Exact: Five Reasons Small Manufacturers Should Invest in a Modern ERP Solution

We live in a world where technological advancements are being made every day, yet studies show that too many manufacturers are still running their businesses on outdated enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. According to the Aberdeen Group, the average age of an ERP solution in midmarket organizations is about seven years, yet many companies are running "ERP systems" that are 10, 15, even 20 years old. Old systems often suffer from a lack of integration and modern programming tools, which in turn can have a dramatic impact on the operational performance of a company. In fact, additional research from the Aberdeen Group shows that companies have reduced operational costs by 30% by implementing new, flexible ERP systems. Read more