QuickBooks Enterprise 2018 – What’s new & improved features in it
- Last Updated on: January 22nd, 2018
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Quickbooks Enterprise
QuickBooks Enterprise 2018 for the Windows desktop has been released! This contains several new features as well as improvements to existing ones. We have tried to discuss all the major changes that we should know about (QB Enterprise 2018) through this article.
Note: This post is dedicated to the new features and improvements in QuickBooks Enterprise 2018. If you are interested in knowing what’s new & improved features in QB Desktop 18.0 click here.
New Features in QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2018:
Mobile inventory bar-code scanning:
It is used to Speed up the picking process and reduce data entry errors with mobile inventory bar-code scanning. Send sales orders to workers on the floor, scan inventory within a warehouse, and transfer the data. Also, Work across multiple warehouses or anywhere that has an internet connection.
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Improved sales order management and inventory picking:
Now you can prioritize urgent orders and fulfil them across multiple warehouses. Your employees can have more control and see inventory availability right on their mobile device. Also, a faster picking process that works across locations will empower workers and delight customers with faster fulfilment.
QuickBooks Priority Circle loyalty program:
Priority Circle is a free loyalty program for most valued customers. As an Enterprise customer, you’ll get access to a dedicated Customer Success Manager. They will work with you to understand your business needs and help you achieve your goals. They will connect you to U.S. based customer care agents and onboarding specialists, and provide access to free QB training.
Increase your productivity by tailoring your monitor setup to your work style. Place your customer list on one screen and create invoices on another. Gain insights from different reports simultaneously across one, two, or even three monitors. You can even open different company files on different monitors.
Newly customizable inventory reports will help give you the insights you need to make better business decisions. Choose reports for Inventory Valuation Summary, Inventory Stock by Item, and Assembly Shortage.
Why choose QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2018?
- Scale from 1 to 30 users with the most powerful version of QuickBooks, and also never give up access or control.
- Get more than 6x the capacity of other QuickBooks products — support for thousands of QB users, items, and vendors.
- Do it all in one place — file payroll taxes, pay employees, accept payments, track inventory, and run reports.
Tailored for your industry:
With versions dedicated to contractor, manufacturing & wholesale, nonprofit, and professional services, Enterprise is specially designed for your industry.
QuickBooks Priority Circle puts your business first:
QB loyalty or reliable program gives you a dedicated Customer Success Manager to help you achieve your business goals, choose the right products, and connect you with free training, onboarding specialists, and also our top customer care agents.
Advanced Inventory helps you make better business decisions:
When your inventory is under control, you can sit relax and focus on the rest of your business. Advanced Inventory gives you the broad visibility that you need to adapt quickly and fulfil all your customers’ needs.
Work from anywhere, anytime, on any device:
With QB Desktop Enterprise with Hosting, everything is stored in the cloud, not locally at your office, so you can manage your business whenever and wherever you want. Your team can all work with the same protected data at the same time on a Mac, PC, or tablet.
Pay employees in a snap:
QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll lets you create unlimited paychecks, use free direct deposit, file payroll taxes, and generate W-2s – with no monthly fees. When tax time comes along, you will be way ahead of the game.
Get paid faster and easier:
By using QuickBooks Payments, you’ll see money in your pocket more quickly & easily. QB Desktop Enterprise automatically updates/sends payments directly to the bank A/C, So you will always know what your bottom line is.
Powerful, customizable reports give you insights into your business:
While using Advanced Reporting, you can build any report whenever you need it. Also easy templates let you create reports specifically for your industry. Automatically fill your company data and view reports without even having to export into Excel.
Pricing to improve your bottom line:
By using Advanced Pricing, you can control, customize, and automate your pricing within QuickBooks. No need of manual updates, so that you can easily change your prices to keep that bottom line growing. You just set the price rules and Advanced Pricing does all the calculations.
Streamline jobs by connecting your office and field staff:
Intuit Field Service Management connects your office and service technicians so that you can schedule more jobs and get paid faster. It tells you who’s doing what and where with real-time updates from the field, job scheduling, and on-the-spot invoicing.
Some additional features that make Enterprise a great choice for your business:
Advanced Pricing: Control, customize, and automate your pricing right in QuickBooks with Advanced Pricing. Just set up price rules and all the calculations are done for you.
Advanced Reporting: Advanced Reporting puts the information you need right at your fingertips. Build powerful, customizable reports that are auto-filled with company data. Easy templates for contractor, manufacturing & wholesale, non-profit, and retail let you create reports specifically for your industry.
Room to grow with your business: Enterprise has 6x the capacity of other QuickBooks products, allowing for up to 1 million items, users, and vendors.
Designed for your industry: Enterprise has editions dedicated to contractor, manufacturing and wholesale, nonprofit, and retail so that you can get specialized features like reports and chart of accounts specifically for your industry.
Advanced user roles and permissions: Grow your business without sacrificing control over user access. Set individual user permissions for every role. Predefined, user role templates are included for fast setup.
Scale up to 30 users: Enterprise grows with you, letting you scale from 1 to 30 users who can all work at the same time. But you maintain access and control, assigning user permissions as you see fit for your business.
One-click insights dashboard: Know how your business is doing in one click. The insights dashboard tells the story of your business visually with graphs that zero in on key performance indicators like profit and loss, business growth, net profit margin, income and expenses, and top customers.
Comparison b/w the advanced features of QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise with other QuickBooks products:
|QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise||QuickBooks Desktop Premier||QuickBooks Desktop Pro||QuickBooks Online Plus|
|Track sales, sales taxes, and customer payments.||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Accept credit card payments right in QuickBooks.3||Preferred Rates
|Access to product experts, unlimited technical support, and upgrades.4||U.S.-Based
|Additional cost||Additional cost||✔|
|Online backup and protection of your QuickBooks data.5||✔||✔|
|Anywhere, anytime, on any device access.6||Available with QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise with Hosting subscriptions7||✔|
|Invoice multiple customers at once with Batch Invoicing.||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Set individual user permissions to control access to sensitive information.||Up to 115 different activities||✔||✔||✔|
|Create customized financial reports with Intuit Statement Writer.8||✔||Accountant Edition only|
|Track fixed assets such as computers and other office equipment with Fixed Asset Manager.||✔||Accountant Edition only||✔|
|Work in two company files at the same time.9||✔|
|Expanded list limits allows you to track 100,000+ customers, vendors and inventory items and employees.10||100,000+|
|Leverage 14 predefined user roles to help you set up new users quickly.||✔|
|Complete more activities in multi-user mode.||✔||✔|
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Get the insights to make better decisions
|One-click financial, sales & tax reports.||150+
|Import data from Excel, Quicken, Microsoft Office Accounting & prior QuickBooks versions.11||✔||✔||✔||Excel &
|Download or import your bank & credit transactions into QuickBooks.12||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Get a consolidated view into your business with Company Snapshot.||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Industry-specific reports, sample files, menus & chart of accounts.|
|See all your key customer information at a glance with the Customer Snapshot.||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Track international sales & expenses in multiple currencies.||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Forecast sales & expenses. Easily create a business plan.||✔||✔|
|Access all of your QuickBooks data to create any report you need with Advanced Reporting.13||✔|
|Consolidate reports from multiple company files.14||✔|
|Create custom reports with ODBC-compliant applications using a direct connection to the QuickBooks database.15||✔|
Efficiently manage inventory and pricing
|Track & manage inventory & create purchase orders.||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Set and manage inventory reorder points.||✔||✔||✔|
|Easily find and locate inventory tasks all in one place with the Inventory Center.||Attach Inventory Images||✔||✔|
|New! Reduce paperwork and data entry errors by sending sales orders to mobile inventory scanners.16||✔|
|New! Fulfill sales orders faster with a new picking process. Create customized pick-lists to be completed by warehouse workers across multiple locations.17||✔|
|Improved! Sales Order Management helps empowers employees to fulfill orders faster, and lets you check on sales order status in real time.17||✔|
|Get the right information for your business with customized inventory reports.||✔||✔|
|Manage inventory using bin location tracking, bar code scanning, serial number or lot tracking, FIFO costing and multiple location inventory.17||✔|
|Control, customize and automate your pricing right inside QuickBooks.18||✔|
|Priority Circle19 (Priority Care20, Product Training)||✔||Additional eligibility requirements||Additional eligibility requirements|
|Customer Success Manager||✔|
System Requirements for QuickBooks Enterprise 2018:
- Windows 7 SP1, 8.1 Update 1, or Windows 10.
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, 2012 R2, or 2016.
- 2.4 GHz processor.
- 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended).
- 2.5 GB disk space recommended.
- 4x DVD-ROM drive.
- Payroll and online features require Internet access (1 Mbps min speed).
- Product registration required.
- Optimized for 1280×1024 screen resolution or higher. Supports one workstation monitor, plus up to 2 extended monitors.
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Integration with Other Software:
- Microsoft Word and Excel integration require Office 2010, 2013, 2016, or Office 365.
- E-mail Estimates, Invoices and other forms with Microsoft Outlook 2010-2016, Microsoft Outlook with Office 365, Gmail, Yahoo!, and Outlook, other SMTP-supporting Email clients.
- Transfer data from Quicken 2015-2017, QuickBooks 2004-2017, QuickBooks Mac 2016 and Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013, 2016, Office 365.
- Internet Explorer 11 (32-bit).