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ERP Cost Control Whitepaper

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Download ERP Cost Control WhitepaperThis white paper addresses how to reach top-level results when negotiating ERP costs—and more specifically controlling ERP license cost and terms.


Relative to what can be achieved; the typical purchase arrangement for enterprise software licenses has the following attributes:

What can and should be arranged—
the Buyer-centric ERP purchase arrangement

We offer a white paper about effective ERP cost control. This paper presents the Buyer-Centric ERP Purchase Arrangement and reasons why software vendors should significantly accommodate such an arrangement. This white paper was written based on the experience of hundreds of enterprise software selection projects and comprehensive interaction with the enterprise software vendor community.


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"Negotiating ERP costs is complicated and the ERP software vendors take advantage of the buyer's lack of experience. SoftSelect's experience and influence helped us level the playing field. We clearly saved money and lowered our long term risk."

Jeff Markham, President, Cornell Pump

“Long term ERP license costs were initially very difficult to calculate. Working with SoftSelect we were able to insist on a predicable ERP license fee approach and achieve much lower initial and ongoing license fee costs.”

Paul Castle, ERP Project Manager, Leupold & Stevens


“SoftSelect was a great partner throughout the process of choosing an ERP solution.  They helped us control the terms throughout the ERP buying process, and we achieved impressive results in reduced ERP license fees. Having an experienced partner like SoftSelect, helped us negotiate for the products we need and set our expectations for the process of implementing these solutions.”

Nate White, COO, Provocraft