Case Study: Nu-West Construction Products

In 2005, Nu-West Construction Products was executing a rapid expansion plan that included three new distribution facilities in Western Canada. Believing it had outgrown its existing solutions, Nu-West conducted a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) software evaluation project to find a replacement. Learn how the chosen solution, TGI’s Enterprise 21 ERP, helped Nu-West meet its unique distribution needs.

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Why ERP Fails at Enterprise Project Management

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Because enterprise resource planning (ERP) came from the world of materials planning for repetitive manufacturing, these applications cannot address the more anecdotal, complex, and dynamic requirements of real-time enterprise project management. Even tier one ERP products cannot meet the needs of some companies—engineer-to-order manufacturers, engineering procurement and construction contractors, and even process manufacturers. Read this white paper to learn more. Read More

Usability as an ERP Selection Criteria

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is often criticized for being complex and difficult to use—which puts up a barrier to receiving potential benefits. Systems with integrated search functionality and Web-like interfaces can make ERP solutions easier to use. Learn how to evaluate ERP software for its usability, so you can avoid investing in platforms that aren’t evolved toward usable and efficient interfaces. Read More

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To lower the high cost of continuous updates as well as improve customer service and better support sales staff productivity, TRI-WEST needed to replace its static Web site with a portal solution that would serve both internal users and customers. Learn how the company worked with its chosen vendor and integration partner to build a portal solution that serves the public as well as customers and employees. Read More

Case Study: SuperPharm Limited

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SuperPharm, the first retail pharmacy chain in Trinidad (West Indies), opened its first store in 2005 with the focus on establishing a healthy business. It was critical that the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system have integrated point of sale (POS), inventory management, and purchasing functionality in place. Learn about the ERP system it chose, and the functionality that helped the company open four more stores. Read More
 
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