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Acumatica Distribution Software

The Acumatica Customer Management Suite is a web-based portal for managing the full lifecycle of your customer – from early-stage lead, to first-time buyer, to delighted repeat customer, Acumatica gives you the tools to engage your clients.

Why Choose Acumatica for Distribution Management

Distribution management means managing warehouses, inventory, and purchasing, and seamlessly integrating these activities with your sales and financials. A strong wholesale distribution software platform can reduce time to delivery, control costs, and improve customer satisfaction.

Acumatica Wholesale Distribution ERP Software will manage sales orders, track inventory, fill orders, improve purchasing, and provide customer support from anywhere with with distribution management software that is fully integrated with Acumatica’s CRM, Financials, Manufacturing, and Project Management for visibility across the entire organization.

Features of Acumatica Distribution Management Software

 Inventory Allocation

Custom inventory rules for every step of your sales cycle. Warn users if inventory is unavailable or if there are discrepancies between the invoice and inventory transaction.

 Inventory Sub-items

Categorize sub-items by size, color, or source location. Associate cost and quality information with each sub-item.

 Two-step Transfers

Inventory transfers are done in two steps so you can track goods in transit between locations.

 Expiration dates

Set expired items to be automatically removed from inventory.

 Lot and Serial Numbering

Track inventory by lot or serial number. Assign or enter lot/serial numbers on receive, issue, or assembly. Associate item specific valuation methods to serial numbers to track specific costs.

 Vendor Bidding

Upload vendor price lists with product descriptions, prices, and delivery times. Inventory information such as costs, quantities, and lead times is updated each time inventory is received.

 Purchase Order Automation

Automatically create purchase orders based on stock levels. Orders go to the vendor with the best price and delivery time.

 Shipment Schedule

Every line item on a sales order may have a specific delivery date. Create shipment orders by delivery schedule and availability.

 Multiple and Partial Dispatching

Fulfill sales orders from multiple warehouses, or split orders into multiple shipments.Track partial ship order balance and manage back order delivery.

 Transaction Reason Codes

Identify problems early by assigning reason codes to inventory transactions. These can be linked to the inventory or GL.

 Complete Integration

The Requisition Management module is integrated with all other modules to eliminate duplicate data entry.

 Reporting and Drill Down

Analyze and manage your purchasing experience through a complete set of inquiry screens and auditing reports with drill down to the original transactions.

 Drop Shipments

Create drop shipment orders for items that need to be delivered directly to a customer. Auto-release sales order and invoice when purchase receipt is vouchered.

 Invoice Consolidation

Consolidate Multiple Shipment orders onto a single invoice. Update price and discount information on review before printing the invoice and updating accounts receivable.

 Landed Cost Functionality

Include additional shipping and handling costs with purchased items.


Let Acumatica Take You To The Next Level

At Fourlane, we have more than a decade of experience helping small and mid-size businesses upgrade their financial and business management solutions. We have seen first hand what a properly implemented tool like Acumatica can do for a business, and we specialize in helping businesses transition from one software to another.

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Let our team of experts help you implement Acumatica and take your business to the next level. Call (800) 931-2120 for a free demo of Acumatica Financial Management.

Key Benefits of Acumatica Distribution Management

Learn about features in Acumatica ERP that are common across all types of businesses in the distribution industry.

 Reduce Order Times

Automate sales orders and shipping and eliminate delays. Set rules to manage multiple warehouses, returns, credit limits, drop shipments, and more.

 Know Your True Costs

Determine your true profitability, and drill down to view by warehouse, product line, or individual business unit. Control costs across the entire supply chain. 

 Improve Customer Satisfaction

Be more efficient and offer greater transparency to your customers.

 Multiple warehouses

Acumatica is perfect for complex businesses with multiple geographic locations with varying inventory quantities, allocations, and costs. Easily manage redistribution of inventory between locations.

 Multiple Valuation Methods

Select a different valuation method for each inventory item. Make direct adjustments to cost and physical inventory count using report and inquiry screens.Use standard cost, moving average, FIFO, and item-specific methods. 

 Integrated Workflow

Eliminate wasted time and effort with Acumatica integrated workflow to automate order processing. Configure order status, status changes, actions, notifications and alerts to automatically trigger during order processing.

 Configurable Order Types

Tie predefined order types to specific processing requirements. Set your own inventory allocation rules and workflow scenarios, as well as the documents that will be created simultaneously.

 Automatic Creation of Purchase Orders

Stock levels and replenishment needs can automatically generate purchase orders. Purchase orders are placed with best-match vendor based on requirements you specify. 

 Sales Quotes

Create sales quotes based on your catalog prices or advanced algorithms. Print or email quotes with one-click. Automatically create sales and purchase orders to close a sales activity.

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Fourlane is a certified Acumatica partner and reseller. Our product experts and consultants can help guide you through the evaluation process and recommend the right solution for your unique business.