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Sage 100 ERP Integrated Supply Chain and Customer Service Solution

Posted by Keith Perkins on Wed, May 06, 2015 @ 07:59 PM

Sage 100 ERP Integrated Supply Chain and Customer Service Solution

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Title:   13 Ways to Automate Sage 100 ERP Order Processing with an Integrated Supply Chain and Customer Service Solution

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET (1hr)

Learn how Scanco, StarShip,  SPS Commerce, MAPADOC, Avalara and Sage CRM work together to bring you an integrated streamlined supply chain, sales and customer service automation solution for Sage 100 ERP. 

During this complimentary webinar learn the following 13 ways Sage 100 ERP customers can automate the entire warehouse sales and customer service process here's how:

  1. Sales and customer service personnel use Sage CRM via the web or a mobile device to access Sage 100 ERP Data without using Sage 100 ERP to:
    • Place and track orders 24/7.
    • View real time customer specific pricing and inventory levels 24/7.
    • View sales orders, invoices, payments and shipments 24/7
    • View customer contact information 24/7
    • View customer sales history, item sales history, invoice history, open invoices 24/7
    • Generate quotes and orders 24/7
  2. Automatically calculate sales tax and insure sales tax compliance
  3. Warehouse personnel reduce time in picking orders and eliminating mis-picks
  4. Sage 100 ERP users get a real time view of inventory levels inside Sage 100 ERP
  5. Print ASN labels from the handheld
  6. Achieve real time validation
  7. Seamlessly integrate the entire Pick, Pack and Ship process with Sage 100 ERP
  8. Automate shipping from the scanned information, parcel and freight
  9. Sending email shipment notifications complete with item to package detail
  10. Reducing carrier address correction fees using the embedded address validation features
  11. Taking advantage of 3rd party insurance to save up to 85%
  12. Easily reporting on late deliveries to obtain refunds
  13. Reducing duplicate data entry and associated errors
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Is your chart of accounts in Sage 100 unrulely?

Posted by Adrian Montgomery on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 @ 03:45 PM

Wish you had more control over your Sage 100 ERP Chart of Accounts?Sage Authorized Partner

You do.  As the person in charge of your company’s chart of accounts (COA’s), you can control new accounts and changes to existing accounts.  Always make a backup before making changes.

  • Restrict the Sage 100 ERP Chart of Account (COA):  Account numbers can consist of the main number + segment(s).  To restrict how new accounts come into existence, turn the option for “on the fly additions” off in your general ledger options.  Now to create a new account, we would use the general ledger utility to “generate new accounts” based on valid main and valid segment combinations.  Further, restrict who has access to account maintenance.
  •  Fix existing Sage 100 ERP accounts:  two utilities are available to assist you in either renumbering accounts or merging accounts.  Go to general ledger, utilities, and chose either Delete Accounts or Change Accounts.
  • Correct account descriptions:  Some businesses like proper case while others prefer all upper case descriptions.    You can correct this in account maintenance.  Also, you may wish to correct segment descriptions in your descriptions for uniformity.
  • Restructuring your COA:  you may find that you did not allow enough range of account numbers in any particular segment of your COA (for example, current assets).  You can modify this in setup, account group maintenance to expand or contract an account group.

 

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Sage 100 ERP: Can I flag customers on credit hold in Sage CRM?

Posted by Adrian Montgomery on Thu, Jun 21, 2012 @ 12:17 PM
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Question:  Can I flag customers on credit hold in Sage CRM?

Sage CRM uses the data in Sage 100 ERP (Formerly MAS 90 MAS 200) to flag customers on credit hold.  Based on permissions the Sage CRM user can be prevented from placing orders for customers on credit hold.  Also based on permissions, the user can collect on past due invoices in order to place a new order.  By using Sage CRM and Sage 100 ERP together, the back office and the front office are kept informed of important decisions to make in regard to customers.

Please watch our short video clip to learn more!



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Tags: Sage CRM, Sage 100 ERP, SageCRM, Sage 100, Sage 100 Demo, Sage 100 tutorial, SageCRM Tutorial

Six Common Accounting System Selection Mistakes

Posted by Adrian Montgomery on Wed, Jun 13, 2012 @ 02:19 PM
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Selecting an accounting system is no small task.  There are so many accounting systems available which one is right for your company?  Today we'll discuss common accounting system selection mistakes and how to avoid them.

Accounting Systems Selection Mistake #1:  Failure to establish a solid technology project management committee.  Establish a manageable technology project management committee where each company department is represented.  It is important the needs of every part of the company are considered.  Try to keep this team under 7 members.

Accounting Systems Selection Mistake #2:  Failure to perform a detailed needs assessment with a qualified local accounting systems expert. Needs assessments can reveal performance needs, instrumental needs, conscious needs, unconscious needs, organizational needs, individual needs and causes for needs.

Accounting Systems Selection Mistake #3:  Failure to develop a comprehensive business process assessment.  This process documents the measurement and assessment of the existing business processes.  This can come in the form of a checklist defining a weighted value of importance to the individual business processes critical to the company.

Accounting Systems Selection Mistake #4:  Failure to define your milestone and budget projections.  It is important for the technology project management committee to prepare a project time line and prelimminary budget.

Accounting Systems Selection Mistake #5:  Buy on emotion instead of fact.  Everyone has opinions.  It is important to make a rational fact based decision based on your needs assessment and business process assessments.

Accounting Systems Selection Mistake #6:  Too much focus on the ERP initiatives and lack of focus on other important business initiatives.

According to a 2011 study conducted by Panorama Consulting Solutions titled: ERP Failures and Lawsuits: It's Not Just For the Tier 1 ERP Vendors, ERP failures for Tier II and Tier III ERP implementations are just as likely to fail as Tier 1 implementations from SAP or Oracle.  The reasons for failure can be related to employees having trouble acclimating to the new system, versus malfunctions in the software itself.  So the goal is simple:  choose the right local accounting systems expert and the right accounting system by matching company needs to the software capabilities and including every department in the fact-based decision making step-by-step accounting systems selection process.

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Tags: MAS 90 and MAS 200, Sage Software, MAS 200, Sage 100 ERP, Sage 100, Accounting Systems, Accounting System, ERP System, Accounting System Consultant

Sage CRM Sage 100 ERP Calendar View and Task Management

Posted by Adrian Montgomery on Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 07:35 PM

Question:  Does Sage CRM sync with Microsoft Outlook or other calendar management applications?

Sage CRMSage CRM and Microsoft Outlook is completely integrated no matter where you start your task or appointment.  The information is a bi-directional sync so wherever the appointments are set-up they are synced with the other integrated application.  Bring over the contacts you need to view from Sage 100 ERP.  Book meeting rooms, assign people and resources to activities.  Manage employees by monitoring activity completion.  Set notification s management if tasks are not accomplished within the time specified.  View and notify managment of incomplete tasks.

Please watch Sage CRM's powerful calendar and task management by capabilities in the short video below:

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