4 Critical Questions for Choosing Small Manufacturing ERP

We all know that ERP isn’t a decision that is made overnight. There is a lot of thought, decision making and planning that goes into deciding if ERP is right for your business. For small manufacturers, ERP may seem unattainable with high costs and upkeep, however, with the introduction of cloud ERP more and more small businesses are able to implement. The big question with small manufacturing ERP is usually where do we start?
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Using Cloud ERP to Improve Manufacturing Quality & Compliance Control

If you read the blog regularly, you may be following along as we tell you the story of a recent customer of ours who found true success with cloud ERP. In part one of this story we introduced you to a giant in the commercial bakery industry who was in need of a new ERP system, the problems they were having, why they chose Epicor Express, and their feelings about the implementation process. In the second part of the story we talked about some of the benefits they’ve seen since implementation. As a manufacturer of bakery items, sending out tasty products and complying with strict industry regulations is crucial to this company’s bottom line. So, in this third and final chapter, let’s talk about how they used cloud ERP to improve compliance processes and ensure quality throughout their manufacturing and distribution process and their plans for the future.

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6 Key Considerations for SaaS ERP Selection for Manufacturers

SaaS ERP is designed for small to medium sized companies who do not have the resources and/or the budget for an expensive on premise ERP solutions and this is an especially attractive option for small and mid-sized manufacturers. Why? Because there are many benefits that come along with a SaaS ERP implementation such as rapid implementation, significant cost savings, easy access to data, and much more; but if you don’t select the right system to begin with you’re going to have a hard time reaping those benefits.
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Epicor Customers Explain Why Manufacturing and Cloud ERP Are Meant to Be

Manufacturing and Cloud ERPEpicor recently sat down with the Operations Manager at Chirch Global Manufacturing and the Senior Systems Analyst at Mayekawa USA, two of the manufacturing companies who utilize the cloud capabilities of Epicor ERP. The article below summarizes this conversation around why these companies chose to make the move, the experiences they had, and why they think manufacturing and cloud ERP are a great fit for each other.
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10 Critical Considerations for Selecting Cloud ERP for Manufacturers

Manufacturers are continually warming up to the idea of cloud business applications. In fact, according to Gartner, 47% of manufacturers will have piloted or will be using cloud based applications rather than using on premise solutions. Why? Because there are significant advantages in utilizing cloud technology for manufacturers, such as a lower TCO, faster implementation than premise solutions, 24/7 access, and many more. But recognizing those benefits means selecting the right solution. Below are 10 essential questions to ask when selecting cloud ERP for manufacturers.
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