Digital transformation and ERP have become an important way to win in the transformation and upgrading of cross-border e-commerce enterprises to cope with fierce competition and future challenges. With ERP, it is imperative for cross-border e-commerce enterprises to realize digital transformation. So how to find ERP suitable for cross-border e-commerce? This has undoubtedly become a headache for many cross-border e-commerce enterprises, especially in the face of declining orders, increasing logistics and distribution costs, tight cash flow, and increasingly fierce market competition. All these dilemmas need to be solved by appropriate ERP. It is said that ERP suitable for cross-border e-commerce is a powerful ERP that can easily control the front, middle and rear three platforms. So where can we find such ERP? Don’t worry, we might as well start with the common ERP in the cross-border e-commerce market, and with the help of experts’ analysis of the challenges faced by cross-border e-commerce, help us find an ERP that can easily control the front, middle and rear three platforms, and is more suitable for enterprises’ own cross-border e-commerce operation.
What challenges should cross-border e-commerce enterprises face in the digital era?
Let’s take a look at the challenges that cross-border e-commerce enterprises need to face in the digital era. In the white paper acloudear, a cross-border e-commerce digital transformation expert and SAP platinum partner, summed up the challenges faced by cross-border e-commerce enterprises into eight points, namely:
· Multi channel order management
· Logistics tracking visualization
· Global operations visualization
· Industrial chain (internal and external) coordination
· A standardized system for global fiscal and tax compliance
· Financial business integration
· Real time decision support
· Global resource integration
At the same time, from the blueprint of cross-border e-commerce business, it has launched the pain points of cross-border e-commerce.
The value of ERP is to help cross-border e-commerce enterprises to easily cope with eight challenges and solve a series of pain points. Cross border e-commerce operation is not only enough to do a good job in marketing. With the development of the times, it is more necessary to have a strong support provided by the supply chain and value chain with rapid response, so as to respond timely with market changes and improve customer satisfaction.
How does the conventional cross-border e-commerce ERP do?
The conventional practice of cross-border e-commerce ERP is to connect ERP directly with a third-party platform such as trading platform. Is this enough? Of course not, even a powerful ERP will increase its running load. What’s more, most ERP servers themselves have performance bottlenecks, which will lead to low efficiency of order downloading. Of course, some ERP suppliers’ servers are not in China. Once the order volume and storage space exceed a certain threshold, they will have to pay for resources. So, the high cost of invisibility suck at the same time, and the efficiency of operation is not up to the mark. The continuous performance of wool is not enough to become the pain of some cross-border electric business enterprises.
How can ERP, which is suitable for cross-border e-commerce, control the front, middle and rear platforms?
Acloudear listed the solutions brought by SAP in the white paper, and its core value lies in: abandoning the routine, directly satisfying, and providing useful solutions for cross-border e-commerce. How are they directly satisfied? We know from the successful case of Guangzhou speed pigeon in the white paper that in the cross-border e-commerce business management, speed pigeon mainly faces a series of challenges such as logistics control and tracking, order management and a large number of financial statements.
Acloudear has deployed the integrated solution of SAP cloud ERP + linkpro cross-border e-commerce business financial integration platform in a short time, which enables customers’ it information system to be clearly divided into three parts according to the function and business scope:
1. Operation front end: customers can face the world and expand their own marketing channels;
2. Business processing application platform: it can capture orders, process rules, publish and ship goods, WMS management, etc. Finally, the data of financial part and business part of the order will be summarized and transferred to the background ERP according to certain rules;
3. Core ERP system: realize enterprise financial accounting, supply chain management and global financial compliance control.
The above help speed pigeon to realize the supply chain optimization and business process simplification, realize the upstream and downstream process standardization, and financial business integration. From this, we can find that what most cross-border e-commerce ERP lacks is the middle platform suite, which intensifies the ERP operation load. However, SAP cloud ERP and SAP cloud ERP + linkpro solution can easily control the front, middle and rear three platforms, making the cross-border e-commerce operation more perfect.
The above just outlines how the suitable cross-border e-commerce ERP can help enterprises solve the problems of the front, middle and rear platforms. If you want to help cross-border e-commerce enterprises achieve excellent operation from the details, please search and download the white paper on digital transformation of cross-border e-commerce enterprises acloudear,
For your cross-border e-commerce enterprises to obtain a good way of digital escort.
This article "How can ERP, which is suitable for cross-border e-commerce, control the front, middle and rear platforms?" by AcloudEAR. We focus on business applications such as cloud ERP.
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