Small Businesses Need ERP Systems
Small businesses have many challenges they need to overcome if they are going to compete and stay relevant with their larger competition. There are many ways that a small business can benefit from implementing an ERP system that can help close the gap between a small and large business. Small businesses need to be faster and sharper than their competition, so putting the proper tools in place to accomplish this is a necessity.
ERP solutions can provide a small business with benefits such as improved information visibility, optimized business processes, effective communication and productivity improvement, to name a few. An ERP system has a centralized database to ensure that all departments have access to the most up-to-date information. It also automates core business processes of the business, a task that most small businesses don’t have the workforce to achieve manually.
Implementing an ERP system is one of the biggest investments a business can make, yet many small and young businesses claim they are ‘too small’ for ERP. This stems from the mindset that the number of users drives the need for an ERP solution. Or it stems from not having enough users to cost justify the system. Cloud-based ERP systems now allow small businesses the functionality or the ERP system without the cost of an on-premise system. Cloud offers scalability, flexibility and improved performance, allowing a business to only pay for what they need without sacrificing something else.
Your business needs to not only plan for today, but also for the future. No business will be able to survive and grow long-term without an ERP system. There is no alternative solution that can help your business operate the same way. 2W Tech is an Epicor Gold Partner and has been implementing Epicor solutions for over 30 years. We are also a Microsoft Gold Partner that specializes in Epicor and Azure solutions. Give us a call today to learn how your small business can benefit from implementing an ERP system.