Enterprise resource planning for small & medium enterprises4.4/5 (9 avis)
Business Cloud Essentials from Advanced is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool which assists firms with accounting, customer relationship management (CRM) and supply chain management (SCM). Its key features include stock control, logistics, payroll, dashboard, tax filing, customized reporting, and supplier management.
Accountants can use Business Cloud Essentials to automate data entry and conduct a detailed analysis of all items, jobs, projects and departments. The operations feature lets teams schedule demand for materials and stock, and create bills of materials (BOMs). Sales teams can use the CRM module to aggregate customer data, manage multiple accounts, and assess sales performance.
Business Cloud Essentials includes payroll functionality which enables HR teams to prepare cost reports and analyze labor costs per department. Manufacturing firms can use this application to manage business information and calculate demand variability. Users are able to store supplier pricing, view stock levels by location, and link purchase orders to stock orders.
I looked for over 6 months for ERP software for my manufacturing company. We spoke to over 30 different companies and we eventually settled on Advanced. We have quite a complex requirement for MRP and almost every other company we spoke to couldn't handle it. When I spoke to Advanced they told me that they would be able to adapt their software to suit me, and to be honest my first thought was "I've heard this all before".
But when they came to demo, they had made some small changes to their system which meant that I could get a much better idea of my forecast stock. At this stage they hadn't even spoken about pricing and I assumed they would charge me a fortune. However, they offered me a fixed pay-monthly price which was a LOT less than the other providers I'd been speaking to.
I can't recommend them highly enough. Their support is simply excellent. They are more than happy to customise the system for me as my business grows and I've never been charged for any customisation at all, they just include everything in the monthly cost.
The system does take some time to set up, but they helped me with this so it wasn't an issue for me.
The features I get for the money is impressive. The MRP has completely changed the way I control my stock levels.
The system did take some time to get used to but they helped me with this.
Overall we have been happy with the software in the knowledge that we will always receive the back up we need when we are struggling with something. Compared to other software we've used in the past (quickbooks) it isn't as easy for staff who aren't account savvy to use but we appreciate that from an accountancy point of view it is preferable and it has forced us into some better habits in our book keeping.
Cloud based is great. The fact that we dovetail this system with our business accountancy service feels very streamlined and 'energy' effective. As I've said, it has forced us into better book keeping habits. It it fairly intuitive to use.
For a small business with good but not specialist accounting staff it can be unforgiving when errors are made and a bit more complex than some packages.
Advanced offer more than just software, they have become a huge part of our business with ongoing support advice and customisation of our systems.
Ongoing customisation is included for most requests. The support team are superb at delivering changes quickly. For the price we pay, we are always amazed at how they can offer the service and functionality that they do.
The system can be complicated to begin with and needs to be configured carefully.
We have been using the Advanced system since October 2015 and found it has made enormous difference to our accounting process, saving time and being able to report accurately at a touch of a button. It is a user friendly, logical and all-encompassing accounting package which has many functions including Payroll.
When deciding which accounts package to choose for our business, it was a huge benefit to us knowing there was no need to purchase an 'off the shelf' accounting package plus a secondary bolt package to go with it, therefore we only required training on one system and avoided potential conflicts between two different software packages. The Advanced system is safe and secure and allows full remote flexibility to the user.
Advanced has been tailored to suit our individual business needs within the Construction Industry from placing orders to our suppliers to running end of month VAT Returns. The benefit of regular contact with the support team means we are able to make changes and amendments where we feel they are needed. Automatic system updates are made on a regular basis, ensuring we are always compliant with HMRC regulations.
The support and training we receive from the Advanced Team is second to none.
When introducing a new software system to a growing business, costs of any software can be quite prohibitive but we were pleasantly surprised by Advanced's nominal development charge followed by reasonable monthly invoices which is dependent on the amount of users.
I would have no hesitation in recommending this system to other businesses.
Good system, a few things such as invoice payments and receipts could be easier to access via input of invoice number only.
Easy to use, excellent customer service.
access to allocate payments and receipts could be made easier.
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• Business Cloud Essentials includes a business tax portal which enables accountants to submit VAT returns directly.
• Companies can use Business Cloud Essentials to gather data from multiple departments within the organization and streamline processes.
• Managers can use the application to generate period-based financial reports to compare business performance across quarters.
• Teams can use Business Cloud Essentials to automate data processing and storage, eliminating manual data entry.
• The sales module comes with an opportunity tracker which allows teams to manage their sales pipeline.
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Types de licences disponibles pour Business Cloud Essentials :
Type de licence: Abonnement
version d'essai gratuite: Disponible
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Entreprises de taille moyenne, PME
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Ressources d'aide disponibles pour Business Cloud Essentials :
FAQ, Base de connaissances, Support en ligne, Support téléphonique, Tutoriels vidéo