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Part One of Three: What can an Add-on do for your Business?

Posted by Andrew Henderson on 14-Aug-2015 10:18:15
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Sage 200 is very versatile in the world of accounting. Simple financials and even commercials are available out of the box. However, additional functionality does exist in the marketplace, this covers everything from asset management to warehouse management and onto cash flow forecasting, to mention just a few areas.

With over 50 add-ons available there isn’t much that can’t be done these days.

Part One of this guide will take you through the Sage 200 add-ons that encompass the vast majority of industries.

Four of Sage's Top Add-On Providers

The following add-ons are very popular amongst the Sage 200 customer base, all very easy to set up and reasonable on price, the following add-ons are saving companies a large amount of money year on year.

Eureka

Eureka, based in Scotland, are very well known in the Sage 200 world, they boast a large list of add-ons including;

  • Fixed AssetsEureka
  • Data Exchange
  • Web Sales Ordering
  • Web Purchase Ordering
  • Sales Order Plus
  • Trader
  • Stock Plus and many more…

Eureka’s Data Exchange in particular is very interesting, it has been designed to seamlessly link Sage 200 with 3rd party applications such as ecommerce solutions, CRM solutions and ERP solutions. Working with CSV and XML file formats, Data Exchange automates the import and export of data such as sales orders, purchase orders and cash book between Sage 200 and other systems.

Sicon

Sicon is another large Sage 200 add-on provider, they offer a whole host of add-ons including:

  • Cash Flow ManagerSicon
  • Audit Log
  • Works Order Processing
  • Contract Manager
  • Hire Manager

Sicon’s Cash Flow Manager is essential when budgeting within Sage 200, this module has a vast amount of features which enables the user to forecast efficiently for up to 5 years:

  • Amend forecasts and budget using the drag and drop feature
  • Design a cash flow management structure
  • Export the forecast to excel
  • And many more…

Draycir

Draycir’s Spindle Professional could completely transform a company’s document distribution from the traditional letter sending to automatic distribution.

As one of Sage’s leading add-on partners, they provide add-ons for the following;

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  • Document Capture
  • Credit Control
  • Digital Signature Approving

 

V1

If you are looking for something more robust, V1 Document Management could be the solution for you.

Typically customers of V1 have seen an ROI within 6 months of install. This impressive ROI is very attractive to companies who are spending thousands of pounds a year on document distribution and filing.V1logo-red-strap-jan13-1

In a nut shell Electronic Document Management solutions replace paper-based processes, which essentially eliminates printing, photocopying, stationery, postage and filing cabinets.

“We have delivered £100,000 combined savings a year by managing documents electronically” Nichols PLC.

 

If you are interested in having additional functionality within your Sage 200 system, development work is not always the answer, with many Sage 200 Add-On partners out there, give the Account Management team a call today to get more information on a requirement that you aren’t entirely sure about.


 

Topics: Sage 200, Add-Ons

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