Inventory & Accounting Software Whitepapers, Guides & eBooks

Is ERP Right For Your Needs?

Common ERP Misconceptions

Uncover the truth behind some of the most commonly heard ERP implementation, cost and process myths in the business world and make the right software decision for your business.

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QuickBooks Replacement Kit

Is it time to breakup with QuickBooks?  Learn how to replace  introductory software with a more sophisticated all-in-one software solution.

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11 Reasons You Need New ERP Software

From lack of inventory and accounting functionality, to manual and outdated processes, there are numerous reasons to consider switching to new software to grow your business.

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Managing Business Growth with Software

Learn your options for managing growing pains such as system crashes, manual work and managing multiple systems.  Learn how software can take your business to the next level!

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Hiring an Employee vs. Purchasing Software – A Comparison

There are two major ways to handle an increase in order volume- hire additional staff or invest in ERP software. Download this resource to determine which option makes sense for your business. 

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Inventory Management Techniques

Your important data might be at risk!  Learn how to stop dangerous inventory practises, the importance of lot tracking software and how to determine if your business needs an inventory management or warehouse management system.

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Why Landed Cost Tracking Matters – Whitepaper

Typical landed costs include freight, duties, handling fees, and other charges that, if ignored, would distort the cost of the product being sold.  Learn about the new breed of software systems that are evolving to provide business owners with greater control over how landed costs are applied.

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Better Inventory Management Through Lot Tracking – Whitepaper

Learn how to automate product traceability to save time and reduce manual work, better handle recalls, increase accuracy of picking  and meet compliance requirements.

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What is EDI?

Oftentimes, large companies require their suppliers to follow EDI standards. Explore how EDI works and how it can open the doors for your business to do business with these larger companies.

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Map Out Your Software Search

Software Buying Guide: Transitioning from Introductory Software

From choosing the right software tier to comparing vendors- learn the steps involved to transition from introductory (or outdated) software successfully!

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6 Factors for Evaluating ERP Software Vendors

This guide contains important questions that all businesses should ask software vendors in order to compare products, a handy list of criteria for evaluating vendors and other methods for gathering critical information to make the best decision for your business.

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How Much Does Inventory and Accounting ERP Software Cost?

What should you except an ERP system to cost? An in-depth look into different software pricing tiers, features and functionality that influence costs, an real-world example of what costs to expect and how to implement ERP software on a budget.

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Save Time and Money When Buying Software

Overwhelmed by the amount of software options on the market? Follow this reader-friendly 10-step process to simplify your software selection process.

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Evaluate Your Options

Cloud vs. On-Premises Software – Understanding the Difference

How do you choose a deployment method? Explore both SaaS (cloud) and on-premises methods, their implications on a business and the pros and cons of each to make an informed decision.

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Cloud vs. On-Premises Software – Cost Comparison

Before you invest in ERP software, make sure you understand your business needs when it comes to deployment methods. Compare the costs of a cloud-based solution with the costs of an on-premises solution to make the right choice for your business.

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Look for Industry Specific Functionality

Apparel Inventory Software Guide

If your business works with clothing, shoes, sporting goods and similar products, you need advanced software funtionality such as an apparel  matrix, landed cost tracking, inventory managment etc. to handle the inherent complications of dealing with large numbers of products that are similar, yet need to be tracked separately.

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Pharmaceutical Distribution Software Guide

As a pharmaceutical company, the products you sell are controlled under a number of legislations, and it is imperative to abide by these rules in your distribution processes.  In order to comply with regulations and keep customers happy, consider investing in a strong back-end ERP system with pharmaceutical specific features.  

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Event Catering Software Buying Guide

From automated menu creation, pick-up slips, revision control and consolidated invoices- simplify your business processes with robust event catering software. 

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Optimize Business Growth

ERP Tools for Your Sales Team

Your sales team is as only as good as the tools they have to work with! This resouce covers everything from CRM, order placement, reporting etc to help sales people better manage their processes, sell more product and keep customers happy. 

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Reporting and Analytics for Small Business Owners

Gain knowledge of key reports that can be created from a robust ERP solution such as profit and loss statements, exception and inventory management reporting to improve the visibility of your business.

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eCommerce and ERP Integration Guide 

Quick  steps for starting an eCommerce site such as cost considerations, a comparison of the different platform vendors and integrating eCommerce with your ERP system.

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Using Business Intelligence Tools to Drive Decision Making

Learn how key ERP tools such as report writers, canned reports, analytic functionality can be used to measure organizational performance that lead to better decision making for your business.

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ERP Implementation Guide 

Understanding what is included in the software implementation and how costs are allocated can have a large impact on your final choice. Things to consider include timeframe, configuration, data migration and employee training.

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