Who Uses APS?

APS serves small and midsize businesses needing full-service tax compliance and a unified system for payroll, HR, and attendance delivered as a cost-effective SaaS solution.

What Is APS?

APS has a mission: to make payroll and HR easier. We provide our clients and partners with intuitive technology delivered with personalized service and support. Our unified solution is designed to simplify workforce management tasks. Process payroll in hours, not days. Automate HR workflows to be more strategic. Elevate the employee lifecycle with a single-system platform. We are APS, your workforce partner.

APS Details

APS

http://www.apspayroll.com/

Founded 1996

APS pricing overview

APS does not have a free version. APS paid version starts at US$50,00/month.


Starting Price

US$50,00/month

Pricing Details

$50 base fee per month + $5 per employee/month With Attendance: +$3 per employee/month With Scheduling: +$5 per employee/month Visit our pricing page for more details: https://apspayroll.com/competitive-solution-pricing/

Free Version

No

APS deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Mac (Desktop)
  • Windows (Desktop)
  • Android (Mobile)
  • iPhone (Mobile)
  • iPad (Mobile)

Training

  • Live Online
  • Documentation

APS Features

  • ACA Reporting
  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Benefits Administration Outsourcing
  • Benefits Dashboard
  • Benefits Management
  • COBRA Administration
  • Compensation Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Deduction Management
  • Disability Insurance Administration
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Employee Benefits Administration
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Self Service
  • FMLA Administration
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • HR Management
  • HSA/FSA Administration
  • Health Insurance Administration
  • Leave Tracking
  • Life Insurance Administration
  • Online Benefits Enrollment
  • Payroll Management
  • Performance Management
  • Provider Management
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Retirement Plan Management
  • Self Service Portal
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time Off Requests
  • Timesheet Management
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Workflow Management

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  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Benefits Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Compensation Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Self Service
  • HR Management
  • Job Application Management
  • Learning & Development
  • Leave Tracking
  • Onboarding
  • Payroll Management
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Performance Management
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Self Service Portal
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Succession Planning
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Timesheet Management
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Workflow Management

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  • 401(k) Tracking
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Benefits Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Check Printing
  • Compensation Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Direct Deposit
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Self Service
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Expense Tracking
  • Leave Tracking
  • Multi-Country
  • Multi-State
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Outsourcing
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Performance Management
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Self Service Portal
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Tax Compliance
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • W-2 Preparation
  • Wage Garnishment
  • Workflow Management

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APS Reviews

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Overall rating

4,6/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4,6
Customer Service 4,7
Features 4,5
Value for Money 4,6

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Michele D.
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Building Materials, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2018/11/13

"APS meets all of our payroll needs. Great customer service and support."

Pros: I've been working with APS for almost two years and being my very first experience with a payroll software I found it very easy to learn. The way this software is built and organized makes it very easy to use it. This is particularly true when you are in need to create a report. In this case you can choose one of the several ready-to-use reports from the "Report Manager" option, or you can build your own customized report that best meets your needs. Additionally, to save time and efforts the report you created can be shared among several users in different departments.
Another thing I liked about APS is the excellent customer service I received in all of the inquires and issues I encountered during my job.

Cons: What I liked least about this software is the fact that when you enter or modify any type of information there is no "safety net", meaning the system does not ask you to confirm your changes before leaving the tab you are in. By adding this extra step you will be "forced" to double check your entries and this can be very helpful in avoiding mistakes especially on sensitive information like bank account numbers, pay rates, or addresses.
Another feature that could be implemented is to allow users to download raw data or .csv file directly from the "Analytics" tiles. Right now you can only display, look, and print the information but you cannot download the data in on Excel format. From an Human Resources standpoint it would very helpful to be able to download data such as Employee Turnover, New Hires by department, and Employee Count by month.

Vendor Response

by APS on 2018/11/16

Thank you so much for your honest and enlightening review, Michele. We really appreciate your feedback. We would love the opportunity to speak with you one on one and discuss your concerns. If you could please contact April Remedies, Success Manager, at [email protected] or 318-213-3263, she would be happy to talk further.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2018/11/13
Robin C.
Office Mgr
Farming, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2020/01/14

"Love it so far"

Comments: Being able to combine payroll AND HR online is amazing. I love the reporting options I have and that I can still run payroll in house but have APS handle the taxes so they are done correctly.

Pros: I love the reporting options! There are so many great reporting options as well as the option to put together your own! I also like that you don't have to sign up for each module if you don't need it. If you are using the payroll module but don't want/need the HR or attendance module than you don't have to sign up for those. I also like that you have your own (small) dedicated support team instead of just calling in or doing an online chat with a random person. We have only been using APS for a short time but so far I love it much more than our previous providers which included Quickbooks and Sage.

Cons: You do several training calls and those can be a bit hard to schedule depending on scheduling conflicts on both sides but that would be expected anywhere..... There really isn't anything I can say I don't really like so far? Maybe the price? It is a tiny bit pricey... Especially for smaller companies.... The only other thing I would like to see would be a quicker processing time for direct deposit. Our previous payroll company was able to process same day which comes in very handy for us (especially during holidays) since we run payroll the following day after the end of our pay period.

Vendor Response

by APS on 2020/02/06

Your positive review is very much appreciated, Robin! We're glad to hear you're happy with the reporting options and your dedicated support team. Thank you for being a valued customer and we hope you continue to have a great experience with APS!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2020/01/14
Julie C.
Payroll Specialist
Computer Software, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    5/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2018/08/22

"Payroll Specialist"

Comments: My experience has had some good and some bad. I feel the customer service is great but I don't feel the system meets our companies needs as I have to track several things manually because the system does not track them correctly.

Pros: The system is pretty user friendly. I like the fact that the majority of reports export into excel. Customer service team is always readily available to help and very responsive.

Cons: There are issues with transferring employees from company to company. The system does not cap deductions correctly.

Vendor Response

by APS on 2018/08/24

We appreciate your review, Julie! We're glad to hear our support team is providing the responsive attention you deserve.

We see that you are experiencing issues with the performance of our system. We would like you to know that we have passed your feedback on to our development team as it is our goal to provide excellent service. We would also love the opportunity to speak with you one on one to discuss your concerns. If you could please contact April Remedies, Success Manager, at [email protected] or 318-213-3263, she would be happy to talk further.

Thank you for being an APS customer!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2018/08/22
Rickelle L.
Cashier
Food Production, 501-1 000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2021/01/27

"Awesome"

Comments: Overall experience for this is an A plus!! Highly recommended!

Pros: I literally NEVER had an issue signing in at work, they was never an issue with my pay, time now hours. The system never froze while I was using like some others it was great.

Cons: I can’t name anything I have an issue with. The person that would use the system would mess up but the system would always show where they went wrong.

Vendor Response

by APS on 2021/04/13

Thank you for your review, Rickelle! We're glad you had a great user experience with APS!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2021/01/27
Dee ann S.
Controller
Environmental Services, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 2019/11/26

"Excellent Product for our Small Business without a Huge Investment"

Comments: Before APS our payroll process was a multiple day process. It was a compilation of paper a third party time clock system that was very limited and our vacation policy was maintained by a spreadsheet and emails.

Pros: This software completely transformed our Payroll and HR processes. Completely integrated all aspects together into one place.

Cons: Have not really had any cons with the software if we run into something that we need it is either available or the customer support will give us ideas for a work around if not currently available.

Vendor Response

by APS on 2019/11/27

We appreciate your positive review, Dee Ann! We're glad to hear our unified platform has made processing payroll a breeze. Thank you for being a valued customer and we hope you continue to have a great experience with APS!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 2019/11/26