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1st ERP - ERP Training & Consulting for Users, Professionals and ERP Vendors

Welcome to 1st ERP Consulting – Your Trusted ERP Partners in Singapore and the Asia Pacific Region.

Are you looking to optimize your business through better ERP practices? Look no further than 1st ERP Consulting. We are passionate Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) practitioners providing training and consulting services to help ERP users and professionals in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.

We are dedicated to helping you get the most out of your ERP system. Whether you are just starting to implement an ERP system or looking to improve your existing system, we have the expertise to guide you through every step.

From ERP training and assistance to implementation and project recovery, we offer various services to meet your needs. Let us help you take your business to the next level with our proven ERP consulting and training solutions.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your business through better ERP practices.

Expert ERP Training and Consulting Services from 1st ERP Consulting.

At 1st ERP Consulting, we provide training and consulting services to help our clients optimize their businesses through better ERP practices. We serve two main groups of clients:

Existing and Potential ERP Users/Companies

  • We can help you study feasibility, evaluate, and select the most appropriate ERP solution with the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
  • We can optimize the implementation outcome of new and existing ERP projects to maximize Return on Investment (ROI).
  • We offer software-independent ERP training to key users to enhance their ERP foundation.

ERP Professionals and Vendors

  • We can help you optimize your ERP business and maximize business performance.
  • We offer training and process optimization to enhance your sales, pre-sales, and marketing capabilities.
  • We can help you optimize your ERP project implementation to increase profitability.
  • We conduct strategy workshop to help you plan and execute your growth strategy.

Whether you are an existing or potential ERP user, or an ERP professional or vendor, 1st ERP Consulting has the expertise and experience to help you succeed.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your business through better ERP practices.

No, we are product-neutral and will work with any ERP solution that is the most appropriate for each project.

Whether you are an existing or potential ERP user, or an ERP professional or vendor, 1st ERP Consulting has the expertise and experience to help you succeed.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your business through better ERP practices.

Why Choose 1st ERP Consulting for Your Training and Consulting Needs?

When choosing an ERP consulting partner, you want a team with proven experience and expertise. That’s where 1st ERP Consulting comes in. Our team is made up of seasoned ERP practitioners with the following key capabilities:

  • Vast Business Process Experience: We have worked hands-on with various business functional areas such as sales, purchasing, marketing, human resources, manufacturing, project management, professional services, retail operations, logistics warehouse management, and financial management, both on the vendor and user sides.
  • Integrity and Professionalism: We will not receive any monetary benefits (such as rebates, kickbacks, etc.) from the solution providers that our clients engage us to evaluate.  All our recommendations and advice will only be based on the merits of the options vs the client’s requirements.
  • Vast ERP Solutions Experience: We have worked hands-on with over 8 ERP solutions since 1996.
  • Wide Industry Experience: We have worked within and with various industries such as retail, distribution/logistics, manufacturing, project, professional services, dealer management, and e-Commerce industries, among others.
  • Integration of Practical Experience and Subject Knowledge: We combine hands-on ERP industry experience, business processes experience, and academic knowledge of ERP to provide the best possible solutions and advice.
  • Cross-User and Vendor Experience: We have worked in both ERP user and vendor environments, giving us a unique perspective on the requirements and constraints of both sides.
  • People-Centered Approach: We place people at the center of our projects by considering human factors in our project work.

With 1st ERP Consulting, you can trust that you are working with a team of proven ERP practitioners who have the knowledge and experience to help you succeed.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your business through better ERP practices.

How 1st ERP Consulting Can Add Value to Your Business?

At 1st ERP Consulting, our focus is on delivering real value to our clients through our training and consulting services. We do this by helping our clients to:

  • Minimize Costly Mistakes in ERP Projects: By working with us, you can reduce the risk of costly mistakes that could set your ERP project back.
  • Maximize the Return On Investment (ROI) of ERP projects: We can help you get the most out of your ERP investment by optimizing the implementation and use of your system.
  • Reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of ERP projects: We can help you lower the long-term costs of maintaining and using your ERP system.
  • Shorten the Time-To-Benefits: We can help you get up and running with your ERP system faster, so you can start seeing the benefits sooner.
  • Improve the Performance of your ERP business: By optimizing your ERP processes and practices, we can help you improve your sales, marketing, and project execution, leading to better overall business performance.
  • Ultimately, bring about Better and Sustainable Corporate Performance: By improving your ERP practices, you can set your business up for long-term success and sustainability.

If you want to add value to your business through better ERP practices, 1st ERP Consulting is here to help. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your business through better ERP practices.

When Should You Contact 1st ERP Consulting?

There are several situations in which you may want to consider contacting 1st ERP Consulting for our training and consulting services:

  • If you are considering an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system but are unsure of the feasibility of such a project, we can help you evaluate the potential benefits and costs to determine if an ERP system is right for your organization.
  • If you are looking for a suitable ERP solution but lack experience and knowledge, or if you have experienced previous ERP project failure, we can help you navigate the process and choose the best solution for your needs.
  • If you are looking to enhance the impact of your existing ERP solution, we can help you optimize your processes and practices to get more value from your system.
  • If you are an ERP vendor looking to improve your sales, marketing, project execution, and sustainable profitability, we can help you optimize your processes and practices to achieve your goals.

No matter what your ERP needs are, 1st ERP Consulting is here to help. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your business through better ERP practices.

Where Does 1st ERP Consulting Provide Services?

1st ERP Consulting is based in Singapore and serves clients in Singapore, Southeast Asia, and the Asia Pacific regions. Our team of experienced ERP consultants is dedicated to helping businesses in these regions optimize their ERP practices and achieve success.

Whether you are located in Singapore or elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region, we can help you get the most out of your ERP system. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your business through better ERP practices.

Other Solutions Services Offered by 1st ERP Consulting.

In addition to our core Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) services, 1st ERP Consulting also handles projects involving:

  • E-Commerce Solutions: We can help you set up and optimize your online store for maximum success.
  • Retail Point-of-Sales (POS) systems: We can help you choose and implement the best POS system for your retail business.
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS): We can help you streamline your warehouse operations and improve efficiency with a WMS.
  • Mobility solutions: We can help you bring your business on the go with mobile solutions that enable remote work and communication.
  • System integration: We can help you integrate your various business systems for seamless data flow and communication.
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems: We can help you manage your customer relationships and improve customer satisfaction with a CRM system.
  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems: We can help you optimize the maintenance and management of your company’s assets.
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Industrial 4.0: We can help you optimize your manufacturing processes and implement Industry 4.0 technologies.
  • AP Automation: We can help you streamline and automate your accounts payable processes.
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA): We can help you automate repetitive tasks and improve efficiency with RPA.

No matter what your business needs are, 1st ERP Consulting has the expertise and experience to help you succeed. Contact us today to learn more.

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Optimizing your Business through Better Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Practices

As we embark on a journey through Singapore's history intertwined with the evolution of the ERP market, we uncover a narrative of symbiotic growth and adaptation. From the heights of economic booms to the depths of global recessions, the trajectory of ERP mirrors the ebbs and flows of Singapore's economic landscape, shaping the fortunes of vendors and users alike.

Against the backdrop of economic milestones, government initiatives, and technological advancements, ERP emerges as a linchpin of Singapore's quest for innovation and competitiveness. Yet, the story is not just one of triumph; it's a tale of resilience in the face of challenges, where ERP vendors navigate market consolidations, pricing dynamics, and shifting user expectations.

For users, ERP becomes more than just software—it's a strategic enabler, a catalyst for organizational growth and efficiency. From multinational corporations to burgeoning startups, the adoption of ERP reshapes business landscapes, driving productivity and competitiveness in a rapidly evolving world.

As we delve deeper into this narrative, we uncover invaluable lessons and insights, paving the way for future articles where we'll explore the lessons learned and offer recommendations for navigating the ever-changing terrain of ERP in Singapore.

Exploring the delicate balance between in-house ERP resources and external expertise unveils a nuanced landscape for companies invested in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. The allure of cost savings through in-house solutions is met with the stark realities of outdated expertise, management's unfamiliarity with ERP intricacies, and the limited need for constant in-house ERP work.

This discussion sheds light on the crucial considerations for companies, emphasizing the need for a balanced approach to customization, stringent documentation practices, and maintaining collaborative ties with ERP vendors. The concept of Return on Investment (ROI) becomes a guiding principle, prompting companies to evaluate the costs and benefits of in-house resources against the strategic insights offered by external ERP consultants.

As the technological terrain evolves, the recommendation becomes clear: For companies navigating the complexities of ERP without internal expertise, engaging an external ERP strategic consultant is a prudent choice. Providers like 1st ERP Consulting bring a wealth of knowledge, steering companies through the intricacies of ERP strategy with efficiency and foresight. This excerpt encapsulates the essence of a judicious approach, blending in-house proficiency with external guidance for an optimized and strategically sound ERP journey.

Embark on a transformative journey to elevate your enterprise solutions and services business with our strategic insights tailored just for you. As a consulting firm specializing in empowering businesses like yours, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities in marketing B2B enterprise solutions.

In this exclusive article, we unveil a roadmap crafted to position your enterprise solutions at the forefront of the market. Picture a tailored approach to B2B customer segmentation, unlocking the potential to precisely target industries like F&B, Distribution, and Manufacturing based on their specific needs and challenges.

Explore the critical importance of needs-based segmentation — a pivotal step to solve your customers' problems effectively. We guide you through value-based segmentation, ensuring your marketing efforts resonate with the right audience and maximize return on investment, especially when dealing with intricate enterprise software or services.

Whether you're navigating the complexities of ERP or offering cutting-edge enterprise solutions, our insights provide actionable steps to refine your marketing strategy. Learn the art of simplifying complex solutions, and making your messaging clear, concise, and impactful.

Elevate your consulting prowess by mastering the dynamics of marketing positioning and messaging. Discover strategies to gauge the readiness of your target market, whether they're familiar with your solutions or need an introduction.

Ready to reshape your marketing mix? As a dedicated consulting partner, we emphasize prioritizing customer lifetime value, gathering invaluable data, and navigating the nuances of B2B marketing with finesse.

If you're eager to embark on a journey of marketing and selling enterprise solutions and services with a strategic edge, delve into the full article crafted exclusively for businesses like yours.

Embark on a transformative journey into the world of ERP sales where the paradigm is shifting from individual brilliance to the collective strength of a unified team. In our article, "Everyone is Your ERP Sales Team," we unravel the layers of collaborative success that redefine the traditional sales narrative.

From the forefront of formal sales teams, featuring dynamic salespersons and pre-sales consultants, to the pivotal roles played by supporting teams in marketing and implementation, every team member becomes a protagonist in the grand story of ERP sales success.

But this narrative extends beyond the expected. We explore the untapped potential of senior managers, industry experts, external partners, and even competitors, positioning them as valuable contributors to your sales strategy. The journey continues into the realm of creative sales, demonstrating how competitors and informal marketing agents can become strategic allies.

As we navigate through these layers of teamwork, the central theme emerges - "Everyone is Your ERP Sales Team." The true strength of your ERP sales effort lies in the diversity and collaborative spirit of each team member.

Read this article and unlock the potential of your team and exploring the limitless possibilities that arise when "Everyone is Your ERP Sales Team."

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Imagine a future where your ERP project not only meets but exceeds expectations. It begins with understanding not just the "What," but the "How" and "Who." With us by your side, consider your ERP journey elevated, propelling your business toward unparalleled growth.

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Discover the untapped potential of ChatGPT and AI in the realm of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. In this article, we delve into the dynamic fusion of AI technologies and ChatGPT with ERP, unraveling the transformative power they hold for businesses. Explore how AI-driven insights and the natural language processing capabilities of ChatGPT can revolutionize user experience, streamline processes, and unlock the true value of ERP. Join us on a journey where ERP meets AI, and witness the convergence that is reshaping the landscape of Enterprise Resource Planning, paving the way for a new era of efficiency, intelligence, and strategic decision-making.

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Manufacturing companies are facing a rapidly changing and challenging landscape with Industry 4.0, a potential recession, the evolution of AI, supply chain disruptions, and other challenges. But did you know that an optimized ERP system could be the solution to mitigate these challenges? In this article, we explore how ERP systems can help manufacturing companies stay ahead of the game and navigate these challenges with confidence. From maximizing ROI to expert advice, learn how ERP solutions can help you stay ahead of the curve and succeed in a challenging industry.

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