ERP could help your business, get in touch or call us on 01606 720499.
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