SMBs who are still using throw-back methods---mailing invoices and checks--as the backbone of their procurement and payables departments are still floundering in the Dark Ages. Yes, there are innumerable third party apps that celebrate your decisions to keep on using your legacy programs. They may offer what appear to be long-term solutions, such as using their app to email your invoices for a fee.
Ultimately, their quasi-integrated app ensures the accounting department that ‘all is well’ with no need to replace their on-premise accounting system, or migrate programs to the cloud. To further perpetuate accounting errors due to manual entries, and duplicate billings, they continue pushing back on a
Business owners considering a cloud-based option,
“Everywhere you turn, the advantages of cloud are being touted - to such an extent that you could be forgiven for thinking that on-premise solutions are obsolete. With the increasing complexity of software licensing, the difficulties of provisioning applications across large distributed environments, and the need to contribute to the bottom line by increasing productivity while streamlining IT administration, cloud is undeniably appealing.”
NetSuite provides QuickBooks users the opportunity to turn away from disconnected apps and isolated files in favor a single system that is fully integrated. The platform is an ideal Quickbooks Online alternative for manufacturers to monitor every financial aspect of their production cycles, shipping, distribution and procurement throughout their supply chain as they monitor costs on the production line via supply chain management.
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