An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution can be a crucial asset to a small business with big goals. It’s the difference between guessing and knowing your business, between hoping and growing your business while maintaining control of it. To learn more about the connection between modern ERP software and increased profitability and productivity in SMBs, check out: The Business Technology Performance Connection for SMBs.
Some Key Benefits of ERP for SMBs
Built-In Disaster Recovery
You want an ERP solution that can handle anything you throw at it – that includes having a balanced load approach, frequent backups, multiple storage locations and protection against a disaster that could leave your systems down for an extended period.
Spreadsheets have been a staple of businesses (especially in finance departments) ever since IBM released lotus 1-2-3 in the 1980s, and it has been copied (and improved upon) by other vendors ever since.
Increased Customer Retention
A Client Relationship Management (CRM) solution that is tightly integrated into an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system has several advantages over a system that is separate from other systems.
Download Acumatica Case Study - Bentek Systems (101 downloads) to learn more about how Bentek systems streamlined financial operations with Acumatica.
Who We Are
Aqurus provides ERP consulting and implementation services to growth-oriented customers located in Western Canada in a cost-effective environment. We help businesses get control and prepare them to be able to reach their potential.
We have consultants throughout Western Canada. We don’t outsource overseas or to robots.
We’re Low Cost, Not Low Value
We have one of the lowest consulting rates in the industry. Why? Because we keep our overhead very low.
We Specialize in Migrating SMBs to their First ERP
We are entirely focused on helping small and mid-sized businesses who have outgrown QuickBooks, MYOB, Sage, and other small business accounting packages.
We’re Here to Help
We’ll help prepare your company by validating processes, making your data for migration and ensuring that you and your employees are ready for this big step in your business.
Frequently Asked Questions
What ERP Software Do You Recommend?
What does a typical ERP implementation cost?
This is a tough question to answer as all businesses are different. The total cost will depend greatly on the size and complexity of the business. The lowest cost project we implemented was for $6,000 + the software subscription for a straightforward project. Average project costs are in approximately $25,000 – $40,000 + software subscription.
How long does it take?
Again, it’s challenging to give a single answer as the project duration is very dependent upon the size of company, complexity and number of processes, inventory management requirement, data to be migrated, etc. Our shortest project took less than a week, and on average, our projects are completed within 90 days or less.
What kinds of businesses need ERP?
Typically, to get the best benefit from ERP, a business should:
Need more information on the software? Check out the overview of Acumatica Cloud ERP Software.
Have any questions about Acumatica or want to request a demonstration? Contact our team.
Remember, the company you choose to implement your software dictates the success or failure of your software investment, at Aqurus we’re passionate about providing superior ERP solutions and support