The Oakley ERP Blog

CASE STUDY - Coople UK lTD
Tuesday September 11, 2018

CASE STUDY - Coople UK lTD Find out how Oakley ERP helped Coople UK Ltd take control of their finances and operations using Sage 300 ERP software.

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How businesses can use ERP systems to gain a competitive advantage
Wednesday May 2, 2018

How businesses can use ERP systems to gain a competitive advantage The race for business success is a road filled with both rewards and potential pitfalls. Constantly striving for improvement is the backbone of business and commerce, but whether we can achieve that is often down to the tools at our disposal.

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The Benefits of ERP Software in the Insurance Sector
Wednesday May 2, 2018

The Benefits of ERP Software in the Insurance Sector The insurance industry in general is a paper heavy environment. Countless administration tasks, forms and contracts mean data accumulation can easily reach breaking point, fast. An ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is a solution designed specifically for making these tasks (and many more) as efficient as possible. If you work within the insurance sector and feel you need a system that can help you streamline your processes, then read the following benefits of implementing an ERP system in the insurance sector.

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Which Sage solution is the best fit for your business?
Thursday April 5, 2018

Which Sage solution is the best fit for your business? Whatever your job role, whatever your industry, Sage offers ERP solutions to fit all business needs. Whether it's collating customer data through a CRM, tracking and processing sales orders, or analysing key financial metrics, Sage has the tools to streamline your business processes.

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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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Why the Manufacturing industry needs ERP systems
Thursday February 1, 2018

Why the Manufacturing industry needs ERP systems The manufacturing industry is a hugely competitive market, and it’s continuing to grow year after year. One of the ways that organisations have been able to keep up with the changing landscape is ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning).

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Maximise your business growth in 2018 and beyond with ERP software
Monday December 18, 2017

Maximise your business growth in 2018 and beyond with ERP software Most business owners and entrepreneurs will find themselves analysing their progress in the run-up to Christmas. Organisations typically use the festive period to assess their performance from the last 12 months. It’s a time for reflection and assessing your wins and losses, but it’s also a time to look forward and plan for 2018.

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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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What is the difference between CRM and ERP and when do you need them?
Tuesday October 24, 2017

What is the difference between CRM and ERP and when do you need them? For small businesses, both CRM and ERP systems share many similar aspects, often leading to confusion when weighing up both options. In this post we look at the pros and cons of both to help you decide which is the right choice for 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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Is ERP Software Worth the Investment?
Monday August 21, 2017

Is ERP Software Worth the Investment? ERP software is a big investment, there’s no denying it. But its effect on the fortunes of businesses can’t be denied.

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Empower your Business and Staff with Data
Monday July 31, 2017

Empower your Business and Staff with Data   Data is one of the most powerful tools for a modern business to gain a competitive advantage. Is your business ready for the data revolution?

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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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When regulations rule the sector – How can ERP Software support the FMD?
Wednesday May 10, 2017

When regulations rule the sector – How can ERP Software support the FMD? We are now only two years away from the FMD (Falsified Medical Directive) coming into force in the UK. In the US, in accordance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) the deadline is November 2017. This means that all manufactures of drugs are required to mark packs with a product identifier, serial number, lot number and date of expiration.

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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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