needed robust inventory tracking capabilities. “Sage Accpac ERP offers a wider base of solutions than other products on the market. When combined with MISys Manufacturing System, we were able to get the level of control we required. We re-implemented Sage Accpac in 2005 and have never looked back,” Smart notes.
Instant Improvements with Impac
Tacel selected Impac Solutions to implement its new Sage Accpac ERP solution. “Impac has been a great partner for us,” says Smart. “They’re a really down-to earth bunch of people. They designed a seamless system integrating Sage Accpac ERP and MISys Manufacturing System, so we now have an end-to-end solution. It is so much better than what we had before.”
Tacel now relies on its Sage Accpac ERP system to manage all business functions, including the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, bank reconciliation, payroll, order entry and call-in and administrative services. Manufacturing of Tacel’s flagship controllers, traffic signals, emergency vehicle preemption products and mounting hardware is managed by MISys.
Flexibility for Tacel
Users in the Montreal office are able to remotely connect to the host software in Toronto, and are responsible for entering and tracking their own orders. This relieves pressure on employees at headquarters.
Custom modules in Sage Accpac ERP give Tacel the flexibility to address diverse customer needs. “When it comes to the traffic control needs of Municipal, Provincial and Federal organizations, the possibilities are endless,” Smart says. “Now, we can design solutions for special events traffic management, emergency and evacuation routing, visual displays, and much more.”
Impac Solutions has played a key role in the success of Tacel’s new system. “Impac helped us set up all the various accounts within Sage Accpac ERP. They