Sales Tax Series Blog 4: Business Risks and Challenges, the Ever-Changing Sales Tax Landscape

Posted on: September 27, 2019 | By: Andy Vitullo | Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Financials

The United States Sales and Use tax environments are ever changing. States continue to pull this lever for revenue enhancement.   Monthly, jurisdictions publish new tax rates.   Tax laws and regulations change at the whim of state legislatures.   County and City changes occur as the result of ballot initiatives. Lack of understanding of the sales tax environment can create unintended business risk. Corporate leaders are personally liable for sales taxes accrued...


Stuck Batch Correction

Posted on: September 26, 2019 | By: Michael Angel | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Professional Services

One of the most common issues that occur in GP is the issue of a stuck batch. A stuck batch can occur due to connection issues that can occur due to various reasons (Network Issues, Workstation errors, massive data processing etc.). While users can attempt to correct the connection issues, it is likely that at some point users will be forced to deal with a stuck batch resulting from a...


Enterprise-Wide Global Standards

Posted on: September 26, 2019 | By: Cliff Oman | ERP Selection, M&A, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News

Enterprise-Wide Standards - (Business Systems Solution and the ERP Core) Most companies strive for a standardized Enterprise-Wide Business Solution, including a standardized ERP Enterprise software package as the core of the Enterprise-Wide Business Systems Solution. This can be accomplished by standards or through transformations. As part of the integration/migration; certain coding and configuration standards for a variety of configurations and/or fields should be established and followed globally. When establishing these...


Sales Tax Series Blog 3 – Consult the Tax Professionals

Posted on: June 30, 2019 | By: Andy Vitullo | Professional Services, QAD Financials

The complex US Sales Tax environment can have cost and risk impact on your business. An accurate ERP Configuration ensures the collection of transactions with appropriate tax calculations. Understanding the comprehensive business conditions for sales tax requires knowledge of Nexus, Exemption Rules for Customers, Exemption Rules for products or services, filing deadlines, filing agencies, form requirements, and evidence-based audit requirements.   Typically, small to medium size businesses lack internal resources...


The Importance of Pre and Post Cutover Metrics for ERP Implementations

Posted on: June 27, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News

Defining specific pre and post cutover metrics is an important step in the planning of a new ERP system. ERP implementations are often seen as projects which reduce on-time shipment performance or throughput, for example. The Project Team needs the ability to reference pre cutover metrics and easily compare them to the same cutover metric to assess the positive or negative impact of the cutover. The Project Team (internal and...


Logan Consulting Internal Training Focus

Posted on: June 26, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, Logan Consulting News, Professional Services

As a constantly growing and evolving consulting firm, Logan Consulting is constantly adding new resources to its full-time consulting team and is focused on internal team growth. One of the most important pieces of this dynamic is our annual schedule of internal training for our team. This mandatory training is focused on the two major areas below, addressed in bi-weekly team sessions: Methodology Training – At Logan Consulting, we are...


How Can Business Central Improve Your Company?

Posted on: June 13, 2019 | By: Michael Angel | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, Professional Services

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, a cloud-based version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, finally released earlier this year. Business central is ideal for a company that is in the small to medium in size range. Most would say that the main reason business central can improve a business is due to the Automated processes and workflows, Cross-department data and process flow, and the centralized data management. While Business Central can provide this...


QAD Precision for Global Trade Management

Posted on: June 4, 2019 | By: Robert Joynt | Professional Services, QAD Business Process

Global trade management (GTM) streamlines global trade by revolutionizing the entire transactional process from order to settlement and in turn improving operations and cash flow. Many international companies are tested with the challenges of importing or exporting products such as buyer screening, customs, delivery and settlement. Implementing QAD Precision well allows seamless integration with Enterprise Resource Planning to overcome those challenges and help your company thrive. Documentation and Compliance: Many...


Prevent Fraud Within Your Company

Posted on: April 5, 2019 | By: Michael Angel | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services

Companies on a daily basis deal with large numbers of transactions which can cause lots of ins and outs within the company. This can make managing a company more complex which can cause lots of strain on upper-level management. In today’s day of electronic transactions, it can make it difficult to trust entries and cashing of checks.  Therefore, many Cash Management departments of Banks came out with an automated fraud...


Automate Your Accounts Payable – QAD’s Evaluated Receipts Settlement

Posted on: March 29, 2019 | By: Andy Vitullo | Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, Uncategorized

Included with your QAD Enterprise Edition Bundle of Software are several programs that enable Evaluated Receipt Settlement (ERS). ERS is an automation tool that converts an electronic purchase order receipt into a supplier invoice. Critical to ERS processing are accurate purchase orders. Accurate purchase orders imply accurate purchase order lines with accurate quantities, accurate units of measure and accurate pricing. The packing list number on the shipment from the supplier...