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So what exactly is Herschel ERP?

By |October 13th, 2014||

Herschel ERP is a powerful multi-user database which takes all your valuable manufacturing / distribution business information and puts it into one, secure, accessible place. It provides all the options you need to enter, search, enquire about and analyse your business data. It produces all the documents you need to run your enterprise, as well [...]

So is Herschel an accounts package?

By |October 13th, 2014||

No. Herschel has been developed to look after your stock and production, helping you to get product out of the door on time, every time. Accounts packages are designed to help you look after your company’s finances, although they sometimes have clunky stock control bits added on. Most of our customers run both Herschel and [...]

Is Herschel a cloud based system?

By |October 13th, 2014||

Running from the cloud is great if you’ve got lots of users and they need access from lots of locations. After in-depth experimentation we decided not to make Herschel cloud based. Our customers are small to medium sized businesses with up to around 30 users, all in one location, so hosting Herschel in-house makes more [...]

Will Herschel run on older PCs?

By |October 13th, 2014||

Yes, as long as they're running Windows XP or later. You can run Herschel on a mix of Windows versions if you want - and most of our customers do. Herschel works great on Windows 10, so future PCs won't be a problem either.

What are the advantages of having a network?

By |October 13th, 2014||

It’s fair to say that if you don’t network Herschel then you’ll only scratch the surface of the amazing things it could do for your business. If you have a network then your staff can use the system on a PC where they actually work. For example, your stores staff could enter details of receipts and [...]

What about linking the system to our existing accounts package?

By |October 13th, 2014||

Herschel produces several summary reports that are suitable for direct, keyless import into your accounts package: Details of all purchased goods received. Details of all despatches made to customers. Remember that all purchasing, sales and manufacturing information is held in Herschel - so operating your accounts package is greatly simplified.

Can Herschel help us to achieve ISO9002 registration?

By |October 13th, 2014||

Herschel was developed with ISO9002 in mind. Implementing a computerised package like Herschel brings a structured, easily controlled method of working to your business. By simply using the available facilities of the various modules, your operations will become much closer to satisfying ISO9002.

How long will it take to implement Herschel?

By |October 13th, 2014||

There are two factors that will determine how quickly you can implement the various Herschel modules. Firstly, the time your staff have free to learn how to use the system. The key to successful implementation is to let your staff explore Herschel and try things, before actually going live. The system can be set up [...]

What backup method do you use?

By |October 11th, 2014||

We use www.crashplan.com – an automatic cloud-based system used by over 30,000 businesses to protect their data. They offer various options, from a basic service for free to all-encompassing paid solutions.

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