What is a SaaS product for ERP or MRP?

Judges will take a holistic view of the ERP / MRP solution and would encourage applicants to do the same, giving a top-level overview of the benefits of their ERP / MRP solution and the role of ERP / MRP in tying together disparate business functions.

ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and MRP (Material Requirements Planning) are both software systems used in manufacturing and supply chain management.

A SaaS product for ERP or MRP refers to a cloud-based software solution that helps businesses manage their operations, including manufacturing processes, inventory management, supply chain planning, financial management, human resources, and customer relationship management. These systems are designed to help organizations:

  • Streamline their processes
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase efficiency
  • Provide real-time visibility into their operations

SaaS-based ERP and MRP systems are becoming increasingly popular due to their ease of use, scalability, and low upfront costs. They are particularly useful for small and mid-sized businesses that may not have the resources to invest in an on-premise system. With a SaaS solution, companies can pay for only the features they need and scale up as their business grows. Additionally, the provider of the SaaS product is responsible for maintaining and updating the software, which reduces the burden on the business’s IT staff.

Previous recognition for Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP

For a broader understanding of this SaaS Awards category, we have gathered examples from previous winners, finalists, and shortlistees which impressed the judging team with their saas products for ERP or MRP.

Finalist of The SaaS Awards 2022 for the Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP

Filevine’s SaaS product is designed to streamline business operations by providing a centralized hub for project management, data management, and collaboration. Its customizable workflows allow users to automate routine tasks, manage projects more efficiently, and track progress in real-time. The software provides robust document management capabilities that allow users to store, organize, and share documents with team members and clients. Additionally, the software offers analytics and reporting features that enable users to generate custom reports and gain insights into business performance.

Winner of The SaaS Awards 2021 for the Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP

Quote From Lead Judge –  Christopher Southall

“EPRx is an innovative ERP solution for the people centric organization, that realises and addresses specific business issues with ‘one size fits all’ model of traditional ERP’s. ERPx is an impressive, powerful, customizable ERP, HCM and FP&A platform all in one.

The modern ERPx SaaS driven architecture combines delivers enhanced productivity, automations, AI and customizability in an industry leading package.” 

Winner of The SaaS Awards 2022 for the Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP

Quote From Lead Judge –  Christopher Southall 

The Celonis product is amazing and rather special in what it does. We think it is unmatched in its scope, breadth, and inventiveness in enabling companies of any size to pinpoint business process inefficiencies. Therefore, the judges at SaaS Awards believe Celonis is an excellent product that all businesses, especially large multinationals, should consider adopting to maximize efficiency and stay competitive in a marketplace that is becoming more and more fierce. Well done, Celonis!” 

Shortlistee of The SaaS Awards 2021 for the Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP

ECI’s SaaS product for ERP/MRP is called M1, and it offers a comprehensive set of features for managing various business processes. M1 is an integrated ERP and MRP system that offers modules for inventory management, job costing, order processing, purchasing, production planning, and scheduling. The software is highly customizable, allowing users to tailor workflows and reports to meet their specific business needs. Additionally, the software offers advanced analytics and reporting features that enable users to track business performance and identify areas for improvement.

A strong entry for the Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP category should include:

  1. Comprehensive functionality: The product should provide comprehensive functionality for managing various business processes, including manufacturing, inventory, supply chain planning, financial management, human resources, and customer relationship management.
  2. User-friendly interface: The product should have a user-friendly interface that is easy to navigate and use, even for non-technical users.
  3. Customization options: The product should offer customization options to meet the specific needs of individual businesses. This may include the ability to add or remove features and modules, or to tailor workflows to match specific business processes.
  4. Integration capabilities: The product should have integration capabilities with other software systems and applications, such as accounting software, CRM software, and e-commerce platforms.
  5. Security features: The product should have robust security features to protect sensitive data, including user access controls, data encryption, and regular data backups.
  6. Scalability: The product should be scalable to meet the changing needs of growing businesses, with the ability to add users, features, and functionality as needed.
  7. Analytics and reporting: The product should offer advanced analytics and reporting capabilities to provide insights into business performance and identify areas for improvement.
  8. Mobile compatibility: The product should be compatible with mobile devices, allowing users to access the software from anywhere at any time.
  9. Customer support: The product should offer reliable customer support, with responsive and knowledgeable support teams available to assist with any technical issues or questions.

Overall, a strong entry for the Best SaaS Product for ERP/MRP category should be a comprehensive, user-friendly, and customizable solution that helps businesses streamline their operations and improve efficiency. It should be secure, scalable, and offer advanced analytics and reporting capabilities, with reliable customer support to ensure a smooth user experience.

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