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Forge more profits for your manufacturing business

Ensure the reliable quality your customers demand, while minimising risk.

Move beyond ERP. Gain better insights into the quality of your manufacturing.

In a rapidly changing environment, how can you grow your manufacturing business, control costs, and increase profitability?

In the past Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software was effective. Today, Enterprise Management software will help you control business operations, ensure consistent quality, and take advantage of new commercial opportunities.

Transform your company by moving beyond ERP

Modern manufacturing software will help your business attract new customers, increase profits and stay ahead of the competition.

Satisfy more customers

Respond faster to shifting customer demands and improve the management of fluctuations in purchasing, production, and shipping. Accelerate responses to inquiries and requests with accurate product costing and pricing.

Guarantee consistent quality

Minimise the risk and scope of a recall by ensuring the consistent quality of your products while maintaining the flexibility to act on any opportunity. Always meet or exceed the high standards of your customers, and adapt to compliance requirements.

Keep costs under control

Gain control over work order details and deeper insights into your production costs so you can see where to cut costs and save money faster.

Process manufacturing problems

Today, common manufacturing problems include ensuring quality when raw materials fluctuate in potency, dealing with recalls and a global harmonisation. To overcome these challenges, you need software built for your industry.


In a rapidly changing environment, you can still grow control costs and increase profits. The right solution will help you command every aspect of your operations and unlock new commercial opportunities.


Get accurate project management, live insights and accounting information on your mobile device.

Wholesale distribution

Conquer your distribution challenges to expand your business and control costs.

Discrete manufacturing challenges

Discrete manufacturers face a variety of business challenges in their operations, ranging from inventory management to production scheduling to regulatory requirements. We can help you handle inventory better, manage production costs, analyse product line profitability, and simplify operations.

Fabricated metal products

Mastering the challenges of a highly competitive market dominated by fluctuating metal and energy cost and global competition, while producing high-quality metal products to exact specifications, can be overwhelming. Now, manage resources, production schedules, and customer orders and tie them into your financial systems.

Industrial machinery and equipment

British manufacturing businesses must compete with machinery and equipment suppliers at home and abroad, so profitability is essential. Enterprise Management software will help you save money on inventory control and get more value from employees and assets.

Instruments and related products

With technology-intensive products and shortening product lifecycles, it's vital to ensure capital investments return revenue to the business quickly. If you want to cut costs and improve cash flow, you need access to detailed information about every aspect of your business processes. Now, make timely decisions based on complete and accurate data.

Move beyond ERP

Ensure the quality customers demand, minimise risk and drive your business forwards.

Surpass customers' expectations and increase profits

Run every area of your manufacturing business with our solutions.

Sage 50cloud Accounts

Powerful accounting software for established businesses wanting to oversee their accounts, customers, and suppliers.

  • Manage cash flow, income, expenses and payments
  • Create professional invoices and quotes
  • Connect to your bank account
  • Manage VAT & submit online returns to HMRC
  • Powerful reporting and dashboard
  • Secure cloud access and backup
  • Office 365 integration
  • Track and manage stock
  • Manage multiple departments and budgets
  • Track project income, expenses and profit
  • Create sales and purchase orders
  • Trade in multiple currencies
Enterprise Management

A business management solution tailored to the demanding enterprise user. From procurement to production, warehousing, e-commerce and sales, and financial and people management—gain a faster, simpler, and more flexible way to manage the entire business at a lower cost, on a global scale.

  • Take control of global operations
  • Get the insight you need, when you need it
  • Expand to new markets or geographies
  • Gain agility and focus on your business

Mark Tweddle, managing director, Jupiter Marketing

One of real benefits for Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management is we can run multiple companies off the same system. Everything we do, everywhere we go… can be controlled from this office. The one guarantee with Sage, which is the most important as an MD, is the figures are correct.

The top challenges British manufacturers will face in 2019

Many manufacturers are facing challenges like compliance, lack of oversight, and increasingly complex supply chains in 2019. The good news is with Sage Business Cloud you can:

Protect your business against catastrophic recalls

Recent legislation in many parts of the world has given government agencies greater power to intervene with manufacturers’ operations, and to more easily demand product recalls and withdrawals.

Moreover, consumers are becoming ever more demanding of manufacturers, ready to react when their expectations are not satisfied and able to raise their concerns instantly—and very publicly—through modern communications technology. As a result of these factors, product recalls around the world are becoming more and more frequent and manufacturers are facing major disruption, damage to reputation, and overall financial liability.

Put an end to poor decision-making

Getting detailed insight into your business can be a challenge at the best of times and manufacturers who lack complete, accurate, and up-to-the-minute data face significant challenges to making timely decisions. Which product is most profitable? Which supplier has the most delays? How much cash is tied up in inventory excess, and how much could you invest in growing your business? Without the answers to these questions, many businesses end up making poor strategic decisions and costly mistakes.

Command control of your entire supply chain—no matter how complex

Managing supply chains is a constant challenge for manufacturers. In addition to staying on top of the key factors—costs, demand forecasting, production downtime, and inventory excess—supply chain partnerships are continually changing. What happens if your supplier’s shipment has been delayed? What if supply costs increase without warning or quality changes? Without a fast, accurate method to track progress or communicate, you may not be able to avoid production downtime or plan an alternate manufacturing schedule without hurting your business.

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