Microsoft Dynamics Partner Roundup: Unified commerce payments; Food industry NAV win; New ERP consultancy; CPQ vendor performance

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By: LInda Rosencrance

Shift4 Announces Unified Commerce Payments for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations

Payment services and gateway provider Shift4 Corp. has launched its Unified Commerce Payments solution for retailers using Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations and Dynamics AX 2012.

Shift4 partnered with Microsoft value-added distributor Retail Realm to develop the integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations. The two companies developed a commerce payments extension that enables retailers to implement a secure, integrated payment solution across their entire enterprises – from storefronts to e-commerce, call center, fulfillment and more, the companies described in a statement.

This solution supports credit, debit, gift card and private-label credit, and check verification services, providing out-of-the-box support for U.S. and Canadian EMV, point-to-point encryption, contactless and tokenization.

The Little Potato Company Thinks Big with LINKFRESH ERP

LINKFRESH Inc., a provider of Microsoft Dynamics NAV supply chain solutions designed specifically for the fresh food industry, has announced that Canada based The Little Potato Company has chosen to implement its Dynamics NAV LINKFRESH ERP solution.

The Little Potato Company, which specializes in developing, growing and marketing creamer potato varieties, needed help to improve forecasting and planning as well as improve internal processes, according to LINKFRESH officials.

As such, the 25-user Dynamics NAV LINKFRESH ERP solution will be deployed across all areas of the business providing a single, fully integrated solution to include forecasting and planning, finance, purchasing, sales, grading and production, as well as LINKFRESH touchscreen applications in the production environment, officials stated.

“We are thrilled to welcome The Little Potato Company as our latest customer, and are excited to help them deploy the latest ERP technology to consolidate their market leading position,” said Robert Frost, LINKFRESH Inc., founding director, in a statement.

New View Strategies Training and Business Consulting Company Officially Opens

New View Strategies, a full-service training and business consulting company, officially opened in Milwaukee this week to help companies get more out of their ERP software and improve their business processes.

New View Strategies, which offers a variety of financial and operational services, has experienced corporate controllers on staff who specialize in Microsoft Dynamics NAV to help companies with month-end close, accounting process evaluation, or interim finance team assistance, says the company.

The company’s consulting services are available on a project-by-project basis or as an annual consulting package. “Whether it’s a yearlong consulting commitment, one-time training, help with an interim controllership, or business process reviews by our company, we’re here to support all businesses in pursuit of improved productivity and efficient financial management,” said Kerry Rosvold, founder and owner of New View Strategies, in a statement.

Experlogix Posts Record Growth in 2016

Experlogix Inc., a provider of configure, price, quote (CPQ) solutions for Microsoft Dynamics, has announced another record breaking year of sales growth,

During the past year, the company added a number of new customers, from Fortune 500 to SMBs, and grew revenue at a double-digit rate, a pace the company has maintained for the past 12 years, according to company officials.

In addition to strong revenue growth, Microsoft honored Experlogix as its 2016 Dynamics US ISV of the Year and Gartner acknowledged Experlogix in its October 2016 Market Guide for Configure, Price, Quote Application Suites.

“It has been a truly amazing year of high honors from industry leaders, innovative product development, and sustained strong demand for CPQ solutions in the market,” said Christian Stepien, President of Experlogix, in a statement. “Our laser focus on building a world-class cloud CPQ experience, with best in class integration to market leading CRM and ERP platforms such as Microsoft Dynamics 365, continues to pay off.”

About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.