21st Century ERP Benefits

Topics: ERP, Automation, workflows, enterprise processes, Macola 10, enterprise resource planning, benefits, CRM, personalized workspaces, automated workflows

Posted on Dec 9, 2016 2:46:43 PM by Nick Mears

21st Century ERP

This is the 2nd part of a three-part blog series titled, “21st Century ERP,” which consists of the following posts:

  1. Six Signs You Don’t Have a Modern ERP Solution
  2. 21st Century ERP Benefits
  3. Who in Your Business Would Benefit the Most from 21st Century ERP?

Poll: 3 Primary Benefits of New ERP

We recently conducted a poll of both Macola customers as well as prospects and asked this question: “What area of ‘New ERP’ would bring the most benefit to your business?”

We found the results to be very interesting, as over 60% claimed that the greatest benefit of ERP was Automated Workflows. The next closest, at 25%, was Built-in CRM, with Personalized Workspaces coming in third.

Of course, there are many more benefits of a new ERP solution, such as streamlining operations, managing key business functions, increasing productivity and growing profitability—just to name a few. But for now, let’s look a little more closely at the three benefits listed in this poll: automated workflows, built-in CRM and personalized workspaces.

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Six Signs You Don’t Have a Modern ERP Solution

Topics: ERP, kpis, Automation, workflows, enterprise processes, Macola 10, accuracy, manual effort, enterprise resource planning

Posted on Dec 2, 2016 1:53:53 PM by Nick Mears

21st Century ERP

This is the 1st blog in the three-part blog series titled, “21st Century ERP”, which consists of the following posts:

  1. Six Signs You Don’t Have a Modern ERP Solution
  2. 21st Century ERP Benefits
  3. Who in Your Business Would Benefit the Most from 21st Century ERP?

The Difference Between Old & Modern ERP

If you’re like most manufacturing and distribution companies, you’ve started out with a hodge podge of manual and siloed systems to manage your business. But workloads have grown. Your management can no longer see everything going on in the company.

  • Vast quantities of information make decisions overwhelming.
  • Manual business processes are cumbersome and time consuming.
  • Documents get misplaced.

Answering questions such as—what is the cost of labor and materials for a particular product? Or, where an order is in the production line?—demand increasingly time-consuming research via email, voice mail, or walking to the shop floor. Important work falls through the cracks.

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