Independent. Unbiased. Knowledgeable.

Making software selection easier.

We focus exclusively on ERP and ERP-connected software solutions for manufacturers and distribution companies. This concentration means our expert consultants understand the unique needs of your vertical and your business – and know how to help you select and implement a solution that will deliver measurable performance improvement.

What’s more, Ultra is intensely independent. To be able to guide highly informed, unbiased software selection projects, we continuously conduct in-depth software capabilities research, compile detailed comparisons, and capture insights from every project.

Our software partners include top companies for every type of solution.


Software to meet your unique needs.

Without any commitments or obligations to software vendors, we can help you choose a solution that best aligns with your organization and your processes.

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

    ERP solutions deliver an integrated suite of critical business applications.

  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

    PLM is a strategy for managing and tracking key product information throughout its lifecycle.

  • Warehouse Management System (WMS)

    WMS software is designed to manage and execute the operations of a warehouse, distribution facility or fulfillment center.

  • Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

    An MES manages, monitors and synchronizes – in real time – the processes involved in transforming raw materials into finished goods.

  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

    CRM solutions provide a variety of valuable capabilities for marketing, sales, customer service and e-commerce, and enable the effective management of customer interactions.

  • Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)

    CPQ software helps manufacturers quickly and accurately develop quotes for complex and configurable products.

  • Field Service Management (FSM)

    FSM solutions optimize field technician scheduling, dispatch and parts delivery, and support of field technician interactions.

  • Transportation Management System (TMS)

    A TMS is used to plan freight movements, do freight rating and shopping across all modes, select the appropriate route and carrier, and manage freight bills and payments.

  • E-Commerce Solutions

    Modern e-commerce solutions allow purchasing experiences that offer inventory availability and custom configuration of products - shopping cart, upsell, substitute items and payment.

  • Human Capital Management (HCM)

    HCM software is an aggregation of human resource applications – for recruitment, onboarding, training, performance management and more – designed to help companies manage their workforce more effectively.

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.


An enterprise technology project is a complex and potentially risk-filled process. Wouldn’t it make sense to tap into wisdom from those who have successfully gone before?

This eBook offers informative webcasts, podcasts, white papers, articles, videos and more to create a blueprint for success.

Ultra's Insights

Industry 4.0, automation

Guest Post: Industry 4.0 – How Far Is It From Here to There?

In manufacturing circles we see a number of different perspectives on Industry 4.0. Why? Because different organizations and managers see different levels of risk, value and return in it. Because we don't have to use new technologies and capabilities simply because they're available. And maybe because, although we've described a better manufacturing future, we've glossed over how to get there. What's the path to Industry 4.0?

Ultra Project Recognized: Zymo Research Wins “Top Supply Chain Project Award” from SDCE

Ultra client Zymo Research has received a 2021 Top Supply Chain Projects Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) Magazine. Zymo Research was recognized for improving supply chain operations with an ERP modernization project for which we provided business process improvement, software selection and implementation management services.

Senior Supply Chain Consultant

Ultra Consultants seeks senior level Supply Chain Consultants with 10+ years of experience and an understanding of ERP and Supply Chain concepts. Ultra works exclusively with manufacturing and distribution companies to help them drive improvement in business processes, technology capabilities, …

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