The abbreviation ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) represents a complex information system designated to manage production, finance, accountancy, delivery chains, CRM, human resources, etc. E-commerce system ShopCentrik can be integrated with a number of ERP systems (you can find the list in the following section Our partners. Also in our References category you find a list of e-shops according to integrated ERP systems. Find out more about integration in our article Why integrate ERP system into your e-shop.
The abbreviation ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) represents a complex information system designated to manage production, finance, accountancy, delivery chains, CRM, human resources, etc. It is very different from a previous trend when there was a different application for each management area. Nowadays companies prefer one complex ERP system for all organization's needs.
ERP systems can integrate all data and processes into one complex unit. A typical ERP system uses a number of software components (modules) and hardware infrastructure to achieve the integration. The key ingredient of all ERP systems is a unified database system for data deposition. This database is than used by spectrum of modules.
ERP system can cover the basic functions of the organization, regarding the organization type or field of business. ERP systems are used not only by regular businesses), but also non-profit and non-government organizations, independent organizations, government institutions and other big entities.
ERP system implementation
Due to the vast area covered by ERP systems, its implementation includes not only installation of a new software, but also thorough analysis of existing procedures. This brings important changes into the working habits of the employees. It is important to understand, that the changes has to be made on the user's side and the user shouldn't make an attempt to teach the new system old tricks.
The organization of ERP integration isn't usually done by the customer himself. It is advisable to approach a professional company, be it a producer or provider of information systems. The implementation time depends on the size of the project, the range of the changes, further development and also on the customer's cooperation. Usually it is several months, exceptionally it could be a few years.
ShopCentrik and ERP systems
One of the main advantages of ShopCentriku system is its ability to mutually and automatically communicate with any chosen ERP system. You can read more about the advantages in the article Why integrate e-shop with ERP system. Also you can see the list of ERP systems providers and our partners in the category Our partners. ShopCentrik is currently integrated with all the listed ERP systems.