Why Global Trade Businesses should use ERP Software

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ERP Software, or Enterprise Resource Planning Software, is the software application that a company uses to integrate all departments within a company so the entire organization is able to share the same set of information. Traditionally, this type of software is purchased or built by large organizations who are willing and able to spend millions […]

NetSuite vs. VISCO

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This is a question that is asked of us often, to the point that I feel compelled to answer it in a blog post.  To start with, it is not really a “vs.” thing because you can (and many of our customers do) run VISCO and NetSuite together in an integrated environment. In this way, […]

Warehouse Management

A common request that customers have for us is to help them maintain and manage warehouses, lot details and inventory levels. Here is a quick breakdown of the ways VISCO can help provide solutions to whatever inventory or warehousing issue your company may be facing. 1-Re-Order Points: VISCO has the ability to keep track of […]

Save Money on Ocean Freight by Maximizing Cargo Space

VISCO has recently set out to provide another solution to a common customer problem. Many of our customers are looking for a way save money on ocean freight costs by maximizing the cargo space in the containers they are shipping.  To accomplish this they are able to set Carton and Pallet information at the product […]

How Landed Costs are Calculated in VISCO

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VISCO is often used in tandem with an integrated accounting software like Quickbooks or Great Plains. VISCO itself does not track or store payment information, or link to bank accounts.  The value of entering costs in VISCO is that the system allows companies to get accurate landed cost data on each lot or shipment that […]

Customer Relationship Management in VISCO

Many of our customers come from using spreadsheets to manage their customer data, promotions, samples, specification requests, quotes and then the follow up of each. In VISCO we have created a module for CRM, so that everything is in one place, visible to everyone with permissions within the company and trackable. VISCO CRM has 3 […]

Inventory Management

Some of our customers manage inventory at several different warehouse locations. We often hear concerns about under or over buying goods, losing track of product, and communication to and from warehouse staff. With VISCO’s customizable inventory management tool, you too can get a handle on inventory in one or many warehouses. Inventory is tracked based […]

How to improve efficiency using VISCO vs. QuickBooks and Excel Spreadsheets

A lot of our customers come over to VISCO after using a combination of excel spreadsheets, email and Quickbooks, in order to conduct business. Using multiple interfaces that are not available to everyone in the company at all times, can be restrictive and inefficient.  A lot of companies complain about a back and forth between […]

We Made It! We are officially a NetSuite Competitor

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Typically these posts are professionally written, information heavy descriptions of the latest happenings in Global Trade and Global Trade software, this is not a traditional post however.  If you’ll pardon the indulgence, I wanted to instead take a moment to celebrate a milestone in our company’s history. We have been acknowledged officially as a worthy […]

QuickBooks Integration: Default and Customized Points of Integration

By Default, VISCO integrates with QuickBooks at 4 major points: Vendor Data Updates Customer Data Updates Posting of AP Cost Entry Posting of AR Invoices In order for Customer and Vendor data to be able to push updates to QuickBooks the Accounting Key in VISCO must match the name of the customer’s or vendor’s name […]