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ERP RFP Template & Software Selection Toolkit - 5,716+ ERP Criteria Categories

This Manufacturing ERP RFP & Selection Toolkit provides the most comprehensive collection of ERP software selection tooles available, and provides:

  • ERP RFP Template with End-to-End (E2E) ERP Business Processes
  • System wide analysis based on Fit-GAP analysis
  • Automated evaluation of vendor RFP proposals
  • Select ERP system analysis based on Usability and Financial scores

Complete Discrete Manufacturing ERP System Selection RFP

Each ERP RFP Template & Software Selection Toolkit includes all of the templates listed below, and utilizes thousands of selection criteria to make selecting software for a easier, faster, and more accurate. Obtain everything needed to identify requirements, distribute a meaningful RFP, evaluate vendor proposals, and accurately select Discrete Manufacturing ERP software, including:

  • RFP Template - Use 5,716+ Enterprise Resource Planing (ERP) criteria to reduce preparation time by up to 90%. View Table of Contents (TOC). Avoid Mistakes - Distribute discrete ERP proposals in a consistent, easily compared and evaluated format through the use of built-in, automated vendor input validation.

    This RFP template enables you to precisely communicate your company's unique ERP requirements to vendors, and then elicit consistent, easily evaluated and compared answers from those vendors about HOW they will provide a ERP system solution tailored to your needs in these areas:

    • Multi-Company, Multi-Location, Multi-Language
    • Full Accounting - GL, FA, AP, AR, PR
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Receivings Processing
    • Warehouse Management
    • Bar Code Processing
    • RFID Technology
    • e-Commerce Portal - Bi-directional
    • Flexible Sales Order Processing
    • Change Order Processing
    • User-Defined Sales Commission Processing
    • Mobile ERP Apps for Manufacturing
    • Forecasting
    • Purchasing / Procurement / Requisitioning
    • Shipping Functions
    • Document Management
    • Workflow Processing
    • Reporting and Inquiry Capabilities
    • Security
    • Implementation and On-going Support

    This RFP template for a manufacturing ERP software system enables you to quickly and reliably select a manufacturing ERP software system best for your needs.

  • Discrete ERP Software Evaluation - Insure accurate ERP Evaluation - Eliminate time wasted trying to manually clarify, score, and evaluate vendor proposals. Choose the best Discrete ERP software using AUTOMATED response scoring that eliminates the need to manually score thousands of vendor responses. Quickly evaluate manufacturing ERP system proposals!  

    These templates includes a comprehensive set of vendor RFP response (proposal) evaluation tools that enables you to quickly and accurately compare vendor discrete ERP software system proposals to your company's requirements and to each other. A detailed "side-by-side" response comparison matrix with heat map, scorecard, and 3-D bar Charts are displayed about:

    • Weighted Grade Score
    • Supportability Score
    • Vendor Response Quality Analysis
    • Extensive Financial Ratios
    • Payback Analysis
    • ERP Vendor Capabilities Profile
    • Vendor Response Quality Analysis
    • Detailed Side-by-Side "Heat Map"
    • Side-by-Side Comparison of Proposed System Feature

    This set of vendor response evaluation templates for discrete ERP systems ensures impartial and accurate analysis of all competing ERP software proposals at the weighted grade score, supportability, and financial levels, all to assist you in selecting the best manufacturing ERP software system for your needs.

  • Select the Best Enterprise Resource Planing (ERP) software solution using meaningful, actionable informarion.

    New Feature  End-to-End (E2E) ERP Business Process evaluation & comparison filters now included!  End redundant activities. Reduce Cycle times. Eliminate workflow bottlenecks. Easily select ERP software based on the TRUE VALUE it delivers!  View Details...

  • Discrete ERP Software Comparison - "Apples-to-Apples" comparison of discrete ERP system features - in detailed, "heat map" format, ensures accurate manufacturing ERP software selection. Select the best discrete ERP system!        

    This toolkit includes a powerful set of vendor RFP response (proposal) COMPARISON templates that enables you to easily compare vendor discrete ERP software system proposals to each other as well as to your company's requirements. A detailed "side-by-side" response comparison matrix with heat map, and scorecard are displayed about:

    • ERP Vendor Capabilities Profile
    • Vendor Response Quality Analysis
    • Detailed Side-by-Side "Heat Map"
    • Side-by-Side Comparison of Proposed System Feature

    These vendor response comparison templates for ERP systems ensures impartial and accurate comparison of all competing vendor manufacturing ERP software proposals at the detail feature, weighted grade score, supportability, and financial levels, all to help you select the discrete ERP software system best for your needs.

  • Requirements with Fit/GAP Analysis - Prevent Fatal Omissions - Use thousands of criteria to ensure all industry standard Discrete ERP needs are addressed. Identify ALL crucial ERP software selection needs.

    Today's discrete ERP experts stress that you must first determine your discrete ERP requirements before trying to select Discrete ERP software.  But just what does the phrase "determine your discrete ERP software requirements" really mean?  Efficiently managing the warehouse environment involves many critical requirements and raises many questions.

    This Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP analysis will help you identify your company's unique discrete ERP system requirements, and answer many questions crucial to successful discrete ERP system selection and implementation.

    • Identify your organization's unique and hidden requirements. Answer questions such as "How could a new discrete ERP better correlate picking and shipping processes for faster order delivery?" or "How can a discrete ERP system provide more efficient dock management, receiving, and put away?", plus many others. All good questions when trying to select discrete ERP software.
    • Identify the RFP questions needed to choose the best ERP software system for your organization.
    • Determine if your current manufacturing ERP system needs or problems are caused by workflow or software deficiencies.
    • Identify the solution to each workflow issue or manufacturing ERP software deficiency.
    • Determine the priority of mitigating each need or problem be.

    The ERP Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP presents hundreds of operational ERP criteria in a form useful for performing the above tasks, all required to select the best ERP software system.


Select the Best ERP Software

Insure you have the evaluation and selection tools needed to ACCURATELY evaluate & SELECT Discrete Manufacturing (ERP) software by using the comprehensive and unbiased criteria listed in this RFP.  Save time and money during each step of the ERP software selection process.

In-Depth ERP System Requirements

Drastically reduce, or even eliminate the time normally wasted during the ERP selection process!  Significantly lower the risk of picking the incorrect software system.  Reduce the time spent researching and developing requirements from scratch, since all templates come ready-to-use, pre-loaded with a list of over 5,716 ERP software selection criteria (categorized below).  This enables you to immediately conduct user needs surveys, query vendors about complex ERP software systems, and conduct relevant software demonstrations - everything needed to select ERP software successfully!

ERP Software Selection Criteria Categories:

Each category shown below contains made individual RFP questions.  Click this Link to view Table of Contents (TOC) and other examples below it.

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RFP Templates for ERP Software

Accurately choose the best Enterprise Resource Planing (ERP) software by querying vendors about all of your firm's specific ERP system needs. Prevent do-overs that waste time and money. Start your project on the right track by using well-focused ERP software selection questions to obtain better, more precise information from vendors, and then evaluate and select ERP system software based on your exact needs.

These detailed yet easily customized Request for Proposal template sets come (see Fig 2.0 below) pre-loaded with over 5,716 ERP system selection requirements that will enable you to quickly create an RFP tailored to your specific ERP requirements using familiar Excel Add, Delete,and "Cut and Paste" type commands. Each RFP template and software selection toolkit is guaranteed to address all industry standard and many "exception case" ERP functions and processes.  Designed by experts to select ERP software using quantitative evaluation criteria, these RFP templates ensures you receive easily compared and evaluated vendor ERP software system responses (proposals).

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  • Evaluate & Score ERP Software Proposals Automatically! - Quickly and accurately evaluate vendor Enterprise Resource Planing software / system RFP responses (proposals) with the automated response evaluation tools included with this RFP!  Avoid the time wasted by the need to manually evaluate and score each individual answer in each vendor RFP response. Avoid the errors that such a laborious task entails.

    These RFPs and software evaluation toolkits include a comprehensive and customizable set of automated weighted score, supportability score, response quality, and financial ratio calculations, with results displayed in side-by-side heat-maps and comparison scorecards. These functions automatically analyze each ERP vendor's RFP response in an unbiased, consistent, and quantitative manner to provide the information needed to help you select ERP software best suited to your needs.

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New Feature FREE Requirements Identification Tool!   Make identifying software requirements easier and faster with this proofing industries-standard Fit-GAP regiments tool. Included at NO charge for a limited time!

ERP Requirements Checklist

QUICKLY & ACCURATELY IDENTIFY ALL ERP REQUIREMENTS - Save weeks, even months, of time when identifying your ERP software needs by using a this FREE detailed requirements checklist that queries users about their needs in all ERP business processes.

These detailed ERP software requirements checklists include a full Fit-GAP analysis matrix that covers all standard ERP operational issues (see Fig. 1.0 below), and significantly reduces the time needed to fully identify and prioritize all of your firm's ERP requirements, sometimes by as much as 90%.

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ERP requirements matrix

Comprehensive Fit/GAP ANALYSIS Features are provided in this ERP user requirements checklist to help you quickly identify, categorize, and prioritize ERP software requirements and user needs. Quickly obtain the information needed to accurately select the ERP software system best for your needs. Customizable attributes suitable for use in any ERP system environment, including PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Siebel, MS Dynamics, and similar.

  • Avoid Overlooked ERP Requirements! - This checklist is pre-loaded with thousands of system requirements, guaranteed to investigate all aspects of an ERP software/system acquisition and implementation.  Streamlines your ERP software selection project immediately since the chances are very good that it will remind someone of something they forgot!

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RFP Template & Vendor ERP Response Evaluation Toolkit - Includes the Requirements Checklist, RFP Template, and all Vendor Proposal Evaluation templates.

This includes the ERP Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP Analysis, Request for Proposal (RFP) Template, and all Vendor Response (Proposal) Weighted Grade Scoring, Supportability, Comparison Matrix, and Financial Ratio calculation tools. Everything needed to plan your new system, identify your true requirements, prepare a meaningful RFP, and select the best ERP software based on your requirements. This bundle includes ALL the Tools summarized below:

  • No Limit on Vendors, Staff Users, and Projects - Unconditional 30 Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 5,716+ ERP System Selection Criteria
  • All User Needs & System Planning Templates
  • the Requirements Checklist with Fit/GAP Analysis Template
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) Template Toolkit for a full Discrete ERP System
    • In-Depth, Detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) Template
    • Vendor Input Validation
    • Feature Availability & Delivery Evaluation
    • Vendor RFP Response Evaluation
    • Response Quality Analysis
    • Enhancement / Cost Cross-Reference
    • Weighted Grade Scoring
    • Supportability Index Scoring
    • Optimized RFP Guide
  • RFP Documentation
  • All Cover Letter, Guide, & Checklist Templates
  • INCLUDES the full ERP Proposal Evaluation, Comparison, & Selection Template Toolkit
    • Side-by-Side Response Comparison with Heat Map
    • Vendor Response Quality Ratios
    • Response Evaluation Scorecard
    • 3-D Bar Chart Response Comparison Graphs
    • Financial Ration Analysis
    • Evaluation Matrix Documentation
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