Precise control and safeguarding of inventory is an essential task for a successful, well-organized company. Businesses require timely and accurate information on inventory location, movement, and valuation. The Inventory Management module for the Sage MAS 90 or Sage MAS 200 ERP inventory control software system provides data pertaining to the receipt of goods, the movement of goods within or between locations, the sale, removal or other disposition of goods, and the precise valuation and status of goods remaining in inventory at any point in time. When used in conjunction with other Sage MAS 90 and 200 modules, Inventory Management is the inventory control software cornerstone of an effective solution for manufacturing and distribution.
When a customer calls to place an order, you need to have lots of information at your fingertips. With the Sales Order module for the Sage MAS 90 or Sage MAS 200 ERP system, you’ll have the customer’s mailing and shipping address and you’ll know the availability of specific units in inventory, or alternate items if those on order are out of stock.
As customer orders are filled and completed, you need to invoice the orders and properly ship them. All original sales order information can be recalled, allowing you to enter exact quantities shipped and backordered. And, with the pick, pack, and ship feature, your warehouse staff can identify the package in which each item is shipped, print a packing list, and enter carrier tracking numbers for customer service inquiries. You can have the system automatically generate invoices from a range of sales orders, and automatically print a Daily Backorder report.
Every time you order goods from your vendors, contracts to buy and contracts to sell are created. The Purchase Order module for the Sage MAS 90 or Sage MAS 200 ERP system helps you keep accurate records of these very important transactions. With every purchase order, you need to specify and track the shipping method, the date required, and the name of the person who places the order. In addition, you need to confirm the quantities ordered and price per item. This purchasing management software module streamlines and organizes the entire purchasing process.
When your on-hand quantity falls below a specified minimum level, purchase orders can be automatically generated by the Sage MAS 90 or 200 ERP purchasing management software to ensure that you never run out of key items. You can process partial receipts, update your inventory records when goods are received, and monitor cost variances between goods received and goods invoiced with this convenient purchasing management software.
To stay competitive, virtually every company needs to process customer returns. As today’s customers demand a more specialized level of service, tracking and resolving returns can be an increasing challenge. With the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) module for the Sage MAS 90 or Sage MAS 200 ERP system, you can handle returns and replacements with ease.
Does your customer want credit, a replacement, a substitution, or a repair? The RMA module makes it easy to handle all of this. And when a customer has an urgent replacement need, RMA even lets you create a cross-shipment entry with just a few clicks. This application gives you an accurate record of items shipped before returns are received, and one more opportunity to build 100% customer satisfaction.
StarShip Freight Manifesting
To achieve and maintain strong customer loyalty, it’s essential to get your inventory in the hands of your paying customers as quickly and economically as possible. The Sage MAS 90 and Sage MAS 200 ERP products enable you to do just that with StarShip, an innovative add-on module.
StarShip, built by V-Technologies, integrates tightly with both Sage MAS 90 and 200 and makes the entire shipping process more fluid. Plus, when combined with the pick, pack, and ship feature built into the Sales Order module, StarShip helps your company become a more competitive distributor and even offers features that can potentially reduce your shipping and shipping-related expenses.
A powerful bar code solution, beginning with the implementation of the Bar Code module for the Sage MAS 90 or Sage MAS 200 ERP system, streamlines your entire warehouse process. You can collect data more quickly than ever before, and warehouse and shipping/receiving staff can record bar coded items with a scanner connected to a lightweight, completely portable handheld computer (HHC). Gather, validate, and verify an array of data the same way—not only inventory counts, but also quantities, item numbers, and lot/serial numbers of goods shipped, and goods received.
Instead of time-consuming manual data entry, the data can be easily imported from the HHC and brought into your Sage MAS 90 or 200 system. Inventory errors are very costly to your business; the advanced features in Bar Code can virtually eliminate data entry errors. It can automate procedures for dozens of your employees. Find out why scores of businesses have discovered that implementation of a bar code solution can begin to pay for itself with the very first use.
Facilitate credit card transactions and stay compliant with Visa and MasterCard ECI regulations by integrating electronic credit card transaction processing into existing Sage MAS 90 and 200 ERP distribution management software and accounting systems.As you might expect from a business software leader like Sage, Sage MAS 90 and Sage MAS 200 e-business modules deliver sophisticated technology in an easy-to-use format. We’re committed to releasing ongoing software improvements as technology and business requirements evolve. That’s why it should come as no surprise that we’re at the forefront of the rapidly growing world of e-commerce.
As a sales-oriented company, your most valuable assets are your customers. New sales are hard to come by, so taking care of existing customers and servicing their needs is vital to your success. Using ACT! contact management software alongside your Sage MAS 90 or Sage MAS 200 ERP system can be a significant benefit to your customer service and sales performance.
By leveraging the strengths of two industry leaders, your company can gain access to a series of unique options. For instance, workgroup users operating within ACT! can issue sales orders, perform customer inquiries or view detailed orders and invoices. In effect, the two products allow you to connect the two halves of your business — your front office, which includes your sales force, and the heart of your business, your accounting system.
Is your business looking for a more efficient way to monitor the pulse of your company? Discover Business Alerts, an impressive module designed to keep you and your personnel “in the know.” This innovative product utilizes your e-mail system to notify you whenever something significant happens in your Sage MAS 90 or Sage MAS 200 ERP system. The notifications that you choose to generate can be selected from a series of sample alerts, which can quickly be tailored to suit your specific needs. Or you may choose to create custom alerts based on your company’s unique needs.
In addition to keeping your staff better informed, Business Alerts can also send e-mail notifications to your customers and vendors. This feature is especially useful for sending past due billing notices, shipping notices, low inventory alerts, and more.