Flowlens Material Planning Software (MRP) is an all-in-one software solution for small & medium-sized enterprises (SME’S). We provide Sales, Operations, Marketing, and Service features for manufacturers and dealers of products. To improve our incredible solution, we have integrated with Xero Accounting Software to provide a financial offering to our solution for the complete package to SME’s.
In this blog post, we’ll take you through some of the key features and explain why they make our system stand out from the crowd.
What is Xero Accounting Software?
Xero is one of the world’s leading accounting software solutions. Like Flowlens, they optimize their solution for the use of SMEs by offering all the features a small or medium-sized enterprise business would need to begin its journey.
Real-time View of Cashflow
A real-time view of cash flow helps you make informed decisions on purchasing and forecasting. No server-based loading issues with Xero cloud-based software.
Get paid easily, with online invoices. Send out invoices to customers and receive notifications when opened. Then chase accounts if payments are delayed, helping cash flow further still.
Xero Mobile Applications
We all forget things from time to time. Ever been out to meet a client and forgotten to scan your travel & entertainment receipts when you get back to the office? With Xero, you can run your business on-the-go. The Xero mobile application is available to download from Apple or Android stores.
How the Flowlens and Xero Integration Works
The Flowlens and Xero integration uses an API to connect information between applications. Now, at the touch of a button, sales and purchase invoice information can be shared without the need for retyping – this saves not only precious time but reduces the chance of error when rekeying figures.
We’ve produced a full page of instructions on how to connect the two apps so that they work together seamlessly.
What Else Can Integrate with Xero Accounting Software?
Aside from Flowlens, Xero Accounting Software can integrate with a wide variety of external software tools. This makes it one of the most configurable accounting softwares available for small businesses who want to manage their fleet of tools to suit their budget.
Xero with Lightyear
Lightyear is a cloud-based Purchasing and Accounts Payable platform which can automate matching of supplier invoices and line items, removing what can be a laborious process for those businesses with high purchasing volumes.
Xero with Stripe
Stripe allows businesses to collect payments from debit cards, credit cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. By integrating Stripe with Xero, you can view paid online invoices with ease, allowing you to get paid faster.
Xero with MailChimp
MailChimp, a more focused marketing tool used predominantly for email, offers a fantastic integration with Xero. Why email marketing and accounts though? The combination of these tools allows and change in your contacts within Xero to be reflected in your email marketing efforts and includes their name and telephone number. In practice, this is extremely effective as late payments can be chased up or successful payments can be gratified, giving you a level of service previously unheard of.