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Software Description:

Inventory management for the new generation of manufacturers, whole-sellers, trading companies, stockists on the cloud. Optimise your Supply Chain to make more profits from the same stock.

Software Description:

AdvancePro provides functionality for inventory control, warehousing control, initiating returns, order & inventory management, administering sales reps and managing your supply chain. These basic business processes are brought together to make one powerful system that simplifies and automates your inventory business.

Complete inventory management AdvancePro is built on the Microsoft .NET platform that simplifies integration with other applications, such as EDI, and enables us to deliver e-commerce websites to facilitate direct communication with your Vendors and Customers.

AdvancePro presently synchronizes with QuickBooks accounting products, uses Crystal Reports and allows you to export data to Adobe Acrobat (PDF files) and Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets.

AdvancePro Inventory Management will streamline your business and eliminate the costly mistakes and delays. AdvancePro is ideal for all distribution, import/export, wholesale business, e-commerce and more. Perfect for any small to medium sized business dealing with inventory management. With AdvancePro's Web Services, you can create your own website, (B2B or B2C) with the designs you want, the functionality that works for you and the control you need. It will also help manage your e-commerce business with better inventory tracking and control, and provide a fast and easy to use website for your customers. AdvancePro is a scalable and flexible product with add-on modules that allow the user to increase functionality according to their needs and inventory flow.

Available add-on modules include:

  • Advanced Shipping (allows for the creation of pallets, Bills of Lading and more)
  • EDI (Electronic Data Interchange required by many of today's leading corporations)
  • UPS/FedEx Shipping integration
  • Lot/Serial Numbers (accurately track each individual item sold, received or returned)
  • Bar Coding (allows you to eliminate errors by identifying the product immediately by scanning the bar code and having AdvancePro pick it up in your inventory file, or on a particular order)
  • Landed Cost Calculator (All aspects of landed cost calculation will be performed, such as ocean freight, broker fees, storage and other charges. The average cost of each shipment received will be automatically applied to all product you import)
  • Order Import Tool (import orders directly from your web site, or any other shopping cart
  • Net Web Services (using the web services AdvancePro allows you to have your on line system link directly with your basic software combining your online strategy with your basic business practices)
  • Catch Weights - designed specifically for the needs of companies that deal in variable weight products such as food & beverages. Inventory control software that allows your business to grow without straining your bottom line.

Software Description:

The ESM Suite helps organizations spend less time managing the process of strategic planning, and more time making better strategic decisions. ESM helps organizations design, track, and adapt their strategic plan over time through automated Balanced Scorecards, KPI monitoring, and strategic initiative management.

Organizations can track their strategy from the organizational level and cascade plans to business units and individuals.

Features:

Features:

  • API
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Import
  • Data Export
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Notifications
  • Multi-User
  • Supplier Management
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Forecasting
  • Budgeting

Features:

  • Feedback Management
  • Notifications
  • Multi-User
  • Data Visualization
  • Analytics
  • Dashboard
  • Project Management

Summary:

  • Multi Warehouse Management

  • Supplier Access

  • Sample Product Issue

  • Multi Channel Fulfillment

Summary:

  • Total operations solution from quote to cash

  • Serve your customers better with real-time, accurate information at your fingertips

  • Prevent shipping errors or stock-outs

  • Comply with regulatory requirements

  • Trace component parts and serial numbers using barcodes

  • Integrated online shopping carts and sales rep portals to streamline your order process

  • Create and track work order and build unlimited BOMs

  • Track all components, sub-assemblies and finished goods

  • Pick Ticket integration to easily keep your inventory accurate

Summary:

  • Balanced Scorecard automation software

  • Quickly lay out your strategic plan in one powerful tool

  • Track and visualize key performance indicators with charts and online reporting

  • Monitor your project portfolio, track milestones and tasks, and align initiatives to strategy

  • Align business units to a central vision with cascading Balanced Scorecards

  • Eliminate slideware hassle with instantly generated strategic reports and documents in PDF, PPT, and Excel.

  • Visualize your plan with dynamic strategy maps

  • Align employees to the organizational plan with Personal Balanced Scorecards and employee reviews.

Pro

$880.00
per month
Included in plan:
  • Everything in free
  • Custom Balanced Scorecard Templates
  • Design Dynamic Strategy Maps
  • Configuration Training
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Balanced Scorecard Automation
  • and more...

Free

Free
Included in plan:
  • Design your Balanced Scorecard or strategic plan
  • Excel Exports
  • Create Objectives, Measures, and Initiatives all in one tool
  • SWOT Analysis
  • PESTEL Analysis
  • Porter's 5 Forces
  • Change Agendas

FAQs:

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FAQs:

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FAQs:

    Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes. ESM uses it's web services API to integrate with a wide variety of business intelligence system.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • ESM supports all modern browsers and mobile devices browsers.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Video tutorials, guides, and customer support are all offered right in ESM. In addition, we host over 1,000 Balanced Scorecard articles, research, and best practice examples.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Small-to-enterprise size organizations interested in making the strategic planning and Balanced Scorecard management process faster and easier.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Because we believe that your strategy should engage your entire company, ESM has an unlimited user licensing model. Permissions and security are controlled with a robust role-based system per team.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Organizations can quickly design their strategic plan, share their Balanced Scorecard, and track progress over time. ESM helps clients:

    save time by instantly generating strategy meeting reports and documents
    communicate the strategic plan with online views
    create a single version of the truth that eliminates the need for compiling hundreds of presentation slides

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Other:

Who uses Columbus
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Advancepro
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses ESM Suite
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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