Yearly Articles: 2013

Video: Using Price Categories with Price Codes

Posted in Inventory

Acctivate EDI 940 (Warehouse Shipping Order)

Acctivate can export warehouse shipping orders to your 3PL (Third Party Logistics) provider via EDI.  This transaction is commonly referred to as the EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order transaction.  The EDI 940 reflects the Acctivate Sales Order detail lines for

Posted in EDI

Acctivate EDI 945 (Warehouse Shipping Advice)

To complete the EDI Warehouse Shipment cycle (begins with EDI 940 export) Acctivate also supports the EDI 945, or the Warehouse Shipping Advice document.  Below you will see the details for the fields included or that could be used from

Posted in EDI

Payments in Acctivate show as Unapplied

You may notice that some invoices that were paid in QuickBooks appear with a balance in Acctivate if you’re running an older version of QuickBooks. This problem is usually the result of using the Apply Credits button on the Invoice window in QuickBooks

Posted in QuickBooks and Sync

Upgrade to Microsoft SQL Server Standard Edition

Acctivate includes the free Microsoft SQL Server Express Edition.  You can easily upgrade to SQL Server Standard Edition for increased capacity and performance when necessary. Instructions Microsoft SQL Server Edition upgrades are handled through the standard SQL Server installer (setup.exe).  Please

Posted in Database, Installation

Upgrade Microsoft SQL Server

You may be required to upgrade to a newer Microsoft SQL Server version and/or edition.  For example, SQL Server 2005 Express Edition only supported databases up to 4GB.  The size limit in the Express Edition was increased to 10GB in

Posted in Database, Installation

Sales Order Line Types

The Acctivate system gives you a few options in the line types of the items entered on a Sales Order: P = Standard Product from Inventory (both Inventoried and Non-inventoried) N = Non-standard Product (this item is not stocked in

Posted in Sales

Carrier Insurance Option

The Carrier Insurance Option provides you with the ability to mark carriers that cover your shipments with insurance. To edit this go to File -> Configuration Manager -> Sales Orders -> Carrier Insurance Option

Posted in Configuration, Shipping

Include Shipping Charges on Invoices

Acctivate offers a Shipping Workstation module which allows customers to import and export Order and Package information via UPS Worldship or FedEx Ship Manager.  If your company is using the Shipping Workstation module and would like to select to include the exported

Posted in Configuration, Shipping

Carrier Void Option

This section allows for information to be shared between your shipping software and Acctivate to coordinate management of entered, but voided shipments. Your shipping software will have codes that it uses to determine if a shipment is voided or not.

Posted in Configuration, Shipping
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