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Development Roadmap

Our team works diligently to frequently update our solutions with new and exciting features.

Audit Report and User Activity Log

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Status
In Progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

1.View details of every action that was performed by user in application
2.View old and new values of critical system parameters and user who made the change

DEAR WMS Pick to voice feature

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Status
In progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

Adding voice-directed option to improve picking accuracy and the speed of the pick performed by the warehouse staff.

Hubspot integration

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Status
In Progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments
Let user 
1. Analyze sale data in HubSpot
2. Sync DEAR Customer list with HubSpot Contacts
3. Sync DEAR Products list with HubSpot Products
4. Sync DEAR Sale Orders with HubSpot deals
5. Segment contacts based on their products
6. Automate e-commerce campaigns

 

Reporting

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Status
In Progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

1. Report Scheduling – Improvements. Add more reports that can be scheduled.

2. Back-up feature –Scheduled report functionality will be enhanced to provide a zipped version of CSV files that currently available for download in DEAR 

3. Add invoice ‘Payment Account’ as Reporting field to the reports where the payment amount is available 

4. Add “Ship Date” (AKA “Shipment Date”) to Sale Reports. New fulfilment report will be available

5. ‘Quotes not Authorized’ Report. Add new option in Outstanding Quotes report and new filed status. New filter dropdown {All quotes, Drafts only, Authorised Only}

6. Add the Notes field to the Sale Order Details Report and Purchase Order reports 

 

Sales Module

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Status
In Progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments
1. Add the ability to mark a Quote as ‘rejected’
2. Shipping contact & memo (Advanced Feature Sale). Having a field or option to enter the contact details for shipping. We will add text area ‘Shipping Notes’ where you can place any relevant shipping info. The content will be available in all shipping related templates as a mail merge field
3. Next available date for out of stock items  – add ‘Verify sale order’ function to show details of arriving stock  and add an option to product availability report to show the dates for items On Order 
4. Define default quantity on sale order. Add general settings parameter in sales section that will drive initial quantity in sale order (e.g. add 1 as initial quantity instead of 0 as it does now)
5. Additional Mail Merge field for drop ship items in Sales Order
6. Separate Undo and Void buttons away from each other to reduce a chance of voiding order in error
7. More options to put a customer on Credit Hold. Add checkbox to put customer account on hold manually. Have an automatic process that would put customer account on hold if overdue payment has been detected 
8. Refinements to Sales – Fulfillment View Filters (Order Authorised, Stock is On Hand (ideally Available), Pick has not been started)
9. Delivery (required by) date for orders awaiting delivery on the dashboard 
10. Add Free Shipping option to DEAR sale module 
11. Assigning warehouse pickers to sale order. Record time spent on picking.Datestamp when picking complete
12. Default email Address for pack and pick lists. We will add the list of recipients for every email template. User can select from the below options
– Document contact email 
– Your company contact emails 
– Your company contact types
– Your company mailing lists
13. Add SKU mail merge field for Service items/Additional Charges for Sale and Purchase documents

Inventory Module

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Status
In Progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments
1. Search for products which contain items in their Bill of Materials (BOM)
2. Printing Stocktake list sorted in the same order as on the screen
3. Default field settings when setting up new products 
4. Let user change the costing methods for Products with available stock (e.g. FIFO to Batch/Serial # or vice versa) 
5. Allocating variable landed costs without having to do a stock adjustment. Additional Landed Cost distribution options – distribution by weight, quantity, manual distribution
6. Bulk SKU Updates. We will add additional CSV template with ‘Old SKU’, ‘New SKU’ and Name columns only.
7. Product  Details page enhancement.  
8. Email on Stock Transfers – option to email Stock Transfers as well, like in a Purchase or Sales Order
9. Bulk Delete Product Families. Functionality to deprecate and delete product families 
10. Pack Size functionality in Products 
11. Notification for authorized Stock Adjustments & StockTakes

 

POS improvements

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Status
In Progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

1. Integrate with Loyalty schemes provider

2. Stop or alert the staff member when they select the payment ‘On Account’ for a client who has reached the Credit limit. 

3. Show the credit limit on POS  screen. 

4. Add an access level feature to select by the business to sell ‘On Account’ by a cashier. Maybe only a “Manager” who could sell ‘On Account’.

5. Optionally disable access to Dashboard for staff members

Shopify integration extension

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Status
In Progress
Expected
TBA
Actual
06/04/2019
Comments

Add support for Multiple Returns

DEAR payments platform

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Status
Planned
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

Introduce DEAR Payments platform to enable users pay bills directly from the systems. Functionality will be backed up by Stripe.

B2B enhancements

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Status
Planned
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments
1. Add carrier and tracking number to B2B Portal
2. More than 1 images per product B2B portal. Image gallery in B2B

 

WMS enhancements

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Status
Planned
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments
1. Enable Warehouse Transfers for WMS App 
2. Make tote numbers in the WMS app optional More info requested 
3. Make Pack and Ship steps optional 

Make to order function

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Status
Planned
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments
1. Create special ‘make to order’ product with BOM
2. Enable  ‘make to order’ product in DEAR, POS and B2B applications

eCommerce integrations enhancement

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Status
Planned
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

Add multiple locations to all eCommerce integrations that don’t support multiple locations at the moment.

Test environment provisioning

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Status
Planned
Expected
Actual
Comments

Snapshot of account/ temporary staging environment, sandbox to allow users to test functions, play around with system using their own data.

Integration with EDI and 3PL providers

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Status
Planned
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments
1. Coles
2. Woolworth 
3. Wallmart 
4. Target
5.David Jones
6. BigW
7.Costco

Manufacturing module enhancement

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Status
Planned
Expected
Actual
Comments
– Manufacturing schedule
– Work Centers & Capacities & Operations
– Advanced BOM and Advanced Assembly Order
– Clone Assemblies

 

RMA (return merchandise authorisation)

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Status
Planned
Expected
Actual
Comments

Return a product to receive a refund, replacement, or repair during the product’s warranty period.

User suggestions Phase 4

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Status
Complete
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

– Report scheduling should allow multiple conditions and multiple actions, so users can send different report layouts of the same report to different people
– Add option ‘All reports’ into Scheduled Reports
– Add reporting date range info when exporting reports as a file  (PDF,Excel)
– Smart Period Defaults such as Last Year MTD (Month-to-date), Last YTD (Year-to-date) for reports

 

Improvement to invoice Undo function

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Status
Complete
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

Allow editing purchase/sale Invoice details without undoing the entire purchase/sale. Also to make minor edits such as address changes, payment due dates, contact information will be available without undoing

POS – Stage 7 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

1. Let user process Cash returns in POS even if original payment was made using non-cash payment method (like credit card).
2. Let user to print receipts for returns/exchanges
3. Implement offline mode for POS web version
4. In case of offline sale stays not synced for more than a minute, show indicator in POS app header (similar to how we show printer and other hardware issues).
5. Add “Petty Cash Reasons” tab to POS integration page
6. Configure Surcharge % for Custom Payment Methods
7. Add payment provider option to outlet definition

Zapier Integration

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Status
Complete
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

Update product information

Workflow and automation

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
06/04/2019
Comments

External actions and automation rules. Document status change on external events

User suggestions Phase 5

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Status
Complete
Expected
TBA
Actual
06/04/2019
Comments

– Unit of measure import/export
– Change report saving logic, add “Save Report As” option. Currently, you need to select a new report and name it before you are able to save the new report.
– Bulk pick list performance optimisation for large selections that include 100s of orders
– Include carrier on the pick list

Enhance Security Features

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Status
Complete
Expected
TBA
Actual
19/01/2019
Comments

Optionally DEAR users will be able to:
– force user password changes on regular basis,
– disallow repeated password change,
– introduce two factors authentication using Google authenticator,
– user access log (login/logout datetime, change reference books data, product info, customer/supplier info)

POS – Stage 4 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
31/07/2018
Actual
09/09/2018
Comments

– New User interface
– Integartion with Paymentsense, card payment solution for small businesses in the UK

POS – Stage 5 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
18/02/2019
Comments

1. Shipment from the store. Outlet will get order online and do shipment to the customer address.

2. Click and Collect functionality

POS – Stage 6 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
04/02/2019
Actual
04/02/2019
Comments
1.add customer phone/email to POS receipts
2.POS Sales Prices per Customer. Price tiers assigned to customers when selected
3.Special access levels for price changes and discounts
4.Account on Hold option if client reached Credit Limit for On Account invoices
5.Add Tax rules adjustment/editing dialog on checkout
6.Change calculation module

User suggestions Phase 2

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
Comments

– Invoice Printed and Invoice Sent flags on the View All Sales Screen.
– DEAR Inventory, to allow return of items to different location it was purchased from
– Auto application of discounts, possibly a setting that will apply discount to the order upon Authorization rather than having to click the discount button.

Smart reordering

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Status
Complete
Expected
22/12/2019
Actual
Comments
– Inventory velocity, lead times, safety stock
– Reorder function analysis report
 

Account conversion function

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Status
On Hold
Expected
TBA
Actual
Comments

To improve system performance conversion will reduce the amount of historical data system needs to select when making user requests. Conversion will create new account with opening balance, pending documents and make current account read-only. If required read-only account will be available for reporting and browsing only at fixed price

Add quick access icon (+) to the app top bar

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Status
Complete
Expected
04/02/2019
Actual
04/02/2019
Comments

Provide access to often used functions

Improve Reorder Backordered function

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Status
Complete
Expected
TBA
Actual
12/01/2019
Comments

Add filter by Location. Currently it is calculating available stock in all locations combined.

Avalara tax software integration

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Status
Complete
Expected
18/11/2018
Actual
12/01/2019
Comments

Achieve compliance with sales tax requirements through automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.

User suggestions Phase 1

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
12/01/2019
Comments

– Increase list of events that can trigger notifications. Notification Options for: Minimum Stock Hit, Backordered PO Received, credit limit exceeded, sale made for exceeded credit account.
– Improve User management module, add import/export option, introduce User Roles.
– Special Access permissions to see Bill of Materials
– Add Address Finder/Autocomplete feature using Google Autocomplete Address Form

Partner portal enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
12/01/2019
Comments

Add dashboard and make further changes to partner portal functionality

Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
12/01/2019
Comments

We will increase range of supported hardware, mostly printers and scanners

Customer and markup pricing

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
12/01/2019
Comments

Individual product price per customer. Product page will have additional tab – Price where user can view/edit supplier and customer prices. Markup pricing will include:
1. Mark up from average cost,
2. Mark up from Fixed Price,
3. Mark up from Latest Price.

Inventory change logs and reporting

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/01/2019
Actual
12/01/2019
Comments

Log will be available to the end users and contain full breakdown of changes to available/on hand quantities

Product Family enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/11/2018
Actual
12/11/2018
Comments

View Additional Attribute values for variants with ability to specify them once attribute set is selected on Product Family.

‘No inventory tracking’ function

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Status
Complete
Expected
12/11/2018
Actual
12/11/2018
Comments

– Add ‘No tracking’ option at product level to suppress availability check when selling product
– Add ‘No tracking’ option at account level to suppress availability check when selling any products

QBO integration improvement

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Status
Complete
Expected
10/06/2018
Actual
20/10/2018
Comments

Several enhancements like optional auto-sync, connect/disconnect wizard to/from QBO, additional sync elements (categories, classes, custom fields) and help with sync errors resolution

DEAR to DEAR integration

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/07/2018
Actual
23/09/2018
Comments

Send or receive invoices directly to/from another DEAR organisation

Shipping zones

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Status
Complete
Expected
09/09/2018
Actual
09/09/2018
Comments

– implementing shipping zones down to postcode level
– import shipping rates from CSV file

User suggestions Phase 3

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Status
Complete
Expected
Actual
26/03/2019
Comments

– Tasks and Notifications can’t sign up in trial, nor can a user trial the features when they have a paid account. Can we create some sort of trials for these modules which should increase take up. It would be good to have a code we can give out to users as a promotion that would allow them access for a defined period of time.
– Ability to delete customer/supplier contacts in bulk.

– Bulk actions for advanced sales orders.

Xero Integration

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Status
Complete
Expected
09/09/2018
Actual
09/09/2018
Comments

New option to consolidate sales invoices before sending to Xero to eliminate Xero’s 1000 orders per month restriction

Magento 2 Integration

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Status
Complete
Expected
30/08/2018
Actual
02/09/2018
Comments

Amazon integration improvement

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Status
Complete
Expected
10/06/2018
Actual
30/06/2018
Comments

Importing fees and charges

Order Routing

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/07/2018
Actual
29/07/2018
Comments

Use shipping address to route sales orders to specific warehouse

Shopify integration enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
10/06/2018
Actual
15/06/2018
Comments

Some extra features to utilise new Shopify API

Mobile app for warehouse managament

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Status
Complete
Expected
10/06/2018
Actual
15/06/2018
Comments

1. Stocktake/inventory count
2. Stock receiving
3. Put away
4. Stock write-off
5. Stock transfer

POS – Stage 3 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
30/05/2018
Actual
15/06/2018
Comments

1. Product ordering. Outlet staff should be able to order products either
a) using reorder function or
b) by creating direct orders to supplier or
c) requesting transfer from main warehouse or other outlet
3. Serial numbers in POS
4. POS layout for smartphone
5. POS register customisable catalog layout
6. Additional reporting

Pick and Pack mobile app

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/04/2018
Actual
01/05/2018
Comments

Android application for ScanSKU Android Barcode Scanner to streamline order fulfilment process and show all outstanding orders available for picking

Tasks, Reminders and Scheduled reports

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/05/2018
Actual
10/05/2018
Comments

Part of Notification module. When activated it will create reminder on orders to approve, payments due etc.Also some DEAR reports can be generated on regular basis and emailed to distribution list. These reports perfect for those who are not logged into DEAR.

Shipping Rates Estimates and Shipping Labels

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/03/2018
Actual
30/04/2018
Comments

Shipping rates will be set manually (shipping zones) or provided via integration with following platforms: Shipstation, StarShipit, Shippit (including label printing)

Advanced Purchase Module

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/06/2018
Actual
10/05/2018
Comments

New purchase module to include
– Multiple invoices, credit notes and deliveries for single purchase order
– Standalone credit notes
– Service-only purchase

In-app messaging

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Status
Complete
Expected
14/10/2018
Actual
20/10/2018
Comments

Send messages to other DEAR users while they are logged in to DEAR web or mobile app

Xero integration improvement

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Status
Complete
Expected
30/04/2018
Actual
10/05/2018
Comments

Several enhancements like optional auto-sync, connect/disconnect wizard to/from Xero and help with sync errors resolution

B2B Portal – Stage 5 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
30/04/2018
Actual
30/04/2018
Comments
1. Option for customer of B2B to save B2B invoice to their DEAR Inventory account directly from the portal page

2. Option for customer of B2B portal to email order/invoice from B2B portal to have a record other than just in DEAR

3. Send email notification to customer when order has been shipped with link to the invoice for downloading
4. Send email notification to supplier when the invoice has been viewed/downloaded
5. Email notifications when customer opens and downloads invoice
6.Allow quantity to be shown for products within a family on the bulk order screen
7.Add shipping fee calculations based on total order weight or # of items. ( Will be done through a 3rd party shipping integration )
8.Additional Stock Availability Display
“In Stock” (green), ” Out of Stock” (red) and “Display Quantity” (green), if there is a stock outage, but also a quantity on order, the B2B Portal should display “Coming Soon” (amber)

Zapier integration

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Status
Complete
Expected
21/03/2018
Actual
03/04/2018
Comments

Zapier connects more web apps than anyone. Zapier integrates with apps such as Facebook Lead Ads, Slack, Quickbooks, Google Sheets, Google Docs & many more! Slack. Mailchimp. Google Sheets. Trello.

FBA integration improvement

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Status
Complete
Expected
10/03/2018
Actual
10/03/2018
Comments

Several changes to improve integration usability:
– Stock quantity auto-sync between FBA and DEAR location on daily/weekly/monthly basis
– User interface for Catalog view to match general DEAR design concept
– Operation Log on FBA integration page to indicate some FBA related events, like catalog updates.

API Version 2

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/01/2018
Actual
30/01/2018
Comments

Add to the List of available endpoints:

– Product Family
– All reference book endpoints
– Assembly
– Disassembly
– Inventory Write-Off
– Money tasks
– Journal tasks
– Customer/Supplier

B2B Portal – Stage 3 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/01/2018
Actual
25/01/2018
Comments
1. Order notifications for new Sales from B2B portal
2. Option to set Minimum Order Quantity per SKU
3. Contacts tab on B2B integration page to show all invited clients
4. Option to show/hide orders created for the customer outside B2B portal
6. Option for customer of B2B portal to delete some or all out of stock items from the cart
8. Add option Favorites to let customer save most used products and provide quick access to the list
9. Add optional product availability report to B2B portal. Customers can check available and order products and prices
10. Option to Export order list from B2B portal for given date range
11. Ability to hide prices on screen. User can switch off/on price information without affecting other users
14. Use product attributes and tags in search function

B2B Portal – Stage 4 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
31/01/2018
Actual
25/01/2018
Comments
1.The ability to add text and info to the log-in page where information can be added on how to apply for an account and how to log in etc.
2.Easy portal access for field Sales Representative that place orders onsite on behalf of customers (Impersonation of portals)
4.The ability to send out B2B Portal invites to multiple customers at once. The invitation link will be exportable into a customer CSV file so it can be added to email campaigns via 3rd party applications.
5.Add an icon that highlights NEW products
6.Add icon next to the “Invite to Portal” icon to tell if the customer has created a password/account
7.Add another invitation status “ACCEPTED” to know the customer received the invite and accepted
8.Add [CustomerEmail] to the B2B portal invitation email so when a customer receives the invitation and chooses a password they’ll also know which email they’ll need to use when signing in
9.Access to logs confirming that an invitation was sent
11.Make the appearance of additional attributes optional on the portal
12.Product page display customisation –
– Dont show extra paramaters
– Show in specifications tab
– Show under product code on the main product section/next to the image
13.A button to navigate back to the catalog from the product info pages
14.Change the backorder/split delivery descriptions. Make heading “Delivery Options if one or more items are Out of Stock”
– “Single Delivery; delay whole order until all items are in stock”
– “Multiple Deliveries; ship all available items now, ship currently unavailable items later”
16.Show short description under product heading on the Product Info pages
17.Ability to add customisable shopping cart icon
18.Add ‘Back’ & ‘Checkout’ buttons to Product pages to streamline the customer experience. The text of these buttons will be customisable.
20.Custom Domain mapping for B2B portal

POS – Stage 2 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
31/01/2018
Actual
Comments
1. DEAR discount model should be replicated in POS
2. Stocktake module should be developed in POS. All POS users should be able to perform stocktake. Partial counts by brand or tag should be supported.
3. Server report should be available on mobile POS for selected outlet. This will help outlet staff to direct customers to the right outlet if in the current outlet product is out of stock
4. Transfer between outlets.
5. System should show product list with product details applicable to the current outlet.
8. Coupon discounts. Coupons send via email and valid until certain point in the future. Client who receives coupons will be eligible for discount.
9. Integration with payment processors (Vantiv, Tyro).Integration with payment processors, card readers, different printers and scanners. We will consider Paypal, Square,Stripe and others (follow the link below)
10. Price label printing .
11. Incorporate Card Readers in POS.POS application should be able to accept payments by credit cards. Swipe, contactless cards, as well as chip cards. Stripe, Square, Tyro and Vantive payment processors to consider

12. Incorporate Barcode scanners in POS.

13. Barcode print on receipt and search.Implement barcode print on receipt and barcode search in Sales History page and customer search
14. Integrate with Star mPOP and optimize star printer communication. Integrate with drawer and scanner

15. Quick Keys 
16. Pin codes for quick POS screen locking. 
17. Implement live search for products and customers. 
18. Custom payment methods.

19.Payment Method Summary report, Customer Credit report

Notification Centre

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/01/2018
Actual
15/01/2018
Comments

Users will be able to get an overview of all notifications stemming from various sources (B2B, e-commerce, in-app sales). This will help them  become aware of critical real-time information.

Payment distribution

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Status
On-hold
Expected
Actual
Comments

Improved supplier/customer payment distribution. Loading data from banks files

Mobile point of sale (POS)

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/02/2017
Actual
20/02/2017
Comments

POS works in web browser, under Android or iOS .It supports offline mode, all sales created offline will be synced to your DEAR account once online mode is back.
Supports popular discounting models (buy one get one free, brand and category discounts along with simple discount per order or line item)
You include receipt note to record extra information about the sale. It will be printed (optionally) on receipt.
You can process Sale On Account, Layby and let your customers earn loyalty points. Full support for customer accounts.
Cashier can put sale on hold (park sales) to take payment from another register or recommence sale at any time later.
Refunds and Returns are available with options to put refund to store credit or return to the customer using original payment method. If loyalty program is enabled for the customer every time they make a purchase system calculates loyalty point that can be used in the future.
Accept credit/debit card payments through Square payment processor. Cash payment option is available as well and calculates change and applies rounding when required. Customer can opt to use different payment methods for a single sale that include cash, credit cards, gift certificates, laybys, on account sales and store credits.
Full receipt customisation is available. You can include info regarding current and forthcoming promotions, put your logo or logo of brans on sale, etc.
Register closure and cash management are supported
Support for Barcode Scanning. Add items to the sale by scanning. Also search products by brand, category, SKU
Every shop/outlet can me mapped to individual inventory location to have separate inventory control and counts for every outlet. Multiple registers available per outlet to report on sales activity. Every cashier has separate user account to control access permissions and track sales.

Credit note functionality

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/02/2017
Actual
10/04/2017
Comments

Multiple credit notes for single invoice, credit notes distributed across multiple invoices

Improved Expense Distribution

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/02/2017
Actual
12/03/2017
Comments

Expenses like freight and handling fees can be allocated to customer orders as manual journals using pro-rata method.

B2B Portal – Stage 2 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
30/01/2017
Actual
10/04/2017
Comments

1. Download price lists with images as PDF file and excel file with product barcodes, SKUs, names

2. Add optional dimensions, weight, product attributes and quantity based discounts to the product details page when available
3. Add optional short description field to DEAR product page to be used along with product name on B2B product details page.
4. Add Guest user role which cannot shop, but can browse/print catalogue.
5. At checkout stage add two options to choose from :
– Single delivery, place on Backorder if out of stock
– Multiple deliveries if out of stock
6. Show fulfilment status on orders

B2B Portal

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/10/2016
Actual
15/10/2016
Comments

Our B2B portal allows your customers to visit your web shop (multiple shops supported) and make new order, see all orders made before. Copying items from previous order is available. Special pricing per customer and basic portal customisation are available. If you have Stripe or Paypal account your customers can pay orders online using these payment processor.

Multiple pick, pack and ship tasks for single sales invoice/order.

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/12/2016
Actual
22/01/2017
Comments

Multiple pick, pack and ship tasks for single sales invoice/order.

B2B Portal – Stage 1 enhancement

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/12/2016
Actual
10/01/2017
Comments

1. Implement payment options using Paypal and Stripe
2. Printing orders/invoices from the B2B portal. Single order/invoice template will be supported initially.
3. Optional ‘Required by date’ field for customers to enter. This field will be transferred to the ‘Required By’ field on DEAR Sales order page. Add checkbox ASAP next to it to indicate that it should be delivered as soon as possible.
4. Add new parameter on B2B integration page to control number of products on search/catalogue page. The number will be limited to 48 items per page to keep page response time acceptable.
5. Optional comment field on checkout page for every item in the cart
6. Content of Invitation, reset password, order notification emails should be customizable
7. Notes area on checkout page. Content will be saved to DEAR Sales order internal memo.
8. Use content of Carrier table to fill delivery methods on B2B integration page. At checkout step preselect delivery method as per customer’s carrier settings.
9. Add In Stock / Out of stock indicator to the items on all pages showing catalogue

Advanced Reporting

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Status
Complete
Expected
Actual
10/07/2016
Comments

(Phase 1 complete). To simplify reconciliation between DEAR and your accounting software we are adding set of reports that will be comparable with the reports you can find in your accounting software.

Floship Integration

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/01/2016
Actual
30/01/2016
Comments

Floship is a leading provider of international fulfillment, recognized for fast and cost-effective worldwide shipping services.

Multiple DEAR organisations

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Status
Complete
Expected
15/01/2016
Actual
25/01/2016
Comments

Use single user login details to access multiple DEAR accounts

Vend – phase 2

+
Status
Complete
Expected
15/12/2015
Actual
04/01/2016
Comments

Add import from Vend – purchase orders, stock transfer and stocktake

eBay Integration (Phase 2)

+
Status
Complete
Expected
25/09/2015
Actual
25/12/2015
Comments

Add support for multiple eBay marketplaces. Add support for eBay variants. Import payments from eBay

Square

+
Status
Complete
Expected
15/12/2015
Actual
04/01/2016
Comments

Square is one service that supports your entire business, from a register in your pocket to reports on your laptop.

Handshake

+
Status
Complete
Expected
25/09/2015
Actual
23/11/2015
Comments

B2B Portal. Write bigger orders, See more customers, Process and ship your orders faster, Reduce order processing costs, Increase your order accuracy

Fulfilled by Amazon Integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
25/08/2015
Actual
23/11/2015
Comments

Magento Integration (Phase 2)

+
Status
Complete
Expected
15/09/2015
Actual
18/10/2015
Comments

Add support for multiple Magento shops. Import payments from Magento

Paypal Checkout Integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
15/08/2015
Actual
23/08/2015
Comments

It works within your site—customers can pay instantly, without being redirected away to complete the transaction.

Import bills and invoices from Xero

+
Status
Complete
Expected
30/06/2015
Actual
18/08/2015
Comments

When implemented this will open really unlimited integration opportunity for any Xero clients and add-on providers to take advantage of powerful DEAR Inventory features.

Shipstation Integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
25/07/2015
Actual
18/08/2015
Comments

POST/PUT methods to create/update sales, payments, tracking numbers and credit notes

Stripe Checkout Integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
25/07/2015
Actual
10/07/2015
Comments

Checkout is an embeddable payment form for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. It works within your site—customers can pay instantly, without being redirected away to complete the transaction.

Amazon Marketplace Integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
07/07/2015
Actual
07/07/2015
Comments

CSV file load for purchase and sales

+
Status
Complete
Expected
25/04/2015
Actual
30/06/2015
Comments

Let users load historical sales and purchases from accounting systems or sales channels.

Etsy Integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
25/06/2015
Actual
25/06/2015
Comments

Capsule CRM

+
Status
Complete
Expected
10/05/2015
Actual
25/06/2015
Comments

API Interface – Phase 2

+
Status
Complete
Expected
10/05/2015
Actual
10/05/2015
Comments

POST/PUT methods to create/update sales, payments, tracking numbers and credit notes

Neto integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
30/04/2015
Actual
15/05/2015
Comments

WooCommerce integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
30/03/2015
Actual
07/04/2015
Comments

Vend integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
30/03/2015
Actual
07/04/2015
Comments

Big Commerce integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
30/09/2014
Actual
30/03/2015
Comments

Disassembly module. Auto-disassembly.

+
Status
Complete
Expected
05/03/2014
Actual
20/03/2014
Comments

New module will let users disassembly items when multiple output items will be inventoried from one input item. This feature also will be used to do automatic conversion between different units of measure (e.g. box to items, tonnes to kilos etc.).

Bulk product upload for Shopify and Magento

+
Status
Complete
Expected
14/03/2014
Actual
20/03/2014
Comments

While currently available publishing functions for sale channels work fine there is a need to have bulk publishing option clients who maintain 1000s of items.

Commission based drop shipping

+
Status
On Hold
Expected
Actual
Comments

Currently drop shipping model implemented in DEAR Inventory assumes retailers make their profit on the difference between the wholesale and retail price. But some retailers earn an agreed percentage of the sales in commission, paid by the wholesaler to the retailer. So changes will be done to job costing module to allow commission based invoicing to wholesaler/manufacture.

Repair order module

+
Status
On Hold
Expected
Actual
Comments

For users who do after sale service and who sells items with serial numbers (e.g. electronics). Module will keep records on all repairs and service calls associated with particular serial number.

Individual tax rules per invoice line

+
Status
Complete
Expected
10/02/2014
Actual
10/02/2014
Comments

Adding tax rules per invoice line will make DEAR invoice fully compatible with invoices produced by accounting software like Xero or QBO. Currently DEAR users can’t create mix of taxable and not taxable items in one invoice.

Drop Ship functionality

+
Status
Complete
Expected
20/01/2014
Actual
20/01/2014
Comments

During a Sales Order if an item is marked as Drop Ship, out of stock or it is best to Drop Ship you should be able to mark specific items for Drop Ship. This would then direct you to create a Purchase Order directly associated with that Sale Order. This Purchase Order would then be a Drop Ship and not be received into inventory. After that it is just a matter of Invoicing SO and PO normally.

Email Templates

+
Status
Complete
Expected
30/01/2014
Actual
20/01/2014
Comments

You will be able to pre-set emails you are sending to customers and suppliers.

Mobile version of stocktake page

+
Status
On Hold
Expected
Actual
Comments

You will be able to do your stocktake on an mobile device not just onto printed stock sheets.

Fulfillment integration with Shopify

+
Status
Complete
Expected
17/11/2013
Actual
21/11/2013
Comments

Shopify will send an automated email to the customer once its order is full filed. If the orders are pushed from Shopify to DEAR, once an order is shipped i.e. fulfilled, the information of shipment should be pulled back to Shopify too.

Kitted or Packaged Products/SKUs that are not preassembled into finished good but simply a list of other (already finished goods) SKUs

+
Status
Complete
Expected
08/11/2013
Actual
10/11/2013
Comments

New checkbox is added in the bill of materials ‘Auto-Assembly/Kit’ indicating that products can be automatically assembled when sale order is authorised. If the product is available in stock the system will assemble only deficiency in quantity required to complete the sale order.

Product Traceability and Track Expiration Dates

+
Status
Complete
Expected
19/08/2013
Actual
21/08/2013
Comments

Ability to enter specific lot numbers of products, usage of each traceable product, information on when date sensitive products are due to expire, facilitate with product recall by identifying the immediate previous sources and immediate subsequent recipients of products

Backorders enhancement

+
Status
Complete
Expected
14/07/2013
Actual
Comments

Create purchase orders only for backordered items filtered by customers and/or product tags

Finished goods enhancement

+
Status
Complete
Expected
07/07/2013
Actual
10/07/2013
Comments

Finished goods now can include not only direct materials but also direct labour and applied manufacturing overhead

Stock take/ Stock adjustment enhancement

+
Status
Complete
Expected
03/07/2013
Actual
03/07/2013
Comments

Add function to data entry stock in addition to loading from CSV file

Product Family enhancement

+
Status
Complete
Expected
28/06/2013
Actual
26/06/2013
Comments

Create and maintain, buy and sell similar products applying bulk select/update operations. Auto-generate SKUs.

Shopify integration

+
Status
Complete
Expected
24/06/2013
Actual
18/06/2013
Comments

Volume Based Discounts

+
Status
Complete
Expected
07/06/2013
Actual
07/06/2013
Comments

A volume based discount is an adjustment to the price of a item based on the quantity in the quote line or order line item. Simple method will be used.

Serial/Batch Numbers Tracking

+
Status
Complete
Expected
07/06/2013
Actual
30/05/2013
Comments

Track serial or batch numbers on the receiving stock side and the selling side of business.

Application Dashboard

+
Status
Complete
Expected
23/05/2013
Actual
22/05/2013
Comments

Summary of outstanding tasks and quick shortcuts to the most used actions.

Recurring Invoices

+
Status
Complete
Expected
30/05/2013
Actual
20/05/2013
Comments

Enter details for a sales invoice you send and mark it as Recurring Task. DEAR will automatically create and save invoices with Draft status. You’ll need to complete the process by authorising them.

User-defined fields for customers and suppliers

+
Status
Complete
Expected
15/05/2013
Actual
15/05/2013
Comments

Let you keep additional information about your customers and suppliers specific to your business.

Service only invoice

+
Status
Complete
Expected
20/05/2013
Actual
20/05/2013
Comments

User-defined price tier names

+
Status
Complete
Expected
15/05/2013
Actual
15/05/2013
Comments