SAP Business One Tip – How to determine the next available FIFO layer and its remaining quantity?

Have you ever wanted to know what FIFO layer in your on-hand inventory is going to be used next, its unit cost and how much of it remains on hand? When an item is managed by FIFO (First in First Out), layers are created in the system as stock receipts are posted in the OITM [...]

2013-04-10T11:22:41+00:00 April 10th, 2013|SAP Business One|Comments Off on SAP Business One Tip – How to determine the next available FIFO layer and its remaining quantity?

Epicor Implementation

Epicor Consulting - Tips for Successful Implementation Strategies for Epicor 9 1. Epicor Implementation Team Think about who you want on the implementation team. The quality of your team members is important to the success of the implementation. Each team member needs to have detailed knowledge of the current procedures. The Implementation team needs to [...]

2013-02-16T14:17:00+00:00 February 16th, 2013|Epicor|1 Comment

SAP Business One – How to Manage Sales Targets

Over at the SAP Blog site, there is a great short article showing through the creative use of User Defined Tables (UDT’s), User Defined Fields (UDF’s) and some queries, how you can essentially setup and manage sales quotas with SAP Business One with no actual program modifications. This article shows visual examples and full copy [...]

2012-03-05T07:52:39+00:00 March 5th, 2012|General ERP articles|Comments Off on SAP Business One – How to Manage Sales Targets

Navision Microsoft Dynamics NAV – How to setup Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) for the CPA

Here is an overview of how to properly setup the COGS account in Navision. When a purchase of inventory is made, 4 accounts are hit: Inventory A/P Purchases Direct Cost Applied When the items are sold, 4 accounts are hit: Inventory A/R Sales COGS In this case, the COGS is automatically calculated and posted to [...]

2012-03-05T01:50:10+00:00 March 5th, 2012|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Navision Microsoft Dynamics NAV – How to setup Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) for the CPA

Navision Tip. Use the built in calculator!

Did you know that you can do math in any number field in Navision? In any field that will take a number, such as quantity or price, you can enter a formula and Nav will calculate the answer for you. This formula can use the operators +, -, *, and / for addition, subtraction, multiplication [...]

2012-02-20T12:17:12+00:00 February 20th, 2012|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Navision Tip. Use the built in calculator!

A post from a Happy Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta) User

Thanks to Naeem Sarwar at ITtoolbox.com for this post when people where asking about possible solutions for a Holding company. I am writing with assumption of, you are still in process of selecting ERP. I am a Project Manager working with Holding company from last two years. When I joined this Group we I was [...]

2012-02-19T07:30:46+00:00 February 19th, 2012|General ERP articles|Comments Off on A post from a Happy Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta) User

10 Reasons to Upgrade to Epicor’s Latest Enterprise Software

Epicor 9 – Ten reasons to purchase or upgrade to ADVANCED BUSINESS ARCHITECTURE As your organization continues to grow, you need a business architecture that allows you to take advantage of modern technology developments. Epicor ICE (Internet Component Environment), the underlying technology framework for Epicor, merges the flexibility of a true service-oriented architecture (Epicor True [...]

2012-01-27T09:54:03+00:00 January 27th, 2012|Epicor|Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Epicor’s Latest Enterprise Software

Sage Releases MAS 90/200 Version 4.5

We are all very excited about the release of Sage MAS 90/200 Version 4.5 Having  had the opportunity to examine its new features and capabilities in detail, we believe this new release brings even greater value to an already proven ERP solution.  Sage has made significant enhancements to the following application areas: Payroll Sales order processing [...]

2011-09-13T11:49:13+00:00 September 13th, 2011|SAGE|Comments Off on Sage Releases MAS 90/200 Version 4.5

Key Features and Benefits of the Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Part 1

by:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP People in the food and beverage industry already know that “standard” ERP systems can be less than ideal when it comes to product definitions, production management and materials management.  The Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution changes all of that.  It was designed with industry-specific functionality and capability that [...]

2011-05-19T14:41:29+00:00 May 19th, 2011|Distribution, Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Key Features and Benefits of the Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Part 1

Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution – Formula and Recipe Management

by:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP Companies in the food and beverage industry have software needs that are unlike those found in other manufacturing companies.  One of these needs is managing their formulas and recipes. Many times when we talk to prospects that produce food products, we hear the same thing about how they manage formulas [...]

2011-05-18T14:10:23+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution – Formula and Recipe Management

Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Catch Weight

by:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP I worked with a company once who had an interesting problem.  They are a frozen foods distributor selling into institutions like schools and hospitals.  A product they sell a great deal is frozen chicken breasts that come in large cases.   Managing a seemingly simple product like this actually caused them [...]

2011-05-18T13:01:41+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Made-to-Stock Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX|Comments Off on Dynamics AX 2009 Food and Beverage Solution — Catch Weight

MAS90 Support & MAS200 Support and Help, Consulting and Upgrades

MAS 90 Support and MAS 200 Support   MAS 90 Support and MAS 200 Support: If you use Sage MAS90, MAS200, or MAS500 distribution and accounting software, Clients First Business Solutions, LLC wants to be your go to partner for ongoing service,help, support, report writing, upgrades and maintenance. […]

2011-03-18T05:25:39+00:00 March 18th, 2011|General ERP articles|Comments Off on MAS90 Support & MAS200 Support and Help, Consulting and Upgrades

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

Affordable Mobile Credit Card Processing for you iPhone, Android or Blackberry Device from Sage

Sage Payment Services has announced a new app, program and hardware to take payments from all of the leading smartphones and even the ipad.  Most existing solutions are a bundle of components and have steep fees buried into it for the ‘luxury’ of taking credit cards in a mobile scenario like a trade show, or [...]

2011-02-07T11:14:06+00:00 February 7th, 2011|SAGE|Comments Off on Affordable Mobile Credit Card Processing for you iPhone, Android or Blackberry Device from Sage

Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) Free educational and training webinar series.

Join us for a free educational webinar series Microsoft Dynamics Nav is an extremely robust tool. Take full advantage of the functionality Nav offers with the help of our expert. Chris Young, a Clients First Partner. Chris will enhance your knowledge and help you to leverage the power of Navision by providing instructional demonstrations and [...]

2010-07-19T09:51:42+00:00 July 19th, 2010|Microsoft Dynamics NAV|Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) Free educational and training webinar series.

The Webs most Comprehensive set of MAS 90 & MAS 200 Demo and Tutorial Videos

We’ve recently compiled a comprehensive group of videos for Sage MAS90 and MAS200 that cover al the major modules, and key add ons.  We then captured, re-encoded them into flash and have embedded them all here on this blog. Remember you can view any of these full screen by clicking on the full screen icon [...]

2010-07-13T20:20:22+00:00 July 13th, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on The Webs most Comprehensive set of MAS 90 & MAS 200 Demo and Tutorial Videos