The Benefits of Using “Ventures”

Business Growth

Customers often come to us trying to manage various aspects of their shipping schedules. There are several complaints we hear often: They have one sales order or purchase order with multiple shipments spanning an entire year. Their customer is sending one purchase order but they want to be able to invoice the shipments as soon […]

Did you know? Vendor or Customer Specific Pricing and Product Names

Bill

Did you know that in VISCO you can manage customer or vendor specific pricing and product names? When editing a Product in VISCO,  under the tabs ‘Customers’ or ‘Vendors’, you can designate what products are sold to what customers and for how much. This makes it easy for your sales and purchasing teams when entering […]

How Landed Costs are Calculated in VISCO

Financial

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 […]

Integration with TrueCommerce EDI

Shopping

True Commerce is an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange system) used by many companies to send orders to their vendors. Some of the companies that True Commerce works with are Amazon, Walmart and Target which require use of this program to fulfill their orders. These companies use True Commerce to send and validate purchase orders à […]

Uploading Data in Bulk

All new customers now have the option of uploading data in bulk.  There are three bulk upload tools available out of box and then we do custom upload tools for customers with specific requirements. Out of Box Upload tools: Products-You can grab lists of products from customers of from suppliers and upload them using an […]

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 […]

Using Alerts to Solve Unique Problems-Part 2

Marketing

The second case study in the alerts series is based on a Chemical Importer with global offices through Europe, Asia and Africa.  They came to us looking for a way for their separate offices to communicate as they are all doing separate tasks in the system. For example, the sales staff in Europe are creating […]

The Power of Using Accruals to Estimate Landed Costs

business

Accruals in Visco are an estimated cost, usually applied to a Purchase Order, Container or Bill of Lading, that acts as a place holder for costs that will be applied once an invoice is received from a vendor. Something like a Storage Charge can be applied as a line item on a Purchase Order. Or […]