Ross ERP | Overview


Ross Enterprise ERP

Ross ERP by Aptean is a full featured Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution designed for the unique needs of process manufacturing companies in the Food and Beverage, Chemicals, and Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries.  Companies in these industries must comply with strict regulatory requirements and customer requirements, including traceability and recall.  These are companies that use Recipes or Formulas to manufacture products, typically with lot control, shelf life and traceability/recall requirements.

Ross ERP is a comprehensive solution suite supporting all the business processes for Planning, Manufacturing, Procurement, Inventory, Sales/Customer Service, Shipping, Costing, Accounting and Financial Reporting with Business Intelligence/Analytics.  A full Data Collection application for scanning bar codes to perform all receiving, inventory, manufacturing and shipping functions is included.  Global support for multi-location and multi-country implementations with full multi-currency and multi-language capabilities.  Many users have experienced benefits of improved customer service levels, reduced inventory loss/expiration, improved productivity and efficiency, reduced costs, increased revenue and profitability.

Key features that Ross ERP provides for Food and Beverage, Chemicals, and Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies includes Full Bidirectional Lot Traceability Recall from Supplier to Customer; Recipe and Formula Management; Inventory Management and Control of multiple units of measure for Catchweight, Potency and Packaging; Shelf Life and Expiration Control; Variable Lot Characteristics and Customer Specifications; managing of Co-Products and By-Products with appropriate Costing; Yield Management; Allergen Controls; robust Product Costing with Inventory Valuation of Standard Cost, Actual Cost or Weighted Average with Landed Cost; flexible Sales Pricing capabilities including Bracket Pricing and Cost Plus Pricing with robust Promotion Management and Accruals, as well as many other features to support the unique requirements of companies in these industries.

Ross ERP also has built-in best practices for Food and Beverage, Chemicals, and Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies. Because of this the time and effort to implement is normally less than ½ of the time required for generic ERP solutions.  Also there is less need for modification as Ross has the tools to meet the needs of these industries.

In addition, other Aptean solutions for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Manufacturing Execution (MES), Enterprise Asset Management (CMMS/EAM), and Warehouse Management (WMS) are fully integrated.

Ross ERP can be deployed either on premise or as a subscription (SaaS) to meet your needs.



Price Range:

$175/User (Saas)-$50K-250K (License)

Financing Options:

Lease, Financing, Subscription

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User Range:



MS SQL Server, Oracle

Server OS:

Windows, Unix