By Malabika Lahiri
SAP B1 and embedded ERP both have its own positive and negative aspects. SAP B1 by SAP AG offers you full-fledged ERP Solution that gives you all the benefit that you require to run your back office. While an Embedded ERP is generally an extension offered by e-commerce solution partners that assists you in managing inventory, purchase and logistic within the e-commerce. Hence, Embedded ERP gives just an essence of a full scale ERP, providing you with a real time stock update.
It depends on the online merchant’s to identify the purpose of buying the Embedded ERP, like do you require too many features or bare minimum features can run your online store? As it is mentioned above it is just an essence, which will manage features like:
SAP B1 is solely an ERP solution through which you can easily manage your e-commerce back office operations for efficient working. If you receive heavy volume business in your e-commerce you can consider a Connector which can seamlessly connect your e-commerce with ERP. This approach offers you more defined in systematic process like:
SAP B1 is well enriched in customer relationship management, accounts, resources management, supply chain management features, and many more unlike embedded ERP assisting you only in inventory, purchase and logistics.
Candid Points To Be Noted:
It is always advised to buy the best of breed solution and connect them for better services, buy a popular ERP like SAP B1 or NAV by Microsoft and well known e-commerce like Magento, Prestashop etc. If you buy the solutions separately you can get both the advantages and can run your online store efficiently, it will not only enhance the utility but also support hence there is no space for compromising in order to cater your needs efficiently. In case if your business is running high in volume then just implement a connector for seamless operations.