4 Hidden ERP Implementation Costs Your Vendor Won’t Tell You About

Right ERP software is an extremely important factor as this varies from company to company and from the need to need. Thus it is important that you select the right vendor and also analyze the costs in details when you get quotations back from vendors.

It often happens that company personnel choose the vendor on the basis of the lowest quotation received. But beware, this should not be the only criteria for your selection. You must be extremely careful about the cost of implementation services. Because it is a common affair that if it looks too good to be true, it probably isn’t!

ERP implementation quotes often come with hidden expenses. This not only leads to wreck budget but also to management troubles.

Hidden costs to keep in mind while selecting a small or inexperienced ERP Partner

Alterations in the Initial Project Scope

Be sure to get a detailed scope of ERP implementation. Take note of all the services and also note down the probable alterations of the same. In case your ERP vendor is not providing a detailed description of the scope and changing costs of the project, there are high chances that your vendor doesn’t have a well experienced method and implemented result of the same. In such cases delay of live-implementations etc becomes an issue, which in turn incur a lot of expenses and delay of the process.

Track record of the vendor

It is always advisable that you choose trusted and experienced vendors for your company. An experienced vendor with a good customer database knows all the probable complications and mishaps. Thus it can act swiftly in case of any ill issue. 

Costs related to employee training

Mere implementation of ERP software is not enough. A company must employ learned and skilled staffs to handle all the glitch that can occur from time to time. Thus during the process of ERP implementation do talk to your vendor regarding the inclusion of training costs for your employees as part of the implementation costs. MegathermErp provides training to company employees at a very nominal charge,

Additional software maintenance costs

The most important aspect of post-implementation is maintaining the same. Often AMC (annual software maintenance costs) schemes need to be done. In that case, talk to your vendor regarding all the free of charge services and also regarding the schemes of AMC. Also updating the ERP software from time to time is important as obsolete software is of no use.

MegathermERP provides you with all updates free of charge along with a range of free services. Choose the best ERP software from Megatherm’s SAP Business One ERP software with no hidden cost and best in the market operators to take your business to new heights with hassle free process and developments.