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Evaluated Receipt Settlement (ERS) Set Up in QAD

Posted on: July 21, 2021 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Financials, QAD Business Process

When handling intercompany orders and transactions, QAD’s Evaluated Receipt Settlement, or ERS, offers an efficient automated process for comparing receipts with purchase orders. ERS creates a low-risk system for ensuring accurate intercompany transactions while bypassing the wasted effort of matching receipts, invoices, and purchase orders. The specific benefits of QAD’s ERS include: Does not require any development Runs automatically, reducing risk of user error and increasing accuracy Supports fiscal receiving...


Five Advantages of Using QAD’s Configurator

Posted on: July 21, 2021 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process

QAD’s Configurator allows users to configure a custom product in any way they desire while still ensuring that it is a valid and feasible combination. It is a great solution to the ever-rising demand of customizable and complex products, and it reduces the risk of lapses in communication between Salespeople and Engineers that may lead to sales you cannot fulfill. Once you create a set of defined rules and dependencies...


How to: Update an Asset’s Fixed Asset Group and Books in D365

Posted on: July 21, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

In the Dynamics 365 community, a general rule of thumb is that once the system is configured with specific intentions, it can sometimes be difficult to deviate from the logic derived by those configurations. This is especially true once transactions have been posted. However, where there is a will, there is a way! Below are two methods that demonstrate how to change an asset’s fixed asset group and book (one...


4 Simple But Important Features of Business Central

Posted on: July 20, 2021 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

As companies evaluate ERP solutions, they consider a variety of factors and detailed functionality. Often times, the simple benefits are missed, and users don’t even understand the advantages. So here are four simple features of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central,  a cloud-based ERP system from Microsoft for small and mid-market businesses. What is Business Central There does seem to be some confusion in the marketplace so to clarify, Microsoft Dynamics...


How Distributors can Benefit from Acumatica 2021 R1

Posted on: July 20, 2021 | By: Rosie Gill | Acumatica

With online sales being at the forefront of business today, Acumatica has launched the 2021 version of R1, providing distributors with a comprehensive cloud ERP system, accessible from any device and designed to aid in business management and help grow your business. In this blog post, we will examine 3 important new features that will change the way you manage your business virtually. Shopify POS Pro Integration for Acumatica Distributors...


Utilizing QAD’s Global Tax Management Tool

Posted on: July 19, 2021 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Financials, QAD Business Process

QAD’s Global Tax Management (GTM) tool makes it simpler for companies of any size or complexity to accurately calculate taxes. Users can designate taxes assigned to suppliers, customers, and items; tax zones based on ship-to and ship-from locations; choose when to calculate taxes; and many more accommodating variables. With the capability to accommodate any number of tax rates or legal reporting requirements for multiple countries within a singular database, GTM...


Reduce the Complexity of Estimating Landed Cost with D365 for SCM

Posted on: July 19, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

A complicated global supply chain can impact inbound transportation costs to add approximately 20-40% to the base cost of goods. International suppliers also add longer lead times which can add stress to supply chain planning. The Landed Cost Module in D365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management helps organizations to streamline their inbound shipping operations. With complete control over financial/logistical imported freight from manufacturers to warehouses, users can reduce the...


Leveraging Enterprise Material Transfer in QAD

Posted on: July 12, 2021 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

In this fast-paced, largely computerized world, breaches of cybersecurity can have serious impacts on businesses. Automating intercompany material transfers and transactions both increases efficiency and reduces manual errors. The benefits of such automation include: Increased efficiency due to automation of processes Reduced user errors Immediate data synchronization between business units Elimination of double entries Real-time updates of order status The advantages of automation are easy to realize when using QAD’s...


How to set up Segregation of Duties in QAD

Posted on: July 12, 2021 | By: Chloe Cope | QAD Financials, QAD Business Process

In this fast-paced, largely computerized world, breaches of cybersecurity can have serious impacts on businesses. As a result, the segregation of duties has become increasingly crucial aspect of cybersecurity. Segregation of Duties (SOD) creates a system of checks and balances that protects businesses from fraud and manual errors. Making multiple individuals responsible for different aspects of a transaction makes it more difficult to commit and conceal fraud, and has the...


Mitigate Machine Downtime with Preventive Maintenance in D365 for SCM

Posted on: July 12, 2021 | By: Lauren Yang | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

As a manufacturer you know all too well that maintenance on equipment is a necessary evil. However with the proper tools and schedule in place, the maintenance can be planned verses a more expensive "unplanned" event on already scheduled production line or machine. Preventive maintenance is a discipline involving planned maintenance jobs, for example, regular service, calibration, and inspections. In D365's Asset Management, you can create maintenance plans and set...