Dipesh Ajmera, one of leading personalities of the Indian tyre industry spoke highly of the importance of tyre ERP recently. Mr. Ajmera is the Managing Director of Ajmera Tyres Pvt. Ltd., a tyre business which deals in two-wheeler tyres, car tyres, HCV tyres and LCV tyres. His company specialises in car tyres and allied services such as alignment, balancing, etc. The business is also one of the top retailers in Maharashtra and has a market hold of 25% in Nagpur alone.

According to Mr. Ajmera, the importance of a competent ERP software in the tyre industry cannot be denied as it helps streamline operations at the front-end as well as the backend. He mentioned that one cannot scale up and manage any business without a good ERP software. During the last 17 years, he had tried four accounting and ERP software: Tally, Tally Server Version, Wings, and Lighthouse. However, there was something missing as he was not satisfied with the performance of these solutions.

Mr. Ajmera then studied thoroughly about ERP software from IIM Ahmedabad and understood the essential points that that a competent ERP software must have. He decided to focus on a solution that caters to the specific needs of the tyre industry. Mr. Ajmera mentioned that the search for a capable ERP software for the tyre industry is not that simple as one has to be mindful of many things. The software should be able to factor in diverse and disparate facets such as tyre sizes, patterns, pack sizes, company, month end bulk purchases, daily purchases, maintaining minimum stock quantity, check deposits, cash deposits, sales reports according to the stores, along with stock visibility across all stores and warehouses, among others.

Talking about the essential tyre business management functions Mr. Ajmera mentioned a few such as point of sale, tyre search for a specific vehicle, vehicle information, customer history, vehicle history, procurement of company’s scheme capturing, company’s target versus achievement including monthly and daily reports that should be found in a capable tyre ERP.

The management of certain financial aspects of business such as bank reconciliation, party reconciliation, debtors, creditors, fund management along with statuary compliances such as GST and inter-state purchases, CRM , customer reminders, customer beneficiary schemes, customer report, and ease of use should be the key factors while choosing the right ERP.

Mr. Ajmera added that after detailed searching and vetting, he finalised on RujulERP Tyre Software as it possessed all of these traits. RujulERP solution has been known to make the management of tyre business easier and more productive. Hundreds of traders and retailers from around the country rely on the RujulERP Tyre Software to manage their business.