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Closing Out the Fiscal Year in Business Central

Posted on: January 23, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

With many businesses wrapping up their fiscal year on December 31st, January is now the month of closing out that year in software systems so that these companies can be freshly reset for the upcoming fiscal cycle.  Having precise and accurate records of your company’s yearly activities is crucial when pursuing growth in profits and efficiency. These records not only allow for you to gain insight on your company’s current...


Acumatica’s 2021 Achievements: A Year of Growth and Innovation

Posted on: January 23, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Acumatica

2021 saw tremendous growth and achievement for Acumatica while in the face of a global pandemic. The cloud-based ERP is quickly becoming the preferred solution for businesses worldwide because of the capabilities it houses, especially for those in a remote work environment. As we kick off 2022, let’s take a look at some of the most prominent achievements Acumatica had last year. Acumatica Summit 2021 After a long and isolating...


Reasons Why You Should Move Away from Dynamics GP

Posted on: January 20, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Microsoft’s Dynamics GP is a classic software that has been around for decades. Users are accustomed to the system, and it has proven to be reliable and secure. However, in an evolving business world, on-premise software with little customization can no longer meet many companies’ unique needs.  Now, businesses are opting towards implementing cloud-based software that allows for remote access, more comprehensive applications, and more cohesive communication between users.  Because...


How to Modify 1099s in Dynamics GP

Posted on: January 20, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

With the deadline for distributing 1099 forms rapidly approaching, it’s time for your business to analyze and audit any pertinent information regarding your company’s 1099s to ensure the forms are accurate. Dynamics GP has a 1099 modifier tool available to users to help speed up this process. Check out the video below for a step-by-step guide done by an experienced Logan consultant on how to use the 1099 modifier tool...


Updating Dashboards in Dynamics 365 Sales

Posted on: January 20, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales includes a dashboard feature, displaying updated data and information to each user as soon as they open the application. These dashboards are actually customizable, allowing you to control what is highlighted on your homepage to ensure you maximize the benefits of Dynamics 365 via streamlining dashboards relevant to your unique tasks and needs. In the video below, an expert Logan consultant provides a walkthrough of how...


How to Use the Customer transactions list page in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain

Posted on: January 20, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

If you are new to the accounting world or more specifically the accounts receivable (AR) world and are looking to get your feet wet on AR best practices in Dynamics 365 for Finance, this blog is a great starting point.  As a newbie, you can use AR to track customer invoices and incoming payments.  This blog describes how to view settlements, view global transactions, understand transaction filters, and modify due...


How D365 can Help Track Medical Equipment Depreciation

Posted on: January 17, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Tracking medical equipment depreciation is important as the average hospital spends about $11.9 million on medical equipment per year and depreciation allows you to reduce the amount of taxes owed in a year or over a period of years. Understanding equipment depreciation can help you decide how to finance your company’s next major purchase. Read this blog to learn the basics about how Microsoft Dynamics 365 can help track fixed...


Using Supplier Schedules to Reduce Purchase Order Volumes

Posted on: January 13, 2022 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process

Supplier Schedules give QAD users an easy and effective way to communicate repetitive orders with suppliers without creating multiple purchase orders or purchase order lines. Supplier Schedules allow the user to do a one-time purchase order header and trailer set up and allow MRP functionality to automatically create releases that can be distributed to the supplier. Supplier Schedules are cumulative-quantity driven and allow the purchase order to remain open for...


Linked Site Costing in QAD

Posted on: January 13, 2022 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Financials, QAD Business Process

Linked-site costing lets you specify default cost source sites for items held at multiple sites in one database, which is especially useful when items are held in inventory or manufactured at one primary site, but are also held or manufactured at secondary sites. You can also assign different primary sites for different product lines, item types, or Purchase/Manufacture code designations. The use of linked-site costing reduces the number of item...


Acumatica 2022 Summit: What to Expect

Posted on: January 13, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Acumatica

With the annual Acumatica Summit only days away, taking place January 23-28 in Las Vegas, it’s time to get excited for new innovation, product news, demos, and impactful keynote presentations. Acumatica’s Summit is based on the pillars of collaboration, innovation, and acceleration. It’s an exciting week for customers, partners, and industry analysts, and Logan Consulting is looking forward to all of the great presentations and sessions that are going to...