erplain Software

erplain Software

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About erplain

erplain is a cloud-based inventory and order management solution for small distribution businesses. It provides an integrated suite of applications that can be accessed from any device with an internet connection. Some of the functionalities included within erplain software are inventory management, demand forecasting, bill of materials and reporting and analysis. The inventory management application allows the user to create purchase orders to send to suppliers, manage multiple stock locations, access real-time data on inventory levels and more. Users can also convert sales orders into purchase orders, manage deliveries and keep track of unpaid invoices. The reporting feature provides real time updates of sales and purchase stats in the form of user-customized cha...

erplain Pricing

Starting price: $30/month billed monthly or $23/month billed annually

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$30.00 per month

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erplain User Reviews

OVERALL RATING

SECONDARY RATINGS

Ease-of-use

5

Value for money

4.5

Customer support

4.5

Functionality

4.5

Showing 1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Anonymous

Time used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra

This reviewer was invited by the software vendor to submit an honest review.
5

Ease-of-use

out of 5
5

Value for money

out of 5
5

Customer support

out of 5
4

Functionality

out of 5

February 2018

Great product, excellent customer service and a devoted development team

ease of use.

Pros

Very intuitive product that simplifies inventory management and integration with QB work well. Customer service experience is always top notch - very responsive team that listens to their customers and incorporates feedback into their future development plans. They are always improving the product and adding new features. Hands down the best QB integrated inventory app for a small business based on price, usability and customer support.

Cons

Still some room to improve on user personalization but this has been a big improvement in even the last 6 months. Ability to configure & design the invoices, sales orders, etc will be a significant step forward for the product once this is available.

Andrew

Company size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Industrial Automation

Time used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

5

Ease-of-use

out of 5
5

Value for money

out of 5
5

Customer support

out of 5
4

Functionality

out of 5

February 2020

Inventory control for warehousing

We can now see all of our warehouse inventory in one place and use the sales order andshipping order functions to keep track of all our shipments and product in real time. We can also see the info remotely which is a great help. We use the invoicing function a little bit for our small operation and it does everything we need to keep track of receivables when we integrate it into our accounting software.

Pros

Erplain was super easy to set up and get started. We loaded info for a trail run and never looked back. All of my employees got up to speed very quickly as it is a snap to learn. Great for warehouse employees to help track our inventory.

Cons

Sometimes you wish there were more reporting options or the cloud interface was faster but overall it gets everything done that we need.

Reasons for choosing erplain

The simplicity of Erplain was a key factor. The price point could not be beat.

Reasons for switching to erplain

Our old system was obsolete and not supported any longer so we had to look for an option.

Tim

Company size: 1 employee

Industry: Wholesale

Time used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra

4

Ease-of-use

out of 5
4

Value for money

out of 5
5

Customer support

out of 5
3

Functionality

out of 5

February 2020

A Good Sales Tracker

Erplain is good at tracking the sales/purchase chain and also good at tracking inventory.

Pros

I appreciate that I can see exactly where orders are in the sales progress chain. For example, I can see at a glance whether an order is shipped or whether it has been invoiced or even paid.

Cons

I wish there were ability to take deposits on sales orders or give deposits on purchase orders. If there is, I haven't found it yet. I have yet to sort out the way profit on services can be organized. The software integration with QBO is ok if one person is working with both softwares. If the bookkeeper is in control of QBO and you are only working with Erplain, there will be issues.

Reasons for switching to erplain

This software has a good graphic interface and works fine for my business type and size. I hope that some issues can be sorted out.

Timothée

Company size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Retail

Time used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra

4

Ease-of-use

out of 5
5

Value for money

out of 5
3

Customer support

out of 5
2

Functionality

out of 5

February 2020

Good product, needs updates

Very good quality for the price.

Pros

Ease of use. Very fair price. Reactive support team.

Cons

Needs more functionalities. Dev team should look at software like Lightspeed POS.

Reasons for choosing erplain

Better pricing. More adapted to my smaller business.

Alexandra

Company size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Maritime

Time used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra

5

Ease-of-use

out of 5
5

Value for money

out of 5
5

Customer support

out of 5
5

Functionality

out of 5

December 2016

Absolutely Fantastic

We are a new company who have taken over the running of a boat yard in the Caribbean with a hydraulic workshop which has numerous hose types and hydraulic fittings and wanted to have an inventory system in place that also produced invoices. I looked online at various different options and erplain looked the most attractive as it seemed to tick all the boxes but was at the same time, simple to use. From the very start, the customer support has been excellent - they responded quickly to all my questions (and there were many!) and the support they have offered from the online chat to the one-to-one demonstrations and also responding to some changes that we requested has been invaluable. Even when there was a problem with the system and I couldn't search for a product when creating an invoice, I contacted the team and they immediately looked into it and had rectified the problem within a few hours... We also suddenly found out that we had to produce our invoices in French and we were so pleased to discover that erplain can be in both English and French! and it's simple to switch between the two which is great. I love the intelligence feature - being able to see where we make most of our money and with what products, services or with which clients is great. We can instantly see what is the most profitable part of our business and therefore where we need to focus in order to maximize revenue. I cannot recommend erplain highly enough - it's so easy to use, the invoices can be created quickly and immediately emailed to the client - and being able to see instantly who has paid and who hasn't made keeping track of our business so much easier.

Pros

It's so easy to use and the support team is excellent.

Cons

I cannot think of one con!

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