01 Jan,19

Five Benefits Of Implementing an ERP System to Your Business

By: Shiv Pratap Singh

There are many advantages of an ERP System for managing a business despite of being small or big. We already know ERP Systems provide thousands of advantages like better productivity, timely delivery, improved efficiency and reduced cost. Still many businessmen are skeptical to implement new ERP system and migrating all their process from old standalone off-line system to the new one. Even when they know all the advantages of implementing an ERP system.

In short we say that ERP helps in integrating all the business processes and management functions togehter, including planning, inventory/material management, order processing, manufacturing, supply chain management, purchasing, accounting and finance , human resource and the most important one sales and marketing. Here I'm listing some critical benefits .........

 

1. Integrated Business Processes 
As we already got the idea of integration, ERP fills the void partitions between the different departments and business processes. It provides a platform to share all the information flowing thorough the entire enterprise. It improves the real time information availability helping in making quick decessions

2. Improves Efficiency
ERP reduces the redundancy of data and repetition of tasks. The output from one department is directly available to process further in other departments. It also streamline business processes and increase the speed of over all production.

3. Reduced Cost
ERP immidiatelty reduces operating cost by reducing the time and avoiding repetition of tasks automatically reduces cost of production. It helps in better management of the available resources. It reduces inventory cost, production cost and marketing cost.

4. Real-time Reporting
The very fist visible results are the real time report generation capabilities of an ERP system. You no longer needs to wait for the end of the quarter for your acountant and finance manager to prepare report for. Now with ERP system you can get what you want to know about your company at anytime and anyplace. It provides better visiliblity ot day to day tasks of the organization.

5. Standerdized Business Processes
ERP systems are developed after integrating many years of experience of the processes of large successfull companies. Thus they follow standard business processes and best practices already proved in the market. So by implementing an ERP system also helps standerdizing the business processes of the organization. ERP also provide security with mulity layer of access permission and authorities depending upon the designation of the users.