Distribution Industry

Microsoft Dynamics GP Pricing Guidelines for Distribution Companies

The price of Microsoft Dynamics GP financial accounting software systems for distributors can vary widely. You may need simple inventory tracking all the way up to a full warehouse management system (WMS). In order to start the conversation, and make sure we are all in the same ballpark, here are some guidelines.

By |2015-11-06T13:02:44+00:00November 6th, 2015|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Dynamics GP Promotions/Cost, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose CAL?, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics GP Pricing Guidelines for Distribution Companies

Who Provides Microsoft Dynamics GP Support for Distribution Companies?

Many distribution companies own a Microsoft Dynamics GP solution. Perhaps you even purchased it back in the old “Great Plains” days. Your business may have started out simple, and Dynamics GP (Great Plains) was just your core financial system. Over the years maybe you added on other disparate systems for inventory management and product configuration.

By |2015-11-04T12:32:04+00:00November 4th, 2015|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose CAL?, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on Who Provides Microsoft Dynamics GP Support for Distribution Companies?

6 Things Distributors Need to Be Able To Do Within Their Financial Accounting Software

Every company uses financial accounting software, but when you are a distribution company there is more to it than just debits and credits. There are specific features you distribution company needs in the software in order for your business to thrive. Here are six things distribution companies need to be able to do within their financial accounting software.

By |2015-10-29T12:21:31+00:00October 29th, 2015|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 6 Things Distributors Need to Be Able To Do Within Their Financial Accounting Software

Sales tax risks facing manufacturers along the supply chain

Manufacturers face sales tax risks at many points along the supply chain. Whether selling to retailers, directly to consumers, or supplying wholesalers and distributors, the unseen costs of errors in sales tax management can decimate the bottom line.

By |2015-04-07T12:18:10+00:00April 7th, 2015|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP|Comments Off on Sales tax risks facing manufacturers along the supply chain

SalesPad Tip: Search Faster and View User Defined Fields in Dynamics GP with Additions GP from SalesPad

Additions GP is a fairly new, but very cool, offering from SalesPad for Microsoft Dynamics GP. It was originally designed to work with SalesPad Card Control but now it is sold separately in a site license based model. It comes in two “flavors”: Search and User Defined Fields.

By |2014-11-03T19:36:21+00:00November 3rd, 2014|Add On Tool Tips, CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Marketplace/ISV Partners, Microsoft Dynamics GP, SalesPad User Tips|Comments Off on SalesPad Tip: Search Faster and View User Defined Fields in Dynamics GP with Additions GP from SalesPad

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #10 Can we improve the efficiency of our picking processes?

Picking processes are as unique as the distributors that deploy [...]

By |2014-10-30T13:09:02+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #10 Can we improve the efficiency of our picking processes?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #9 Will managers be able to analyze sales data to monitor unique KPIs?

The sales managers that oversee the day-to-day operation of your [...]

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10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #8 Can employees customize screens to meet their needs?

Every person thinks and works a bit differently. In the [...]

By |2014-10-30T13:01:41+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #8 Can employees customize screens to meet their needs?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #7 Will we have insight into pricing and margins at the line item level?

There was a time when pricing was simple. Yearly or [...]

By |2014-10-30T12:58:59+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #7 Will we have insight into pricing and margins at the line item level?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #6 Can we automate all customers notifications?

In business, surprises are usually not a good thing. Most [...]

By |2014-10-30T12:56:16+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #6 Can we automate all customers notifications?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #5 Does the purchase order process automate drop ship and replenishment?

In the past, the practice of accumulating backorders over the [...]

By |2014-10-30T12:46:13+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #5 Does the purchase order process automate drop ship and replenishment?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #4 Will sales have access to customer and sales data on their mobile device?

Making it easy for your field sales team to do [...]

By |2014-10-30T12:40:59+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #4 Will sales have access to customer and sales data on their mobile device?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #3 Can we check inventory status during the order entry process?

While this question may seem obvious, it is surprising the [...]

By |2014-10-30T12:32:32+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #3 Can we check inventory status during the order entry process?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #2 Can we monitor orders at every step in the process?

As orders, the lifeblood of your organization, flow through your [...]

By |2014-10-30T12:11:31+00:00October 30th, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Why Choose Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #2 Can we monitor orders at every step in the process?

10 Questions Every Distribution Company Needs to Ask Before Buying Accounting Software – #1 Will we have access to centralized order and customer information?

When a customer calls to place an order, your sales [...]

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Track Product Expiration Dates in Microsoft Dynamics GP with SalesPad to Reduce Inventory Loss

If you are using Microsoft Dynamics GP with SalesPad you can easily track and locate these items. Then you can get creative and sell those items at a discount. After all, getting a discounted price is better than getting no price at all.

By |2014-09-22T20:24:58+00:00September 22nd, 2014|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Distribution Industry, Marketplace/ISV Partners, Microsoft Dynamics GP|Comments Off on Track Product Expiration Dates in Microsoft Dynamics GP with SalesPad to Reduce Inventory Loss