Sage X3; review

By A R  |  11 Sep 2019  |  Business, Popular, ERP Pricing, Simple, 

What is Sage X3

Sage X3, formerly known as Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management, is an ERP software suite by the award winning, UK headquartered, Sage PLC. Sage X3 is a top tier business management suite for companies and includes integrated functionality for financial management, sales, customer service, distribution, inventory, and manufacturing, and business intelligence. 

Who is it most suited for?

Extensively configurable, Sage X3 can be molded to fit user roles and organizational preferences. The system is built around the core features of visual processes, automation, alerts, document management, quick communication tools. Sage X3 is most suitable for organizations with an international presence as it is designed to support multiple languages, currencies, taxation and legislation

Main Features (but not limited to)

  • Accounting
    • Standard accounting
    • Advanced Revenue Recognition
    • Currency management
    • Tax Management
    • Multi-company Consolidation
    • Inter-company accounting

  • Business Intelligence
    • Real time visibility
    • Built-in reporting tools
    • Customizable reports
    • Real time dashboards
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Business Alerts

  • Sales & Customer service
    • Billing
    • E-Commerce
    • Order Management
    • Multiple Pricing strategies
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Order Shipping
    • Service Level Agreement Management

  • Manufacturing & Production
    • Complex Bill of Materials
    • Process Management
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Job Costing
    • Work In Progress and routing
    • Work Orders
    • Material Requirement Planning
    • Production Scheduling
    • Quality Control

  • Warehouse & Fulfillment
    • Multi-site Inventory Management
    • Complex Distribution
    • Scanning and Barcoding
    • Serialization
    • Lot Tracking
    • Shipping Automation
    • Stock Level Alerts

  • Procurement & Planning
    • Purchase Order Management
    • Approvals
    • Requisitions
    • Budgeting
    • Planning
    • Demand Management
    • Forecasting

What we think of it

Sage X3 is deeply configurable which directly means that Sage X3 is able to provide a tight fit to the needs of the business. Another major plus point for Sage X3 is that the user experience while interacting with the system is positive as the user interface is breezy and smooth. We have found that manufacturing-centric customers are particularly more leaning towards recommending Sage X3 to other businesses, unsurprisingly as Sage X3 does have manufacturing at the heart of it.

We should also account for the features that Sage X3 comes with out of the box. This proves to be especially advantageous for businesses as it tends to be more complete solution, reducing the need for third party integrations.

Over all, we find Sage X3 to be a reliable and robust solution for businesses that are looking for more than a basic accounting suite.

We rate Sage X3 a solid 4.5/5

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