• Lumber and Building Materials Software


    WoodPro Software Inc. provides integrated Business Management Software for companies in the Lumber and Building Materials Industry. Our WoodPro InSight system is designed for wholesalers, distributors, dealers, building materials distributors, importers, exporters, sawmills, remanufacturers, wood treaters and secondary manufacturers. Real-time information regarding inventory management, accounting, finance, sales, purchasing, warehousing, manufacturing, and services is seamlessly unified. Many types of distributors and manufacturers choose WoodPro to fulfill their end-to-end business processes.


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    WoodPro InSight, is a one vendor Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Business Intelligence solution based upon Microsoft technologies. With it, you obtain deep operational insights and performance measurements that enable you to cut costs, improve operational efficiency, improve customer service, and maximize your return on investment (ROI). It is more than a commercial off-the-shelf program, it is an enterprise-wide platform for growth and incorporates strategic customer prioritized enhancements. The application look and feel promotes ease of use and quick adoption.

    For over 25 years, WoodPro Software Inc. has been applying knowledge and experience gained from hundreds of projects to deliver time-tested, innovative uses of our application. We'll share our experiences and best practices; however, if customization is required, we will give you the capability advantages of in-house development for the lowest cost in the lumber and building materials software industry. The system has the breadth and depth of functionalities needed to run your business efficiently. It is easy to use and highly adaptable, which promotes quick adoption and a favorable ROI.



  • Why Choose an Integrated Solution Like WoodPro InSight?



    WoodPro Software Inc. offers WoodPro InSight, a truly integrated (one vendor) enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for companies in the Lumber and Building Materials Industry. With an integrated solution you can get a detailed, consistent and more accurate picture of what is going on in terms of your business operations, customers and vendors. It provides accurate and real time views of costs, transactions, and value added activities. Risks, opportunities, customer buying patterns, and supplier effectiveness, etc. can be identified quickly.

    While rolled up information from non-integrated solutions and spreadsheets may show inventory movements, expenditures, revenues and other commitments, it is important to be able to drill down into the figures. This will give you the full context of the information, as it is readily accessible throughout the organization in real time.



    Modules in the WoodPro InSight ERP System Are Tightly Integrated


    Below are some benefits of an integrated system and some concerns regarding integration of multiple applications:

    Benefits of a Truly Integrated System

    - Decreases the number of steps in business processes, as common data needs to be captured only once and less time is spent on capturing and
      validating new data
    - Reduces number of errors as main database is updated directly, and it does not have to be transferred via points of integration
    - Requires less maintenance
    - Improves inter-branch, location & departmental communication
    - Reduces IT, administrative and service delivery costs
    - Improves working procedures and data accessibility
    - Makes it easier to redefine job specifications as there is consistent user interface for learning new processes and
    - Lowers costs because maintenance of two separate systems is not needed


    Concerns With the Integration of Multiple Applications

    - Ongoing upkeep of the points of integration and data fields as the products change over time
    - New releases and updates that show up intermittently may negatively affect the ability to plan strategically
    - Cumulative costs of user training and retraining on multiple interfaces
    - Incompatibilities in workflow and internal communications techniques across multiple products
    - No 360 degree real-time view of data
    - Inconsistent data
    - Bug fixes, unplanned upgrades, unsuspected incompatibilities can lead to production delays
    - Potential delayed or protracted time to Return on Investment (ROI)
    - Unpredictable Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) over time