Both small and large wholesale/retailers demand highly automated, integrated, and controlled solutions that enable them to manage critical business information in a tightly unified system. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is now coming downstream to give smaller shops a competitive boost.
ERP Gaining Ground among SMEs
ERP systems have been a key success factor in managing multiple business processes in large wholesale/retail enterprises for many years. As the business needs and requirements of small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) grow, they require integrated solutions to help manage their business and help level the competitive playing field in today's wholesale/retail environment.