Benefits of a Current State Assessment

Posted on: November 30, 2023 | By: Meaghan Andrews | QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

In the fast-paced world of business, staying ahead of the curve requires continuous adaptation and optimization. For businesses relying on ERP and specifically QAD solutions, a thorough understanding of their current operational state is crucial. A Current State Assessment (CSA) is the evaluation of an organization's existing processes, workflows, and pain points. It is a beneficial tool in optimizing efficiency. In this blog post, we dive into the key benefits...

Creating A Journal Entry Batch in Acumatica: Video Tutorial

Posted on: November 28, 2023 | By: Page Wildridge | Acumatica

Acumatica is a popular cloud-based ERP, known for its excellent usability. In the video below, a Logan expert takes you through a step-by-step tutorial on creating a journal entry batch within Acumatica to stay on top of your accounting.  [embed][/embed] Next Steps Logan Consulting, a proud Acumatica partner, is committed to ensuring their clients get the most out of their ERPs. Contact us today to speak to an expert.   

5 Acumatica Financial Capabilities

Posted on: November 20, 2023 | By: Page Wildridge | Acumatica

Acumatica, a popular ERP solution for small to mid sized businesses, comes equipped with several important financial management capabilities. Your business can harness the power of Acumatica to conquer your accounting responsibilities. In this blog, we will discuss five ways your business can utilize Acumatica to stay on top of your accounts receivable and accounts payable.  Cohesive Multi-Vendor Payments  Managing payments to multiple vendors is often a tedious task for...

Minimizing Change Orders

Posted on: November 16, 2023 | By: Meaghan Andrews | QAD Manufacturing

ERP implementations can be complex endeavors filled with unexpected challenges, but there are ways to reduce the number of frustrating change orders that often plague such projects. In hindsight, many change orders can be foreseen even before a project begins. In this article, we'll share three strategies aimed at minimizing change orders and reducing disruptions. 1. Define the Real Scope of Work Understanding the true extent of work required is...

3 Credit Control Features within Acumatica

Posted on: November 16, 2023 | By: Page Wildridge | Acumatica

Acumatica offers a variety of tools to help businesses manage receivables, reduce bad debt, and increase cash flows. This article explains three key features. Credit Verification Rules Acumatica allows you to define credit verification rules within customers. The rules will prompt the system to automatically flag a transaction that violates the customer’s credit terms. Ensure that Hold Documents on Failed Credit Check is selected on the Accounts Receivable Preferences (AR101000)...

8 Steps for a Fixed Assets Migration to Acumatica

Posted on: November 16, 2023 | By: Page Wildridge | Acumatica

Data migration during cutover is a critical piece of any successful ERP implementation. It is crucial that cutover steps are performed in a proper sequence to maintain the accuracy of the migrated data and to ensure the data is ready to be transacted on for go-live. Migrating fixed assets can be particularly challenging since a mistake could skew the roll forward value and future calculated depreciation of a company’s assets....

Thoughts on Manufacturing within Business Central

Posted on: November 15, 2023 | By: Page Wildridge | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Microsoft Business Central allows your manufacturing company to stay on top of your production orders. The ERP will let your business track your important manufacturing processes while also keeping costs low. In this blog, we will go over manufacturing and production orders within Business Central and what the ERP can do for your business. Tracking Within Your Production Orders When your business creates a production order within Business Central, you...

How to Handle Change during an ERP Implementation

Posted on: November 14, 2023 | By: Meaghan Andrews | ERP Selection

Implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a transformative journey for any organization. While the promise of enhanced efficiency and improved operations is enticing, the process can also bring challenges, particularly in change management. Here’s a roadmap to successfully handle change management during an ERP implementation. 1. Start with Clear Communications Effective change management begins with transparent communication. Leaders should articulate the reasons behind the ERP implementation and its...

Mistakes to Avoid in QMS Implementation

Posted on: November 2, 2023 | By: Meaghan Andrews | QAD Manufacturing

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, the successful implementation of Quality Management Systems (QMS) is crucial for maintaining competitiveness and compliance. Yet, despite the benefits these systems offer, many organizations still struggle with the implementation process due to a variety of missteps. In this article, we will delve into the common mistakes that businesses should avoid when embarking on a QMS implementation journey. 1. Insufficient Planning and Strategy One of...

Acumatica’s Project Accounting Software

Posted on: November 2, 2023 | By: Page Wildridge | Acumatica

Acumatica, a popular cloud-based ERP, comes equipped with a robust project accounting software for professional service organizations. By harnessing the power of Acumatica, your business can masterly handle your complicated finances. The business management solution comes with several important features that your business can take advantage of. Easily Handle Your Budgets  Acumatica’s well-developed software ensures your business remains on track with your budgets. The business management solution allows your business...