8 NOTES WHEN SELECTING AN ERP IMPLEMENTATION PARTNER
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Choosing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for an organization is an important and complex process that greatly affects the performance and management of the enterprise. Here are eight important notes to consider when choosing a partner to deploy ERP solutions:
1. Proposing a Digital Transformation Solution for the Implementation Partner:
The first thing that businesses can easily observe and evaluate about an ERP implementation partner is that they have a clear strategy and plan. clearly for driving innovation in the enterprise. Enterprises should prioritize choosing suppliers with deep expertise and standard methods to help the company improve business processes, optimize operations, and create positive value from ERP implementation.
For example, 3S would be a suitable choice as a partner with 20 years of experience in implementing ERP solutions and applying Epicor’s US implementation methodology to ensure the success of projects that 3S guarantees to receive. In addition, 3S has had more than 100 customers in various fields such as Manufacturing Engineering, Packaging Printing, Food, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Plastic, Rubber, and others.
2. Partner provides enough professional services:
Enterprises should choose a solution partner that provides services such as consulting, customization according to business needs, implementation, and support to ensure that the ERP system operates in accordance with the specific goals of the business and is implemented effectively. In addition, business representatives should call the Partners directly to evaluate the transparency between advertising information and actual advice instead of drawing conclusions based on mass media.
3. Reputation of partners in ERP implementation:
Assess the supplier’s reputation and the supplier’s experience in ERP implementation. Enterprises should make a table to evaluate and compare different providers by criteria such as industry experience, implementation capacity, cost, effectiveness, and implementation time of the solution. Based on this assessment, enterprises can choose the Top 3 typical partners to consider using the solution.
4. Relevant industry expertise:
Businesses should seek out suppliers with industry knowledge and experience who understand business processes and specific industry requirements as the market changes. By assessing through the needs survey the relationship between the business and the requirements of the factory. Does the solution provide match the needs of the business? Does the solution help businesses optimize time and costs?
Partners need to provide a scalable and flexible ERP solution to meet the growth needs of the business in the future.
6. Deployment Options:
Partners need to provide deployment options appropriate to the size and scope of the business, including on-premises, cloud-based deployments (cloud), or a combination of both.
7. Ease of use of the solution:
The interface of the ERP system should be designed by the Partner in an easy-to-use and user-friendly manner. This helps reduce training time and increase employee efficiency.
8. Diversity of system functions:
Partners need to fully meet the various management functions of the ERP solution, such as finance, warehouse management, production management, human resource management, sales, and other functions. other functions suitable to the size and goals of each enterprise.
Table of evaluation criteria for ERP solution providers. Source: Ms. Kim Dung – Country General Director of Epicor Vietnam
Scoreboard after assessment. Source Ms. Kim Dung – Country General Director of Epicor Vietnam
Table of notes
In short, the success of an ERP solution depends on many factors, including the supplier’s innovative approach, professional services, reputation and experience, industry knowledge, scalability, deployment choice, ease of use, and system functionality.
3S Software Co., Ltd.
Company 3S has been the leading and longest-standing partner in Vietnam of Epicor Software Company (USA) since 2004, one of the 5 largest Enterprise Management Software Solution Providers in the world. 3S not only brings software or a program to customers but also provides a flexible and comprehensive management solution suitable for the size of each business. The solutions provided by 3S are always of high quality, but the cost is very reasonable. Along with complying with the Epicor Signature Project Implementation Methodology drawn from thousands of projects globally, 3S always brings the most suitable solution to Customers.
The four main solutions of 3S include:
Epicor ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning
Epicor MES – Manufacturing Execution System
BPM XSOL Solution – Business Modeling Solution
ECM DOCSTAR Solution – Digital Content Management Software