The acronym ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. Enterprise resource planning is the integrated management of core business processes, often in real-time. Think about all the core processes needed to run a company: finance, HR, manufacturing, supply chain, services, procurement, and fulfillment.
We’ll review the top 10 ERP vendors for Shopify Plus based on the Shopify Plus industry focus of Fashion & apparel, beauty and cosmetics, consumer electronics, food & beverage and home furnishing.
Before you purchase ERP software
Make sure you review your needs and understand what it is you need for your business.
- Do you need a system that has sales, crm, invoicing, accounting, HR, purchasing, manufacturing and more in one?
- Do you have multiple users logging into this single system?
- What problems are you facing that an all in one solution will solve?
- What is your budget?
- What is the ROI?
The Best ERPs for Shopify Plus
One of the best known cloud ERPs, Netsuite is one of the most common ERPs used with Shopify Plus. With a wide industry focus and wealth of integrations, you can be sure that Netsuite can likely solve most of your business challenges. Licensing fees can get costly depending on the number of users you need using the ERP.
One the oldest players in the ERP software space, Oracle has a suite of ERP solutions for every business need. With names like Yamaha, DOW, Dropbox, Stitch Fix, AT&T and more, Oracle is a trusted solution for the biggest companies in the world.
3. SAP S/4HANA
Right up there with #2, SAP is one of the largest global ERP players. With a robust platform and 80% of the retailers in the Forbes Global 2000 as customers, you can be sure SAP will meet your needs. However expect a price tag that comes with that.
4. Microsoft Dynamics 365
Built by Microsoft with great integrations for the applications you already use. CRM built in.
5. Blue Cherry
Targeted to footwear and apparel brands, Blue Cherry by CGS is a terrific solution for Shopify Plus brands selling in this vertical.
6. Sage 300
7. Quickbooks Enterprise
11. Bonus: Odoo
odoo (formerly OpenERP) is a great open source alternative to the above list and is added as a bonus. If you have a developer on staff, you can even set it up for free (other than hosting) and customize anyway you’d like.
If you are looking for a full ERP solution for your business to integrate with Shopify Plus, chances are one of the Shopify Plus ERPs on this page will meet the needs of your rapidly growing business.