Weekly Help Desk Notes 08-14-19

Welcome to your weekly Help Desk Notes and Support Survey!


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Add-On Feature – Purchase Orders

Did you know that Alert has a Purchase Order Software Module?
As an internal control feature, the idea is that authorized
employees make requisitions for what they’d like to purchase
and the requisitions are then approved and turned in to a Purchase Order.
Then the order is placed with the vendor, and the Accounts Payable folks only pay
invoices from the vendors when the items have  been received, and the purchase order
is referenced on the invoice. This prevents two things: unauthorized
purchases and fraudulent invoices from vendors.

While our Purchase Order module has been around for several years,
we make enhancements every revision to make it better and better.
Now our PO system has its own dashboard (pictured), integrates with QuickBooks,
and can be set to auto-reorder. V.19 enhancements are listed below.

The robust Purchase Order module integrates with email for easy
approval and notification, and automatically updates your
inventory when merchandise is received. If you’d like a bid for the
Purchase Order Module, let us know at sales@alertms.com!



Version 19 News!

This Week’s Featured Enhancements
Purchase Order Enhancements

The Purchase Order Module got a few updates in v.19!

First, we added expense purchase orders for non- inventory purchases.
Need to order toilet paper for the shop? Now create a PO just for that purpose.

Next, we broke out fees for items already received and fees for items yet to be received.

Finally, we added the ability to create a  new PO Requisition from a CSV
spreadsheet file! Let us know at support@alertms.com if you need help
with any of these enhancements.

Call the Help Desk or email us at support@alertms.comto schedule your freeupgrade!

Want to see what’s included? Click HERE for the v.19 Features list.


August Support Survey

 Let us know how we’re doing! We read every comment
that you leave, good and bad!

Our favorite comment from last week: “Special thank you to Jessica
for helping us resolve our out of balance issue!” (Thanks, Libby!)

Click HERE to take the survey and be entered into a drawing to win a prize.

Meet Freida’s new little brother, Pirate!
Pirate is joining Jeff’s Alert pack! Let us know at support@alertms.com if you’d like a bandana for your friend!


Capterra Review $20 Gift Card

Want to earn a $20 gift card and help Alert at the same time?
Software review company, Capterra, is offering Alert clients a $20 gift card
for writing a review! Your  reviews help us  in multiple ways – Capterra is one
of the first sites that comes up in a search engine when people search
for rental software. When potential clients click on the link, we
want our name to be at the top! Your reviews will help and we appreciate it.
This is a completely legitimate, no-strings-attached, prize! Go for it!


User Group Early Bird Deadline!

Register HERE and visit our Website for more information.
Early-Bird registration (a $95 value) ends tomorrow.

Join fellow Alert users for our 34th annual User Conference!

The dates are Sunday, November 10th – Tuesday, November 12th.
Mark your calendars!

Find a link HERE to reserve your room at the Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs.
Be sure to use code 1911ALER_001 to get our rate of $149/night,
which includes the resort charge. Our block sells out quickly so act now!


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