What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013? Descriptions of 60 New Features

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 is scheduled to be released December 1, 2013. But how is Microsoft Dynamics GP different than previous releases? What are the new features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013? Check out the list of 60 features below and then download “What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013” (pdf) to read a brief description of each new feature. These are grouped in several categories:

  • 12 new Dynamics GP 2013 Foundation features
  • 27 new Dynamics GP 2013 Financial features
  • 14 new Dynamics GP 2013 Distribution features
  • 7 new Dynamics GP 2013 Human Resource and features


Dynamics GP 2013 Foundation Enhancements

  1. Sending documents in email messages (E-Mail Functionality)
  2. Sales Order Processing Transaction lists (E-Mail Functionality)
  3. Server type for email (E-Mail Functionality)
  4. Password protection for Word documents (E-Mail Functionality)
  5. Metrics (Homepage Enhancements)
  6. Customization (Homepage Enhancements)
  7. Naming system databases (Installation and deployment features)
  8. Analytical Accounting (Installation and deployment features)
  9. Select a printer when printing (Reporting)
  10. Print reports from maintenance windows (Reporting)
  11. 7 New predefined Word templates for Sales Order Processing (Word Templates)
  12. Address Verification Service for Payment Services (Payment Services for Microsoft Dynamics)


Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Enhancements

  1. Clear balances of unit accounts during year-end close process (General Ledger)
  2. Keep inactive accounts with zero balances during year-end close (General Ledger)
  3. View status during the year-end close (General Ledger)
  4. View net change and period balances for unit accounts at the same time (General Ledger)
  5. General Ledger batch approval information is stored (General Ledger)
  6. Reconcile subledgers to General Ledger (General Ledger)
  7. Edit payables information (Payables Management)
  8. Reprint remittance forms and check stubs (Payables Management)
  9. Information for voiding reconciled payments (Payables Management)
  10. Voiding check enhancements (Payables Management)
  11. Define labels for user defined fields in Customer Address Maintenance (Receivables Management)
  12. Apply un-posted multicurrency cash receipts (Receivables Management)
  13. Average exchange rate calculation method for currency translation (Multi Currency Management)
  14. BAI2 bank format added to Electronic Reconcile (Electronic Banking)
  15. EFT field length (Electronic Banking)
  16. EFT settlement date (Electronic Banking)
  17. Historical depreciation amounts (Fixed Assets Management)
  18. Fixed Assets Depreciation Detail Report (Fixed Assets Management)
  19. Book Setup window update (Fixed Assets Management)
  20. Depreciation Process Information window (Fixed Assets Management)
  21. Posting in detail to General Ledger (Fixed Assets Management)
  22. Edit distribution before posting batch to General Ledger (Fixed Assets Management)
  23. Intercompany transfers (Fixed Assets Management)
  24. Automatically generating the next asset ID (Fixed Assets Management)
  25. Fixed Assets Management calendars (Fixed Assets Management)
  26. Multiple budget selection for encumbrance (Encumbrance Management)
  27. Encumbrance integration with General Ledger (Encumbrance Management)


Dynamics GP 2013 Distribution Enhancements

  1. Select multiple serial numbers at one time (Inventory Control)
  2. Change standard cost for periodic valuation items (Inventory Control)
  3. Inactivate items (Inventory Control)
  4. Inactivate site and item-site relationships (Inventory Control)
  5. Reason codes (Inventory Control)
  6. Bin transfer history (Inventory Control)
  7. Select multiple serial numbers at one time(Inventory Control)
  8. Receive a message when purchase order like item is not fully invoiced (Purchase Order Processing)
  9. Track serial and lot numbers for drop-ship purchase orders (Purchase Order Processing)
  10. Quantity tolerances (Purchase Order Processing)
  11. Prepayments for purchase orders (Purchase Order Processing)
  12. Print back ordered items on picking tickets (Sales Order Processing)
  13. Combine multiple fulfillment orders into one invoice (Sales Order Processing)
  14. Ship to address enhancements (Sales Order Processing)


Dynamics GP 2013 Human Resource and Payroll Enhancements

  1. Life insurance premium age based on birthday or end of year (Human Resources)
  2. Default print option (U.S Payroll)
  3. Warning for duplicate checks (U.S Payroll)
  4. New Build Check File Exception Report (U.S Payroll)
  5. Edit Pay Code History information (U.S Payroll)
  6. FICA Tax Sheltered Annuity changes (U.S Payroll)
  7. PTO Exception Report (U.S Payroll)

That is 60 new features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013!


Learn more about Dynamics GP 2013 on our Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Launch Page. Get a free automated Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cost Quick Quote. (Note: This tool will use new Dynamics GP 2013 Perpetual Licensing pricing after December 1, 2012. Before December 1, 2012 Quick Quote get Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Business Ready Licensing pricing).

Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) is full featured financial management/ERP software built on the affordable and highly-scalable platform of Microsoft technologies. It is a complete solution for managing and integrating finances, e-commerce, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting, field service, customer relationships and human resources. Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 will be the best release yet!

By CAL Business Solutions, Connecticut Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Partner


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