The newest release of Sage 500 ERP is now available! The 2013 release of Sage 500 ERP is driven by the desire to deliver ongoing value and maintain compatibility with current market needs. The new features and enhancements in this release are designed to help increase productivity, simplify processes, and help reduce costs across your business.

New Enhancements in Sage 500 ERP 2013

  • Increase Accounting and Finance Productivity and Simplify Reconciliations with the ability to import cash receipts, track miscellaneous cash receipts and hard close sub-ledgers. New functionality allows for the import of pending cash receipts and the ability to track miscellaneous cash receipts within Accounts Receivable.

  • Reduce Costly Errors and Simplify Payment Processing with improved tax jurisdiction verification, expanded payment options, and a new web-based shipping option. Sage 500 ERP 2013 introduces Sage Exchange, a cloud-based technology that provides the integration between Sage 500 ERP and the Sage Payments Gateway.

  • Sales and Pricing - Sage 500 ERP 2013 includes enhancements that improve the pricing of items, processing of orders, accuracy of tax calculations, and the assignment and tracking of freight charges.

  • Reduce Sales Tax Liability While Saving Time, Money, and Effort - Sage 500 ERP Sales Tax by Avalara, simplifies the sales tax payments process for any business. This hosted, web-based solution automatically performs address validation, sales tax jurisdiction research, and rate calculation—all on the fly within your accounting application, with no change to your existing workflow.

  • Automate Shipping to Reduce Costs and Improve Accuracy and Timeliness - Sage 500 ERP 2013 includes Shipping by SmartLinc, a new web-based, fully scalable multicarrier shipping solution. Sage Shipping is available in a number of deployment options with varying features to meet the needs of each individual business and supports most carriers.

  • Simplify Processing in Manufacturing and Sales Operations with enhancements to the work order process, the ability to copy orders to a different customer and brand new Global Pricing Changes.

  • Reduce Downtime and Increase Productivity with new customization options, visual process flows, and improved document transmittals. The 2013 release includes a number of features and enhancements designed for this purpose, including, Visual Process Workflows, Multiple email recipients for document transmittals, Keyword replacement during document transmittals, and consistent posting across all modules

  • Customization - The 2013 release of Sage 500 ERP includes enhancements to Customizer making it easier to use and more powerful than ever. You can now check the syntax on customizer scripts before saving them with the new "Check Syntax" button, take advantage of additional custom controls, and even add custom tabs to an existing tab layout—all in a manner that will survive future upgrades.

As a Sage 500 ERP on-plan customer, you can download your copy of Sage 500 ERP 2013 by logging onto the Customer Portal, and visiting the "Sage 500 ERP 2013 Download Page".  All of us at Sage encourage you to work with your Sage 500 ERP consultant to schedule your upgrade, so you can immediately benefit from all the value packed in this release.