Why Your Business Should Invest in an ERP System

August 6, 2019 | ERP Systems
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Enterprise resource planning, or ERP, systems are transforming businesses around the globe — including those of your competitors. That alone should be reason enough to consider investing in an ERP system! However, there are many more justifications for companies of all sizes and across all industries to adopt technology that is designed to better manage business processes in an integrated and real-time manner.

ERP systems are an investment in your company’s operations, efficiency, intelligence, and productivity. All of the benefits of an ERP system ultimately come back to these improvements, which empower your organization to become more productive, more competitive, and better positioned to meet your customers’ needs.

Here are our top reasons why your business should invest in an ERP system.

Streamlined Business Management

There are many moving parts that keep your business functioning every single day. From human resources and finances, to supply chain and manufacturing, to inventory, purchasing, quality control, sales, and more, there are many components to consider to keep your business stable, let alone to shift your focus on growth.

With ERP systems, these functions are streamlined into one reliable system. By connecting and integrating all areas of business operations and management, your departments are connected to each other with accurate, up-to-date information.

Integration also helps with efficiency; you can automate many processes and duplicate information with an ERP, cutting down on redundant manual tasks and their propensity for error.

Real-Time Information

Today’s customers expect you to be flexible and responsive. They are accustomed to real-time responses, which can be challenging to meet unless you have access to the most current information whenever and wherever you need it.

And your business has to plan, forecast accurately, make informed decisions, and stay on top of changing business developments and competitors; ERP systems provide the real-time analytics and data you need to do it all—and then some.


ERP systems work with you as your business grows. Whether you’re bringing new clients on board, adding new processes, developing new departments or workflows, everything you’re doing to grow can be easily rolled into your existing ERP system.

An investment in an ERP system is an investment in the future of your organization. DRI can help you evaluate business processes and ensure you have the best system in place to grow your company, streamline operations, enhance real-time decision making, and so much more. Give us a call at 412-562-9660 or email info@decision.com to get started. We’ll work with you to help you get fitted with the right ERP solutions for your business — get in touch.

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