Who Uses This Software?

Company size between 30 to 500. Not suitable for chemical, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.


Average Ratings

55 Reviews
  • 3.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 3.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 3.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

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  • Pricing Details
    Custom Price
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Sage 300
  • go.sage.com/
  • United States

About Sage 300

Sage 300c helps small and medium companies manage their entire business across geographies without the cost or complexity of traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. The preferred solution for tens of thousands of companies across the globe, Sage 300c connects the most important aspects of your business. Sage also has an extensive network of third-party solution providers. Imagine a world where you can run your entire business with one trusted solution. Welcome to Sage 300c.


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Sage 300 Features

  • Accounting Management
  • CRM
  • Dashboard
  • Distribution Management
  • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Financial Management
  • HR Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Project Management
  • Purchasing
  • Sales Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Analytics
  • Branch Optimization
  • Channel Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Customer Engagement
  • Performance Management
  • Risk Management

Sage 300 Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Flexible accounting software

May 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: A very flexible software that can be customized to meet each client's needs. Easy to use and provides all the necessary tools for accounting and payroll.

Cons: A bit pricey. The reports when exported to excel needs a bit of work to come up with a good format.

Good enterprise accounting software

Apr 25, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Sage 300 is a fairly easy accounting software to learn, especially if you are required to train persons within your company. The report feature is quite good with lots of option for creating charts. This is a good tool to invest in if you want to take your business to the next step. The installation of the client side application is easy, with a few click and the application is installed. System Administrators will have no problems deploying this application.

Cons: The application user interface needs an overall to a more modern looking interface. Sage 300 interface does not scale well with high resolution monitors because the menu buttons become very smaller as the resolution increases.

We switched from Sage BusinessWorks to Sage 300 last year at the office with very mixed results.

Apr 21, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It makes things like receiving and bulk printing sales orders via EDI channels much faster and easier than they were before during our 20 year run with Sage BusinessWorks.

Cons: It's made some things much easier, in fact things that we needed to become easier in order to continue in business, but has added a layer of complexity to manual order processing functions making these much more difficult to manage. The consensus at the office is that BusinessWorks was easier to use for purposes like keying in orders, invoicing orders manually and then bulk printing or emailing those invoices, etc.

Overall: Ultimate the primary reasons we upgraded to Sage 300 were to automate the receiving of EDI orders from our largest customers (Walmart, Amazon, etc) and to facility an automated shipping label generation process and it has accomplished those things relatively well.

3 years of difficulties and workarounds

Apr 16, 2018
2/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It was easy to navigate and creating custom dashboards was helpful for the majority of our users and their roles.

Cons: There was so much. The database was a mess as far as naming conventions. Costing was not uniform across the platform. We had selected Standard cost for the whole system then later found out that many of our transactions were using weighted moving average to calculate cost anyway and that we could not change it. We had to add so many third party modules and workarounds. We are selecting a new ERP.

A little too difficult to navigate and too bulky but a decent product

Apr 10, 2018
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Sage lets us easily build chats of our accounting files and projects and input our payments/receipts in one place that everyone can access no matter where or when. There are some great features once you learn how to use the program and get used to some of the shortcuts that will help you overcome being afraid of navigating this program.

Cons: As I sort of mentioned above, this program is OK at what it does but it can seem a little bulky and can be tough to navigate for newer users who are unfamiliar with the program. Training new users can be a daunting task and time consuming but once they get it, this will make your life easier.

Mediocre

Apr 02, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy for companies that do a lot of mass hiring or contractors. Great for multiple managers and multiple jobs. Approval of time for hourly employees is easy.

Cons: The various ways you can get lost in the system without even realizing where you are. It did not feel like there was defined roles.

Sage 300 ERP is an awesome system.

Mar 19, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
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Comments: Just love it.

Pros: This product is very user friendly and it took me one day to get acquainted with the system just love it.

Cons: There is nothing that I did not like about the system would higher recommend to companies for their accounting department.

Capterra-loader

We have owned and used this software extensively since 2012.

Mar 16, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: Standardization. We were doing a lot of process work through excel, word, email, etc. This forced us to standardize how we operated and gave our clients a consistent experience over multiple projects. Job costing is capable of being more accurate than we need.

Cons: Lack of significant improvements to the software given the annual support and maintenance amount paid. Features tend to be minor with more significant improvements coming in the form of additional optional products for purchase.

Nice User Interface

Mar 14, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Worked on an integration project where the customer had Sage 300 and the user interface was one of the better experiences I have had with an ERP System.

Cons: Creating custom import file for Sage to import for Accounts Payable was difficult at times. Import utility wasn't as dynamic as we needed.

Sage 300 epr

Mar 13, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: An advanced software that any account must have in the business

Pros: Sage was recommended to once implemented it was easy to use from day one. Fast and simple to use. clear useful data which instantly made a positive impact on our business. it saved us time and money within its first month of use brilliant software a must-have for any company.

Cons: Sage is too complicated to both install and set up we have to get an outside company set up and install apart from this additional cost everything else was perfect.

SAGE is user friendly with great customer service

Mar 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Very User Friendly with a great HELP function as well as customer support at your fingertips! Should you have an issue their on-line support is extremely professional

Good meduim erp

Feb 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Its the most stable ERP we have used, its quality with good price, the application almost cover all business flavor and easy to use.

Cons: No major changes on the version, the sage support is bad, no workflow approval, need to improve the gui of the application.

Good basic accounting system

Feb 08, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
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Pros: Cheap and easy to use. This is a very basic system, great for our accounting needs but not for our manufacturing needs.

Cons: Not great visibility. Hard to run reports and drill back into details of what hit each account. Not great for our manufacturing needs

Sage on the Technical side

Feb 06, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Comments: Good Software. Thank that further deployments could be better with software patches.

Pros: Can host software on server. Database is nice and neat. Lots of tools for the Accounting team to use

Cons: Installs is a bit finicky. Many error's on the client end needing to be reinstalled multiple times. In need of some new versions.

Easy to navigate and understand, good for a medium size company where pastel is to small.

Feb 03, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: We have quite a complex business and as such required alot of custom setup luckily we had a very good company called Devote who could assist us with it. Being able to work anywhere at any time with a central server and handle the number of transactions with our reporting requirements is very handy.

Cons: The batch system can be frustrating at times if someone incorrectly deletes a batch. The crystal reporting system can also be hard to work with but if you intelligence reporter its fine.

We began working with Sage 300 in June 2017

Jan 17, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like the idea that the Software can grow with our company. After a short learning curb I am able to create reports that are needed with little assistance. With Acumen assistance it was a pleasant change from our previous software. Many things are just easier to get done in less time. Bank Reconciliation is a major factor.

Cons: It took a a couple of months for our staff to feel comfortable with the change. Looking for information in reports and understanding the software. But once they got over the change all has been smooth.

Overall: More detail reporting. Also the ability to personalize the reporting to the property and company.
Bank Reconciliation is quicker. JE are easier to use.

Sage - A great way to begin the year.

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I have been using Timberline/Sage since the "gold" product. I have been impressed with Sage's continual improvements throughout the years. I am hopeful as more property management company's hear about the product that additional R&D will go into the PM module.

Pros: Sage 300 is an excellent product for both the Construction the Property Management Industry. The PM module integrates extremely well with GL, AP and CM. It's easy to enter rent, charge fees and view tenant balances. The ability to add custom fields is superb. They are easy to add and easy to include on inquiries. I really like Inquiry Designer and the ability to export to excel.

Cons: Setting up properties requires that you set them up in both GL and PM. I understand the need for each but it would be great to set them up in PM and then the system interface with GL.

Sage 300 promised much at the point of sale; but Sage 300 did not deliver.

Dec 06, 2017
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Sage 300 had extensive reporting tools, which could be exported into Microsoft Excel and manipulated.

Cons: I least liked the fact that we had to go through a consultant to make just about any changes to our invoices/statements. It was not very user friendly or intuitive.

Okay accounting software but terrible for process manufacturing.

Dec 05, 2017
3/5
Overall
1 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Consistency across most modules. Sage Intelligence was helpful as well as some plugin reporting features.

Cons: Lot management was an add-on feature that did not integrate fully. Cost management was unwieldy. Manufacturing is only for discrete manufacturing but was sold to a process manufacturing company.

Overall: Accounting management system.

Cost-effective, quick to implement, and simple to use-Sage 300 ERP provides best-in-class solutions to automate workflow throughout your organization.

Nov 07, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Sage 300 ERP offers all the features you would expect from a powerful software solution: accounting, distribution, warehouse, manufacturing, sales, marketing, customer service, and business analytics-through business intelligence and real-time key performance indicator (KPI) dashboards

Cons: Payroll and inventory unavailable as 300 components. No hard timetable for adding modules. No flowchart/process navigation.

Inability of Sage 300 to do what Sage 200 did

Oct 30, 2017
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: We are nearing the end of a migration of our accounting package from Sage 200 to Sage 300. Our business requires us to put detailed descriptions in our purchase orders. The native field in Sage 300 only accommodates 60 characters; we need at least 130 characters in the field. We are told that we must purchase a third party program (nearly plus annual maintenance costs) in order to do in Sage 300 what we used to do in Sage 200. This is not providing good value.

Pros: Nice graphic user interface. Reasonable level of transactional capability, although the native version is weak on analytical capability.

Cons: Inability to provide same features as Sage 200. Substantial differences for the same functions. Seems to be from a different company.

Its our tool for register all activities for accounting

Oct 05, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is useful to export data to different kind of type files. it is has been installed in our server without problems.

Cons: The menu is not familiar like Peachtree (original software) and when the user make a transaction is a little hard to revert the operation.

I recommend software and engineering solutions to clients in facility management, fleet management and inventory software

Sep 14, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It has a menu base approach so the clients can pick and choose according to their needs. The prices for the various modules is reasonable

Cons: Service to many countries is hard to find. A minimum amount of training built in the price may help

How Sage 300 Help us in Daily basis

Sep 12, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Sage 300 can improve its integration process with Microsoft products as well as Procore

Pros: Reporting tool help us to understand day by day how is our company working. With business intelligence we can explain to our principals how their investment in working. The tax reporting calculates directly in the currency source doing very easy our account work

Cons: Sometimes when we try to edit data the program tends to be so slow that makes terrible do our simple job. When you try to get support from the support team, the process is archaic and not effective.

great features

Sep 05, 2017
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: There is not anything that I didn't like about the product

Pros: Computer friendly and it self explanatory system and I would highly recommend to someone else if anyone asked.

Good accounting package with lots of easy to use excellent features

Aug 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use, lots of good features, simple reporting works very well. For the price it tracks job costing very well.

Cons: We have tried some of the new features such as business intelligence. We have ran into issues that do not seem to have easy solutions. I would wait until it has been up and running for a couple of years next time.

The work of SAGE 300 ERP with Me in Lusaka, Zambia

Jun 12, 2017
3/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: We were trying to address the issue of going green meaning working in a paperless environment. We benefit in many ways as we had reduced on stationery cost, and work become faster as processes were integrated in the systems. It still requires improvement and the environment in which it works does not fully support or become compatible with local Vendors. The advice I would give to others is that they need careful planning so that they only ask for installation of packages suitable for their environment.

Pros: It automates manual work of processing purchase orders and eliminates physical postage of paper documents to third party (Suppliers). It integrates separate pieces of transactions into one, making work easy and shorten the overall time spent on processing one simple transaction e.g. Purchase requisition is generated by someone else then converted into a purchase order without altering many details. The system is able to make basic or advanced calculations of cost and taxes hence eliminating the burden of errors and omissions.

Cons: It is somehow expensive to run as it requires a perpetual subscription to be made. It is a system that cannot just be installed on the PC for a lifetime. Room for improvement is still available because it has a lot of steps (clicking is too much). We could not achieve the go-green aim as most of the time we were printing out physical copies of contracts as the environment in which we used the system did not have many vendors connected to the internet.

Array 3rd Parties Modules

Jun 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Has large array of 3rd parties modules that are industry or process specific. Sage 300 is modular and seamless integration of 3rd modules makes it fun to work with

Cons: Needs to improve on graphics and increase support for more database engine. Database engines such as Postgre are great open source engine and can't just be ignored.

Sage 300 name change only

Apr 28, 2017
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Thought you would have updated better drill down functionality and better reports in the system.

Pros: Hopefully once fully set up the reports in buisiness intelligence tools will save me time. Otherwise more cons than pros.

Cons: System set up is tedious and arduous and ever step of the way is manual. Reports still terrible I was expected much updated and improved from 7 years ago when I first worked with it.

Functionality

Apr 19, 2017
3/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Strong Data entry features - Sales order, ICT, AR, AP Customer Inquiry reports drill down - flexible

Cons: Negative stock quantity can be entered at order detail line and goes undetected so long as the order total remains positive Lack of restriction on Stock Warehouse selection during Order Processing-- There is l no control in place to restrict users to access stocks in specific system warehouse that they are assigned. A user can receive, transfer, sell stock in any warehouse in the system without any restriction How to handle PO Cancellations not available Reporting (supplier activity reports) not detailed as like provided in Accounts Receivable Difficulty is posting of Discount allowed to customers into General Ledger Suppliers Inquiry reports drill down -NOT flexible

Sage for Contractors

Apr 12, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Comments: The construction company I work for migrated from a small outdated accounting software to Sage over the past few years. Learning to use it has been challenging and if it wasn't for having previous users on our staff, I would still be struggling to learn it. However, now that I have started to master the basics of job cost management in Sage, it is becoming more useful. It is a very powerful piece of software and will continue to provide additional features for me to use as I further develop my skills using it. It is accurate and robust software.

Pros: Powerful, lots of built in reports and forms, relatively easy to use after some training and time.

Cons: Complicated, expensive and takes a very concentrated effort to learn.

SAGE Accounting

Feb 24, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Comments: I'm new to using this software and it took a little while to get comfortable. However, once I knew what I was doing, I felt confident in using the system. There are still a ton of items that I am not sure how to use but that is mainly because my job title does not require me to do so.

Pros: The data entry is very straight forward.

Cons: It's hard to know you're way around the system as a beginner.

Reporting customization

Feb 23, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Comments: Impossible to customize reports or checks without Crystal Reports editor or paying for the customization.

Pros: Can export to Excel easily.

Cons: Exported reports contain numerous additional and unneeded columns and rows which make it time consuming to sort and edit reports.

Sage

Jan 27, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I have used this software for a while for basic purposes and I was satisfied with its functionalities. It's worth the price. It's not an advanced software like high-end ERPs but it's a good accounting software

Pros: I have used this software for a while for basic purposes and I was satisfied with its functionalities. It's worth the price.

Cons: It's not an advanced software like high-end ERPs but it's a good accounting software

Recommendations to other buyers: Look into Quickbooks as well

Easy Sage!

Jan 20, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Sage is an amazingly easy software that allows you to control many of the aspects in accounting, software is also pretty fast and really easy to understand if you're new to it.

Pros: Easy

Cons: Tools

Recommendations to other buyers: Sage is a software that can be used for small as well as big businesses, if you're not a savvy person when it comes to software, then don't be afraid and try SAGE!

SAGE 300 ERP Efficiency

Jan 20, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I began using SAGE 300 ERP to start a project that was just being implemented. I had to build a chart of accounts and record numerous transactions. I was able to do this task with this one particular software.

Pros: The pricing structure is very interesting and attractive and I liked the fact that I was able to design the financial reports based on the company/personal needs in the intelligent reporting module.

Cons: It was not very user-friendly when I tried to export the Accounts Payable report to Excel. I had to save as a CVS file then copy and paste the columns that I needed, which made it a bit tedious. I had to run the intelligence report again from the beginning because new entries were posted. I was not able to edit anymore once I posted the entries so I had to make a reverse entry.

Recommendations to other buyers: Since my company is a small business we chose Sage 300 ERP, because it satisfy our needs and we do not have to make any long term commitment. The payment option is fascinating. So companies can pay in advance for one year or more and get a discount. The is also an option to pay month by month. With that said I think Sage 300 ERP is the way to go.

Sage 300

Dec 09, 2016
1/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It's not easy to use -- drill down capabilities are limited Very expensive and the balance sheet and income statement capabilities do not work. It costs a lot of money just to get the basics fixed.

SAGE Accounting for a Medical Device Manufacturer

Dec 08, 2016
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: The software is intuitive to use and covers most basic functioning. Some issues are navigating to find breakdowns to create "good" forms to export for data analysis. The dashboard could use a refresh, and better allotment for KPI display. There is a good redundancy for medical device record keeping we utilize within the system; i.e. tracking serial number and lot numbers of sensitive product built. This is a good double check within our Quality System.

Pros: Multiple product, division lines and businesses within the product

Full Ledger Accounting Package

Dec 05, 2016
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Modular, great security, solid product. Fantastic support from the manufacturer.

Cons: A bit of a learning curve for both use and administration.

Overall: I work in the IT Industry and I've worked at a company that sold Sage Products to multiple customers. Sage300 is a great system for workplaces that need a Full Ledger accounting package. It is sold in the standard modular state, if you need a feature, you buy it and add it on. AR, AP, GL, Bank Reconciliation, etc. It can integrate with multiple database solutions if I recall. They started out producing for Pervasive SQL, but I think you can get it for MSSQL now too.

A bit of a learning curve to get used to it. One of the nice features is the security of it. You can limit any user's rights to a very fine level.

Recommendations to other buyers: Sage tends to work through resellers. Make sure you find a reseller with a solid Sage person on staff.

Flexible ERP - Needs Good Office Processes

Dec 05, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Integration ability.

Cons: Takes a bit of learning

Overall: Have used this software for many years. It's not for very small businesses, but 10+ would find it a good fit. It forces you to do things right and leaves an audit trail. This can be great for the accountant in the business but can frustrate users that like to go, 'oops' I will delete that. You must reverse it. But if you are prepared to learn it, it can be very flexible and uses standard SQL for data. Easy to report on or integrate.

Getting the Most out of your (ACCPAC) Implementation

Nov 14, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: SAGE 300 ERP Accounting (ACCPAC) is on of the simplest accounting platforms to use out there; however, make sure you have proper guidance when setting up your source files; messing those up or not setting them the way you want exactly upfront can be a real pain when it comes to getting your financial reports. Also make sure to enter all required fields - it won't tell you what all of those are until you see gaps in your data on the financial reports. Hardware requirements won't break the bank and its a simple client-server installation that most can do in their sleep. Training can be accomplished in a few days to a matter of hours depending on your skill level (acumen). The standard package is your GL, AP, AR and your SM. If you have those you are ready to run your business. Add the PO module and you can deal with purchasing as well. This application is for small to medium size businesses. If you reach fortune 500 status or have more than 20 users start looking else where or be prepared to purchase a mega load of third party add-ons.

Pros: Easy to use Simple hardware requirements Semi-decent financial reports out of the box

Cons: After 20 concurrent users, cost of ownership becomes pricey To get enterprise level controls and process flow - you must purchase third party add-ons. Not enough levels of security for larger accounting departments No built in auditing - third party add-on required

Recommendations to other buyers: Great application for a small accounting department in a company of any size. Usually for small to medium size businesses. If you reach fortune 500 status or have more than 20 users, start looking else where or be prepared to purchase a mega load of third party add-ons. If you do a lot of POs and have many levels of approval make sure to get processing workflow with the PO module straight off the bat. More than decent application when used correctly.

Value for money

Nov 12, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Just like wine with age comes a better functionality and stability. Been using Accpac for 13 years now and it's like a good software

Pros: The batch system. Drill downs. User customization directoties. Security levels.

Cons: The ability to post an invoiced order thereby generating a new shipment isn't cool. The order entry should be like purchase orders. Once all shipped and invoiced it should be closed.

Recommendations to other buyers: Value for money. Go buy

Great place to start

Nov 10, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: We have used this for several years now with no glitches in the software itself. It is a great accounting/book keeping tool for small businesses. The user interface is very friendly.

Pros: Simple setup Understandable user interface

Cons: Fewer integration partners

Sage 300 ERP

Nov 04, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Can be customized to serve specific needs of clients.

Cons: Software is a bit complex. Needs training in order to be able to understand and use software.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make sure you get training when planning to avail of this software.

So far so good!

Sep 28, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The folks at CRM Systems Group have been fantastic throughout the entire process. Extremely helpful and knowledgeable, helping with every step of the way. It has actually been quite painless, despite the scope of the project.

Cons: I haven't had much time to use the software for a great length but so far there is nothing I dislike about it so far.

Recommendations to other buyers: Definitely give this software a try, it's been really good. The other side is make sure the folks who are helping you with the software are knowledgeable and helpful. They are a HUGE part of the entire "piece of the product". The software doesn't stand alone, the company that helps implement it is as important as the software.

i have no experience with Sage 300 ERP, only Sage 300 not ERP.

Sep 13, 2016
2/5
Overall
1.5 / 5
Ease of Use
1.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3.5 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The system is very robust and can be taylored to a lot of different company setups.

Cons: the Sage 300 system is cumbersome and slow. I have a lot of employees that work out of the office and the program is not remote or cloud friendly at all.

Recommendations to other buyers: if you need remote flexibility, this product is not for you

Archaic not user friendly late keeping up with new technology

Sep 08, 2016
2/5
Overall
1 / 5
Ease of Use
1.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3.5 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The project management portion of the software appeared at first to be a good tool. the more we worked with the product, the more we disliked it. Very difficult to find information, not good reports to show complete picture of job profitability, have to assemble different reports to come up with good clear picture of job cost status. the accounting software portion is archaic, again extremely hard to work with, archaic system, very ineffective and incurred substantial loss of productivity.

Cons: Must spend on training to understand how to navigate through the software and find the information we need. It is evident that the software provided neglected reinvesting in this product and making it user friendly and up to par with other software on the market today.

Recommendations to other buyers: I would personally not reinvest any time or money in this software unfortunately.

This product is extremely outdated with little to no customer support.

Aug 05, 2016
2/5
Overall
1.5 / 5
Ease of Use
2.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The best part of this program is the capability to deal with complex payroll systems. It allows for numerous pay rates- numerous overtime schedules and numerous union requirements.

Cons: The reporting on SAGE 300 ERP is basically non existent. The reports that do exist are not accurate, nor can they be trusted. The Purchasing module within this program is also very lac lustre. You cannot add vendors or products on the fly causing a back log in the purchasing department.

Recommendations to other buyers: Avoid SAGE 300 ERP all together. There are many newer software's that have the same payroll capabilities with better reporting.

Sage 300 ERP review

Jul 25, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3.5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Sage ERP 300 has long been one of the most reliable ERP solutions in the market place for many years. It is a well known brand represented by an enormous number of consultants. It is also one of the most supported solutions with respect to third party developers, providing solutions to address any market or close the loop on the purchasing / distribution cycle.

Cons: technical support is far better with individual VARS than with the software developer themselves. This is not necessarily their fault as it is easier for a consultant to have the whole picture of a clients site.

Recommendations to other buyers: Research the vast array of third party products that are fully integrated before thinking their is no option offered by Sage for your business.

It works. - Accounts Receivable

Jul 19, 2016
4/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: I enjoy being able to keep all monthly posting in one batch and not post it till I am absolutely ready.

Cons: I dislike not being able to go and revise the invoice, I have to make a credit to remove and debit to add a new one and the invoice number changes.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make sure this helps all areas before moving forward with it.

Sage 300 - Decent Product

Jul 07, 2016
4/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
2.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is relatively easy to use, and suits our business needs for now.

Cons: The ability to exactly tailor reports to what I want.

Recommendations to other buyers: Good basic system. Handles 95% of our needs in a $50M company.

Not good at all. with lots of disconnects...

Jul 06, 2016
2/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
2.5 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Nothing really. The price is reasonable other than that not worth it

Cons: You cannot get good support. It doesn't work well with PrintBoss check printers. No barcoding capablity.

Recommendations to other buyers: I am looking for a new accounting ERP program to migrate to

Sage 300 Review

May 24, 2016
3/5
Overall
2.5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The product does what we need it to do, which is keep the cash flow going. Recently acquired SSO for the service department which has been nice.

Cons: SM: The reporting is not very good, especially the agreement reporting. I would like to see more detail and ease with this. Also with the agreement billing/tasking. VERY labor intensive and time consuming. Job cost and PJ are fairly manual, but get the job done. Would like to see easier setup and estimating in JC.

Recommendations to other buyers: Mechanical contractor. I work 95% in the SM and the other 5% in JC.

Jan 26, 2012
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I am Leoni and working as the debtors clerk at Namibian Engineering Corporation in Windhoek, Namibia. What makes our company unique is the quality of products and services we render to our customers. We do solar geyser, pumping, water tank and genset installations as well as roof sealing. Our company has been using Sage ERP Accpac even before I got here (since the DOS version). The Accpac Group is currently busy with our upgrade to Sage ERP Accpac 6.0A. I am very excited. Learning something new everyday, like yesterday the AR-customer inquiry... all the detail... just love it! It is easy to search for transactions, by sorting, for example. Urda Laaser and Spiro Bond really impressed me. They are quick and accurate with whatever change I want. Especially the customized reports... they wowed me! Not to mention that whatever questions we have, they are there. The support we get is fabulous. How I have benefited with Sage ERP Accpac is in the time I have spent on it. The customized reports give me all the info I need to make sure all projects are running smoothly. I would actually like it if the AR invoicing could be searched by the invoice number rather than the batch number. I honestly recommend Sage ERP Accpac to anyone, from SME's to Huge Companies!

Jan 25, 2012
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We are a manufacturing business in NZ. We have been using Sage ERP Accpac for approximately 11 years, and I used it with two of my previous employers. We upgraded in 2011 to the 5.5 version. The upgrade took place over a weekend, so there really weren't any interruptions with anyone during our normal workday. There were a few changes that I needed to the layout of invoice, credit notes etc, after the upgrade, but this is totally normal. I find Sage ERP Accpac very good to use and easy to track any information required. I receive great customer support any time that I have phoned for help, and I have received great service in solving my problem. I hope that I have been of help.