xkzero Announces HQ Move

Leading ERP software publisher and supply chain consulting company xkzero has announced the move of its headquarters effective May 15, 2022.  The new location is One Overlook Point, Suite 120, Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069. The new headquarters is located about 20 miles north of Chicago O’Hare International Airport, and its former office in Des Plaines, Illinois. […]

How to Add a Custom Task to Your Sage 500 Menu

Did you know you can create custom tasks on your Sage 500 menu?  You can!  Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do so. What kind of tasks can I add? Custom BIE (Business Insights Explorer view) Custom report (Crystal Report) Word, Excel, etc. document or shared folder Website URL How do I create a […]

Closing the Fiscal Period & Fiscal Year in Sage X3

It is that special time of year again–the new year and year end for many businesses. Below is an outline of the steps required for period and year closing as well as period and year opening in Sage x3. The same steps will apply to all versions of the product. Please keep in mind that […]

Sage 500 Year End: Print or eFile 1099 and 1096 forms

This is a summary of the Sage 500 year-end procedure (version 2021 and prior) to submit 1099 and 1096 forms for tax year 2021. Note that the Sage 500 eFiling process uses Aatrix, which requires a one-time enrollment if you haven’t done so already.  This can be done near the end of the process (step […]

Steps to Help Defend Your Business From Cyberattack

ERP systems–the systems central to many businesses’ operations–are becoming the prime target for cyber attackers. ERP systems contain a treasure trove of information from across the entire organization. From company financials and intellectual property to sensitive personnel and vendor information–everything. These bad actors are deploying a form of malware that provides quick returns–ransomware. Ransomware locks […]

New Sales Tax Rules for Cross-Border Canadian Sales

New sales tax legislation has gone into effect in Canada that will impact certain businesses outside of the country. Companies affected will need to register for Canada’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). Companies will need to comply if they sell $30,000 CAD or more in products or services to Canadian […]

What’s New in Sage X3 2021 R3

Sage is continually improving the capability of Sage X3 ERP.  The latest update–Version 2021 (12) R3–is now available. Sage X3 2021 R3 has a number of improvements. Categories that have had updates include Finance, Compliance, Distribution, Manufacturing, Project management, and more. To read high level information about some of these changes, download the 2021 R3 […]

Sage 100 Mobile Credit Card Payment Processing with APS

Sage 100 now can securely process remote credit card payments through a mobile application for iOS.  The solution provides a way to streamline the sales process and provide better customer services to any company that uses Sage 100 and has remote–or field-based, showroom, or trade-show-based sales reps. The mobile Sage 100 Credit Card payment solution is delivered through the mobile sales app iSales 100 from xkzero, and leverages APS Payments’ secure payment processing integration for Sage […]

Mobile ERP: Web Apps vs Native Apps

Businesses going mobile with ERP have two choices when it comes to mobile apps. One group relies on a stable internet connection to complete transactions (Web Apps). The other group, Native Apps, are apps that can record transactions regardless of internet connectivity. There is another category–hybrid apps. But hybrid apps are essentially web dependent apps […]

New Opps for Distributors – Acumatica Summit 2020

Visit xkzero at Acumatica Summit! We’re very excited to be at Acumatica Summit 2020, and would love to meet you. For those of you who focus on Wholesale Distributor and Manufacturing industries, xkzero can be a great resource for you to create new recurring revenue streams and win new clients. As a Gold Sponsor, we […]