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How ERP Software benefits Pharmaceutical Distributors?

Managing a pharmaceutical company is far from an easy task, especially as it’s one of the most complex and highly regulated industries of today. In this article, we will take a closer look at how Important is ERP software for pharmaceutical distributors. As with most other industries, pharmaceutical companies are also expected to continuously increase their productivity, streamline their operations and optimize their competitive...

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Keep your Retail Business Updated with the new LS Central functionalities

Most of the companies use different software tools and systems to run their business resulting in redundant work, poor communication, ineffective collaboration, lack of access to accurate, real-time data, and other costly issues. Also, Moving to an ERP solution can help to resolve many of these issues. Whereas, LS Central is a fully integrated retail management solution built on Dynamics 365 Business Central. By using it instead of...

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How to Produce Accurate GP Financials BEFORE Closing the Prior Year

The Current Problem with Dynamics GP at Year-End Dynamics GP has an Achilles heel in that you must "close" General Ledger for the prior year in order to produce accurate financial statements for the new year. The closing procedure in Dynamics GP performs two processes that are essential for accurate financial statements: Balance Brought Forward (BBF) entries are created for all balance sheet accounts. Retained Earnings (RE)...

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A Brief History of ActivReporter

Dynamics GP users in search of a replacement financial reporting tool look at ActivReporter, and after seeing it in action, they want to know how to get it! But first… they have to ask "the" question. Each time I hear it, I see the proverbial shield go up as they quickly duck behind it as if preparing to take on fire. "How much is it???" And then their jaws drop when they hear the actual cost of ActivReporter....

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Tips and Recommendations for Dynamics GP Security

Security should always be top of mind when working remotely. The following is some guidance on Dynamics GP Security recommendations from our team at GP Support North. Do NOT use the Microsoft Dynamics GP client locally on your laptop/desktop to connect to the GP SQL Server via a WAN or VPN remote connection. The Dynamics GP databases should never be accessed remotely over the Internet via the GP client. Doing so can cause a variety of...

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Digital Transformation for Manufacturers: Moving Dynamics AX to Azure could be your first step

Digital Transformation has never been more important for progressive manufacturing businesses. Whether the driver is to increase shareholder value, create competitive advantage or stimulate growth through new products and markets, digital transformation is today a fact of life. One of the impacts of Covid-19 has been the acceleration of digital strategies to manage new customer demands and develop new ways of working. Many...

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4 Ways You Can Personalize Your GP Home Page

How can you personalize your software to make it simpler and easier? Having the items, you use frequently in one easy-to-find place would make it more efficient and provide a better user experience. If you take a few minutes and use these tips to customize your Dynamics GP Home Page, you can ultimately save time and be more productive when working within Microsoft Dynamics GP. On the home page, the four customizable areas are;...

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A B2B Web Portal to Benefit Both Your Business and Your Customers

Good customer service used to depend on having the right person up-front (or the right sales reps on the road) dealing with your customers. The expertise of your employees is still paramount, but now it shows up in a different way: as a supplement to a B2B web portal with self-service capabilities. With the proliferation of web stores, customers have become used to serving themselves. But they still rely on your business to make the...

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On-Demand Webinar: Maximize Power BI’s Reporting Options

One of our most popular sessions at our recent Dynamics 2021 Virtual User Group was "Maximize Power BI's Reporting Options." Attendees learned how to leverage Power BI to get the most from their Dynamics data and saw how to create financial reports for Dynamics 365 BC. You can now watch this session on-demand at your convenience. This session was led by Matt Wood, our Dynamics Project Manager. Matt has been working with...

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The final puzzle piece to production scheduling

It's obvious that production scheduling needs attention to detail. As a planner, you have to juggle with lots of information. This includes machine availability, the skills of your resources, prioritization of production orders, deadlines of sales orders for which you produce your items, material needs, working hours, set up times, preferred item sequencing on machines, and many more pieces. Therefore, we believe this is the moment...

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Why ERP Projects Go Over Budget & Schedule (And What to Do to Avoid This!)

  ERP projects have a long-standing reputation for being difficult. There are numerous statistics out there that say that 50% of ERP implementations can be listed as failures because they’ve gone over schedule or budget, or both. We’ll examine why this happens and how you can prevent it. ERP implementation projects  often go over budget & timeline because of three main factors: 1) Lack of Honest Communication A common reason...