📅 Year End Planning

Did someone say Year End? 📆 If needed, we can help. Space is limited, contact us today. Balancing: we can log in and verify you’re in balance on all of your control accounts prior to year-end. Processing: we can run your year-end processes for you. We’ll generate the year-end jobs and confirm that you’ll be able to openjournal for the new year. You’ll get an email confirming that year-end is complete along with an extract of your trial balances for your…

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We Are Central Data!

  • April 17, 2019
  • Blog

New Central Data logo installed April 2019 Out with the old, in with the new. In 1973, Central Data Systems was formed, today We Are Central Data! Over the past year we've started to empower our brand by dropping the word SYSTEMS from our company name. The word Systems means a set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network. For most of our 40+ years, these systems encapsulated the core technology requirements of a…

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Welcome Kristen and Casey!

New faces on the Central Data team. Kristen Binge – Business Consultant (Accounting focus)Kristen is graduating from Davenport University in Grand Rapids with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. As business consultant, she will focus on GL/AR/AP and we are so excited to have Kristen join the team. A special shout out to Jan Zambelli for bringing Kristen’s resume forward! Casey Fitzgivens – Support Analyst (SX.e/CSD)Casey most recently spent eighteen months at Infor in their ICS group which for those that…

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TUG Connects 2019: Central Data Guide

From March 13th -16th, Central Data will be returning to TUG Connects in Orlando. This annual user conference for Infor SX.e,  Infor FACTS and Cloud Suite Distribution customers is an annual "must attend" event for operational leaders at distribution companies. This years event is packed with informative sessions, demonstrations and keynote presentations featuring Charles Phillips, Peter Sheahan and Jacqueline Woods. The official TUG Connects 2019 agenda can be viewed here and don't forget to visit our booth at the Distribution…

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Central Data Acquires Lowery Systems in St. Louis

We have exciting news! We recently completed our acquisition of Lowery Systems, Inc. (LSi). Providing a complementary suite of services to Central Data’s current offering, St. Louis-based LSi will increase our customer base by 30 percent and bring a host of new opportunities to our existing clients. As you know, Central Data provides end-to-end technology solutions to help wholesale distributors of all sizes and industries increase productivity, improve profitability and drive growth. Our services and products include consulting, ERP software…

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When evaluating new ERP, the partner is as important as the software!!!

  • March 22, 2018
  • Blog

When evaluating new ERP, the partner is as important as the software!!! Embarking on an ERP evaluation includes embarking on a partner selection as well. The process of evaluating an ERP can seem overwhelming and confusing. Where do you start? What do you look for? ERP buyers typically know the “usual suspects” and know what, they need to evaluate in terms of functionality. Buyers may also speak to their colleagues and competitors, attend industry events and typically have a short…

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Navigating ERP Selection and Implementation: A 5-Step Process

  • March 12, 2018
  • Blog

The benefits of ERP are well-known – improved customer service, streamlined operations, competitive advantage, business growth, etc. However, selecting the wrong system or a poor implementation can set your company’s progress back by years. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system selection and implementation are two of the most important things a company has to “get right”. For distribution management, a successful ERP implementation can help you: Improve customer satisfaction while minimizing cost Reduce order times Know your true costs Know where…

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True Cloud Applications For Manufacturers

  • February 21, 2018
  • Blog

Manufacturers who lead have embraced the cloud. Have you? Modern ERP systems improve user experiences, ensure process workflow, and integrate document management. It also improves the overall business with end-to-end functions, internal and external collaboration, and significantly reduces IT issues by using “true cloud” technology. That’s why the companies you compete with have already started moving to the cloud. From a recent IDC report: “The SMB innovators and early adopters have already moved to the cloud; the early majority is…

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TUG Connects 2018: Prep

  • February 8, 2018
  • Blog

A majority of your work in attending TUG Connects is done before you even leave home - Be Ready!   Attending conferences can be an overwhelming convergence of new information, connections and business tools. While scheduling effectively and paying close attention is key, it's your preparation before you even attend that can make the real difference. That's why at Central Data Systems, we’ve created a workshop specifically to help you prepare for your TUG Connects 2018 experience.   Our complimentary…

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