With business process improvement as the foundation, we guide your software selection, manage your implementation and boost your business performance.
Exceptional expertise. Extraordinary results.
We have one goal: To maximize your business potential. And to accomplish it, we leverage our deep manufacturing and distribution expertise, apply our exceptional enterprise software knowledge, and utilize our rigorous, proprietary methodology throughout your transformation lifecycle.
Our services continuum – Business Process Improvement, Enterprise Technology Selection, Solution Implementation Management and Business Value Realization – offers your organization the opportunity to find new efficiencies, improve operational insight and drive step-change improvements to business performance.
We build a foundation for your transformation by understanding your unique requirements, assessing your current state, showing you what's possible with modern solutions, developing a desired future state and optimizing your core processes.
We guide your company through an unbiased, comprehensive and highly structured process designed to determine your best-fit solution – one that will meet your unique requirements, scale with your business and enable your future vision.
We combine a flexible, proven implementation methodology and exceptional project management expertise to reduce your risk, accelerate time-to-benefit, drive ROI and deliver success.
We combine industry best practices, process maturity-focused projects, software enhancements and your new capabilities to sustain process improvements, close the value circle and ensure you maximize the benefits of your ERP solution.
The Ultra Way
We change how your business works. Our job is to help you optimize your business processes, employ a structured approach to reduce your risk and costs, and utilize leading enterprise technologies to drive improved performance.
Our people bring deep knowledge of the fundamentals, pain points and core processes of the manufacturing and distribution industries, as well as an understanding of the needs and nuances of your business. The result is specialized solutions that successfully and comprehensively address your specific requirements and aspirations.
Our four-phase approach guides your company through the business transformation lifecycle. Business Process Improvement builds a foundation for your transformation. Enterprise Technology Selection determines the best-fit solution. Solution Implementation Management shortens time-to-benefit and reduces your risk. Business Value Realization maximizes return-on-investment and ensures your organization continues to get every benefit from your solution.
We focus exclusively on ERP and ERP-connected software solutions for the manufacturing and distribution industries. This concentration means our expert consultants, who understand the unique needs of your vertical and your business, also know which solutions will deliver the most benefit and greatest performance improvement for your organization.
Our emphasis is on execution and outcome. We understand that time-to-value and return-on-investment are tremendously important to your company. We know that an on-time, on-budget, high-value solution requires our teams, strategies and solutions to be creative, efficient and flexible. And we believe that we must invest in your success.
Chicago Tube & Iron (CTI) was at a technology dead-end: Its 30-year-old, green-screen Unix-based operations management system was heavily customized, difficult to maintain and impossible to update. It was time for a new ERP. But transformation is never simple. A …Find out more »
400 clients, 500 projects and millions in benefits
Our customers represent virtually every segment of manufacturing and distribution. And we’ve helped these organizations – big, medium and small – improve their business performance.
Whether your existing ERP system is at the end of its lifespan, your vendor is sunsetting support for your current version, or you feel you’re not getting enough value from it, moving to a new ERP system is a big undertaking.
"Ultra understands the challenges of running a manufacturing business. Their persistent focus on our business value remains a cornerstone to our long-standing partnership."
Bob Wahlin, President & CEO
"In the distribution industry, the road is littered with the carcasses of expensive, failed implementations, and businesses irreparably damaged by unsuccessful upgrades. With Ultra on our team, we were able to get past the bumps and avoid the potholes, and not be one of those companies."
Jon Stafford, CFO
Pacific Plumbing Supply Company
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