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.

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.

Inventory control for competitive advantage

For distributors and manufacturers alike, the challenge of keeping the ‘right” amount of stock is central to operations. As customer expectations continue to rise, inventory management provides competitive advantage for those who get it right. Those companies without good controls face: