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Insights 2019 — Epicor Customer Conference    

April 15-18, 2019      Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, NV (originally scheduled for August 18-21, 2019) http://www.epicor.com/customers/insights/default.aspx This is a different date from the signs at 2018 Insights This year the Epicor Insights 2019 is being held in Las Vegas, NV.     Epicor Insights is a yearly gathering of over 3000 Epicor Customers, Epicor Partners, and Epicor [...]

2019-01-24T08:33:23-08:00January 24th, 2019|Epicor, ERP Solutions, Events|Comments Off on Insights 2019 — Epicor Customer Conference    

Dynamics NAV (Navision) SOX Compliancy Enhancement

A solution to assist you in your Sarbanes Oxley compliancy requirements Clients First has designed and built an enhancement suite for Microsoft Dynamics NAV to assist with your companies Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements. The primary functionality of this enhancement ensures that the person who enters journals in NAV is NOT the same person who posts [...]

2019-01-16T11:49:27-08:00December 17th, 2014|Dynamics 365 Business Central (Dynamics NAV), General ERP articles|Comments Off on Dynamics NAV (Navision) SOX Compliancy Enhancement

Epicor ERP 10 (and 9) Product Configurator

Configure to Order and Engineer to Order Solutions with Epicor Epicor stands with very small company in its ability to allow a customized series of questions to be asked of a user in various places of the system and based on those answers, to be able to automatically build a bill of materials, a routing [...]

2014-12-02T15:24:01-08:00December 2nd, 2014|Epicor|Comments Off on Epicor ERP 10 (and 9) Product Configurator

Epicor 9 and Epicor 10 Financials Tips & Tricks

    Little Known Features in Epicor ERP Financials     The Epicor ERP application is comprised of many financials features. In this issue, you can review useful financials features that are available in the Epicor 9.05 application but may not be very well known.   Asset Mass Changes   Use Asset Mass Changes to [...]

2018-05-14T18:50:57-08:00November 7th, 2014|Epicor|Comments Off on Epicor 9 and Epicor 10 Financials Tips & Tricks

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 now certified on Microsoft SQL 2014

  Over the last few months, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV team has been testing compatibility with this new version of SQL Server.  Microsoft is proud to announce that Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 are compatible with SQL Server 2014! Please note that this applies to [...]

2019-01-16T11:49:27-08:00September 3rd, 2014|Dynamics 365 Business Central (Dynamics NAV), General ERP articles|Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 now certified on Microsoft SQL 2014

Setting Up Accounts Payable Expense Distribution Tables in Sage 100 ERP (MAS90, MAS200)

Setting up Templates for Distributing GL Accounts in Accounts Payable Not everybody is aware that a few years ago Sage added the ability to setup templates so that when you post an AP bill it would get allocated to a variety of GL Accounts on the fly.  I actually designed this enhancement when it was [...]

2014-08-29T16:04:36-08:00August 29th, 2014|SAGE|Comments Off on Setting Up Accounts Payable Expense Distribution Tables in Sage 100 ERP (MAS90, MAS200)

Using ‘Family’ Break Pricing in Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200)

Family Break Pricing in Sage 100 ERP What if you sold pencils.  In older versions of Sage 100 you could set up quantity break pricing such as <10 =$10 per pencil 11 to 20 $8 per pencil >20 $6 per pencil However, what if you had 5 colors of pencil?  MAS would see each color [...]

2014-08-15T16:40:24-08:00August 15th, 2014|SAGE|Comments Off on Using ‘Family’ Break Pricing in Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200)

Oil and Gas Industry ERP and Epicor

Using Epicor ERP 10 (and 9) in the Oil & Gas Industries Oil and Gas industry companies often have a diverse set of requirements.  For many ERP systems, meeting all these requirements is either impossible, or requires a multitude of third party ‘add ons’ to close the functional gaps.  Some systems handle field service well, [...]

2014-08-12T13:52:01-08:00August 12th, 2014|Epicor|Comments Off on Oil and Gas Industry ERP and Epicor

Using Office 365 with Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200) Paperless office

A nice tip over at our 90minds site on how to configure the Paperless Office email server to work with Office365's Exchange server feature.  With these simple setting changes, you should be sending your invoices, quotes, purchase orders etc electronically in no time. Check it out here

2014-08-08T11:49:54-08:00August 8th, 2014|SAGE|Comments Off on Using Office 365 with Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200) Paperless office

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015, A look Ahead

By Chandler Hutchison Among Microsoft’s array of ERP solutions, NAV has been the enterprise accounting software of choice by distributors, manufacturers and other organizations alike. Users have come to expect Microsoft to roll out upgrades for these ERP solutions either once a year or every other year.  So for all of you NAV people on [...]

7 Reasons why Dynamics NAV & NAV-X are one of the best Distribution Solutions

by Chandler Hutchison More than 100,000 organizations throughout the world are currently using Dynamics NAV. Delivering the perfect tool for performing a variety of processes, from basic accounting to complex distribution operations, NAV is one of the best solutions you can find to streamline your activities and increase efficiency. Besides offering a specialized system that can help [...]

2014-06-28T13:11:17-08:00June 28th, 2014|General ERP articles|Comments Off on 7 Reasons why Dynamics NAV & NAV-X are one of the best Distribution Solutions

10 Reasons to Upgrade to Epicor ERP 10

BLAZING PERFORMANCE   Increased performance has been one of the key objectives of the Epicor ERP 10 release. Performance can be interpreted as the speed and efficiency with which transactions are processed. Internal testing and feedback from early adopters has shown substantial increases in transactional speed particularly at higher volumes—for example the server response time for [...]

2014-05-12T17:11:36-08:00May 12th, 2014|Epicor|1 Comment

Apax Partners Looking to Sell Epicor Software Corp

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apax Partners, owner of Epicor Software is looking to sell the company.  It was pretty well known when Apax bought Epicor and Activant a few years back and combined them that it was a relatively short term play to increase the value and then sell the company. At the [...]

2014-05-06T09:41:29-08:00May 6th, 2014|Epicor|3 Comments

Epicor ERP Version 10 is HERE!

  This is the official name for Epicor’s new version being released. This new version is being billed as better, faster and easier. The version is based on 5 Principles. These 5 Principles are Collaboration, Choice, Responsiveness, Simplicity and Mobility. The collaboration principle incorporates Social Enterprise, Commerce Connect and ERP for everyone. Some specific points [...]

2014-04-28T09:00:00-08:00April 28th, 2014|Epicor|Comments Off on Epicor ERP Version 10 is HERE!

Epicor 9 – BAQ Report Template

In Epicor 9, creating a new a new Crystal Report is much easier than in the past.  Epicor even creates a blank crystal report with headings.   You can make even easier by updating the BAQ report template to your corporate standard.     Go to Epicor > Executive Analysis > General Operations > BAQ Report Designer    [...]

2014-04-03T11:16:09-08:00April 3rd, 2014|Epicor|Comments Off on Epicor 9 – BAQ Report Template

Microsoft Dynamics NAV – Dead Inventory Report

  Don’t you wish your Microsoft Dynamics NAV system included a Dead Inventory Report? The dead inventory report analyzes which items sitting in inventory are not sold within a defined period of time.  This report separates the inventory by location, along with the unit cost if it varies by location. The total value of the [...]

2014-03-27T15:06:45-08:00March 27th, 2014|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics NAV – Dead Inventory Report
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