How Implementing an MRP System Can Help Businesses Overcome Operational Challenges

n the manufacturing industry, SMEs face many challenges when trying to run as efficiently as possible. These include overreliance on the business owner to oversee all operations and lack of cohesion across the organisation. Manufacturing companies are choosing to implement an MRP system (Material Requirements Planning) to help give them greater control over their operational processes from ordering through to final payment. However, there are other functions involved in the process which has led to ERP software (Enterprise Resource Planning) evolving from the tradition MRP system.

Benefits of Implementing an ERP or MRP System

MRP systems were first introduced to give control over the materials involved in the manufacturing process including management of stock inventory and scheduling.

ERP systems developed to include other aspects such as certain accounting functions (e.g., invoicing and quotations) and monitoring employee performance. This helps businesses create an overall real-time picture of their operations and tie together each function.

There are several benefits of implementing an MRP or ERP system including:

  • Centralising data to create an organised workflow
  • Clear picture of a company’s true position
  • Enhanced information sharing across roles
  • Reduced admin costs
  • Successful management of business growth
  • Fulfilling customer promises
  • Highlighting areas for improvement
  • Measuring areas of success
  • Increased productivity and profits
  • Clear instructions for operational teams
  • Saving time and money

Statii ERP and MRP Software

Statii’s software brings together all your necessary core functions. We’re from manufacturing backgrounds, so have developed the software with SMEs in mind, allowing you to streamline your processes to achieve maximum efficiency.

We’ll give you the support you need, provide training and there are no hidden costs.

Get in touch with our team to find out more about our ERP and MRP system. Call 01623 749 739.