INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC’S NEWS & TIPS BLOG

New Gartner Report Helps You Find the Best ERP for Manufacturing Industry

Laura-Square

Laura Schomaker, Marketing Associate

January 3, 2019

No two business’ needs are exactly alike. This is particularly true with manufacturing and distribution businesses. Their needs differ vastly from those who sell, services or finished goods. Because manufacturers and distributors have unique needs, finding the right ERP can be tricky. To help businesses in these industries with their search, Gartner has released its first ever “Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Project Centric Midsize Enterprises.”

 

If you’re part of the ERP buying process and you find yourself lost in the weeds comparing all your options, this may be just what the doctor ordered. With its latest Magic quadrant, the well-respected researchers at Gartner have compared the pros and cons of each of the most popular ERP systems as they relate to the specific needs of manufacturing and distribution businesses.

This report is a great tool for anyone who’s looking for the best ERP for manufacturing industry

 In it, you will find:

  • Five features you should look for in any cloud ERP you’re considering.
  • An in-depth look at how the top 15 cloud ERP solutions compare.
  • To the point advice. The report lists pros and cons of each system tested.
  • Explanations of the 15 key criteria Gartner used in its evaluation of each system. We recommend looking at this section first, so you can decide which criteria are most important to your business and focus your attention on the solutions that excel in those areas.
  • Expert predictions from Gartner on what’s to come in the constantly shifting, ever-growing cloud ERP landscape.

 

Stop struggling to find the best ERP for manufacturing industry. Start with recommendations from the ERP experts at Gartner to save yourself countless hours and headaches. Download the report for free now!

 

Still have questions about what to look for when choosing the best ERP for manufacturing industry? Contact us today. Our experts have nearly 3 decades helping manufacturing businesses of all shapes and sizes find the right technology to help them reach their goals.

Other Posts You May Enjoy

Outsourcing Payroll Pros and Cons: Which Is the Right Choice for Me?

Not sure whether to keep payroll in-house or outsource it? This is a complicated decision with many factors to consider. To help make it a little easier, one of our ERP experts looks at the pros and cons of the most common payroll options and offers a third option that’s a good fit for some.

Three Manufacturing KPIs You Can’t Ignore

Modern manufacturing businesses have so much to track, it can be hard to know where to begin. It’s easy for the important information to get lost in the static. Discover three KPIs that apply to almost any manufacturing business and get started with your data analysis today.

Read This Before You Sign on the Dotted Line! 20 Questions to Ask When Buying ERP Software.

Comparing ERP vendors can be confusing. But knowing what to ask makes it easier. Before you choose a vendor, be sure to get their responses to each of these questions. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did. Choosing the wrong ERP vendor is a decision that could cost your business for years to come.

Five Things Your Pharma ERP Software Must Include

No ERP buying decision is easy, but with all that red tape governing the pharmaceutical industry, your decision is harder than most. One key to success is considering the needs of all users before you get bogged down in the research process. Our experts share five items that should be on every pharmaceutical company’s must have list.

4 Steps to Finding the Best Accounting Software for CFOs

CFOs, you have a lot on your plate and keeping tabs on your company’s financial health isn’t always easy. If you struggle to get the complete, up to date information you need to make smart decisions fast, it may be time to step up to an ERP. Discover how to find the right fit for your business.