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Do more with ERP manufacturing software

Manufacturing resource planning ERP systems allow businesses to cut costs and deliver better products, insights, improved quality control, and reduced waste.

What is the difference between ERP and MRP software?

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software allows you to manage your resources effectively. Processes run through a single central system for a complete overview of your planning, inventory management, sales, finance and people management.

Manufacturing resource planning (MRP) software allows you to specifically streamline your manufacturing processes. These manufacturing systems identify inefficiencies in a supply chain and provide data that can be analyzed to implement better solutions. Together these offer an all-in-one solution for your organization.

Take control of your manufacturing business with MRP software

It’s now more important than ever for manufacturing businesses to focus on controlling costs, increasing profitability, and guaranteeing product quality.

Cloud ERP manufacturing software empowers you to manage your business operations, achieve consistent quality, and capture new sales opportunities.

The benefits of manufacturing ERP systems

Attract new customers, increase profits, and stay one step ahead of the game.

Happy customers

React quickly to customer demands, accelerate response times, and manage changes in purchasing, production, and shipping. 

Quality guarantee

Track quality control across all stages of the manufacturing process so you can adapt to compliance requirements. This reduces the risk of product recalls. Always exceed the high standards of your customers to ensure sustained satisfaction and repeat customers.

Control costs

Take control of costs with manufacturing accounting software. Gain deeper insights into production costs and pinpoint areas to save money.

Remain compliant with ERP and MRP systems

Regulatory changes make it more challenging for manufacturers to remain compliant throughout the supply chain. Cloud ERP manufacturing systems offer fast and flexible solutions, designed to meet the specific needs of your industry.

Reduce food and beverage waste

With strategic manufacturing systems, you can minimize waste to cut costs, help the planet and remain compliant.

Increase efficiency to reduce chemical waste

Streamline your operations to get the most out of valuable resources. Reduce waste and ensure environmental compliance.

Improve manufacturing processes

Understand what’s happening at every step of the supply chain by managing the manufacturing process from start to finish.

Manage manufacturing processes more efficiently

We know that each business and industry has unique operational challenges. That’s why we’ve created ERP and MRP software for the manufacturing industry. Whether you need help with inventory management, production scheduling, or regulatory requirements, our manufacturing ERP software has you covered. Our supply chain systems help with managing inventory, controlling production costs, analyzing profitability and streamlining business operations.

Raw materials

Changes in the costs of raw material make it difficult for manufacturers to offer quality products at consistent prices. Manufacturing enterprise management systems allow businesses to focus on turning a profit while effectively managing resources, monitoring production schedules and processing orders.

Competitive pricing

Thousands of domestic and overseas companies are competing for their share in the United States’ enormous machinery and equipment manufacturing industry. Process manufacturing software helps you stay ahead of your competition. Save money on inventory control and redirect capital into other parts of the business.

Cut costs and increase cash flow

Get an overview of your business data with cloud functionality, and direct money to the areas of your business that need it most. Manufacturing accounting software helps you make informed financial decisions and frees up cash for technology-intensive products with shorter life cycles.


Gain valuable insights, reduce costs, and grow your business faster with our guides and research.

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Reclaim control over your manufacturing processes

Modern enterprise management solutions deliver greater insight by streamlining and automating financial forecasting, customer data management, business intelligence, and warehouse management.

Discover intelligent manufacturing software

Overcome your warehouse woes with our intelligent ERP and MRP solutions. 

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A business management solution tailored to the demanding medium-sized business 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
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The top challenges US manufacturers will face in 2020

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

Protect your business against catastrophic recalls

Product recalls and withdrawals are becoming more and more frequent, and manufacturers are facing major disruption, damage to reputation, and overall financial liability. Ensure compliance throughout the manufacturing process with an intelligent ERP system.

Put an end to poor decision-making

Which product is the most profitable? How much cash is tied up in inventory surplus that could be invested elsewhere in your business? Without the answers to these questions, many organizations end up making poor strategic decisions and costly mistakes. Gaining detailed insight into your manufacturing business is essential.

Take control of your supply chain

Managing supply chains is a constant challenge for manufacturers. In addition to staying on top of key factors, (i.e., costs, demand forecasting, and inventory surplus), supply chain partnerships are continually changing. Without a fast, accurate ERP system to track manufacturing progress, you may be unable to avoid production downtime or plan an alternate manufacturing schedule without damaging your business.

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