Flexible management solutions allow companies in all segments of the packaging industry to boost operational efficiency, adapt to changing regulations and improve forecasting.

The challenge is running your business better, faster and smarter.

Few industries are as diverse or as broad as packaging – and fewer still are as critical to commercial transactions. Everything comes in a package.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, packaging for frozen food, restaurant food, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and healthcare/pharmaceutical products is in high demand, and the need for sustainable packaging and protective ecommerce-optimized products are growing.

The outlook for most sectors is good. But for many companies the question is how to run their business more efficiently, effectively and profitably.


ERP Software Vendors for Packaging Manufacturers

Ultra compiles valuable software intelligence, critical capabilities insight and a deep understanding of your industry's unique functional requirements via ongoing research, regular software vendor briefings and project technology selections.


Process optimization and digitization are the answer.

Packaging companies are tackling their business challenges with ERP technologies that turn raw data into real insight, increase productivity and deliver greater efficiency.

  • Supply Chain Management

    Sudden demand shifts and the need to produce more sustainable products is putting a premium on effective and streamlined sourcing.

  • Marketplace Differentiation

    When products are commodities and margins are tight, ERP technologies offer new ways to be faster, better and more efficient.

  • Ecommerce Expansion

    Online purchasing has grown exponentially and, when done well, ecommerce creates a tool to retain and attract customers.

  • Demand Forecasting

    Precise forecasting enables accurate production planning, improved operational efficiency and better distribution planning.

Our Consulting Services

Pushing the boundaries of business transformation.

Applying today's best practices, leveraging our exceptional expertise in manufacturing and distribution, and utilizing a flexible and proven methodology, our services are geared to deliver results you never imagined possible.

Business Process Improvement

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.

Enterprise Technology Selection

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.

Solution Implementation Management

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.

Business Value Realization

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.


Independent Can Company

At every level, the Ultra consultants we dealt with understood what we needed for our industry. They brought a great deal of experience. The effort and input from the Ultra team made me realize that if we had to go it alone, we wouldn’t have been able to meet our 12-week implementation timeframe.Toby Sheehan, Director of Supply Chain Automation


Industry Insights: Packaging Manufacturers

2021 in Review: Our Top 10 Blogs

The end of the year is the perfect time to look back and see what was successful (and what was not). And at Ultra Consultants, we like to use this opportunity to evaluate our interaction with customers, potential customers and the manufacturing and distribution industries via our ERP-focused blog. Here, based on the number of page visits are our 10 most-read blogs for 2021. Check out these informative articles featuring the knowledge and insight of our expert consultants.

Smart Shortcuts? Strategies to Accelerate the ERP Software Selection Timeline (Video)

What strategies can be used to accelerate the ERP software selection timeline? Skipping the long list of vendors and going straight to the short list. Leveraging standard requirements lists. Using cross-functional teams to simplify requirements gathering. But will these shortcuts make it more difficult to choose right solution for your organization and processes? And will they potentially be a big mistake in the long term?

Make the Right Choice: The 5 Primary Enterprise Software Selection Factors

Are you confident that your team can select the enterprise solution that is best-suited to your organization and industry? Is your company able to objectively evaluate the software options? Is your organization prepared to navigate the complex (and competitive) vendor landscape? Ensure that you consider all the key factors – and make the right choice – with this checklist and these important questions.

Our new eBook offers distributors and manufacturers insight and information that will help their project teams stay focused, follow best practices and make smart decisions

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