Enterprise Resources Planning - 'is it for you?

Not sure whether you need full Enterprise Resources Planning software?

Read on to find out more.

Is your business currently running a number of different software systems? Are you a growing company that needs systems that interact with each other to improve efficiency and reduce costs? Are you finding multiple software systems cumbersome and expensive? If the answer to any or all of these questions is “yes”, you should consider investing in Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) software.

What is ERP software?

Enterprise Resources Planning software is a system that lets you manage all the major functions your company needs - 'both back office and front office. ERP software allows you to manage a range of complex business areas including:

  • Accounting
  • Orders
  • Payroll
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Warehousing
  • Customer services

Using a unified database, your ERP software can help you to manage all of your everyday tasks, from monitoring stock levels to sending out customer communications - 'giving you much more control over your business processes, and helping you to make savings in both direct and indirect costs.

Where do I start?

It's important to realise that ERP software isn't necessarily the right solution for every business. You may only need to implement new accounting software or a Customer Relationship Management package to achieve your aims. If you've realised that an ERP system is what you need, however, you need to talk to some specialists to make sure that you approach your new project in the right way.

Testing and planning

You can't just invest in an entire ERP system without investing some time beforehand making sure that the system you're buying is right for your company. ERP software is initially expensive, and requires detailed planning to make sure that you're getting the best results for your capital investment. You need to perform an audit of your current systems and processes so that you can find an ERP software package that will suit the way your business works. Fortunately, a good ERP consultant can help you to get this right, which is why you should call ABS today.

At ABS Software Integration, we are dedicated to finding the best business software solution for your needs. We've been serving clients for over 17 years and we're proud of the results we can achieve for our customers and the way we build relationships in order to help you make your business more efficient.

To find out more, call us on 01296 696700 or you can email us for sales at sales@abslimited.co.uk or support@abslimited.co.uk for technical support.