Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Discover new efficiencies, add capabilities and accelerate processes.

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions deliver an integrated suite of business applications. The tools within ERP software have a shared process and data model, which enables end-to-end processes for core organizational functions such as finance, manufacturing, distribution and supply chain. ERP solutions provide a platform for greater business process efficiency, process standardization and cost savings.

Top Enterprise Resource Planning Software Vendors

About Enterprise Resource Planning Software

ERP software systems provide vital benefits for today’s success. The benefits of ERP include the ability to digitally manage processes, have end-to-end data flow and analyze information from all departments and units through one ERP software system.

ERP software accounts for all activity and transactions across all functional areas. This is why the evaluation of the types of ERP software is critical, and why, ideally, all activity should be integrated within one solution. The more integrated the ERP, the more effective it will be in managing your organization.

Benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning Software

Improved Enterprise Management

The fundamental benefit of selecting ERP software systems is the provision of end-to end-enterprise management. Typical functional areas within ERP software include:
• Financial Management
• General Ledger
• Accounts Payable/Receivable
• Estimates and Quotes
• Sales orders
• Production Management – Planning, Scheduling, Execution
• Purchasing
• Receiving
• Inventory Management
• Customer & Vendor Master Data
• Fixed Asset Management
• Quality Control
• Shipping

Automation & Digitization
Data & Workflow Integration
Accurate & Accessible Data

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.

What our customers are saying...

“I would be pretty scared to evaluate vendors without the help of a partner. There is a lot at stake for your company and the vendor. What is really helpful is Ultra can bring an objective way to evaluate these folks, and they know how to keep them honest." Daniel Hanawalt, United Equipment Accessories

“Ultra really was a trusted advisor, especially when interacting with vendors during the selection process. I don’t think there was ever a moment where we didn’t think Ultra had our best interests at heart. There was never a moment where we didn’t trust Ultra was looking out for us.” Tim Plummer, IT Director, Deschutes Brewery

“Ultra led a software selection and implementation of ERP/WMS that resulted in more than $350,000 annual savings from improved processes.” Tom Cesario, VP of U.S. Operations & IT, Radio Flyer


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

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Ultra Pushes Chicago Tube ERP Project Forward Through COVID and Customization Challenges

Chicago Tube & Iron was at a technology dead-end: Its 30-year-old, Unix-based operations management system was heavily customized and difficult to maintain and update. While it served the distribution and fabrication company well for many years through changing business models, it was (past) time for an ERP upgrade. But COVID pandemic restrictions and complex customizations presented challenges.
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Inside an Ultra ERP Project: R&L Spring Company Begins Business Process Improvement

Successful, goal-achieving ERP projects require structure. At Ultra, this framework is provided by our methodology. To show it in action – and reveal why it’s critical to success – we are going to follow a single ERP project for a client: R&L Spring Company. Along the way, we’ll share the project’s real-life challenges (and solutions) and provide an insider’s view of a business transformation.
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New ERP Software Vendor Report: Info & Insight on Today’s Top Solutions for Distributors

To accelerate core processes, maximize efficiency and have an up-to-the-minute view of operations, distributors need the right ERP solution – one that meets the unique needs of the industry and their organization. What is the best ERP software for your company? Get the detailed knowledge you need to make an informed and intelligent choice when you read the 2021 ERP Vendor Update: Distribution.
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