There are many advantages to implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software system. Among countless other advantages, implementing ERP software can improve productivity, increase efficiencies, decrease costs and streamline processes.
Here are the top five most frequent benefits that companies report:
An ERP system eliminates repetitive processes and greatly reduces the need to manually enter information. The system will also streamline business processes and makes it easier and more efficient for companies to collect data.
Instead of having data dispersed throughout a number of separate databases, all information is now located in a single location. Data is also kept consistent and up-to-date.
ERP software helps make reporting easier and more customizable. With improved reporting capabilities, your company can respond to complex data requests more easily. Users can also run their own reports without relying on help from IT.
It’s easier to provide high-quality customer service using an ERP system. Sales and customer service people can interact with customers better and improve relationships with them, through faster, more accurate access to customers’ information and history.
A new system will improve the accuracy, consistency and security of data. Restrictions to data can also be enhanced.