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Enterprise resource planning : understanding ERP systems and software

Get real-time insights into every aspect of your company’s performance, optimize processes, and streamline business management with cloud-based ERP software systems and solutions.

What is ERP software ?

An enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform is a type of business management software that integrates day-to-day business processes. It helps business leaders streamline company activity by connecting all data points and providing accurate business insights.

From HR and accounting to inventory management and customer relationship management (CRM), cloud-based ERP lets users share information across the entire business from a single, secure database. In short, it connects the dots, packaging data into one simple system.

How can an ERP system help your business thrive ?

With a fully-integrated, cloud-based ERP system, employees across departments can use the same reliable information to meet their day-to-day needs. The right ERP solutions should bring the front-office and back-office together. It’s a full enterprise management solution.

Once you’ve implemented the right ERP system, you’ll be able to identify areas that need improvement and make cost-effective decisions. This will enable you to unleash your full potential and take your company to the next level.

ERP system software for all types of businesses and industries

For established small or medium-sized businesses, ERP solutions can help you manage your day-to-day operations and give you the insights you need to scale and grow. 

For more established businesses or global industries like manufacturing, distribution, and engineering services, efficient enterprise resource planning systems can help meet more complex business needs.

Innovate ERP software solutions from Sage

Sage Business Cloud offers more than traditional ERP solutions. Our suite of enterprise resource planning tools is tailored to your business needs so you can streamline operations and collaborate effectively across departments. It provides essential real-time information about your company, highlighting areas for improvement, and ensures you comply with financial regulations—all from one secure and easy-to-use ERP platform.

Whatever the needs of your industry, our leading enterprise management solutions will help you navigate complex data so you can drive business growth. Our extensive network of 40,000 accountants and 26,000 business partners provides industry expertise and on-site support. From planning to integration, we'll help you get up and running with our professional ERP program at a price that works.

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The smart cloud accounting and ERP solution to unleash the potential of your business. Learn why industry leaders choose Sage Intacct.

 

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Across all industries, Sage Intacct customers achieve an average of :

  • 250 % ROI
  • 6 months payback
  • 79 % close time reduction
  • 65 % productivity improvement

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A complete business management solution tailored to the demanding medium-sized business user.

 

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Ideal for global companies in the manufacturing, distribution, chemicals, and services industries. 

  • 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

Real customers, real reviews

"Sage X3 provides clear and consistent formats for accounts, meaning software maintenance is easier, and teams are leaner across countries due to standardized processes. Headcounts are the same, but teams are freed up to focus on more value added services."

Helen Mullen
Shire Pharmaceuticals

"One of the real benefits of Sage is that we can run multiple companies off the same system."

Mark Tweddle
Jupiter Marketing

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