Finance

data entry

Three NEW Screens for VicinityBrew Software in 2018

  VicinityBrew® has added functionality with new screens for production planning, data entry, and customizable settings to keep brewers on track for operational excellence.   Over the past year, VicinityBrew® has focused on developing a balanced application with a rich feature set, along with an easy to use interface. Our brewery specific recipe based application…

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QuickBooks Software

QuickBooks Connect Recap – What’s Next for QuickBooks Software?

Our team attended QuickBooks Connect in San Jose, CA earlier this month. The conference was a great atmosphere full of QuickBooks software users, partners, and developers, working together to provide solutions and inspire success among the crowd for Online and Desktop. The event opened up with a keynote address from Brad Smith, Chairman and Chief…

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quickbooks connect

VicinityBrew Software to Attend QuickBooks Connect

For the first time, VicinityBrew Software will be attending the QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose, California. The conference is taking place this week from November 15th – November 17th. VicinityBrew Software integrates with QuickBooks Online and Microsoft Dynamics, with 63% of our clients using the QuickBooks Online integration. We feel it is very important…

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partnership

Better Partners for Better Brewery Software

  Three Reasons Why We Leverage Partners to Create Better Brewery Software Traditionally there are two approaches to software solutions, commonly referred to as “All in One” and “Best of Breed”. Many times, a product that claims to be All in One, is not truly “All in One”. We wanted to take a moment to…

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Client Success Story – West Indies Rum Distillery

West Indies Rum Distillery’s Integration with Vicinity Software In 2014, West Indies Rum Distillery implemented Vicinity Software with Microsoft Dynamics to assist with the data management needs of their high-volume distillery. The initial goals of the project were to gain greater visibility into their production processes and to connect data across departments for a more…

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ROI

Software ROI Versus Opportunity Cost

What factors should you consider when calculating your software ROI? Making the business case for any significant expense involves some degree of a return on investment or ROI analysis. While business owners understand that it costs money to make money, the difficulty of balancing that equation can vary widely depending on the type of investment…

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Large sized breweries

Large-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

Let’s take a look at large-sized craft breweries (who, generally speaking, produce over 100k BBL annually) and the most common business challenges they face. When breweries reach this level, it’s all about bringing things together. Managing multiple production facilities, defining more precise operations with process steps built into recipes, and integrating with control systems. This…

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medium brew

Medium-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

Let’s take a look at medium-sized craft breweries (who produce between 20k and 100k BBL annually) and the most common business challenges they face. As you grow, your brewery will have an increasing need for a robust financial and distribution application. As your production grows, so does your brewery’s need for a management system with greater functionality.…

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Small-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SMALL-SIZED CRAFT BREWERIES (WHO PRODUCE UP TO 20K BBL ANNUALLY) AND THE MOST COMMON BUSINESS CHALLENGES THEY FACE. Growing Pain: Disconnected Accounting, Operations, and Distribution Solution: Centralized Data Between Departments Find a system that provides a centralized database, making all master files and transactions available in one place. By finding…

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Blogs

Transparency All in One Brewery Software

Transparency in the Craft Brewing Space: What is truly all in one software? Our VicinityBrew team attended Brewbound Sessions Brooklyn this past June and Keynote speaker Andy Thomas, CEO of the Craft Brewers Alliance opened the event with some: “Questions, not answers. Thoughts, not conclusions. Observations, not opinions” His first topic centered around being “trustworthy”…

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