Sage released Sage 100 2017 in late October. This release introduced the ability to collect customer payments using ACH, enhanced credit card verification for corporate purchases, improved lookup and search features, and a collection of other updates throughout the software. We are going to give you a peek into what’s new, but to look a little deeper check out Sage 100 2017 What’s New.
Customer Payment Processing
We all want to keep our customers happy and you can now offer your customers the ability to pay invoices electronically using new ACH (Automated Clearing House) payment processing in A/R Invoice Data Entry, Cash Receipts Entry, Repetitive Invoice Entry, Sales Order Entry, and S/O Invoice Data Entry.
Improving cash flow with faster and more immediate payment processing isn’t the only benefit from this new feature. It also eliminates fees associated with credit card payments which your customers will love. In addition, customers that pay by credit card will be relieved to learn that Sage 100 2017 also delivers enhanced verification for corporate cards and purchase cards, this adds extra security and peace of mind.
Improved Lookups and Searches
Enhanced auto‐complete makes searching a snap. Your search criteria is compared with all words within the searched fields, not just the beginning of the text as it functioned in previous versions. For example, if you have a customer named Adam’s Appliance Service and a customer named Appliance Pro, typing “Appl” in the Customer No. field results in a list that includes both customers. This will save time and frustration when searching.
A Full Text option has been added to the Search list in Lookup windows. With this option, your search criteria is compared with the data in all columns available in the Lookup window.
You can also search for fields that do not contain a value (empty fields) in Lookup windows. After selecting a field from the Search list, select Is Empty from the operand list, then click Find.
Other Notable Changes
There are some additional changes and enhancements in Sage 100 2017 that deserve mentioning.
- In‐Product Chat ‐ you can get help by chatting with customer support in real‐time, right in the software.
- Sage Intelligence ‐ new downloadable templates increase reporting flexibility.
- User Experience ‐ improvements to reporting fonts, easier file‐based navigation, and ribbon‐style search capabilities all combine to make Sage 100 2017 easier to use than ever.
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