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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 New Features

Posted by Ben Redfield

Oct 16, 2013

It’s been awhile since we reviewed what’s great about Dynamics GP 2013, and why if you’re on an earlier version and thinking about moving to the cloud and getting on a subscription-based system that includes all your upgrades—(that was a mouthful)—getting a free upgrade to GP 2013 is a no-brainer:

Dynamics GP 2013 Enhancements:

E-Mail Functionality

  1. Sending documents in email messages
  2. Sales Order Processing Transaction lists
  3. Server type for email
  4. Password protection for Word documents

Homepage Enhancements

  1. Metrics
  2. Customization

Installation and Deployment Feature

  1. Naming system databases
  2. Analytical Accounting

Reporting

  1. Select a printer when printing
  2. Print reports from maintenance windows

Word Templates

  1. 7 New predefined Word templates for Sales Order Processing

Payment Services for Microsoft Dynamics

  1. Address Verification Service for Payment Services

Dynamics GP 2013 Financial Enhancements:

General Ledger
  1. Clear balances of unit accounts during year-end close process
  2. Keep inactive accounts with zero balances during year-end close
  3. View status during the year-end close
  4. View net change and period balances for unit accounts at the same time
  5. General Ledger batch approval information is stored
  6. Reconcile subledgers to General Ledger

Payables Management

  1. Edit payables information
  2. Reprint remittance forms and check stubs
  3. Information for voiding reconciled payments
  4. Voiding check enhancements

Receivables Management

  1. Define labels for user defined fields in Customer Address Maintenance
  2. Apply un-posted multicurrency cash receipts

Multi Currency Management

  1. Average exchange rate calculation method for currency translation

Electronic Banking

  1. BAI2 bank format added to Electronic Reconcile
  2. EFT field length
  3. EFT settlement date

Fixed Assets Management

  1. Historical depreciation amounts
  2. Fixed Assets Depreciation Detail Report
  3. Book Setup window update
  4. Depreciation Process Information window
  5. Posting in detail to General Ledger
  6. Edit distribution before posting batch to General Ledger
  7. Intercompany transfers
  8. Automatically generating the next asset ID
  9. Fixed Assets Management calendars

Encumbrance Management

  1. Multiple budget selection for encumbrance
  2. Encumbrance integration with General Ledger

Dynamics GP 2013 Distribution Enhancements:

Inventory Control
  1. Select multiple serial numbers at one time
  2. Change standard cost for periodic valuation items
  3. Inactivate items
  4. Inactivate site and item-site relationships
  5. Reason codes
  6. Bin transfer history
  7. Select multiple serial numbers at one time

Purchase Order Processing

  1. Receive a message when purchase order like item is not fully invoiced
  2. Track serial and lot numbers for drop-ship purchase orders
  3. Quantity tolerances
  4. Prepayments for purchase orders

Sales Order Processing

  1. Print back ordered items on picking tickets
  2. Combine multiple fulfillment orders into one invoice
  3. Ship to address enhancements

Dynamics GP 2013 Human Resource and Payroll Enhancements:

Human Resources
  1. Life insurance premium age based on birthday or end of year

U.S. Payroll

  1. Default print option
  2. Warning for duplicate checks
  3. New Build Check File Exception Report
  4. Edit Pay Code History information
  5. FICA Tax Sheltered Annuity changes
  6. PTO Exception Report
Also, check out the video below to see how the powerful web-based client allows all of the functionality of the desktop client anywhere you can get an internet connection!


 

Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 2013