HOW TO EVALUATE MANUFACTURING ERP SOFTWARE AND ITS VENDORS

Manufacturing ERP software implementation for manufacturing industry is little more complicated as compared to Trading or Service industries or any Standard ERP software.

Manufacturing ERP software solutions include all the business processes which run manufacturing operations which is in need of being properly managed.

Inventory management, procurement, design process, order management and quality control are some of the most common processes which include in any Manufacturing ERP software solution.

Which means the Implementation process may sometimes get tricky.

Before implementing your manufacturing ERP software you need to consider 3 main points.

  • People
  • Technology 
  • The process that is specific to your organization

While evaluating any manufacturing ERP software it is important that all these factors need to take into account.

In this blog post, we will discuss how to find a right ERP vendor for manufacturing ERP software implementations but before that let’s shed light on . . .

How to evaluate Manufacturing ERP Software?

The evaluation step is one of the basic areas before selecting any manufacturing ERP software.

This first step of evaluating Manufacturing ERP software is to understand the standard functionality of the modules which the ERP solution is providing to find the right ERP vendor.

This will help in future changes or addition of the functionality which your organization might want to implement.

Doing this evaluation it is important to have a functional requirement ready to avoid last moment changes. As we all know that every manufacturing organization has different needs and requirements with respect to the process they are following, till the buying methods, and manufacturing processes of the products.

Understanding different ERP software and the base features offered helps you to minimize the complexities during the implementation and further it reduces the timelines also.
Once you have completed your first step the second is to check the customization needs of the software.

The ERP software you are choosing should support all the areas of your organization.

There will be some specific requirements for every organization and hence the Manufacturing ERP software must be customized according to your business process.

Once you have decided what is the exact requirements that you need to automate your business process.

Now it's the time to find the right ERP vendor who can gift you with the right ERP software solution for your manufacturing business.

How to decide the right ERP vendor for Manufacturing ERP software implementations?

Choosing the right ERP vendor can be always tricky.

So check on these characteristics before choosing one for your Manufacturing ERP Software Implementation.
  • Track record of successful ERP implementations in the similar industry
  • Expertise in manufacturing domain
  • Size of the team
  • The customizations handled
  • Timeline offered by the vendor on your project
  • Their resources who takes care of your ERP project
  • Communication between managers and team members

Check on the support offered by the ERP vendor before implementation


As we know that these are the basic questions which you must ask yourself before finding a right vendor for your Manufacturing ERP software.

There are many other areas which come along once you initiate with implementing Manufacturing ERP solutions.

About Transines Solutions

At Transines Solutions we offer you with one of the leading Open source ERP software named as Odoo – OpenERP.

We are an official partner of Odoo. For more information kindly contact us.
HOW TO EVALUATE MANUFACTURING ERP SOFTWARE AND ITS VENDORS HOW TO EVALUATE MANUFACTURING ERP SOFTWARE AND ITS VENDORS Reviewed by Transines Solutions on June 05, 2018 Rating: 5
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