One of the primary questions for multinational business enterprise/corporation to transport to a new market is ERP implementation, customization, document tuning, integration for the newly established subsidiary. The unique of South American and in specifically the Brazilian marketplace is production or production outsourcing to Brazil.
We will try to provide the primary stage contrast or readiness of the most important worldwide ERP manufacturers: Microsoft Business Solutions, Oracle (we can now not touch PeopleSoft & JD Edwards, simply Oracle E-Business Suite) and SAP (where we will provide you with replace on an affordable answer for mid-size corporations – SAP Business One). Also, we are able to be focusing on the producing-sort of a subsidiary, the franchisee’s network deserves special booklets.
Localization Challenge. Each big us of a: Brazil, India, Russia has a completely unique taxation machine and special policies within the accounting exercise itself. This is why we see regionally evolved ERP/MRP applications flourishing at the corporate ERP market. At equal time – those specifics create a few obstacles and challenges for international ERP brands to penetrate the market. In the case of Brazil, we would really like to say such a nearby ERP as Microsiga. Please observe that Multilanguage is normally a without difficulty resolvable problem, comparing to tax code.
SAP Business One. This ERP answer, coming from SAP merits very high ratings, it’s far pretty a lot equipped with the tax code, Multilanguage characteristic (Brazilian Portuguese). SAP Business One has MRP in addition to Production modules plus integration to excessive-quit SAP is likewise to be had for transaction consolidation to the headquarters in Europe or within the USA. SAP Business One has about 8 thousand installations Worldwide and it’s miles very advanced and popular in Latin America, wherein the tax code is rather a widespread one: Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico, Chili, and so on. SAP Business One release in Brazil is the fall of 2005.
Microsoft Business Solutions. MBS has two ERP applications for the Brazilian marketplace – Microsoft Navision and Microsoft Axapta. Navision has numerous dozens of implementations, at the same time as Axapta can be to be had soon (in 2006). We see numerous blends of Navision localizations for Brazil. Axapta localization is presently at the manner to be released. Talking about Navision – MBS promotes Navision on the emerging markets, together with Russia, East Europe, plus it is historically sturdy in Europe. Also, think about excellent Navision positioning inside the production enterprise. We do now not want on the equal time to deemphasize Axapta – it has very high potential.
In East Europe and especially Russia – Microsoft suggests that some of Axapta installations are close to Navision implementations and Axapta turned into designed exceptionally lately, so please compare these two: Navision & Axapta before making the final selection. Just to mention, that Great Plains isn’t always popular in Brazil, however, it becomes partially localized and when you have a company popular to apply Microsoft Dynamics GP international – it should be available for you. Microsoft Project Green will lead to a “merge” of its ERPs: Microsoft Dynamics may be the very last merged ERP product, it’ll harmonically combine the portions of Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision), Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta), etc.
Oracle E-Business Suite. Also known as Oracle Financials and Oracle Applications – Oracle has historically robust positions in Latin America and Brazil. Oracle has a concept of fashionable capability (which might be used international) and nearby or nearby (language, special paperwork, tax engine, and so forth.). If your company has Oracle Financials/Applications implemented in the headquarters – you ought to check at the fame of Oracle Financial localization for Brazilian or Latin American regional marketplace. Oracle E-Business Suite additionally normally has sizeable customization and integration additives to custom Oracle databases.