Litcom was engaged to support La Rocca Creative Cakes (LRCC) in the process of selecting an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution to support their key business operations as well as an implementation partner that would support and partner with them in this very important initiative.
LRCC’s has been managing its business operations using a number of disparate, disconnected systems, software tools, and manual processes. As the company has grown and further looking to expand its operations, it has been increasingly challenging to manage information across its business functions (Finance, Order Entry, Purchasing, Inventory and Warehouse, Production Planning, Shipping and Logistics, R&D, QA, and Lot Tracking). LRCC had conducted a preliminary investigation of potential solutions, but recognized that a comprehensive review of its business requirements was needed in order to effectively evaluate potential ERP solutions in the market.
Several observations were made, including: