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Date: 2021/09/11 04:40:26

                                          Benefits of ERP | ERP Systems Advantages

 

An ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is an information system within which all the resources of a company (information, data, etc.) are identified, optimized, and planned.

More simply, it is software that makes it possible to feed all the information, and the data resulting from the various activities of a company, on a single database. These can then be presented in the form of tools useful for decision-making  (reporting, dashboards, management indicators, etc.).

 

WHY ARE ERP TOOLS IMPORTANT?

Setting up an Odoo Customisation within your company brings several advantages,  the first is the fact of having on a single software for a global vision  of all the functions of the company, the ERP tool also allows:

  • A gain in productivity  thanks to a single database (no data duplication or difference in values, fresh and updated data in real-time, etc.);
  • Better management  of material resources and operational processes;
  • cost optimization  ;
  • Reduced  data processing time ;
  • A fluid flow of information and communication  (with personalized permissions)
  • A complete vision  for good decision making;

All these advantages obviously allow the company to increase its productivity, its performance, and therefore its profitability.

WHAT FUNCTIONS ARE COVERED BY THE ERP

ERP tools are, for the most part, capable of covering a large scope of functions, we cite as an example:

  • commercial management (purchasing and sales management, CRM, etc.)
  • accounting and financial management: general accounting, cost accounting, budget, management control, cash flow, etc.
  • WMS inventory management: logistics, transport, warehouse, etc.
  • CAPE production management
  • human resources management (payroll, HR, recruitment, expense reports, training, etc.)
  • management by business
  • management of after-sales services, etc.
  • BI (business intelligence, reporting and statistics tool), etc .;

All its functions are centralized on a single tool, updated in real-time, and often accessible on several media, which allows a clear vision of everything that is happening within or around the company.

Remark :

ERP tools can offer indicators that will be integrated into the company's Dashboard.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE WITH A CRM?

CRM software is a customer-oriented tool, they allow companies to optimize their customer relationships and therefore improve their sales, while ERPs are designed to improve the flow of information between all departments within the company. Company for the sake of cost optimization.

WHAT CRITERIA TO CHOOSE YOUR ERP?

The ERP market is very competitive, several solutions are available to meet the growing needs of companies. The choice must be based first and foremost on the needs of the business that must be defined, but also on other criteria such as:

  • the size of the business and its activity;
  • the number of employees of the company;
  • the way the business operates;
  • the budget allocated and the price of the ERP solution;
  • the features offered;
  • customer reviews;
  • ease of use, clarity of information, and simplicity of configuration;
  • software developments (updates, etc.);
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