3 Things Your Customer Needs from You Right Now

People think that entrepreneurship is easy. You know the truth: Successful businesses don’t focus on creating and selling a product or service. They fix daily issues. In business, needs must be met, expectations must be fulfilled. Each customer has his or her own standard for “excellent” service. Meet your customers’ high standards when you deliver… Read more »

STOP Basing Sales Tax Off of ZIP Codes – Here’s Why

By Amiee Keenan, Avalara Sales tax compliance can be a terrible ordeal for your business, but it doesn’t have to be. When you’re prepared with the basics about what sales tax compliance is (and isn’t), you’ll have the sales tax edge. You’ll understand something that many businesses struggle with–and you may even be able to avoid a negative… Read more »

How to Access SWK Tech’s Online Support Services Help Desk

By Kris Glanville, Vice President of Support Services Important Notice to Customers: We have changed the swktech.com website to make it easier for you to log tech support cases online. Selecting the “Support” button in the upper-right corner of any swktech.com page now will take you to our Support Services page. A new Bomgar button… Read more »

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 »