Notice: Discontinued Support for Some Sage 100 ERP Users

By Beth McNeill, Senior Technical Consultant As of September 30, 2014, Sage Software has discontinued support for Sage 100 ERP Standard, Advanced and Premium, version 4.40. These products were formerly known as MAS90, MAS200, and MAS200 SQL. What Does This Mean for You? For clients on Version 4.40, note that: No Sage phone or web… Read more »

3 Ways to Simplify Your Business Technology

Simplicity really is the key to making your business work.  The irony about simplifying your business is that it is anything but simple to do. Need some help? Here are three ways that effective technology can help you make your business run simpler. 1. Make changes easy to see Effective graphics have always been a method to… Read more »

Preparing Sage 100 ERP for the 2015 Affordable Care Act

Please follow this tip to ensure that you collect the proper Affordable Care Act (ACA) data for your 2015 payrolls.  This only applies to Sage 100 ERP systems.  To meet Affordable Care Act reporting requirements in 2015, you must activate the “Retain Perpetual History” option. Activate this feature before you begin collecting for your first 2015… Read more »

Webinar – Apparel Matrix for Sage 100 ERP – 12/2, 1PM ET

In today’s apparel market, retailers and consumers are constantly pushing for lower prices, better quality and quicker delivery. Gaining an accurate picture of future demand is the critical first step in ensuring a smooth and efficient supply chain… but that’s easier said than done. The softlines industry involves short product lifecycles, revolving seasons, differing colors and… Read more »

How ERP Can Help Food and Beverage Companies with the Challenges They Face

It’s tough to be a food and beverage manufacturer these days. Food and Beverage manufacturers face an unprecedented number of challenges in our complex modern world. If you’re in this industry, you can no longer base your success on a good production line, like you could in the past. Now you must also track a… Read more »

See It for Yourself: Receiving in Accellos WMS

Want to know how Accellos WMS can help your warehouse? Watch the video below to learn how Accellos can: Accurately inventory stock that is being received so that you always know your inventory-on-hand Bring stock to your pick line as efficiently as possible Consistency Is Key When you have a lack of consistency between vendor… Read more »

3 Security Must-Haves for Business Intelligence Software

It’s a fact that effective Business Intelligence software is necessary in a data-driven world. Every company is rushing to find the best, easiest to use software right now… but there’s one thing they’re forgetting to look into: data security. If big data propels your business forward, a big data theft might drag your company to… Read more »

How to Update Your Employee Handbook

By Kathleen Weiss, SPHR, Director of Human Resources at SWK Technologies Dear Kathleen, We are a growing company and have an employee handbook that is several years old. It’s not been updated and has policies that are no longer followed. We would really like to update the handbook but are hesitant to do it ourselves… Read more »

SWK Provides a Well-Blended ERP Solution for Bellavance Beverage Company

Learn how Bellavance Beverage Co. used Sage 100 ERP to get actionable historical data to build their business. Bellavance Beverage Co. is an Anheuser-Busch distributor that has been family-run since 1902. With a reputation built on service and efficiency, the Bellavance family had achieved a big business mentality with their small business resources. Business was booming,… Read more »

Your Pricing Is Sending the Wrong Message (Podcast)

I’m sorry to be the one to break the news, but your pricing needs to change. Actually, it’s not just your pricing—it’s your whole pricing model. Whether you’ve been pricing using a cost-plus model, or you’ve been creating your prices based on what the competition is charging, it’s time for a change. Today’s blog post… Read more »