A recent study from Aberdeen Research revealed that improved accessibility and usability of company data could boost user productivity by 73%. It also revealed it could boost customer response effectiveness by 75%, and improve process cycle times by 75%, leading to faster sales and increased profits.

These types of statistics highlight the need for Australian mid-size businesses to re-evaluate the way they manage their business if they wish to become or remain competitive in a global business environment.

Mid-market companies are looking to eliminate inefficiencies and to grow

Global research reveals that growing sales and reducing operating costs are top business priorities for mid-sized businesses across all regions. To remain competitive, Australian mid-sized businesses need to address the same issues.

Support your growth strategies

Winning new customers, expanding to new markets or geographies and eliminating inefficiencies to free up working capital for investments are the most important challenges facing Australian mid-sized businesses. If you are serious about growth, then you need to find new ways now to free up capital for future investment.

Mature mid-size businesses are looking to increase productivity and revive profitable growth

Mature businesses facing increasing market competition often resort to rationalisation strategies to reduce business costs. Whilst this approach may provide short-term relief, it often has catastrophic long-term effects. The best way to increase profitability and growth is through development of a deeper understanding of how your business works.

Many mature mid-sized businesses believe they have this knowledge. It is only when they implement an advanced ERP software solution such as Sage X3 that they understand they have been making important decisions based on imperfect information. It’s important for mature mid-sized businesses to adopt the best ERP business software solutions; to develop the insights they need to reduce operating costs; to automate processes and to increase their competitiveness.

Why you should consider Sage X3 version 7.1?

Sage X3 version 7.1 enables you to revive growth and profitability by providing your employees with the information they need to serve customers better, take back control over quality, and to eliminate inefficiencies across your organisation. Sage X3 gives all of your employees the information they need, when they need it, on a variety of devices and makes it easy for you to manage complex business processes in a single integrated all in one suite of software.

Who benefits from using Sage X3

Sage X3 is ideally suited to mid sized enterprises and organisations with sophisticated or mature business processes. Sage X3 delivers out-of-the-box industry ‘best practice’ solutions to sectors such as Process and Discreet Manufacturing, Technical and Professional Service Management, Wholesalers with sophisticated warehousing needs, the Financial Services (Non-Banking) sectors and enterprises consisting of multiple legal entities operating in one or multiple legislation’s. Sage X3 version 7.1 provides each person in your organization a tailored system experience that helps drives staff productivity.

Get more done, faster, with an entirely redesigned Web interface

Version 7.1, the latest version of Sage X3, features an entirely new generation of interface and user experience. This new user interface and user experienced was developed with the aim of increasing user productivity and encourages adoption of industry ‘best practices’ across your organisation. The new Sage X3 interface and user experience includes all new landing pages, visual processes, and by far the most comprehensive Microsoft productivity tool integration in the market place. The system provides Companies the opportunity to create Company specific Sage X3 Apps using Microsoft’s HTML 5 technologies all part and parcel of the Sage X3 version 7.1 experience.

Go where your business takes you, with mobile access on any device

Sage X3 version 7.1 is a Web native all in one ERP system for mid-market enterprises. It’s technology makes it an industry leader. It’s HTML 5 technology makes it possible to access every part of the ERP suite on any device capable of accessing the Web and running a browser – any browser. Your staff can access relevant business data optimized to the devices they use daily to make your entire organisation work better. Practical examples of how Sage X3 mobility can help your business compete and win include the ability for staff to enter expenses via their smartphones, the ability to access client and supplier information wherever you are and to process transaction in the field.

Take back control over your business, by integrating and automating more processes

The latest version of Sage X3 presents a unique opportunity for Australian managers to take back control of their mid-sized businesses. This can be achieved through Sage X3’s capacity to automate and optimize business processes across manufacturing, distribution and finance.

Sage X3 automation capabilities can eliminate inefficiencies, improve quality, ensure compliance and streamline all operations across your organisation. Sage X3 features end-to-end processes, workflows, electronic approvals and signatures as well as notifications and alerts.

Get the insight you need in real-time, with built-in business intelligence

Sage X3 features built-in business intelligence, which enables accurate evaluation of business trends, risks and performance in real-time. Just some of the features of Sage X3’s Business Intelligence include landing page KPIs, intuitive Dashboards, the ease of access to key data, and the ease of creating inquiries specific to your organization and each user and role in your company.

Serve your customers better and earn repeat business, with better sharing of data

Sage X3 delivers fast, simple and seamless access to data creating greater awareness of your organisations capacity to accommodate complex customer demands quickly. Sage X3's extensive workflow automation capability and alerts help your organisation reduce response time to customer demands. Sage X3 makes it easier to access customer data and inventory, as well as create documents on mobile devices. With the option for advanced inventory analysis and optimization Sage X3 can quickly help a company reduce stock on hand figures whilst improving customer service levels. The collaborative nature of Sage X3 makes the job of winning and retaining customers much easier.

Sage ERP allows you to scale and expand to new markets or geographies

Sage X3 delivers global management capabilities and supports expansion into new geographies. The Web native technology, distributed computing capability and single folder “Universe” of Sage X3 makes it ideal for Groups operating multiple entities, currencies and operating within multiple jurisdictions. Built using a single folder containing your entire enterprise, re-calibration of your reporting regions, pyramids and corporate structure to accommodate changing conditions is easily enacted helping management produce meaningful reports and to manage inter-site, inter-entity and consolidated movements within your group.

Sage X3’s web service-oriented technology allows you to integrate with cloud and industry-specific service applications. Sage X3 V7 offers connectors for a number of services including integration with Magento eCommerce sites, the advanced Sage Inventory Adviser service, CAD, PLM, CMMS, Banking and EDI services.

Sage X3 was designed both technically and functionally for mid market companies with up to 2000+ system users and complex business processes. Offered as a SaaS, subscription or under a traditional licensing model Sage X3 has the flexibility to suit both mature and emerging mid market enterprises.

Create cash flow from within and invest in growth, by eliminating inefficiencies and costs

The distribution suite for Sage X3 allows you to optimize warehouse management across one or multiple sites, reducing capital invested in stock and improving fill rates and customer service levels. The manufacturing suite for Sage X3 also allows you to improve, monitor and optimize planning and production costs from procurement to scheduling through to storage of finished goods for sale.

Sage X3’s Reporting and Business Intelligence tools help manage and optimize cash flow. Sage X3 features purchase approvals, requests for quote, commitments, contracts, inventory forecasting, and margin controls on sales documents plus business partner average days to pay, data that aids with tight cash flow management.


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