ERP Essentials

We provide Enterprise Resource Planning service and support.


ERP Essentials was founded by Peter Shirley in 2006.  Peter has worked with financial, manufacturing and distributions systems since 1998 starting with the Macola Progression series.

Located in Central Pennsylvania, ERP Essentials services customers throughout the United States.  We have extensive experience with ERP solutions and can assist you with support, training, implementation and consulting.






ERP Implementation

Looking to replace your aging or non-existent ERP solution? We can analyze your requirements and propose a solution to automate your processes and help your business grow.

ERP Consulting and Support

Need assistance with your existing ERP solution? Looking to upgrade to something new? We have extensive experience with ERP solutions. Let us help you utilize your current software fully, or implement new solutions to improve your business.

Report Development

Need a SQL view or stored procedure? Maybe an SSRS report or dashboard? How about a Crystal Report or form? If you can envision it, we can create it - we develop reports that provide insights into your current ERP solution. From sales analysis reports to business forms we develop fast and robust reports to meet your needs.

Microsoft SQL Consulting and Support

Need assistance fine tuning or configuring Microsoft SQL? Need development of stored procedures or views? Maybe an SSRS report? We have extensive experience with MS/SQL.

Custom Application Development

Need a custom application? Something to integrate directly with your existing ERP system? We have extensive development experience and an in-depth understanding of business processes. We can analyze and propose a custom solution to meet your requirement.


Microsoft SQL Server

SQL Server is the foundation of Microsoft's data platform, delivering mission-critical performance with in-memory technologies and faster insights on data.

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WiSys Supply Chain Management solutions integrate seamlessly with Macola. WiSys allows users to record all business transactions in real-time, starting at the first touch point in the organization. WiSys adaptable tools are purpose-built to automate unique business processes and allow agile business decisions based on real-time data.

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LYNQ’s Smart Manager platform connects with your existing ERP or PLM system to offer a unique level of delivery, cost and quality control of manufacturing operations for job shop, batch production, production line and mixed mode environments. Using latest technologies, the solution can effectively schedule, publish, collect, track, analyze and help to improve both human and machine execution of orders on the shop floor, providing faster delivery and lowering your production costs.

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SAP Crystal Reports

Create highly formatted, pixel-perfect reports quickly using an intuitive design interface and efficient workflows. Deliver personalized reports to your business users’ preferred destination in their preferred language and format. Combine and connect directly to a variety of data sources across the organization.

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Contact Info

+1 814 937 0214
301 Union Ave, #335
Altoona, PA 16602
United States