Integrating major business operations is essential to be an effective and profitable retailer. It opens the door to more and better data. This means more informed decision making by all stakeholders in your business, leading to effective short and long-term planning.
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Mapping the customer journey is an essential part of modern retail success. Ensuring that you make informed decisions about the different ‘places’ on the map can be achieved via high quality data and reporting facilitated by an ERP.
It’s clear that having an unobstructed view into data from operations across your retail business is essential to remain competitive in a world that is becoming more digital by the moment. ERPs can help businesses obtain and analyze the necessary data for such a view.
There are three major parts of your retail business that stand to benefit from the implementation of an ERP: tracking, reporting, and anticipating. In this post, we’re going to look at each of these processes and specifically how an ERP can simplify them for better end results. Further, by combining the functionalities of BI with your ERP you can get usable data, reports, and dashboards that can be used to make informed and balanced decisions in the future.
Many factors to ERP implementation success lie in thorough planning, preparing for the unexpected, and maintaining open lines of communication before, during, and after the process. To make the transition a little bit easier, we’ve come up with three best practices for a more efficient and less disruptive ERP implementation.
Bringing together goods and customers in the best way possible can only be achieved via the seamless integration of the different parts of your retail business. An ERP can be a highly effective way to manage these processes in a way that can be easily accessed by the right decision makers across locations and functions.