“Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT with 20+ locations in the US and Canada, Navigator Business Solutions has more than 20 sales & service locations across the United States and Canada, ensuring that help is where and when you need it.”
Navigator Business Solutions is the leading provider of enterprise (ERP) business management software solutions for companies in North America. As a perennial SAP Gold Channel Partner, and as one of the top SAP partners in the world, Navigator has strategically partnered with SAP to deliver solutions, namely SAP Business One and SAP Business ByDesign, ideal for small-midsize companies. Additionally, Navigator provides award-winning professional services including installation, implementation, training, consulting and US-based development. With more than 500 customers, and more than 100 years of combined experience, Navigator has a proven track record of on-time, on budget, and fixed-price implementations – all of which have enabled Navigator to serve as SAP’s top partner for the last 10 years.
Navigator’s vision is to create a trusted relationship with each customer by delivering business solutions which create value and superior competitive advantage. Navigator was a pioneer in the cloud-based ERP, and continues to be SAP’s number 1 ranked partner in North America for cloud. Since 1994, Navigator has helped more than 500 companies streamline operations and improve their business through the use SAP’s proven technology ideal for small-midsize businesses.
The company’s differentiating factors are its focus on the cloud, the experience and savvy of its service team, and its focus on marketing segments.
Delivering the Right Solutions to Customers
The team at Navigator has more than 15 years of experience in successfully implementing business systems for companies ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to multi-site, multi-national companies. Grant Fraser, CEO of Navigator, has stated “While each company’s requirements are unique we have almost certainly seen them before, and have developed solutions for them.We use a proven implementation methodology which ensures each customer’s unique needs are met, on time, and on budget.This process starts with understanding our client’s goals and collaboratively working with them to develop best business practices and procedures.”
Navigator’s offerings to small to midsize businesses are based on the below SAP platforms.
SAP Business One
‘SAP Business One’ business management software enables greater control over SME’s or subsidiaries. Trusted by over 47,000 companies in 150 countries, this single solution streamlines key processes – from accounting and CRM to supply chain management and purchasing.
A single, integrated application to manage an entire business, SAP Business One is best fit for any company up to 100 employees, that may have outgrown accounting-only software that need to replace multiple, non-integrated applications. It is available in more than 40 countries and 20 languages. The application is customizable for specific industry and business needs using the published software development kit.
SAP Business By Design
‘SAP Buiness ByDesign’ allows it’s users to run an entire company on a single, cloud-based business management suite – SAP Business ByDesign. Ideally suited for upper medium-sized businesses and subsidiaries of large corporations, this software-as-a-service (SaaS) covers everything from ERP to CRM, procurement, supply chain management, and beyond.
The best of SAP, delivered on-demand as a software-as-a-service, SAP Business By Design is best fit for need to replace point solutions, manual processes, and spreadsheets. It is perfect for companies having 10-1000 employees. It is available in the US, Germany, France, UK, India, & China. Its software can be configured in a business language that users understand.
The company’s targets clients from verticals such as Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Commercial Services, Food & Beverage and others. Some of its notable clients are Aurora Flight Sciences, Kalmar, SkullCandy, Plum Organics and Freudenberg.
Looking at the Future
Navigator’s plan for the future is an aggressive one: to expand further into the global market and double the size of the company within the next five years. Of this vision, Mr. Fraser has stated “We have had great success the last ten years…and I look forward to working with (the team) the next five years as we take Navigator to the next level …and continue to dominate our industry.”
“We are a performance- driven, performance- motivated, performance-rewarding company.”
Meet the President & CEO – Grant Fraser
Grant knows the ERP business. With more than 25 years of consulting, sales, and industry experience, Grant and his team have the know-how to meet and exceed goals. As an SAP Gold Channel partner, Grant partnered with SAP Business One in 2005 and SAP Business ByDesign in 2009, confident that the future of ERP would be the cloud. Under Grant’s leadership, Navigator has become the #1 Global Partner for SAP Business ByDesign, adding more than 75 new customers over the past three years. Prior to SAP, Grant successfully led other ERP practices for Visual and Lilly Software.