Guidance When Planning & Installing MRP Software
When comparing what makes an MRP installation successful, many different factors come into play. The software you choose, the experts you work with, but one thing that is particularly important is your attitude and commitment to installing MRP software.
Put Your Installation First
Taking your MRP software seriously is the best way to be successful. Planning and implementing a system is a long term project and needs to be a priority if it to work effectively for your business. Detailed preparations can take around a month or two to get a properly focused system in place.
Dedicate Time & Resources
In order to prepare for installing MRP software, and to get your new system up and running you need to dedicate time and effort to work with your supplier, to provide them with all the information they need to set up the software correctly so that it is as effective as possible. If not, your project is likely to fail.
You will need to dedicate some of your time and resources to work with your project manager, to ensure they have everything they need to install your MRP software properly.
Ensure Everyone Is Involved
Making sure that all your staff and stakeholders are involved when installing MRP software is important to make sure that the system will work effectively.
- Directors and key stakeholders need to know that installing MRP software will align the business with its goals and vision.
- Middle Management will need to use the software themost and will have to be involved in understanding the system. They know what problems occur with the current system, so they are in the best place to advise you on what direction your MRP should take.
- Employees on the floor will need to know how the system will work and will need to trial the system to ensure they are on board with it. If not all your employees are on board, then installing MRP software will be a failure.
Employees need to use your MRP system, vendors and consultants won’t always be around to do this for them or show them how to, so it’s important that you take ownership of your project to ensure that the final solution is perfect down to the last detail.
With Statii’s experts on hand, planning and installing MRP software is an exciting time in your business’s history, it raises the value and efficiency of your business driving it forward and ensuring it has a long and prosperous future, so why wouldn’t you want to be at the forefront to make sure it’s as successful as possible.