Para Research Distribution Solutions

A multi-module management system designed by Para Research for distribution/wholesale trade companies.

About Para Research Distribution Solutions

Para Research distribution solutions are well suited to small and medium sized durable goods distribution companies.

Since 1972 Para Research has specialized in providing cost effective solutions to the IBM midrange marketplace.

A leader in using new technologies, Para Research was one of the first midrange developers to make a true client/server application available to this marketplace.

Today’s development includes Lotus Domino as well as web based design and integration.

Para Research Accounts Receivable

Produces aging, history and customer analysis reports and billing statements. Multiple Billing Cycles and Dunning Notices. Review by customer Average Days to Pay, Overdue Balances and Payments onscreen. Client/Server available.

Accounts Receivable is a flexible and complete distribution system that enables you to produce aging, history and customer analysis reports as well as customer billing statements and gain immediate access to customer account activity.

The system handles every facet of accounts receivable, providing timely and accurate information so you can make informed decisions about credit history, cash flow and billing schedules.

Multiple Billing Cycles, Easy to Read Statements and Comprehensive Dunning Notices help you maintain strong communications with your customers.

Designed to improve Customer Service the on-line inquiry capability lets you review complete customer history. Quickly and easily you can review by customer: Average Days to Pay, Overdue Balances and Payments received.

Payment entry is easy and straight forward and can be either applied to a specific transaction or left unapplied. The system supports both Balance Forward or Open Item accounting by customer and automatically calculates finance charges.

Para Research’s Aged Receivables Report will become an invaluable tool. Either in Summary or Detail, this report allows inquiry for an individual, or any combination of customers. You review your Accounts Receivables by Aging dates or for Balances over any user defined periods.

Para Research’s Accounts Receivable is designed to help you manage your company’s cash flow while helping your customers pay on time.

Features Include:

  • Complete Customer Service
  • On-line account history
  • Fast Payment entry mode
  • Statements on demand

Para Research Inventory Control

Unlimited warehouses and locations within warehouses. Flexible costing methods, complete transaction histories and item transfer. Client/Server available.

No limit to the number of warehouses (identified by up to eight characters) and supports multiple locations within a warehouse.

Inter-warehouse and intra-warehouse transfers enables entering of an item and item quantities from one option.

System Capabilities Include:

  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Multiple Units of Measure
  • Conversion and Fractional Unit Capabilities
  • Quantity Discounts
  • Multiple Costing Methods (LIFO FIFO Average)
  • Complete Transaction History
  • Cycle Counting Available
  • Drop Shipment Capabilities
  • Open or Blind Receipts
  • Item Groups
  • Comprehensive Pricing
  • Built-in Query
  • Direct Transactions

Para Research Order Entry

Flexible and multiple pricing actions (including: Mark-ups, Mark-downs, Contract Pricing). Item information including: Quantities on hand, Quantities available, Quantities reserved. Provides for multiple order types. Client/Server available.

Order Entry is the heartbeat of your company. Order Entry provides information to be competitive in the marketplace.

Item Information such as Flexible Pricing and multiple pricing actions (including: Mark-ups, Mark-downs, Contract Pricing) are essential in today’s marketplace. Para Research Order Entry provides you the ability to give your customers the most competitive price possible…while maintaining the best margins possible.

Complete on-screen item information including: Quantities on hand, Quantities available, Quantities reserved Help you better service your customers with faster order throughput and an increased order fulfillment rate.

Using this information effectively increases customer satisfaction levels.

Para Research’s Order Entry system provides for multiple types of orders and methods of order placement.

The System Easily Handles:

  • Telephone Orders
  • Over The Counter Orders
  • Salesperson Orders
  • Mail Orders
  • Fax Orders

The system is multi-company each with different costing methods. Multi-warehouse capability enables storage and shipment of an item from as many warehouses as specified.

System Capabilities Include:

  • User Defined Payment Terms
  • Complete Backorder Handling
  • Optional Credit Hold/ Credit Check Orders
  • Allows Shipping from Multiple Warehouse Locations
  • Comprehensive Query and Reporting Features
  • Automatically interfaces with Para Research Inventory Control and Accounts Receivable systems.

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