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, […]

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 […]

What does the VISCO Sales mobile app do?

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Using the VISCO Mobile application your team is able to enter and view quotes, sales, orders, purchase orders, check inventory, view customer information and much more right from their mobile phone or tablet. Inventory Lookup   The inventory module allows for users to view Inventory, default sales prices, and quantities that are available right from […]

VISCO CRM 5.0

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VISCO’s 5.0 CRM module allows you to track Customer and Vendor Opportunities, Sourcing Request, Customer Quotes as well as manage contacts.   The Opportunities module in VISCO that allows you to track potential prospects (leads) for sales or purchases.  Within Opportunities VISCO can track Sample request, product pricing request, specification request, and more. Each opportunity […]

How an importer gets automatic container status updates in their ERP software

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In Visco you can track the status and shipping dates on all containers manually or through the integration that we offer with Marine Traffic. Using the Marine Traffic integration means that you can turn on tracking per container and the status and container information will be updated. This is extremely beneficial to our customers because […]

Data Entry Just Got Faster-A History of the VISCO interface

From time to time we have solicited feedback from users on what they would like to improve about the software.  The most common request from the past 15-20 years has been to simplify the user interface and allow users to enter orders faster.  The problem was that the workflow in the system was so fundamental […]

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 […]