For 41 years now, leading software development company, SYSPRO has been providing integrated business SYSPRO ERP software including accounting, manufacturing and distribution operations across a wide variety of industries across the world. The corporation that was started in1978 now serves over 15,000 enterprises situated in over 60 countries across the world.
So highly ranked is this company across the world that it boasts of a 98 per cent customer retention rate. “SYSPRO leads manufacturers and distributors through significant growth and change. As the longest-standing independent ERP provider, we answer only to our customers. We are passionate about delivering simplicity, innovation and partnership because we know an ERP system is the heart of any business operation,” says the company in a statement to Bizna Kenya.
The icing on the cake is that local businesses are now able to access top-of-the-world ERP solutions. This is because a few years ago, SYSPRO opened an office in Nairobi to serve local businesses. Over the past three years that the company has been in operation in Kenya, its services have been a boon for local enterprises in a world where business is getting digitized daily.
Apart from the Kenyan market, the Nairobi office also serves Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia markets. This also means that businesses in this region are not only interlinked, but are also able to interact and conduct business more efficiently. “Opening an office in Kenya was a result of recognizing the potential that the East African region has to offer. Kenya has a large manufacturing sector serving both local and regional markets. This presents an attractive investment opportunity. We see our role in the East African region as an ICT enabler for manufacturers, providing access to industry-specific solutions and driving increased adoption of ICT in both manufacturing and distribution sectors,” says SYSPRO in a statement.
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Interestingly, the company has been keen to ensure that local businesses are able to access affordable software materials. “A lot of software solutions in the market are unaffordable because they come with inbuilt capabilities that a business may not necessarily need at a given time. With SYSPRO’s ERP solution, we offer choice and flexibility,” says SYSPRO’s Head of Channel, Pravir Rai. SYSPRO sees keeping IT costs low as critical for businesses, especially those in the micro, small, and medium enterprises category.
In what has come as a relief for small businesses, a company does not need to buy a whole stack of applications if all it needs is just 1 or 2 modules to begin automating its business. “SYSPRO is divided in modules that ensure it is not only affordable but also scales to meet the operational needs of a business as it grows. We have found this to be very popular with SME manufacturers,” says Rai on the SYSPRO ERP software.
The ERP Software automates and integrates core business processes. An ERP system can drive significant improvements in manufacturing, distribution, and financial management. Currently, SYSPRO ERP software automates business processes such as:
- Inventory Management
- Order Management
- Production Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Warehouse Management
- Distribution Management
- Growth Management
- Manufacturing Operations Management
- Sales and Operations Planning