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SalesPad v5.4.10

Release Note Highlights: What’s In SalesPad v5.4.10?

SalesPad v5.4.10 is now available!  A variety of new features have been introduced since 5.4.6, including: HubSpot Integration SalesPad now supports automated data flow between SalesPad/GP and HubSpot.  This new integration automatically syncs customers and contacts, product information, and sales documents between these two systems.  This is a separate license from SalesPad, so please contact […]

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Warehouse Management Metrics: KPIs You Need to Be Tracking

If organizational stakeholders or investors ask about the efficiency of your warehouse operations, can you support your response with hard data? If not, you’ll probably end up having to rely on anecdotal evidence and generalized answers. Unless you are tracking relevant warehouse management metrics, it’s impossible to understand what goes on in the day-to-day. If […]

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3 Underutilized ERP Metrics to Measure Implementation Success

For leaders with hopes of both scaling and modernizing their business, implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system can be the key to streamlining core business processes. It can help drive business agility through automation. In addition, it has the potential to carve a path toward a new, insight-driven way of working that’s fueled by […]

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The Future of Warehouse Management

The mounting pressure to optimize—and even revolutionize—warehousing has long challenged businesses with disrupted or inefficient supply chains. Still, there hasn’t always been a clear, future-facing, and cost-effective path toward modernization. This has sparked hesitation among organizations looking to ensure a smart and valuable investment.  But as the rise of disruptors and innovations like artificial intelligence […]

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ERP Templates: Simplifying Your Search

Choosing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform is no small task. You need to make sure it meets your core functional requirements and supports essential business processes, such as inventory management and project management, all while aligning with your implementation methodology. With so many variables at play, it is no wonder that ERP implementation projects […]

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Understanding the ERP Industry

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provides your organization with an all-in-one solution for managing business processes and optimizing operational efficiency. As a single source of truth, cloud-based ERP tech includes a wealth of tools and functionalities that give you a competitive edge and empower you to better serve your customers.  In this deep dive into […]

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2024 ERP Statistics You Need to Know

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software promises huge benefits, including better insights into inventory levels, business process improvements, and a sizable return on investment (ROI). But do supply chain management technologies like ERP software really live up to the hype? In most cases, the answer is a resounding yes.  However, there are some challenges associated with […]

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ERP Trends to Watch in 2024

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology has been around for decades, but it is constantly evolving in response to changing business processes and shifting user demands.  The transition from on-premise systems to cloud-based solutions represents one of the most significant changes to the ERP ecosystem in years. But it is just the beginning, seeing as it […]

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The History of ERP

If we were to pick one technological innovation that has revolutionized business operations, enterprise resource planning (ERP) would be the clear choice. From streamlining core business processes like human resources (HR) and inventory management to integrating essential software systems, enterprise resource planning systems have impacted virtually every aspect of modern organizations.  Nevertheless, to fully understand […]

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The Future of ERP: Exploring What’s Next

We live in a world where technology continues to evolve at breakneck speeds, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) innovations are no exception. Staying ahead of the curve is vital, so as we look to the future of ERP, it’s crucial to understand how emerging trends will impact your core processes and business functions.  Why the […]

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SalesPad by Cavallo EDI Automation

Automate Your EDI and Leave Manual Order Entry Behind

If you currently or plan to sell to retailers, then there’s no doubt that you’ll be using EDI, Electronic Data Interchange, to facilitate transactions. If you want to ease communication with your trading partners, you can benefit immensely from SalesPad by Cavallo® EDI. Enable that communication channel and drive more revenue without adding significant effort. […]

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EDI: A Comprehensive Guide

In the dynamic world of product-based businesses, efficient communication and streamlined operations are paramount to a successful operation. Enter Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), a transformative tool that reshapes the way businesses exchange information. Discover the role EDI plays in business, its practical applications, how it is used across various industries, and the benefits and risks […]

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SalesPad v5.4.10

Required Update for UPS Paperless Invoicing

We recently announced required updates for everyone who uses ShipCenter for international shipments via UPS. UPS is implementing a new surcharge for international shipments that require commercial invoices and are not processed with paperless invoicing. Per UPS: “Customers that are not using UPS Paperless® for Commercial Invoices associated with international shipments will be subject to a surcharge that […]

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SalesPad v5.4.10

SalesPad v5.4.6

SalesPad v5.4.6 is now available!  A host of new features and updates have been introduced since 5.4.2, including: Automation Agent Updates The Remove Sales Batch Holds job settings have been expanded – this job now provides configuration options for: Which batches to affect Whether to forward documents after hold removals Whether to use workflow plugins […]

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Cavallo Partner News: Quarter 1, 2024

It is with great excitement that we welcome Zach Wetta, the new Senior Vice President of Sales, to the Cavallo® leadership team as we prepare to launch several new game-changing products into the market. Zach’s wealth of sales and go-to-market strategy experience will be instrumental in helping us continue to help others as Cavallo moves […]

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SalesPad v5.4.10

SalesPad v5.4.2

SalesPad v5.4.2 is now available! This latest release is packed with valuable new features, such as: FedEx REST API Updates  New FedEx extended module and updated ShippingV2 module New settings exist for new/updated handling The New Access Token Maintenance screen allows users to view and revoke existing access tokens and generate new access tokens Learn […]

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SalesPad v5.4.10

UPS/FedEx REST API Updates

We have an important announcement regarding required upgrades for everyone who uses UPS or FedEx for address validation within SalesPad or for shipping within ShipCenter. UPS and FedEx are switching to new REST API services, which require SalesPad and ShipCenter to be updated to work with these new services. This required upgrade will affect: Everyone […]

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New Hire for Cavallo Sales Team

Strategic Addition to Leadership: Cavallo Appoints New Senior VP of Sales

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN It is with great excitement that Cavallo, a world-class technology software provider of both on-premises and cloud-based offerings, named Zach Wetta the new Senior Vice President of Sales in January of 2024. Zach brings with him a wealth of sales and go to market strategy experience from his previous role as the […]

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Business Central Implementation

Ensure a Successful Business Central Implementation

If your scaling business is ready to accelerate growth, work smarter, and embrace agility, you’re likely already considering an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.  Among the most popular ERP solutions for small and mid-sized businesses is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. This all-in-one business management solution connects data across your organization, so you can use […]

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Microsoft Business Central Pricing

The Hidden Costs Behind Microsoft Business Central Pricing

In today’s rapidly changing and increasingly digitizing market, companies looking to scale need the right business solution to simplify every element of what makes their organization successful. Ready to revolutionize your accounting and financial management? To streamline your sales, operations management, customer service management, project management, or supply chain management? Dynamics 365 Business Central is […]

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Bridge to Cloud 2

Bridge to Cloud 2: The Cost of Migrating

The kinds of businesses that are investing in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) technology range from small-scale companies to massive multinational enterprises. Unsurprisingly, the ability to leverage an agile and flexible business tool that can unify data, streamline operations, boost efficiency, and drive informed decision-making is attractive across the board.  But the most important characteristic all […]

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business central partner

Accelerate Success with a Business Central Partner

Any scaling business today understands the crucial role the right technology can play in enabling frictionless and accelerated growth. While many are still bogged down by legacy systems and on-premise solutions, the leaders of the pack are more and more often turning to cloud technologies. Dynamics 365 Business Central (sometimes referred to simply as D365 […]

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Business Central for Manufacturing

The Top Benefits of Business Central for Manufacturing

In the face of rapid digitization, intense competition, and tightening margins, manufacturers find themselves at a crossroads.  They’re being pushed to choose between innovating and adapting to change or continuing business as usual and hoping they can remain competitive. Most are being swayed to modernize their approach to business management by the promise of process […]

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Business Central for Construction

Why Business Central for Construction?

Like many others, the construction industry is modernizing and digitizing alongside its customers. This means embracing future-ready technologies like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in favor of the industry’s long-standing yet error-prone, pen-and-paper-based approach to business management.  As a result, the construction sector is looking at bringing in an estimated $11.13 billion in projected revenue […]

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