Modern greenhouse tech can take pressure off your team

Modern greenhouse tech can take pressure off your team

As the greenhouse grower market continues to expand rapidly, there’s also pressure from the supply chain. This includes rising costs as well as the uncertain availability of planting pots, soil, fertilizer, pesticides, and other bill-of-material components that are needed to produce finished products.

Given these trends, now more than ever, growers have to become more efficient in their operations. The best way to achieve this is to adopt modern technologies like an advanced ERP platform that runs in the cloud.

Manual processes supported by spreadsheets and entry-level accounting systems can work to a certain extent. But as the business volume grows and as customer demands change, using these tools makes it difficult to scale operations. Management quickly realizes the constraints of legacy applications as they struggle to set up efficient processes.

To solve these challenges, greenhouse growers are feeling pressure to adopt new technologies. At the same time, they may feel resistance to change — the staff wants to keep doing things the way they always have. But sticking with legacy applications can have a detrimental effect on the long-term health of the business, whereas a modern ERP platform can play a pivotal role in driving business success.

In this article, I examine how an ERP platform streamlines vital business processes for greenhouse growers. I also present how an efficiently running business makes it easier to handle transitions as employees leave the company or change roles, or when ownership is handed down to younger generations.

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