Make some business resolutions that you’ll actually keep!

It’s the start of a new year, traditionally the time when people make resolutions that they vow to stick to for the year ahead.

But let’s be honest, why kid yourself, how often do people actually see them through? Most of us crash and burn within weeks or at most a few months.

It’s probably fair to say that the same could be said for your business. There are almost certainly any number of things that could help it get back on track or achieve the growth you’ve been aspiring to for years. Unfortunately, more often than not, the day-to-day running of the business gets in the way and it’s pushed to one side or forgotten.

If previous years haven’t been that great, with business forecasts missed, a lack of productivity, financial reports still not reconciled and a bottom line that’s hit rock bottom, ERP Central have a few things you may want to consider improving.

Gain Greater Control

If you have a better understanding of how your business is performing, you can help to drive decision-making processes and enable your staff to be more efficient, proactive and productive.

Encourage Collaboration

Tighter control doesn’t mean less communication, far from it. Give your team the tools  that encourage them to discuss orders, customers and processes.

Streamline processes

Make better informed decisions by reducing the amount of unnecessary processes and workarounds. Give the right people immediate access to the right information.

Reduce Risk

By increasing visibility for ever individual in all departments of the business you can minimise your company’s exposure.

Increase your margins

Identify and target your top customers to drive new sales and deliver better customer service with effective management, building a loyal customer base.

Get Mobile

Make sure that you can access the information you need whenever and wherever you are.

Get real time information

You can no longer afford to wait before being able to access the data and reports you need to make informed decisions.

Adapt and drive success

If you recognise the shortfalls in your business and address them quickly, you’ll be able to achieve the growth you aspire to.

Improve customer satisfaction

With access to relevant data you can deliver accurate orders on time, respond quickly and with more knowledge to customer queries.

Improve business performance

Streamline your operations by automating more processes and gain greater visibility into all aspects of the company

Respond quicker with a better plan

Don’t get caught out when customers change their mind, or place a last minute order, be prepared by improving supply chain processes

The question you’re probably asking now is…


The first place to start is by looking at whether your business software is suitable to support the changes and deliver the results you are looking for in order to achieve growth.

There are an estimated 143,200 UK business and 60% of those using the systems are not satisfied with how it manages their business. The right ERP software can offer the functionality, insight and overall business intelligence to help you take your business to the next level. So maybe it’s time to make a resolution to change your software?

Give us a call today or find out more about the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP solution here and we can help you find the system that best suits your needs so that you can take your business to the next level in 2015.

Written by Mark Blackmore, Head of Telemarketing at QBS Group UK

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