What It Is, How It Works, and Why SMEs Choose It to Elevate Performance
The pandemic has made one lesson clear to your SME: you need to be more efficient and agile.
So why does a concept like “cloud ERP” keep coming up in your search for technological solutions?
Because you’re looking in the right places. This discussion will help you get a clear view on the concept and benefits of cloud ERP software, and outline why SMEs like yours choose cloud ERP systems to springboard their business’s productivity.
6 Ways Your Food and Beverage SME can Navigate the Labor Shortage with an ERP System
What can you do to successfully take on the challenges of a labor shortage in the food and beverage industry?
Your business has probably felt the impact of the labor shortage in Canada. And you’re not alone. According to a BDC study, almost 40% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are finding it difficult to hire new employees. The situation won’t get better any time soon.
In the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry, SMEs are even worse off. Food processing is the country’s biggest employer in manufacturing, according to Statistics Canada, with 290,000 people working. Research by the non-profit Food Processing Skills Canada found that by 2025 the gap between job vacancies in the sector and the people available to fill them would reach 65,000, or 24% of the current workforce.
Jump-Start Your Digital Transformation with an ERP System: 5 Tips for Building a More Agile and Sustainable SMB
Did your business hit a wall during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Whether your activity rocketed and strained your operation’s limits, or your company had to perform major surgery on its business model, the pandemic became a moment of truth.
In a survey of over 710 SMB executives, about 56% of the respondents said they were revising their business models since the first wave of the pandemic; 57% accelerated their digital transformation. Almost one-quarter of the businesses started their digital transformation as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Is your business growing? Congratulations! Perhaps it’s time for your company to invest in a tool that will allow you to support your development in the long term. Up until now, you certainly must have used basic accounting software and Excel files which started your growth. But these tools quickly hit their limits when your sales volume increases. Certain signs are telling: do you feel like you don't have much control over your production and traceability? Do you have poor visibility on your results? Are your clients sometimes unhappy or have you even lost certifications or labels? An ERP system provides many advantages that can help you tackle these issues. Here are 5 signs that your food business is ready to invest in an ERP.
ERP (Enterprise Resources Planning) is an all-in-one software solution that allows you to manage all of the business processes and information systems of a company in real time. It brings together every enterprise management system: accounting, production, provisioning, sales and human resources. To help you better understand what an ERP is, we answered the most common questions about them. Read on!