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New modules provide Excel integration and optimal inventory management to Sage Business Software

Sage, the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, has added two integrated modules to its Sage 200 product line giving a greater level of Excel ® integration and better inventory management information, helping save businesses time and money.

London, 27 October 2016 - Both Excelerator for Sage 200* and Sage Inventory Advisor are new additions to Sage 200, a leading business management solution that manages complex processes across all departments, from accounts to supply chain, business intelligence and integrated CRM.

Excelerator for Sage 200 creates seamless, two-way integration from Excel® to Sage 200 Extra and Extra Online. With a mouse click, data is validated and updated safely to the business software, which will accelerate data entry tasks, provide greater business insight by opening up access to more accurate data and reduce data processing costs by up to 50%**.

The module provides Excel ® integration with a number of Sage 200 modules, including journals, invoices, stock and more and users can interact with the business software without having to leave Excel ®.

The benefits for businesses using Excelerator for Sage 200 include:

  • Harnessing the familiarity of Excel ® to securely edit and create journals, invoices, orders, stock items, in a simple, intuitive way
  • Saving time and money while increasing data accuracy
  • Access to better quality business insight
  • Reduction in data processing costs
  • Quick installation and an easy to use system

While Sage Inventory Advisor, available for Sage 200 Extra, is a cost-effective cloud application that helps companies reduce excess inventory and free up working capital while minimising stock-outs and increasing revenue. Using feedback from Value Added Resellers this solution now provides visibility of inventory levels and investment, produces quality forecasts and optimal replenishment recommendations.

The benefits for a wholesale company, manufacturer or retailer includes:

  • Helping to release cash that is tied up in excess inventory
  • Improving fill rates and reducing stock outs by having the right products in the right place at the right time
  • Reducing working capital and freeing up 15% to 20%* of cash tied up in inventory by reducing excess stock and actioning surplus orders
  • Improve fill rates and forecasting

Richard Pryer, Product Manager at Sage, said: “This is the first of a range of modules we’ve been collaborating on with our partners to introduce enhanced products - that customer want and need - to the marketplace.

"We're constantly working to deliver solutions that help business owners do what they need to do in the most effective and efficient way so that they can concentrate on what they do best - growing their empire.

"Sage 200 uses smart technology to simplify, automate and speed up business support tasks, making business information and processes more accessible on the go, wherever the business needs to access it.

"This will help them focus on being more strategic and responsive to changing customer needs, which in turn will help make the business more profitable.”

Media Relations at Sage

Kate Bonner, Director of Communications 
Telephone: 0191 2943269
E-Mail: [email protected]