Why You Should Switch From Accounting Software to an ERP System to Run Your Business
Your small business is growing nicely.
To support your growth, you’re considering simply upgrading the accounting system with which you’re managing your business, e.g., QuickBooks, Xero, or Sage 50cloud.
You’ve heard, of course, of the business benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. You understand that ERP systems deliver a lot of powerful functionality — which you would love — but they seem a bit pricey and involve a months-long implementation process.
14 Essential ERP Questions to Ask When Your Growing Business is Set on Digital Transformation
Looking for the right ERP system for your small or medium-size business can be a little daunting.
After all, you’re looking for answers and you’re not even sure you’re asking the right questions.
So this post should go a long way to putting your mind at ease. Even if you’re new to the world of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, we believe that by simply asking the right questions you can navigate your business to a successful ERP implementation.
What is an ERP? Your Most Common Questions are Answered Here
You’ve often heard the term “ERP” (Enterprise Resource Planning), but now it’s time to drill down. With technology and totally unexpected events upending so much of the status quo in business, your intuition says your SME might benefit from this knowledge.
You’re absolutely right, in so many ways.
To help you better understand what an ERP system is, we answered the most common questions about them. If we missed one, let us know. We’ll be happy to help!
Cloud ERP: What It Is, How It Works, and Why Businesses Choose It to Elevate Performance
The pandemic has made one lesson clear to your small business: 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 of the concept and benefits of cloud ERP software, and outline why businesses like yours choose cloud ERP systems to springboard their business’s productivity.
6 Ways Your Food and Beverage Business 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, small businesses 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.