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TechValidate Research on Sage ERP Platform

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7,374 Customers Surveyed

52,906 Data Points Collected

99 Published TechFacts

23 Published Charts

18 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise consumer products company is based on a December 2012 survey of Sage ERP Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Sage ERP X3 reduced overhead expenses 10X for the cost of ERP maintenance; reduced IT staffing requirements (no programmers); and provided greater ease in generating reports.”

Challenges

  • Searched for a new ERP solution to solve the following challenges:
    • Reduce operational costs through a better integration and automation of processes
    • Improve customer service and become easier to do business with
    • Accelerate company processes and improve productivity
    • Get better insight on business and operations, and make better-informed decisions

Use Case

  • Is using Sage ERP X3 in 1-3 locations.
  • Has 101-200 people using Sage ERP X3.

Results

  • Saw the following improvements after deploying Sage ERP X3:
    • Improved business insight / reduced risks
    • Improved customer satisfaction
  • Implemented Sage ERP X3 in 6 to 12 months.
  • Rated the quality of support and assistance provided by Sage as good.
  • Chose Sage ERP X3 over the following products:
    • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
    • Epicor 9 ERP
    • Infor ERP
    • Lawson
  • Achieved the business goals they expected within 6 months to I year after going live with Sage ERP X3.
  • Purchased Sage ERP X3 over other solutions or vendors for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Flexibility / Ability to adapt to company-specific processes
    • Scalability / Ability to support growth
    • Shorter implement time
    • Cost effective and flexible licensing options
    • Capability to enhance and expand ERP solution with industry-specific modules and services

Sage ERP business management solutions Customer Research

Sage 100 Top BI Capabilities

For the upcoming year in 2016, which types of business information are the most important for your company to have visibility?

Standardized (or consolidated) reporting across all company departments
41%
Forecasting
38%
Getting to near-real time information for quicker business response
34%
Dashboards and scoreboards that track key performance indicators at a glance
30%
Alerts and notifications when specific situations occur
26%
Access to reports via mobile devices
11%
Other
4%

Sage ERP customer testimonial on visibility and business performance

The Sage Intelligence Reporting is fantastic. Much more flexibility in reporting for our locations.

Lisa Nolan, Accountant, Morrisville Auxiliary Corp

Sage ERP business management solutions Customer Research

For the upcoming year in 2016, which types of business information are the most important for your company to have visibility?

Standardized (or consolidated) reporting across all company departments
46%
Forecasting
41%
Getting to near-real time information for quicker business response
39%
Dashboards and scoreboards that track key performance indicators at a glance
34%
Alerts and notifications when specific situations occur
19%
Access to reports via mobile devices
9%

Case Study: Small Business Wholesale Distribution Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business wholesale distribution company is based on a February 2013 survey of Sage 100 ERP customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Sage 100 ERP improved financial reporting, inventory ordering and sales tracking.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following top business and distribution challenges with Sage 100 ERP:
    • Poor reporting
    • Customer/Supplier interface needed update

Use Case

  • Purchased Sage 100 ERP over other solutions in order to:
    • Streamline entire purchasing process from order to delivery
    • Effectively manage cash flow and reduce receivables
    • Increase revenue by understanding customer needs
    • Access real-time accurate information on inventory – value, status, receipt, location and disposition
  • Uses Sage 100 ERP functionality in the following areas:
    • Business intelligence and reporting
    • Inventory and warehouse management
    • Purchasing management
    • Sales management

Results

  • Chose Sage 100 ERP over the following product:
    • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Executed the following with Sage 100 ERP:
    • Enhanced collaboration across the organization and improved vendor communications
    • Improved profitability
    • Reduced stock-outs and product shortages, and increased inventory turns
    • Increased customer satisfaction, and revenue
    • Improved business insight and reduced financial risk
  • Accomplished the following with Sage Business Care:
    • Gaining confidence from 24/7 self-serve access to the Sage Support KnowledgeBase
    • Getting the best value by running on the latest Sage 100 ERP release

Sage ERP customer testimonial on visibility and business performance

We just acquired Sage Inventory Advisor and we are very excited to improve our inventory controls. We are taking our annual physical inventory by the end of this week. We can then make our Sage Inventory Advisor data accurate and move forward. Inventory management is a major discussion within our seasonal business and it needs improvement.

Ken Walther, CEO, Valley Aquatic Solutions LLC



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