What’s New in Sage ERP 100 through Version 4.00 to Sage ERP 100 2015

A great document showing the workflow and functionality changes that have occured since Sage MAS90 & Sage MAS200 4.00 all the way through Sage ERP 100. Using this document you can see all the functionality that you might be missing from the version you are currently on to the most current version.  Simply upgrade (we [...]

2015-03-10T13:54:08+00:00 March 10th, 2015|SAGE|Comments Off on What’s New in Sage ERP 100 through Version 4.00 to Sage ERP 100 2015

Types of Inventory and Inventory Accounts for manufacturing company

Setup Tips In a Manufacturing company, you start from purchasing raw materials and end up selling finished products:  Purchase Raw Material >--(convert)--> Work-In-Process >--(convert)--> Finished Goods >>>>Sales of Finished Goods Thus, there are 3 types of inventory for a typical manufacturing company: 1) Raw Material Inventory - raw material to be used as input in manufacturing process 2) Work-in-Progress (WIP) Inventory - Goods which [...]

2013-02-04T11:54:56+00:00 February 4th, 2013|Epicor, SAP Business One|Comments Off on Types of Inventory and Inventory Accounts for manufacturing company

Using Customizer while working on a screen in MAS90 and MAS200

The MAS90 Custom Office or Customizer (also available in MAS200) allows you to add, move, delete, hide or make read-only fields while you are working within a specific MAS screen.  As long as you are licensed for the Custom Office module you can do the following to add a field such as a User Defined [...]

2012-01-26T17:07:06+00:00 January 26th, 2012|SAGE|1 Comment

Your MAS 90/200 2012 Year End Newsletter

2011 In Review And A Look Forward To 2012 And 2013 This article recaps the major enhancement that have come to MAS90 and MAS200 in 2011.  In addition it gives some ideas and thoughts as to what’s coming in 2012 and beyond based on Sage’s product roadmap. Read More Payroll based on SQL For Sage [...]

2012-01-26T16:56:35+00:00 January 26th, 2012|SAGE|Comments Off on Your MAS 90/200 2012 Year End Newsletter

Sage Products to get New Names

Sage Re-Branding Sage is rebranding most products in its portfolio to be consistent with their naming conventions worldwide.  However, there may be some confusion as, for example, Sage has a product in the UK called Sage 100 ERP and what we know as MAS 90 today will become Sage 100.  The two products are completely [...]

2012-01-25T15:56:26+00:00 January 25th, 2012|SAGE|1 Comment

Frx Replacement – Sage MAS Intelligence. A Video Demonstration

Shipping now, Sage MAS Intelligence (SMI) which works with MAS 90, MAS 200, Sage Extended Enterprise Suite, and MAS500, is explained and demonstrated in this recording that the California office of Clients First recently put on for our clients. This solution is the replacement for FRx that Sage is offering now that Microsoft has discontinued [...]

2011-02-15T10:04:42+00:00 February 15th, 2011|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Frx Replacement – Sage MAS Intelligence. A Video Demonstration

Unable to process the lockfile: when attempting to test Paperless Office PDF Writer When attempting to setup the PDF writer from Paperless Office, an error message “Unable to process the lockfile” may be presented.

Thanks to my friend Wayne Shulz for posting this blog on how to resolve this odd MAS90/200 error. When attempting to setup the PDF writer from Paperless Office, an error message “Unable to process lockfile” may be presented. Click here for details.

2010-04-29T12:44:40+00:00 April 29th, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Unable to process the lockfile: when attempting to test Paperless Office PDF Writer When attempting to setup the PDF writer from Paperless Office, an error message “Unable to process the lockfile” may be presented.

What has changed with MAS90 and MAS200 throughout the past version updates

I found a well hidden section on the Sage website that outlines all of the enhancements that has occurred with every release going all the way back to version 3.50 (circa 1997) I turned this section into a PDF document that you can take with you.  It goes all the way up to the brand new Version 4.40 [...]

2010-03-02T08:21:09+00:00 March 2nd, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on What has changed with MAS90 and MAS200 throughout the past version updates

MAS 90 New Jersey (MAS200) – A Client Success Story

Gotham Sales Company Gotham Sales is in the business of eliminating stress. It’s a company that specializes in warranties for all the appliances you buy for your home: refrigerators, dishwashers, television sets, personal computers, and even DVD players and portable stereos. Gotham sells these extended warranties to your local retailer. In addition, Gotham is a [...]

2009-11-01T11:33:43+00:00 November 1st, 2009|General ERP articles|Comments Off on MAS 90 New Jersey (MAS200) – A Client Success Story

Solution Strategists Sells out to Net@Work

Breaking News.  Apparently according to this letter, Solution Strategists of Cranford NJ is selling their Sage practice/client base to Net@Work out of New York City.  Apparently, Art Nathan, the President, needs to address health concerns relating to his wife who was also his partner.  (Our best wishes on this issue as I’ve known both of [...]

2009-09-15T13:37:58+00:00 September 15th, 2009|Industry Insights|Comments Off on Solution Strategists Sells out to Net@Work

ERP Optimization & Lean: A Winning Strategy in Challenging Times

Introduction Companies today are faced with two major hurdles. Doing business in a fiercely competitive global environment and challenging economic times. To survive and prosper organizations must employ new technologies and techniques at a velocity that may challenge the very fiber of their company. They will be required to establish seamless integration from their customers, [...]

2009-09-14T07:14:30+00:00 September 14th, 2009|Industry Insights|Comments Off on ERP Optimization & Lean: A Winning Strategy in Challenging Times

Efficiency Never Goes Out of Style

Today’s business world is filled with buzz words that change from year to year as business improvement techniques come and go. I recently read an article on résumés that emphasized such terms as “team player”, “results oriented”, etc., have gone the way of the dinosaurs. Process improvement models such as TQM (Total Quality Management) have [...]

2009-08-08T01:09:23+00:00 August 8th, 2009|Industry Insights|Comments Off on Efficiency Never Goes Out of Style

Windows 7 Upgrade for Free?? Yes it’s Possible.

Yes, it is possible to essentially get the Windows 7 upgrade for free. You can now buy a ‘pre-order’ upgrade of Windows 7 premium for less than half price at for $49.99.  When the deal expires it will cost $119. The trick is this, just buy two copies now.  Then when it starts shipping (October [...]

2009-07-09T14:37:52+00:00 July 9th, 2009|Industry Insights|Comments Off on Windows 7 Upgrade for Free?? Yes it’s Possible.

Make text bigger in Microsoft Outlook (Zoom)

Make text bigger in Microsoft Outlook (Zoom) I just ran across this by accident.  If you use Outlook 2007 and find the text of your reading or composing email to be too small to read, you can actually set the zoom level which saves for future messages. While composing a new message, click on the [...]

2018-05-18T20:16:49+00:00 July 7th, 2009|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Make text bigger in Microsoft Outlook (Zoom)

FDA Resources Help Food/Beverage Producers Keep the Food Supply Safe

The FDA makes available a wide variety of resources for food/beverage producers and processors to analyze their operations and develop procedures to help keep our food supply safe. These are free tools that every company involved in food or beverage processing and production should get and use. […]

2009-06-24T16:31:48+00:00 June 24th, 2009|Industry Insights|Comments Off on FDA Resources Help Food/Beverage Producers Keep the Food Supply Safe

Palm Pre, My first 20 minute Observations

Today, Sprint brought an engineer in who’s had the Pre for a week (he’s an admitted Crackberry addict since 1997. He still uses a Blackberry as his primary device since his Pre is brand new. The OS he had was the pre-release almost ‘finished’ beta. It popped up saying it wanted to update but he [...]

2009-06-08T10:07:04+00:00 June 8th, 2009|Industry Insights|Comments Off on Palm Pre, My first 20 minute Observations