It’s a brand new era for small to midsized manufacturers. The shift toward a more service-oriented distribution model is in full swing. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems designed specially for smaller firms have become mainstream. And international markets that were once the exclusive domain of giant corporations are now accessible to the small to midsized manufacturer.
The TEC article From Manufacturing to Distribution: The Evolution of ERP in Our New Global Economy examines how ERP systems have evolved to keep pace with these changes by combining supply chain management functionality with traditional enterprise resource planning software.
The white paper Benchmarking ERP in SMB shows you how and where ERP fits into a small manufacturing enterprise.
Steps for Selecting Business Software Solutions: A How-to Guide for Growing Companies is a workbook designed to help firms that are in the process of investigating their need for more advanced business management and accounting software.
You can get a shortlist of ERP solutions designed to work best with your company’s size, industry, and business model at TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center.