Sage 500 ERP solutions, formerly Sage ERP MAS 500, is enterprise management software system designed to run all business functions and provide insight necessary for an organization to achieve productivity goals. Scalable, flexible, and customizable, Sage 500 ERP is ideal for growing business with changing needs looking for high return on investment and low cost of ownership.
Sage 500: Advanced Business Solutions Working Together at Peak Efficiency
Sage 500 ERP is an integrated suite of software solutions stacked with advanced capabilities that automate daily tasks and provide management with superior insight into operations. Users can leverage the power of one software solution to attain peak performance and synergy in operations, including:
Basic and complex accounting and finance applications.
Inventory management, warehouse management, and eBusiness suite.
Light and advanced planning and manufacturing systems
Payroll and Human Resources applications
Business insights dashboard, analysis, and exploration of data
CRM, marketing, and customer service software solutions.
Specifically designed for the mid-market, Sage 500 ERP is the ideal technological investment for businesses focused on elevating performance, productivity, and profitability in the short and long term.
What's New in Sage 500 ERP 2013
Sage 500 ERP 2013 is the latest version of the powerful ERP, bringing improvements to help reduce costs, simplify processes, and increase productivity. From improvements in visual process flows, shipping, intelligence reporting trees, payroll, and more, the 2013 version of Sage 500 ERP is designed to deliver ongoing value and maintain compatibility with current market needs. New features of Sage 500 ERP include:
Sage 500 ERP 2013 delivers improvements specific to manufacturing operations, such as the inclusion of non-inventory items on material issue steps, outside processing steps, and other steps in either a routing or on a work order. Other improvements include allowing backflush for set up hours so users can get a realistic view of profit position as well as the ability to delete or cancel work orders.
Credit Card and Payment Processing
Sage 500 ERP 2013 delivers the ability to accept and process credit card transactions. While these capabilities have been a part of the software's core functions, new improvements provide further integration with existing systems, security, and ease of use. In addition, Sage 500 ERP 2013 delivers card swiping capabilities and mobile payment options.
Ease of Use
Sage 500 ERP 2013 continues to focus on easy of use with each new version of the software. With improvements in its Visual Process Workflows, distribution of emails, keyword functions, and consistent posting across all modules, users will enjoy a consistent layout for interface across all modueles.
Accounting and Finance Enhancements
Sage 500 ERP 2013 delivers improvements in managing cash receipts, production of financial reports during period end closing, and general ledger improvements.
Sage 500 ERP customers should contact us or their certified solution provider for assistance with the upgrade.
Accounting and Finance
Sage 500 ERP streamlines data collection processes, integrates accounting data to operational data, and delivers in-depth analysis of quantifiable items. Sage 500 ERP delivers fully integrated core financial and accounting software solutions, such as:
Sage Budgeting and Planning
Fixed Asset Accounting & Inventory
Sage 500 ERP integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Office products, are GAAP compliant, and easily customizable to match the way companies run their business.
Business Intelligence and Reporting
Sage 500 ERP grants instant visibility across the entire business through its suite of Business Intelligence applications. Use intuitive dashboards and the tools necessary to analyze and respond to ever changing market trends, through capabilities such as:
Budgeting processes and strategic insight for distribution planning
Consolidating critical personal, corporate, and external information into one convenient and powerful dashboard
Intuitive and easy-to-use analytics tool that provides insight into business data
360-degree view of business for instant, real-time access to critical information that is easy to search, sort, and group.
Create and customize presentation-quality reports with Crystal Reports
In addition, Sage 500 ERP delivers functionality for customizable report generation, inquiry, analysis, and dashboard applications that work seamlessly with all other modules of the application encompassing all business operations.
Sage 500 ERP delivers Purchasing Management applications that support, track, and monitor all purchasing activities, from planning to daily tasks. By combining advanced capabilities and algorithms of requirements planning with the easy-to-use and accurate purchasing and receiving processes, users benefit from:
Full integration with EDI solution that delivers robust functionality and unparalleled scalability
Real-time and accurate information on inventory levels and location, including receipt, disposition of goods, as well as value and status
Prevent loss of sales or shipment delays caused by inventory under stocking
Avoid costs of inventory overstocking
Up-to-the-minute data and unlimited transaction histories for better planning and budgeting
Sage 500 ERP Purchasing Management suite delivers vendor performance reporting, freight and third party expense allocation, receipt and invoice matching, and directed put-away.
Sage 500 ERP is designed to streamline and simplify the sales process. Equipped with integrated credit card payment functions, automated sales tax calculations, and customizable data entry screens, this solution expedites the process from the moment the sale is completed. Users of the software will be able to:
Reduce audit risk and stay ahead of constantly changing sales tax laws
Establish a wide range of item or customer specific information at the sales order line
Easily tracking and processing returns
Accurately calculate cost of total production to determine appropriate price, cost of inventory, and critical business dates
Benefit from advanced e-commerce capabilities including secure customer access into buying functions of software
In addition, Sage 500 ERP Sales Management applications are designed to deliver sales trending and projected demand figures and analysis and uncovering potential supply chain management efficiencies.
Inventory and Warehouse Management
Sage 500 ERP provides users with a 360-degree view of all inventory and warehouse activities, for single units or multiple warehouses, for companies specializing in anything from distribution to manufacturing. Users benefit from being able to:
Track costs and sales histories by warehouse,
Quickly locate customer’s request, and enable flexible picking methods
Align warehouse processes time cut time requirements and costs
Simplified planning screen for Materials Requirements Planning
Up-to-date item statistics, including on-hand quantities, current purchase orders, work orders, and transfer orders
Sage 500 ERP Inventory and Warehouse Management suite uses both physical and virtual locations, provides capabilities for lot and serial tracking, and fits any size of warehousing operations.
Customer Relationship Management
Sage 500 ERP uses industry leading Customer Relationship Management software, Sage SalesLogix. This application suite boosts sales and sets new standards for customer service and retention while providing structure for marketing campaigns, sales opportunities, and real-time updates to customer information. With Sage SalesLogix, users can:
Manage sales, opportunities and accounts
Design, execute and manage multiple marketing campaigns
Deliver extraordinary customer service with real-time access to detailed customer information
Full featured mobile CRM at the user’s fingertips
Integrate customer relationship management with all other critical business management applications
With Sage 500 ERP’s SalesLogix, companies have the ability to track, profile, and monitor all sales related interaction with customers while integrating to all other information systems of the business, such as manufacturing and inventory.
Human Resources Management and Payroll
Sage 500 ERP delivers a simplified and automated set of administrative tools for Human Resources departments seeking to manage with accuracy. This software suite enables users to organize and track all employee information and conduct payroll tasks while meeting all compliance needs. Users of Sage HRMS are able to:
Process payroll quickly and accurately in-house
Reduce payroll administration costs and ensure compliance with tax rules and government reporting regulations
Track, document, and analyze employee attendance data automatically
Easily and securely manage time off and standard company holidays
Automate billing and expense reimbursements
Sage 500 ERP includes various tax management capabilities, variable pay plans, multiple pay frequencies to match the needs of complex businesses focused on employee satisfaction and productivity.