Why Is Herschel Freeware?
The free Herschel software isn’t a “one-user”, “limited”,”express” or “lite” version. It’s a fully-functional, solid, proven, multi-user ERP system.
After 25 years of selling software, we decided to change our business model. The cost of developing Herschel was recouped a long time ago, so now we’re giving it to you, so you can make your business bigger.
We want lots of small to medium sized companies to use Herschel to grow their businesses, make more money and employ more people. Most of these companies will be happy with our free support and training. But as they start to use Herschel in more sophisticated ways, some will decide to pay a little for more comprehensive support and more advanced training.
We want Herschel to become the default “sensibly-priced” ERP choice. The obvious choice. Your choice.
It’s All Free
Herschel comes complete with its own built-in database. Unlike many other business systems, Herschel does not require SQL Server. It’s all included, and it’s free.
Data Import Included
Herschel’s simple to use import options allow you to import all your existing data yourself. If you can get it onto a spreadsheet, you can import it into Herschel.
Supporting The UK
We believe passionately in making UK manufacturing more productive and “re-shoring” jobs lost to overseas competitors. Growth in manufacturing should be a key element of any deficit reduction plan. It should also play a vital role in job creation, especially for semi-skilled workers.