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What’s New In Sage 500 ERP 2013

By December 18, 2013Sage 500 ERP

Sage 500 ERP 2013The release of Sage 500 ERP 2013 is driven by the desire to deliver ongoing value while continually updating the software to maintain compatibility with current market needs. As such the new features delivered in this release are easily aligned to the needs of individuals within a typical ERP organization, either as they relate to their particular tasks or related to overall usability of the product.

So what’s new in Sage 500 ERP 2013?

Accounting and Finance Enhancements

New functionality allows for the import of pending cash receipts and the ability to track miscellaneous cash receipts within Accounts Receivable. Sage 500 ERP 2013 also now includes options to lock down postings to sub-ledgers individually in preparation for period end closing, making it possible to manage period end closing more smoothly.

Credit Card Processing

Sage 500 ERP 2013 introduces Sage Exchange for credit card processing. Sage Exchange is built on cloud-based technology that provides the integration between Sage 500 ERP and the Sage Payments Gateway. The adoption of Sage Exchange allows for the introduction of additional payment entry options to make payment processing easier and faster, including card swipe capabilities and mobile payments.

Connected Services

Sage 500 ERP Sales Tax, by Avalara–a hosted, web-based solution that automatically performs address validation and sales tax jurisdiction research, has been further im- proved to support taxing verification using longitude and latitude. And Sage 500 ERP 2013 now also includes Sage 500 ERP Shipping by SmartLinc–a new web-based, fully scalable multicarrier shipping solution.

Customization

The 2013 release of Sage 500 ERP includes enhancements to Customizer, making it easier to use and more powerful than ever. You can now check the syntax on customizer scripts before saving them with the new “Check Syntax” button, take advantage of additional custom controls, and even add custom tabs to an existing tab layout—all in a manner that will survive future upgrades.

Ease of Use

The 2013 release includes a number of features and enhancements designed for this purpose, including: Visual Process Workflows, Multiple email recipients for document transmittals, Keyword replacement during document transmittals, and consistent posting across all modules.

Manufacturing

Sage 500 ERP 2013 introduces enhancements specific to manufacturing operations, including new functionality that allows the use of non-inventory items in manufacturing routings and bills of material, the ability to backflush setup hours, and an option to delete or cancel work orders.

System Management

The new enhancements in Sage 500 ERP 2013 make managing the ERP system easier than ever. Visual Process Flows reduce the learning period for new employees, while at the same time providing you with an editing tool so you can design your own processes. Updates to Sage Advisor provide new server-side statistical information, awareness and tracking of third-party add-ons, and notifications of pending updates available for download. And Sage 500 ERP 2013 also introduces SAP Crystal Reports 2011 (Version 14 for Sage 500 ERP), in addition to Crystal Reports Version 11.0 R2, to provide you with even more options.

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