Acctivate Inventory Management

Who Uses Acctivate Inventory Management?

Small to medium size, product-selling businesses looking to get more out of QuickBooks by adding growth-focused inventory management and high-volume order fulfillment capabilities.

What Is Acctivate Inventory Management?

Built for growing product-selling businesses using QuickBooks, Acctivate is a premium inventory management & multi-channel order fulfillment add-on that helps you focus on growth without operational limitations.

Solve for QuickBooks limitations, including real-time inventory visibility, multi-warehousing, multi-channel orders, ecommerce fulfillment, EDI transaction support, barcoding, landed cost, lot and serial number traceability and more.

Acctivate Inventory Management Details

Acctivate

http://www.acctivate.com

Founded 1985

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Acctivate Inventory Management pricing overview

Acctivate Inventory Management does not have a free version but does offer a free trial.


Starting Price

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Free Version

No

Free Trial

Yes

Acctivate Inventory Management deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Windows (Desktop)
  • Windows (On-Premise)
  • Linux (On-Premise)

Training

  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation
  • Videos

Acctivate Inventory Management Features

  • API
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Appointment Management
  • Auto-Responders
  • Calendar Management
  • Call Center Management
  • Call Routing
  • Communication Management
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Customer Database
  • Customer History
  • Customer Segmentation
  • Customer Service Analytics
  • Customizable Forms
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management
  • Employee Management
  • Engagement Analytics
  • Event Triggered Actions
  • Inbox Management
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Live Chat
  • Multi-Channel Communication
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Queue Management
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Rules-Based Workflow
  • SMS Messaging
  • Self Service Portal
  • Single Sign On
  • Social Media Integration
  • Support Ticket Management
  • Support Ticket Tracking
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Voice Mail
  • Workflow Management

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  • Accounting
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Bills of Material
  • CRM
  • Contract/License Management
  • Customer Database
  • Customizable Reports
  • Distribution Management
  • Document Management
  • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Expense Tracking
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Forecasting
  • General Ledger
  • HR Management
  • Integrated Business Operations
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Manufacturing Planning
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Management
  • Order Processing
  • Payroll Management
  • Project Management
  • Projections
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Sales Orders
  • Shipping Management
  • Stock Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Task Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Warehouse Management
  • Workflow Management

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  • Accounting
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Audit Management
  • Audit Trail
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning
  • Bills of Material
  • CRM
  • Compliance Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Cost Tracking
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualization
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Issue Management
  • Label Printing
  • Labeling
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Management
  • Price / Margin Management
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Production Management
  • Production Tracking
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Quality Control
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Recall Management
  • Recipe Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Sales Orders
  • Shipping Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Stock Management
  • Summary Reports
  • Supplier Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Traceability
  • Traceback & Traceforward
  • Workflow Management

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  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning
  • Barcode Recognition
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Cost Tracking
  • Customer Database
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Synchronization
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Auditing
  • Inventory Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Management
  • Kitting
  • Manufacturing Inventory Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Management
  • Order Tracking
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Product Identification
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reorder Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Retail Inventory Management
  • Returns Management
  • Sales Orders
  • Sales Reports
  • Search/Filter
  • Shipping Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Stock Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Warehouse Management
  • eCommerce Management

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  • Accounting Integration
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  • Alerts / Escalation
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  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Calendar Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Cost Tracking
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Storage
  • Expiration Date Management
  • Historical Reporting
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
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  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Management
  • Order Tracking
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • RFID Scanning
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Reorder Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Sales Orders
  • Search/Filter
  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Shipping Management
  • Stock Management
  • Supply Management
  • Task Scheduling
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Usage Tracking/Analytics
  • User Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Work Order Management

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  • Accounting Integration
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  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Cataloging/Categorization
  • Channel Management
  • Customer Accounts
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Synchronization
  • Discount Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Marketing
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Marketplace Integration
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Entry
  • Order Management
  • Order Tracking
  • Product Catalog
  • Product Data Management
  • Promotions Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Real Time Data
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Retail Inventory Management
  • Returns Management
  • SEO Management
  • Sales Orders
  • Sales Reports
  • Sales Trend Analysis
  • Shipping Labels
  • Shipping Management
  • Shopping Cart
  • Social Commerce
  • Stock Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Warehouse Management
  • Website Management
  • eCommerce Management

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  • Customer History
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Synchronization
  • Discount Management
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Management
  • Labeling
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Entry
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Order Management
  • Order Tracking
  • Product Catalog
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Recurring Orders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Retail Inventory Management
  • Returns Management
  • Sales Orders
  • Shipping Labels
  • Shipping Management
  • Special Order Management
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  • Supplier Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Warehouse Management
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  • Access Controls/Permissions
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  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Process Control
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  • Audit Trail
  • Budget Control
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Cataloging/Categorization
  • Compliance Management
  • Contract/License Management
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Expense Tracking
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Management
  • Order Processing
  • Order Tracking
  • Procurement Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Purchasing Reports
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Receipt Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Requisition Management
  • Search/Filter
  • Shipping Management
  • Sourcing Management
  • Spend Analysis
  • Spend Control
  • Spend Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • User Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Workflow Management

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  • Compliance Management
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Visualization
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Document Management
  • EDI
  • Forecasting
  • Import/Export Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Management
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Fulfillment
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  • Purchase Order Management
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  • Customizable Fields
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  • Inventory Optimization
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  • Invoice Management
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Acctivate Inventory Management Reviews

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Overall rating

4,1/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4,1
Customer Service 4,2
Features 3,9
Value for Money 3,9

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Ruth E.
Customs Broker
Wholesale, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2019/04/19

"Excellent Software for a small company"

Comments: We started using ACCTivate in 2010 as an inventory add-on to Quickbooks. We have very much appreciated all the software had to offer. We have modified the system somewhat over time to fit our needs. We also had some custom reports created for us that have worked very well. Very pleased with the software and the support team.

Pros: -Very intuitive product
-Easy to learn
-Highly functional
-Crystal report software for reporting is easy to learn and use to customize your reports
-Very flexible system

Cons: -Original Reporting is lacking. Custom reports are available or can be made by a third party
-Very occasional issues syncing with Quickbooks

Vendor Response

by Acctivate on 2019/05/01

Hi Ruth,

Thank you for sharing your feedback. It is great to hear all you have gained and the growth in your nine years of using Acctivate.

Kind Regards, Erica Avila

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2019/04/19
Bruce W.
COO
Biotechnology, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2021/04/13

"Acctivate Inventory Management works well suits our needs"

Comments: Very please with our choice

Pros: The setup and learning curve were very reasonable, daily use and upkeep is easy

Cons: The dashboard needs to be more user friendly to setup and use (sizing and placing the report boxes is awkward) Some dropdown menus are not intuitive, but once learned easy to navigate

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2021/04/13
Sepp S.
Owner
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    2 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    2 /5
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    3/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 2018/08/24

"Can't function with Acctivate"

Comments: We bought Fishbowl inventory in 2017 and returned it within a month. And then spent considerable time looking at options and reviewing them. We spend days and days with Acctivate before buying. And then we bought it. It took three or four months to get us to an 'active state'. At which point we discovered that the entire way we setup our product structure would not work. So we started over and now, 12 months after purchasing, we have finally invoiced the projects from November of 2017. We have posted over 100 requests in the online help system and with a few exceptions been told that our ideas are not applicable to their users.
We have made the decision to not to renew our maintenance plan.
And Acctivate was not interested in extending our plan for a few more months give the total disaster we have had implementing it.
We did consider it affordable and the yearly maintenance costs reasonable given the platform.
However, we have spent lot of money on labor to get the system implemented AND still had to hire an outside consultant to build custom routines to be able to get reports that answer basic stocking questions.
We continue to find the interface prevents you from being able to make smart decisions at the moment you have to (when you can see the data) and is wholly lacking for a system with as much data as it has. We can not say strongly enough that you should really consider your options before moving forward with Acctivate.

Pros: Lot's of handholding during setup.
Possibly considered affordable - unless you count your time.
At this point - not much - We have fought for a year to get the system online.

Cons: Lack of respect for the ideas and needs of customers
It hides important information needed to make decisions in the windows where you need to make decisions.
It doesn't auto update backorders
A huge list of other items.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 2018/08/24
Tim M.
Owner
Logistics & Supply Chain
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 2016/02/25

"Very Reliable and Easy To Use"

Pros: Acctivate is perfect for QuickBooks users that need a better inventory and sales order process. It is a bolt on product. You just "sync" it whenever you want to have QB and Acctivate talk to each other. It makes managing inventory really easy- and gives you a ton of room and vendor history so you can manage your costs. It also makes price updates really easy. Initial integration is easy- all of the details are handled by Acctivate thru remote sign in on your first day. I suggest to have an IT person in house just to handle the small details- so you can concentrate on your business.
I decided to go with Acctivate 5 years ago and have been Extremely Happy with this product. It is easy to use and is based on Crystal Reports - which means that you can get just about any report made - so you can get the specific dash boards you want or reports you want. Your employees will like using this product as well. My employees were using this by 10AM the morning we installed it.
Once you have this product 90% of the time you will be operating out of Acctivate. You only use QB for the Book Keeping for the most part. Inventory control and unique inventory situations are easily handled by Acctivate. Overseas shipments or Lead Time Inventory is not a problem- Acctivate has a solution for this. Your Pack Slip, Sales Orders and Invoices will look a lot better with this product. If this product doesn't pay for itself in 1 year or less- I would be very surprised. Excellent Product.

Cons: I dont have any complaints. After an initial set up- i do suggest using a 3rd party for special reports. But you dont have to do this. Activate can help you if you want work with them. I just like having a 3rd party vendor - but i make a ton of reports. Acctivate comes with enough reports to run your business.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 2016/02/25
Gabriel P.
Sr. Director of Operations
Apparel & Fashion, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2017/07/18

"Excellent for the Price!"

Comments: We were able to greatly improve visibility of our performance allowing us to focus resources in the areas that needed help. The quality and consistency of our output also improve dramatically. Probably the one area that had the most drastic improvement has been our warehouse. The ACCTivate our inventory is the most accurate it has ever been and order processing accuracy has also improve dramatically with the use of the mobile scanners.

Pros: Software is filled with many intuitive features that cover a wide variety of of business uses in everything from order processing to inventory management. Inventory management includes ability to manage using bins and multiple physical or virtual warehouses. This is a strong feature for an application in this price range. The ability to create custom fields in virtually every section of the software helps resolve many challenges, and the fields are, in most cases, can be made to appear in reports. Has a great order management module that can be customized for specific views and allow for both visibility and batch management of open sales order. Mobile/handheld support allowed our warehouse to switch from manual to scanned picking, which greatly improved accuracy and accountability. Software supports ODBC connectivity which provide a solid work around for the software's lack of strong out-of-the-box reports (see below) In conclusion, if you are a small to mid-size business that has outgrown Quickbooks, you really cant go wrong with ACCTivate. So long as your Quickbooks data is clean and organized, migration is quick and painless.

Cons: Out of the box reporting is a bit limited depending on your needs. Very basic reports are fine and they are accurate, but if your business has complex or custom logics by which you evaluate performance, you will need to hire a report writer (Crystal Reports) to build your report templates.

No real audit trail tracking/reporting so seeing who did what can be a challenge.
Lacks ability to restrict certain permissions that can lead to accidental or deliberate manipulation of data resulting in order processing errors.

Vendor Response

by Acctivate on 2017/07/19

Gabriel, your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are happy to hear about the improvements across your business after implementing Acctivate, especially the visibility & productivity gains that have allowed you all to focus on the work at hand. We also continually strive to learn what businesses need and how we can enhance our software, so it is also good to know about reporting and permission based needs. - Dakota

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  • Reviewed on 2017/07/18