ERP: Management solutions for all types of companies
What is an ERP?
Enterprise resource planning solutions, better known as ERP, are very common tools in the day to day of any type of company. It does not matter the size (be it small, medium or large) or the sector in which it is located (manufacturing, distribution, commercial or service companies).
These solutions, which are also called business management software, business software or company software, allow, among other benefits, the automation and management of all business processes. From production, purchasing, sales and warehouse, to finance, human resources, supply chain and projects.
Due to the large number of ERP solutions on the market today, choosing the perfect management system for a company can be a headache. Therefore, choosing a trusted partner with experience in implementing various types of ERP software can be decisive.
Reasons to invest in an ERP
- Ensuring data format continuity
Standardize and speed up the manufacturing process
- Gain transparency about financial resources
Improve communication and reporting
- Expand new markets
- Use new distribution channels
- National and international expansion
- Establish and integrate new networks of partners and suppliers
- Reduction of process and production costs
- Reduced storage costs
- Reduction of IT costs (hardware, services, etc.)
- Gain profitability in each department
- Comply with national and international legal provisions
- Comply with foreign monetary systems
6 steps to choose the best ERP solution
A good ERP software must adjust to the needs of the company, covering not only its current needs, but also its future ones. In addition, it must allow the optimization of processes, the improvement of efficiency and the reduction of costs. But, what are the steps that we must follow so that our choice is the most accurate?
Step 1: Define reasons and objectives for the implementation of an ERP
Make the decision in collaboration with all departments, managers and IT support. As a team, identify the weak points of your organization and the opportunities to optimize. Ask yourself: what do we want to achieve with the implementation of an ERP solution?
Step 2: Analyze the internal processes of each department
Take another look at your company strategy, including the strategic goals of the various departments. Write down in your specifications all the requirements of the ERP solution.
Step 3: Detect the weak points or improvement points for each area
Evaluate pain points and factor them into your selection process, especially if different ERP systems are nearly identical in cost and functionality.
Step 4: Determine the functionality required for your new ERP
Determine to what extent your company needs a specific functionality or if you can deploy a more flexible generic software. Once again, your company’s strategy must take this into account.
Step 5: Evaluate the different ERPs on the market
All ERP systems have advantages and disadvantages. For this reason, you must evaluate each of the business management software that is currently on the market. The objective? Check which of all of them is best suited to the internal business processes of your company.
Step 6: Examine economic viability
Analyze the profitability of the planned software deployment. You must assess the cost of current processes “as is”, the future cost of “future” processes, as well as all investment costs. That is, you must know if the expected return is going to be greater than the required investment.
At Aitana we can help you make a good selection of your ERP without commitment and without the pressure of directing the sale towards the management software of one manufacturer or another. Call us now and have the confidence of a technological partner in all your IT areas.
10 benefits of implementing an ERP system in the company
A good ERP software must adjust to the needs of the company, covering not only its current needs, but also its future ones. In addition, it must allow the optimization of processes, the improvement of efficiency and the reduction of costs. But, what are the great advantages of having ERP systems?
Our business management solutions (ERP)
At CuroGens we are specialists in the implementation of business management software from large manufacturers such as Microsoft. Our portfolio of solutions means that for the correct choice of an ERP, we first analyze in detail the processes, improvement points and strategy of your company, and we advise you which solution of those available in the market can best adapt to you and reach make you more profitable without depending on a specific manufacturer.
Our team of highly qualified and experienced professionals will study all your needs and advise you in detail to implement the optimal management solution.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a powerful all-in-one ERP platform that integrates information from all business operations in one place, in a flexible and scalable way.
Enterprise resource planning solutions, better known as ERP, are very common tools in the day to day of any type of company.