On the issues of electronic publishing Retailer.Ru responsible Kapsyulkin Paul, director of integrated automation company sm Trade "They say that Russian is good, a German death If not taken literally, the saying goes, in Basically, truly reflects the essence – that is a panacea for some, others clearly not suitable. This rule works in the market of automation systems. Argued that the most appropriate option for retail Trade is the ERP-system. However, consumer preferences are not always on the side of the decision. The choice of the market demonstrates the statistics used in commercial enterprises systems automation.
Thus, in the top 10 largest grocery retail chains (key selection criteria is the turnover of companies and their areas) dominate their own trading systems of accounting and management – use them more than 90% of enterprises. In the Top-60 selection in favor of ERP-systems, according to expert estimates, do only about one-third of companies. As for the situation with the automation in the top 300, then in that category more than 90% of companies automate their businesses typical industry solutions. What is the reason of such disposition on the market? How do these systems? How do they differ from the erp and their own decisions? These and other questions we have tried to answer. Question: Why do the majority of trade networks are choosing industry standard solutions? What, in your opinion, their competitive advantage? Answer: Among the parameters on which the client evaluates the automation system are the main set is done functions, speed of operation, while the introduction of software and, of course, the cost of the solution.