Grow With A Cloud-Based ERP Software

The only ERP made by your industry,for your industry.

Unlike generic ERP management systems, Frameworks isn’t bloated with unnecessary stuff that simply gets in your way. Instead, it focuses on the day to day, so you can focus on the bigger picture.

What is ERP?

An ERP system connects and organises your business’ data. It can help you run more efficient operations as you expand, taking care of key information in a number of different areas.

Benefits of cloud ERP systems

An ERP system connects and organises your business’ data. It can help you run more efficient operations as you expand, taking care of key information in a number of different areas.

With the benefits of cloud ERP systems, you can access Frameworks ERP from anywhere, anytime.

With mobile ERP software access, your warehouse manager can login from a mobile device on the shop floor, or a salesperson can check inventory while at a customer site.

Supply chain management is easy with ERP software.

Cloud ERP computing is always evolving, and Frameworks is at the forefront of this technology. Take advantage of new software, with an ERP solution designed to grow with you.

Work with confidence, knowing your data is secure. With Frameworks, you can work in a modern and managed network environment.

Reduced IT costs and complexities otherwise associated with on-premise solutions.

ERP in large, medium and small business

With years of experience in the industry ourselves, we know what real business owners need. That’s why we created an ERP system we’d use ourselves - and for that same reason, we’ve got happy clients in the plumbing, timber, building and electrical industries.

Cloud ERP Benefits for Small businesses

Small businesses in Australia can greatly benefit from implementing an ERP system. Cloud-based ERP software provides scalability, allowing small businesses to grow and adapt to changing needs without significant upfront investments.

With cost-effectiveness as a key advantage, small businesses can allocate resources efficiently and redirect their budget towards growth initiatives. Enhanced accessibility and collaboration features enable remote work arrangements and seamless communication, fostering productivity and team cohesion.

Streamlining business processes through ERP optimizes workflows, reduces errors, and improves overall efficiency, setting the foundation for small businesses to thrive.

Cloud ERP Benefits Medium-sized businesses

Medium-sized businesses in Australia can leverage ERP software to achieve sustainable growth and operational efficiency. Scalability and flexibility empower medium-sized businesses to expand operations effortlessly and respond to market demands swiftly.

By reducing upfront capital expenses and providing predictable budgeting, cloud-based ERP offers cost-effectiveness, enabling medium-sized businesses to optimize their financial resources. Enhanced accessibility and collaboration features facilitate effective communication among distributed teams and enable remote work arrangements.

Streamlining business processes through ERP boosts productivity and provides real-time data visibility for informed decision-making. Robust data security and reliability ensure the protection of sensitive business information, allowing medium-sized businesses to focus on their core activities with confidence.

Cloud ERP Benefits for Large Businesses

Large businesses in Australia can derive substantial benefits from implementing an ERP system. Cloud-based ERP software offers scalability to accommodate the complex operations of large businesses.

The cost-effectiveness of cloud ERP eliminates the need for extensive hardware investments and reduces IT costs. Enhanced accessibility and collaboration features enable seamless communication and knowledge sharing across various departments and locations. By streamlining business processes, large businesses can achieve operational efficiency and optimise workflows.

Robust data security measures protect valuable business data, ensuring compliance with regulations. Integration capabilities facilitate a unified ecosystem for large businesses, enabling seamless data flow and empowering data-driven decision-making.


"As an HBT member we looked to purchase a business management solution that met the specific needs of the building supplies industry but was also a single integrated application to meet all our software needs. These guys know our industry and have built an application to deliver to our market."

Brendan Kent, CEO, Kents Building Supplies

"Natbuild, both through our head office and members, have enjoyed a strong and supportive relationship with Sterland for over 22 years. Sterland’s ERP platform has remained one of the major ‘go-to’ solutions in our Industry and is widely used by our Members, being the number one application used by Members of our group."

Peter Way, CEO, National Building Suppliers Group Pty. Ltd.

"Western ITM has been a Sterland customer for over 20 years and we are now embarking on the migration of our business to the Frameworks solution. Frameworks delivers efficiencies for our teams with easy access to information and the ability to complete processes productively."

Dawne Mihaere, CEO, Western ITM

"For the past 12 years Sterland's software has allowed me to streamline operations and keep my finger on the pulse of my business. ProStix and Frameworks have been an integral part of Fitzpatrick’s success."

Richard Fitzpatrick, Owner, Fitzpatrick's

"There are many functional and architectural aspects of Frameworks that meets our needs, from a single centralised database allowing access across all data at all times; through to its user interface design that simplifies transactional processing."

Darren Donald, CIO, Sunshine Mitre 10

"The Sterland team were customer focused and thorough in reviewing our business requirements and procedures. They professionally managed our implementation to ensure our team were trained, our data was ready for migration and back-end systems were ready for a smooth cut-over."

Scott Van Eck, CEO, Gordon Macdonald Pty Ltd

"Dahlsens have been using Sterland’s application for over 20 years and their latest version takes this to the next level. Frameworks is not only intuitive to use but makes the data critical to my business easy to access when and how we need it."

Geoff Dahlsens, CEO, Dahlsens Building Centres

"Frameworks was chosen as it offered superior inventory management and sales processing facilities to run our store operations. Frameworks allows us to focus on the running of our operation and to maximise business profitability. Sterland offers us their experience in the building supplies industry to help us along our journey."

Don Reed, CEO, Dyers Road ITM

"Sterland Computing has provided us with the backup and support to keep growing our business. I recommend Sterland computing as their skill and expertise in helping us is second to none."

Mick Weyman, General Manager, Camerons H Hardware

Frameworks – cloud-based ERP software for businesses big and small

With everything you need and nothing you don’t, Frameworks is a trusted baseline of support for thousands of businesses. As an industry-tailored ERP software, Frameworks keeps it all ticking over.

Accounting features

With Frameworks ERP, you won’t need a separate financials package. Our comprehensive system is fully integrated, supporting a range of financial operations all from the GL Dashboard:

  • Every step from your general ledger and balance sheet to AP and AR, bank reconciliations and full tax processing.
  • Transaction processing from sales and purchasing all the way to accounts payable and accounts receivable. From the GL Dashboard, you can drill down to the source transaction for easy auditing.
  • Financial reporting is easy with our open interface, which allows you to export details for management either in Excel, or in another third party financial reporting system. Profit and loss reports can be generated by company, division and branch, and cost centre.
  • Frameworks ERP software supports regional tax, with GST and VAT reporting in Australian, New Zealander and Fijian tax systems.

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With your finances integrated into the ERP system of your whole business, you can get real time updates as transactions are processed throughout your organisation, allowing for easy access when it’s time to produce financial reports.

A little about the Frameworks team

We are Sterland - a company with almost a century of industry expertise. We know what it’s like to want software you can rely on. Let us take care of the small stuff, so you and your team can perform at your best.

We help timber, plumbing, electrical and building supply companies reach their full potential with our cloud based ERP software—Frameworks.

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We understand all the challenges you face, from inventory and margin management, staffing, to your software requirements. We’ve been through them all.

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When you deal with the Frameworks team, you’re dealing with people from your industry. We’re here to help you find the right solutions for your business.

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