Acumatica Distribution Management

At Integrated Business Group, we understand the challenges distribution firms like yours face, and we have helped these firms to understand their options, select the right software, implement it and operate for years to come. One such option is Acumatica, a solution designed for distribution firms in need of advanced cloud ERP able to be integrated with other applications and improve business results.

Distribution management is Cloud ERP software that helps companies manage their supply chain and logistics activities, including warehouse management, inventory management, and order management (sales and purchase orders), and integrate these activities with the company’s financials and sales.

Providing Sales Order Management, Advanced Inventory, Requisition Management, Purchase Order Management, Advanced Fulfillment, and Advanced Financials, this software is fully integrated with Acumatica’s CRM, Manufacturing, Field Service, and Project Accounting for visibility across the entire organization. When organizations choose Acumatica, they are able to improve customer satisfaction, minimize cost, reduce order times, and see their entire business. Learn more about each product below:

Distribution ERP: Key Features

Compare distribution management systems to see which one delivers all the functionality your business needs.

Advanced Inventory in Acumatica

Gain real-time access to available inventory, inventory in transit, reorder quantities, and inventory costs. Efficiently manage your distribution process to improve customer satisfaction while maximizing profit. Manage multiple warehouses, lots, inventory sub-items, expiration dates, and bin locations. Key features and functionality include the following:

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Accurately Manage Costs

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Manage Multiple Warehouses

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Use a Wide Variety of Valuation Methods

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Lot and Serial Numbering

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Expiration Dates

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Transaction Reason Codes

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Two-Step Transfers

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Inventory Bin and Location Control

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Inventory Replenishment Suggestions

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Inventory Sub-Items

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Purchase Order Automation

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Sales Order Discounts and Promotions

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CRM Integration

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Item Class Hierarchy

Sales Order Management in Acumatica

Optimize sales order entry and fulfillment. Split orders across multiple warehouses, allocate inventory, verify credit limits, issue replenishment orders, accept returns, and more. Improve processes and avoid delays through integrated workflow with notifications and alerts. Providing integrated workflows, configurable order types, and a wide range of flexible discounts and promotions, you get the following from Acumatica Sales Order Management:

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CRM Integration

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Purchasing Integration

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Multiple and Partial Dispatching

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Shipment Schedule

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Pick List and Replenishment Orders

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Inventory Allocation

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Credit Limit Verification

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Invoice Consolidation

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RMA and Reason Codes

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Advanced Sales Orders

Purchase Order Management in Acumatica

Reduce costs and improve vendor relationships by automating and centrally managing your global purchasing processes. Acumatica’s online sourcing automates the entire procurement process from vendor quotes to paying invoices. Simplify the purchasing process with automated creation of POs, take control with multilevel approval, and gain visibility with partial and consolidated receipts and vouchers. PO management in Acumatica offers the following features:

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Drop Shipments

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Landed Cost Functionality

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Vendor Selection and Performance Analysis

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Reporting and Drill Down

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Audit Trail

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Simplified Item Tracking

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Automatic Payment Vouchers

Requisition Management in Acumatica

Organize and simplify complex distribution processes involving multiple products and suppliers. Optimize the way you gather requests, obtain bids, create quotes, approve quotes, manage purchases, and fulfill orders for internal or customer needs.

Acumatica Requisition Management software helps you streamline your most complex purchasing processes as you serve the needs of internal or external clients. Because our purchase requisition software integrates with other Acumatica modules, you can eliminate paperwork while providing your sales, service, shipping, receiving, management, and other teams with visibility into your requisition processes.

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Purchasing Integration

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Predefined Request Lists

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Hide Inventory Items

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Collect and Organize Requests

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Request Classes

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Create Customer Quotes

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Sales Order Integration

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Complete Integration

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Audit Trail

Advanced Fulfillment in Acumatica

Improve customer satisfaction by reducing mistakes in order fulfillment and avoiding costly returns. Efficient barcode scanning and verification of picked items eliminate errors in shipping – no more wrong items, over-shipments, or under-shipments.

Throughout the pick, pack, ship process, Acumatica fulfilment offers the following to users and decision makers:

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Pick

  • Generate pick lists and packing slips.
  • Use barcodes to speed up picking process
  • Barcodes on pick lists prevent picking items not included in the order.
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Pack

  • Provide adequate package size and packing material to ensure safe transport.
  • Support barcodes and lot/serial numbers to ensure accurate order completion.
  • Easily correct errors in amount, weight, items, and so on.
  • Integrate with digital scale and printer to automatically weigh and print labels and packing slips.
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Ship

  • Select shipping provider: UPS, USPS, FedEx
  • Ensure prompt pickup through your preferred carrier.
  • Automate shipment label generation
  • Set up automatic tracking on all shipments.
  • Notify customers of shipment progress through each stage of order fulfillment.