How chemical producers turn ERP into a competitive advantage
Chemical producers and distributors live in a fast-paced world. The market is ever more competitive and European regulations are getting much harder to comply with. A standard off the shelf ERP system simply has too many gaps for the needs of this industry.
Being competitive means that all operations need to be streamlined: warehousing, production, front and back office working together on one platform, with access to the resources they need to do their job efficiently: from any place, on any device, at any time. Being competitive also means that the opportunity-to-cash process has to be managed with tight margin control. You want to know with confidence that for all orders that are placed, the margin you have estimated will ultimately show up in your P&L.
Being compliant means that: