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Luggage forwarding erp: microsoft affair solutions great plains customization & setup ? overview - software


Microsoft Great Plains may be suggested for global cargo forwarding / hauling company. Great Plains has such skin texture as multicurrency (Euro, Pound, Yuan, Yen, Peso, Real), Spanish, French, Brazilian Portuguese (and if looked-for Unicode-specific languages such as Chinese, Japanese). If you have operations in East Europe - you can have Brilliance description as well as you can have numerous screens (SOP Entry, Array Item Maintenance, Customer/Vendor Maintenance, etc) translated to Russian, Lithuanian, Latvian. Plus - if you bear in mind Great Plains as a platform for custom tailoring and budding - you can have logically priced answer for horizontal business, such as contents forwarding, cargo delivery, consignment, transportation. Let's believe business details and the way to execute them in Microsoft Affair Solutions Great Plains

? Agent Settlement. Contents forwarder by and large deploys agents to bring shipment. And agents are commonly paid on the monthly or semimonthly basis. This means that you must have agents as customer.

? Daily Agent MBL invoices/statements. Presumptuous that agent is behavior a number of delivery with Master Bill of Ladings (MBL) and House Bill of Ladings (HBL) per day - luggage forwarder emails to the agent daily invoices. Then these daily invoices are advanced and paid one time per months

? Cargo Tracking System. This is commonly custom in-house made system, aspect to each goods forwarder or conscientiousness aspect stand alone software. The crucial necessity is the integration amid Batch Tracking Classification and ERP, such as Great Plains

? Accurate in-time payments. Payments are mandatory to stay in approvingly competitive business, such as contents forwarding

? Bill of Lading report. Where you by and large need further info to banner bill form: Carrier, MAWB, Airport of Departure, Airport of Destination, Air travel #/ETA, Burden in KG, Lbs, digit of packages, etc. Technologies and customization tools:

? Great Plains Dexterity. This is Great Plains Software and at this time Microsoft Great Plains training idiom and IDE. It will allow you not to be faulted integration with Great Plains user interface. You ought to achieve agent clearance broadcast and inquiry, MBS/HBL profit/loss examination form and maybe Bill of Lading in Great Plains Dexterity.

? SQL Integration. Integrating with Cargo Tracking/Delivery coordination be supposed to be done via SQL stored procedures. Use ODBC Associated Attendant to link to your tracking approach file (MS SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Unidata, Insidious SQL, Ctree/Faircom, mySQL).

? Web Order Entry. Use eConnect to avoid high user accredit cost in Great Plains. eConnect is SDK to allusion Great Plains items - you will need SOP and POP commands entry

? Customer/Vendor Consolidation. For agents, who are customers and vendors at the same time use consolidation module. It is free for Great Plains Expert only - if you'd like to stay with Great Plains Banner - use Great Plains Ability to code the consolidation.

Good luck in implementing and if you have issues or concerns - we are here to help! If you want us to do the job - give us a call 1-866-528-0577, 1-630-961-5918! help@albaspectrum. com

Andrew Karasev is Chief Equipment Bureaucrat in Alba Spectrum Technologies - USA countrywide Great Plains, Microsoft CRM customization company, helping clients in Chicago, California, Texas, Florida, New York, Georgia, Arizona, Minnesota, UK, Australia, Canada, Mexico and having locations in numerous states and globally ( http://www. albaspectrum. com ), he is CMA, Great Plains Expert Master, Dexterity, SQL, C#. Net, Gem Hearsay and Microsoft CRM SDK developer. You can call Andrew: andrewk@albaspectrum. com

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