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Case Study: Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company


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.”


  • 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.


  • 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

About This Data

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