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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Get Everyone Sharing the Same Information

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As many companies grow, they use a variety of software like QuickBooks, E-mail, Excel and Word to manage and share information.  This is understandable because these tools can help individual employees do their jobs more efficiently, but because each individual is working in their own little world and the information is not getting shared with […]

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 […]

Preparing Your Data for the Initial Data Conversion

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Typically we will bring in the lists of Products, Customers, Vendors, Warehouses, Freight Carriers, and Contacts during the initial data conversion.  Although complete data history can also be imported, this is not typical due to the added cost required to do this work during the implementation along with the fact this data can still be […]

Cloud vs. On Premise

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When deciding to use VISCO, companies have the option to use either the cloud based version of the software or the on premise version.  The actual functionality of the software is essentially the same in either case although there are some benefits of one vs. the other:   Cloud benefits: 1-Limited upfront costs-Since the software […]

Xero Integration Now Available

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We are proud to announce that VISCO now also integrates with Xero accounting software (www.xero.com). The integration itself will function very similar to the QuickBooks integration with the following integration points:   1-Customer Validation-As new customers are added in VISCO, or changes are made to existing customers, those changes get reflected automatically in Xero 2-Vendor […]