What is ERP?

Enterprise resource planning integrates all the processes required for the seamless functioning of a company with a single system using ERP software.

Definition of Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP)

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a software widely used by organizations to manage day-to-day business activities, including accounting, human resources, procurement, project management, risk management, compliance management, supply chain operations, ordering, delivery, and reporting. A robust ERP system integrates all the core functions into a unified system that helps plan, budget, predict and report on an organization’s results.

History of ERP

Why do businesses need an ERP system?

Having an individual system to manage each critical function results in a huge burden, time consumption, poor collaboration, inefficiency and improper decision making. Businesses need an ERP system that can bind all the functions into a single software to help them connect and collaborate with their employees, manage their everyday functions and make data-driven decisions with the help of technology while improving the overall efficiency, productivity, and accuracy of every critical business process. ERP system makes every business process streamlines and easier to track.

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Mechanism of an ERP software

How does an ERP software work?

ERP software works in a very simple way. Any operation performed by one department renders the visibility of the information to the other departments and authorized employees of the organization which can then be utilized throughout the functions of ERP to benefit any process. ERP software collects such consolidated information from all its integrated functions and gives a comprehensive understanding of the business performance through various insightful dashboards and reports making it easier for businesses to make real-time decisions in optimizing the costs and streamlining the processes.

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Key features of an ERP System

Benefits of ERP solutions
Benefits of ERP solutions
ERP software helps in saving money

Cost savings

Save tons of money by automating the simple tasks and minimizing the resources.

ERP system strengthens and scales your infrastructure

Scalability

Strengthen and scale your infrastructure as the business needs expand.

ERP solutions eliminate the errors

100% accuracy

Eliminate the errors and act on the precise data acquired from all the functions seamlessly.

ERP improves productivity

Improved productivity

Enjoy better work force productivity and increased output with easier access to information.

ERP increases efficiency

Increased efficiency

Drive maximum efficiency by allowing the users to collaborate effectively across multiple functions.

ERP system offers high security

High security

Facilitate encrypted communication and the strong user authentication makes it highly secure.

ERP software offers enhanced agility

Enhanced agility

Identify and react to the new opportunities quickly with complete access to real-time data of the business.

ERP solution helps in assisted decision making

Assisted decision making

Make assisted and confident business decisions based on the invaluable insights, graphs and comparisons provided by the smart reports.

Types of ERP based on industry

A Retail ERP Software is an all-in-one software that helps manage all the business operations from POS or billing, ordering, inventory, purchase and supply chain management, accounting, CRM and loyalty, analytics, BI/reports, security etc seamlessly from POS billing to balance sheet.


One of the biggest benefits of using Retail ERP software is having accurate, real-time information of all operations like sales, purchases, and inventory to make faster business decisions. A Retail ERP helps get 100% control on inventory thus reducing stock-outs, pilferage, wastage and drive more sales. With integrated accounting, businesses can track and manage all their payments in one place. A Retail ERP also helps quickly assess the changing consumer needs and makes it easier to integrate new channels.

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A Restaurant ERP software helps automate end-to-end management of overall restaurant operations including inventory management, KOT, billing, bookkeeping, report generation, mobile-order capabilities, recipe management, and much more.


Restaurant ERP software helps increase productivity and allows restaurant staff to manage their operations seamlessly with very little effort and skill using mobile solutions integrated to ERP for order taking, fulfill the orders, reconciliation of sales channel-wise and capturing the feedback from the customers. With ERP, Restaurant owners can control the operations of one or multiple outlets with ease, integrate with online market places, manage both offline and online payments in one place, track the business performance on the go and make better decisions.

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A Distribution ERP software is designed for stockists, super-stockists, wholesalers, dealers and distributors to manage the down-stream supply chain effectively. Distributors place bulk orders with manufacturers and sell them in smaller quantities to retailers or end consumers.


With an ERP, distributors can track inventory across multiple warehouses, handle returns management, flexibility and control over price, protect margin on different offers/schemes and fulfil the orders with effective sales collection, route and rep-management. With ERP distributors can manage multiple warehouses efficiently, reduce reverse logistics costs, rotate inventory fast, sell on the go, plan and monitor production so that orders planned can be fulfilled effectively.

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Types of ERP based on industry

  • ERP for Retail
  • ERP for Restaurant
  • ERP for Distribution

A Retail ERP Software is an all-in-one software that helps manage all the business operations from POS or billing, ordering, inventory, purchase and supply chain management, accounting, CRM and loyalty, analytics, BI/reports, security etc seamlessly from POS billing to balance sheet. One of the biggest benefits of using Retail ERP software is having accurate, real-time information of all operations like sales, purchases, and inventory to make faster business decisions. A Retail ERP helps get 100% control on inventory thus reducing stock-outs, pilferage, wastage and drive more sales. With integrated accounting, businesses can track and manage all their payments in one place. A Retail ERP also helps quickly assess the changing consumer needs and makes it easier to integrate new channels.

A Restaurant ERP software helps automate end-to-end management of overall restaurant operations including inventory management, KOT, billing, bookkeeping, report generation, mobile-order capabilities, recipe management, and much more. Restaurant ERP software helps increase productivity and allows restaurant staff to manage their operations seamlessly with very little effort and skill using mobile solutions integrated to ERP for order taking, fulfill the orders, reconciliation of sales channel-wise and capturing the feedback from the customers. With ERP, Restaurant owners can control the operations of one or multiple outlets with ease, integrate with online market places, manage both offline and online payments in one place, track the business performance on the go and make better decisions.

A Distribution ERP software is designed for stockists, super-stockists, wholesalers, dealers and distributors to manage the down-stream supply chain effectively. Distributors place bulk orders with manufacturers and sell them in smaller quantities to retailers or end consumers. With an ERP, distributors can track inventory across multiple warehouses, handle returns management, flexibility and control over price, protect margin on different offers/schemes and fulfil the orders with effective sales collection, route and rep-management. With ERP distributors can manage multiple warehouses efficiently, reduce reverse logistics costs, rotate inventory fast, sell on the go, plan and monitor production so that orders planned can be fulfilled effectively.

What does an ERP solution consist of?

Benefits of ERP solutions

Types of ERP software based on business Size

ERP for
Small Business

ERP software helps small businesses owners transition from traditional operations associated with paper and spreadsheets to automated, streamlined and efficient operations in all business aspects. Small businesses need to evaluate and choose the lower version of ERP solutions with necessary modules and features and later scale as their business grows.

ERP for small business

ERP for
Midsize-business

Generally, midsize companies require ERP solutions with business driving modules that will help them reach the aimed growth in the market. Operations such as sales, customer relationships(CRM) and Loyalty, integration with marketplaces and financial operations act crucial in competing and help scale the businesses.

ERP for mid-size business

ERP for
Enterprise

Large businesses must opt for robust ERP solutions that holds all functions of their business to sustain and establish themselves better in the competitive enterprise market, streamline their everyday rapid operations and continuously improve the processes, practices & tools. An enterprise ERP includes seamless integration across multiple outlets, intelligent automation, insightful analytics, the ability to handle huge data and transactions and AI-driven mobility solutions that make businesses leap.

ERP for large business

Types of ERP system based on Platform

On-premise ERP

On-premise ERP

With On-premise ERP, the enterprise resource planning software will be implemented in-house and maintained in a physical office space thus cannot be accessed without the internet and outside the office space. Businesses enjoy full control and ownership of the version with upfront investment. They do not necessarily require the internet to run operations seamlessly.

Cloud-based ERP

Cloud-based ERP

With Cloud-based ERP software, the entire business data is stored in the cloud and businesses can monitor all the operations anywhere, anytime and on any device. With Cloud ERP software the up-front costs are lesser. As the software development moves into CI-CD (continuous integration, continuous deployment) model, cloud-based platforms can help manage frequent updates better. That means, no downtime and faster roll-out of features that are required to stay ahead of the market. Cloud-based ERP software provides centralized deployment. This ensures that all data remains on the cloud and what users do with the data can be easily monitored and controlled without worrying about security.

Reasons to move to Cloud ERP software

Save money with Cloud ERP

Capital savings

Reduced capital as there is minimal hardware expenditure.

Better scalability with Cloud ERP software

Better scalability

Easier to switch to advanced features instantly as you scale.

Upgrade faster with Cloud ERP solution

Faster upgrade

Automatic update process eliminating the effort and technical issues.

Secure better with Cloud ERP system

Secure

Encrypted communication and strong user authentication makes it highly secure.

Be more flexible with Cloud ERP

More flexible

Convenient to access anytime/anywhere and from any device.

How to choose an ERP system?

Evaluate your business needs and goals

Evaluate

Plan

Plan your budget and ROI

Consider the solution-fit, scalability, deployment options and mobility solutions

Consider

Choose

Choose the one that delights your business, employees and customers

Why choose GOFRUGAL's ERP software?

Going forward businesses need a smart collaborative platform with integrations to different marketplaces, e-commerce, online and mobile ordering, loyalty providers, business intelligence systems and other aggregators like digital wallets, suppliers, service providers, banks and such regulatory authorities. Gofrugal ERP paves the way for such connected retail, restaurant and distribution solutions.

Gofrugal's ERP software

ERP Made Easy

Simplifies business processes and giving freedom of choice to choose the device they want to operate

Minimal staff

Reduces cycle time and data entry requirements across the value chain

Least skills

Makes it easy to learn and does not expect any educational qualifications from the users

100% Accuracy & Reliable solutions

Increases the accuracy and timeliness of information leading to better decision making

Transformation is made simple and in small steps

Makes it flexible to address changing business needs in an agile manner

Smart brands chose GOFRUGAL's smart ERP solutions

Gofrugal software is a complete solution for the Retail / Electronics business.

Reports, Easy Billing process, Integrations process, In terms of accounting works, E-invoice, Market Needs.

Mr. Asheesh Tiwari

Unicorn Infosolutions Pvt Ltd

Explore Retail ERP

GoFrugal - Restaurant Order Taking and Billing Software.

Functionally it has almost everything a restaurant would need to undertake its operations, stock, accounting, CRM & Kitchen Management.

Mr. Manu Joseph

Inceptio Foods & Hotel India LLP

Explore Restaurant ERP

Excellent Product and Support.

I am using the software for more than 10 years and it is very useful for billing and accounts with GST upload. Very much useful for finding the purchase order and make use to place order.

Mr. Aaditya kothari

Aaditya Pharmex

Nice.

Reports and billing easy access for lower qualification people.

Mr. Suresh Babu

REGAL SHOEZ

Explore Retail ERP

Very good software.

Ease to use and understand as well as user friendly.

Mr. Naveen Kumar

Sree Gupta Bhavan Pvt.Ltd.

Explore Restaurant ERP

Covers all the requirement.

Reporting, Mobile Dashboard, user-friendly, it covers all the required features.

Mr. Bheem rao

Patil Pharmacy

Explore Distribution ERP

Good software.

Easy to use, more functionality, good software compared with others.

Dr.Krishna Das

Gokulam Ayurveda Health Care

Explore Retail ERP

Great service.

Easy installation and great support and Easy to use.

Mr. Sathya Narayanan

Ruci

Explore Restaurant ERP

The front runner.

Easy to use, understanding the application and 15 years of addiction.

Mr. Sureshkumar Rathinam

Suresh Pharma

Explore Distribution ERP

Gofrugal software is a complete solution for the Retail/Electronics business.

Reports, Easy Billing process, Integrations process, In terms of accounting works, E-invoice, Market Needs.

Mr. Asheesh Tiwari

Unicorn Infosolutions Pvt Ltd

Retail ERP

Very good software.

Ease to use and understand as well as user friendly.

Mr. Naveen Kumar

Sree Gupta Bhavan Pvt.Ltd.

Restaurant ERP

The front runner.

Easy to use, understanding the application and 15 years of addiction.

Mr. Sureshkumar Rathinam

Suresh Pharma

Distribution ERP

Nice.

Reports and billing easy access for lower qualification people.

Mr. Suresh Babu

REGAL SHOEZ

Retail ERP

GoFrugal - Restaurant Order Taking and Billing Software.

Functionally it has almost everything a restaurant would need to undertake its operations, stock, accounting, CRM & Kitchen Management.

Mr. Manu Joseph

Inceptio Foods & Hotel India LLP

Restaurant ERP

Covers all the requirement.

Reporting, Mobile Dashboard, user-friendly, it covers all the required features

Mr. Bheem rao

Patil Pharmacy

Distribution ERP

Good software.

Easy to use, more functionality, good software compared with others

Dr.Krishna Das

Gokulam Ayurveda Health Care

Retail ERP

Great service.

Easy installation and great support and Easy to use

Mr. Sathya Narayanan

Ruci

Restaurant ERP

Excellent Product and Support.

I am using the software for more than 10 years and it is very useful for billing and accounts with GST upload. Very much useful for finding the purchase order and make use to place order.

Mr. Aaditya kothari

Aaditya Pharmex

Distribution ERP

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