The Oakley ERP Blog

Is it time to spring clean your ERP System?
Wednesday May 2, 2018

Is it time to spring clean your ERP System? An ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is a vital piece of software that helps businesses streamline their processes and remain ahead of the curve against competitors. You may already have an ERP system implemented within your organisation but are starting to question the effectiveness of your current set up. Costs may be running higher than anticipated, your competitors are gaining ground on your business or the system is incapable of managing the needs of your expanding organisation. Whatever the reasoning it's always a good idea to reassess your systems and their effectiveness to find out what isn't working for you and your business. Here are five reasons you should be considering replacing or upgrading your current ERP system:

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Top 5 benefits to expect from your ERP system
Thursday March 15, 2018

Top 5 benefits to expect from your ERP system Businesses have many driving factors in deciding whether to implement a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, often sharing the same wish lists and requirements with other organisations. Streamlining business processes, increasing revenue and driving forward growth against market competitors are key targets to attain.

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How ERP systems come into their own at Christmas
Monday December 18, 2017

How ERP systems come into their own at Christmas Christmas can strike either joy or apprehension into the hearts of business owners. Many rely on this time of year to generate their highest volumes of sales, so they will look forward to this short yet important period of high activity. However, managing this huge increase in orders and completing the sales cycle quickly and efficiently remains a challenge for many companies (even those who think they already have an efficient data management system in place).

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Do you know what your growing business needs from an ERP system?
Monday November 27, 2017

Do you know what your growing business needs from an ERP system? Why not let us help you….. When a company is expanding fast, it needs to work with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that is flexible and adaptable enough to meet its changing needs.

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Choosing the Right Implementation for your ERP System
Monday November 27, 2017

Choosing the Right Implementation for your ERP System Even though today’s innovative ERP solutions offer unrivalled functionality and flexibility, deploying a new system within your company is still a significant undertaking and what can sometimes seem a very scary task. There’s a lot to consider, which is why we’ve put together this useful guide to implementing your ERP system.

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5 ways ERP software can help support your business
Tuesday October 24, 2017

5 ways ERP software can help support your business In this post we are going to break down the key benefits of using an ERP system and look at why having one can help to support you and your business

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How ERP Software Can Cut Costs In Your Supply Chain
Wednesday September 27, 2017

How ERP Software Can Cut Costs In Your Supply Chain An Investment That Pays Off. Effectively managing and getting the most out of your supply chain is vital, and ERP software will help you achieve this.

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Is It Time To Upgrade From Sage 50?
Wednesday September 27, 2017

Is It Time To Upgrade From Sage 50? Signs That Your Business is Outgrowing Your Accounting Software. If you’ve been using Sage 50 for a while, it may be time to evaluate whether it’s fully suited to the needs of your business.

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What Can ERP Software Do for Your Small Business?
Monday August 21, 2017

What Can ERP Software Do for Your Small Business? ERP software isn’t just for big companies – it can work wonders for the smallest of enterprises too.

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How ERP Software Can Help Run your Subscription Business
Monday July 24, 2017

How ERP Software Can Help Run your Subscription Business Subscription-based businesses are growing at a huge rate. The latest ERP software is similarly having to change to keep up and handle this new kind of demand.

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Is the Pharmaceutical industry ready for the new FMD and GS1 regulations?
Wednesday March 15, 2017

Is the Pharmaceutical industry ready for the new FMD and GS1 regulations? The new NHS Procurement Strategy mandates the use of GS1 standards and states that every supplier of every pharmaceutical product (and all other products and services that supply goods to the NHS) must comply.

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Busting the ERP Software myths
Tuesday January 10, 2017

Busting the ERP Software myths All too often when we speak to businesses about using ERP Software we hear the same objections; “Oh our business isn’t big enough for software like that” or “Software with that level of functionality is very expensive!” Both statements are in fact, in most cases, myths. That’s why we have put together this blog post to help bust some of these very common ERP Software legends.

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3 Predictions for your ERP Software Implementation in 2017
Monday December 19, 2016

3 Predictions for your ERP Software Implementation in 2017 We can’t believe that 2016 is nearly over, for some it has been a difficult year with the Brexit result and Trump becoming the next US President. But, for others it has been a year of triumph and growth and that is where we are focussing our predictions for 2017.

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Why your business needs ERP and not accounting software.
Friday December 2, 2016

Why your business needs ERP and not accounting software. Often in business it’s easy to just carry on doing what you have always done because, well that’s the way it’s always been. But if you take a step back and look at the processes and systems you have in place, you may find that you have outgrown them and now they are holding you back. One of the processes that you can’t afford to let this happen to is your accounts.

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What is ERP and how can it help your business?
Friday November 11, 2016

What is ERP and how can it help your business? In this blog post we’re going to explain how an ERP Software solution like Sage 200 and Sage 300 can help your business grow.

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Why you should avoid an ERP Project
Thursday June 23, 2016

Why you should avoid an ERP Project The following article looks at an ERP Project and explores the best time to implement a new system. While in truth perhaps there is never a good time, but you are considering changing ERP system for a reason and the long term benefit will outweigh the short term pain. Discover more here

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5 reasons to change your accounting software
Thursday September 3, 2015

5 reasons to change your accounting software This article brings the focus firmly back to our business and explores 5 reasons to change your accounting software.

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Pitching ERP to the Dragon’s
Wednesday August 12, 2015

Pitching ERP to the Dragon’s After identifying the need to implement an ERP solution, you will have gone through the various stages to select the correct ERP solution that compliments your business requirements the best.

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Holiday Season – A short or long haul to ERP
Monday August 3, 2015

Holiday Season – A short or long haul to ERP With the holiday season underway, many of us will be packing our bags and jetting off to somewhere hot.

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Tour de France 2015 – Time to lead the pack with Sage ERP
Monday July 20, 2015

Tour de France 2015 – Time to lead the pack with Sage ERP It's time to lead the pack with Sage ERP with our Tour de France 2015 edition.

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