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Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Acumatica 2021 R1 – New Features & Upgrades

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CDT) Register here!    Wait until you see what’s in store for this new release! Highlights of the major usability updates, like side panels on entry screens and auto-refresh High-level overview of new native Payroll module Massive updates to the Manufacturing Edition New reporting options And … Read more

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Crestwood MVP award winners
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Amber Tselios

Crestwood’s Rockstars Boast Six New Acumatica MVP Awards for 2020

Sure, Tom Brady just scored his fifth Super Bowl MVP award. However, Acumatica recently announced its latest slate of Acumatica MVPs, and the Crestwood Associates team brought home six MVPs! So, who’s the real G.O.A.T.* here? This marks the second consecutive year in which Crestwood was the most awarded company; i.e. no other Acumatica partner … Read more

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Awards
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Amber Tselios

Crestwood Associates Wins Velixo’s (a top Acumatica ISV) Partner of the Year Award

The trophy case at Crestwood Associates is expanding yet again. Against some stiff competition, Crestwood came out on top as Velixo’s Partner of the Year for 2020. Velixo is an award-winning provider of Excel-based reporting solutions for cloud ERP solutions, namely Acumatica. “It’s such a treat to be named Velixo’s Partner of the Year. Our … Read more

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Crestwood Announcements
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Amber Tselios

Crestwood Associates (a Top Acumatica/Dynamics Reseller) Changes Leadership

Crestwood Associates (a leading Microsoft Dynamics and Acumatica VAR) is shaking up their leadership, leaving them poised for growth. SCHAUMBURG, Ill. February 12, 2021 — Among a flurry of new hires, the top of the organizational chart of Crestwood Associates is getting a makeover, as well. Most notably, a new CRO and COO. John Gabrys … Read more

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Building your business from the ground up
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

White Paper: 19 Brilliant Ways to Promote ERP & CRM User Adoption

Getting your entire team on board when introducing new software is always a challenge.  User adoption can make or break a new system, no matter how good it is. Like ERP or CRM, no two systems are alike, so finding the best solution that will fit your business needs plus the needs of your team … Read more

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Crestwood Recap 2020
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

A Look Back at 2020 for Crestwood  

Everyone will remember the year 2020 for the pandemic, but it wasn’t all bad.  Crestwood has a lot to be thankful for in 2020.  First, we moved to a great new office in Schaumburg, IL.  Everyone is settled in and enjoying our new space. We also helped many of our clients get set up to … Read more

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Acumatica Warehouse Managment System
Amber
Amber Tselios

Acumatica WMS Basics – A Warehouse Management System Extraordinaire

Let’s get personal in this blog post – in your author’s former life, I worked in a manufacturing plant. We had an ERP, too, and I had my hands in all aspects of the Warehouse Management System, from sales order processing to shipping/receiving to purchasing to payables/receivables (those reports don’t write themselves!) While interfacing with … Read more

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Acumatica 2019 R2 - Financial Features
Melissa Blassingame
Melissa Blassingame

ATTENTION ACUMATICA E-FILERS: The 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC files generated by the Create E-File form were not submitted electronically by the FIRE system

Please note: if you are using the FIRE system to file 1099-MISC/-NEC, the file structure is incorrect. Please reach out to your CAM or Crestwood support IMMEDIATELY for help installing the customization package to fix this issue. See the filing dates for 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC details. The problem: (Per Acumatica help files) The 1099-MISC and … Read more

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Amber Tselios

Crestwood Makes Bob Scott’s VAR Stars List for a 7th Year

Crestwood Associates has again been named to Bob Scott’s list of VAR Stars for 2020, a group of 100 organizations honored for their accomplishments in the field of midmarket financial software. This is Crestwood’s seventh consecutive year appearing on the list. The VAR Stars are chosen from organizations that sell and implement various types of … Read more

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Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Sales and Use Tax Changes for 2021

This event is over, but you can still watch it by clicking below! Watch the recording A must-attend event for anyone who deals with sales and use tax, from Dynamics to Acumatica! COVID-19 greatly impacted sales and use tax in 2020, from temporary relief efforts to long-term changes, including a crackdown on remote seller tax … Read more

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Acumatica Community Forum
Colleen Schils
Colleen Schils

The NEW Acumatica Community Website

Are you using the Acumatica Customer Portal or Open University? Have you signed up for the new Acumatica Community Portal? Acumatica has launched their new Community website to bring communication together in one location to help to support users in a more streamlined fashion. If you do not have a Customer Portal login already, you … Read more

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Accounts Payable Strategy
Amber
Amber Tselios

How Do You Know if Your Accounts Payable Strategy is Working?

[This is a guest blog post, reposted from our good friends at Artsyl Technologies. Artsyl Technologies specializes in business process automation, and integrates seamlessly with all the ERP systems we provide. Join us for a live webinar demo and see it in action!] Often, employees are asked to set up a few performance metrics or … Read more

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Acumatica 2020 R2 Features
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Acumatica 2020 R2 – Our Favorite Features of the New Release

Acumatica just released their 2020 R2 edition and presented new features in their recent Virtual Road Show, we asked Crestwood Sales what their favorite new features are. Here’s what they said! [Be sure to register for our upcoming Acumatica 2020 R2 new features webinar!] User-Friendly Upgrades in 2020 R2 Christine Jacob was especially impressed by … Read more

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Tips for Selling Virtually
Trisha LaVeck
Trisha LaVeck

Tips for Selling Virtually

You may already have been accustomed to selling virtually. However, there are many people who became instant virtual sellers when the pandemic hit. Today’s blog post is for those searching for some tips on virtual selling. Tip: Do your Research and be Prepared To start, you have to get the correct decision maker on the … Read more

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Acumatica Basics
Melissa Blassingame
Melissa Blassingame

Acumatica Basics – How to Use Templates, Favorites, and Many More Quick Tips!

As strange as it may be to hear this from us, we admit that ERP implementations can sometimes be a pain. Which is why we’ve developed a new methodology for implementations that integrates training your people into the earliest stages of the implementation – instead of just being handed a fully-functioning system at the end … Read more

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Amber Tselios

Acumatica 1099-NEC Reporting Changes

Earlier this year, the IRS announced some big changes to reporting non-employee compensation and 1099 forms for the 2020 tax year. The 1099-NEC has moved non-employee compensation (box 7) off of the 1099-MISC to a new form: 1099-NEC. Changes to 1099 Forms – A History Lesson The IRS made the change because there was an … Read more

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