New Features to Look for in Acumatica 2020 R2

If you need a business management solution or ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) that fits your industry, is flexible, customizable and easy to update because it’s in the Cloud, look no further than Acumatica. It won an Editors’ Choice Award from in both 2018 and 2019, which noted its ease-of-use, customization capabilities, mobility features and pricing model among reasons to consider it for your company.

In the newly released Acumatica 2020 R2 ERP solution, every application module has been enhanced in some way.

New Functionality Added to Acumatica Cloud ERP

No matter your business focus, Acumatica 2020 R2 has a wide range of new features designed to empower users to deliver their best results by working smarter, not harder. The update delivers both usability improvements and added functionality to make Acumatica an even better option for growing businesses.

A Modern User Experience

No matter what you do, your ERP solution is only as powerful as its user experience. As always, Acumatica ERP software has worked hard to deliver improvements to the core product:

  • Automatically create AP documents – Create important financial documents directly from your vendor bills to save time. 
  • Access recently viewed records – Instantly see your most recent records to save time in searching. Acumatica 2020 R2 stores up to 500 of your most recent records for easy retrieval. Records are easily organized by document type to help you dial in on what’s important at the moment. 
  • Gain real-time visibility – Dashboards and common areas automatically refresh so you can trust you’re working with the latest insights and details.
  • Simplify generic inquiries – An intuitive interface allows users to make generic inquiries not related to specific customers, documents or data.
  • Preview query results – Users can get a data preview of query results before clicking through to make sure they’ve found what they need. This can help save time in backtracking and forming new queries.

Vertical-Focused Enhancements

Acumatica has earned a reputation for creating powerful features specific to various industries, and the new Acumatica 2020 R2 is no different. Here’s a look at the superior functionality and enhancements that will help you dominate your market:

  • Cross-company sales capability – This unique feature allows companies to buy and sell from each other to streamline sales growth.
  • Native Shopify integration – Acumatica 2020 R2 connects directly with your Shopify store to supercharge your B2C commerce. This new integration was built on a brand new commerce engine that makes it easy to connect your e-commerce applications.
  • Reduce bad debt – Simplify and streamline the collections process with faster payment and credit card processing directly in the ERP solution.
  • Protect shipments – Postpone shipments until payment is received, helping protect your products and finances and minimize collections and penalties.
  • Flexible appointment scheduling – New appointment features allow your appointments to span multiple days. This makes it easy to log miles, breaks and expenses for single jobs across multi-day projects.

Future-Proof Features

No matter your industry, Acumatica ERP software serves to improve everything from warehouse management to advanced planning and scheduling to distribution. The new launch of its game-changing management solution enables all of the above using features that help you future-proof your business operations:

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning – AI and ML are the foundation of automation to help you slash time without cutting corners. These features are put to work in multiple aspects of Acumatica’s new ERP software, including automatically generating AP documents and providing real-time insight.
  • Advanced workflow engine – Visually modify workflows to gain a better understanding of how operations are conducted. Easily make changes to your management solution to see how new processes impact the overall ecosystem.
  • OData standards supported – Acumatica ERP software supports the latest OData standards to keep you compliant.
  • Mobile device compatibility – Access critical data in Acumatica from mobile devices in a tailor-made mobile experience.
  • Open architecture – An open platform allows for rapid integrations, scalability and ease of use to position you for future growth.

More About Acumatica

While there are many benefits to selecting Acumatica as your ERP solution, one of the biggest is its ability to innovate. Thanks to its 100% Acumatica partner model, the company can focus a high percentage of its staff on research and development while allowing a selective and well-trained group of Acumatica partners, like NexTec Group, the freedom to customize a solution for customers like you.

Knowing this, the company’s innovation is put on display during its semi-annual updates—times where Acumatica can show off the new features and functionality added to the platform.

Learn More About Acumatica 2020 R2

NexTec Group is proud to be an Acumatica partner. We’ve helped hundreds of customers modernize and grow their businesses with Acumatica and would love to show you how the solution can work for your company. To learn more about Acumatica 2020 R2 and to see a live demo of the product, register for our upcoming webinar or reach out to us

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