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ERP selection advisor critically needed


Firm urgently needs consultant for ERP selection

A PE firm came to us with a critical need for an ERP selection consultant for their portco in the manufacturing industry. Since acquiring the portco, they knew that the company’s older ERP system would need to be replaced. Knowing that the selection and implementation would be a lengthy process, they were urgently seeking a consultant with experience in the manufacturing industry at the same scale as the portco that could guide them through what needed to be evaluated before making a selection and then manage the entire process.

BluWave identifies best-fit provider

Leveraging our founder’s 20 years in private equity, we have extensive frameworks for assessing PE-grade ERP selection needs. BluWave utilizes technology, data, and human ingenuity to pre-map, assess, monitor, and maintain deep pools of providers that uniquely meet the private equity standard. We interviewed the PE firm to understand their specific key criteria, and then connected the client with three select pre-vetted consulting firms from our invitation-only Intelligent Network that fit their exact needs.

Firm engages provider to aid with ERP selection and implementation

Within 24 hours of the initial scoping call, the PE firm and portfolio company were introduced to the PE-grade ERP selection consulting firms that specialized in the manufacturing industry. The client selected their ideal choice. The PE firm was able to confidently drive an excellent outcome without wasting time and cost and the portfolio company was able to quickly kick off their ERP selection process.

“We were impressed at how quickly BluWave provided us with introductions to high-quality firms. In the end, we were pleased with how polished the firm we selected was – they had every tool and template we could imagine as well as top-tier technical talent.”

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