Merlin Business Software is a fully integrated, company-wide ERP solution offering multi-company, multi-depot and multi-currency capability. Modular based, Merlin allows you to build the system around your requirements:
Sales Order Processing – Create sales orders and quotations quickly and easily via the web, trade counter and back office.
Stock Control – Easily action, track and update stock movements between suppliers, depots, locations and customers.
Purchase Order Processing – Optimise stock levels with Merlin’s Suggested Purchase Orders feature, based on live data.
Financials – Fully integrated Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers and Management Accounts.
Merlin Dashboard – Get an at-a-glance, personalised view of your business’s performance, in real time.
Contact Management – Complete solution for customer, prospect and supplier management.
System Control – Customise Merlin to suit your business, without the need for bespoke modifications.
- Real-time comprehensive on-screen monitoring of WIP
- Full traceability on BOM, raw materials and operator.
- Total costs & profitability immediately available on completion of each job.
- Shop Floor Data Collection
- Merlin is designed to integrate with Preactor™.
Web Services Tool Set* – Seamlessly stream orders placed on your website into Sales Order Processing (SOP) for immediate picking and shipment, whilst giving your account customers visibility of their own special prices and access to view their up-to-the-minute account balance, statements, copy invoices and POD’s.
Android Applications* – Merlin’s latest developments include mobile applications:
Merlin CRM for Android™
Take new orders and access company and contact records whilst on the move; including contact details, contact notes, customer balance information, outstanding sales orders, quotes, invoices and product information etc.
Delivery Van Routing for Android™
Download the delivery schedule, plot the route on Google™ Maps Navigation, send delivery updates and have customers sign for their deliveries electronically.
Document Imaging* – Proof of delivery and purchase invoice imaging.
Third-party Carrier Software Integration* – Avoid rekeying information with full integration with carriers such as CityLink and UK Mail.
Delivery/ Van Routing* = Get an at-a-glance, personalised view of your businesses performance, in real time.
Hand-held Terminal Applications* – Reduce errors by removing the manual process for stock checking, goods receipt and goods dispatch.
Repairs Module* – Record labour, goods under warranty and guarantee and monitor all jobs for repair in the workshop.
EDI Integration* – Reduce business admin costs even further by processing sales and purchase orders and invoices electronically.
Fixed Assets* – Manage your fixed assets cost and depreciation.
Hire Module* – Offering a hire service? Let Merlin manage it from start to finish.
Contract Costing* – Maintain visibility of the progress and profitability of your contract work.
Credit Card Integration* – Process credit and debit card payments at the trade counter or over the phone.
Typical user organisation profile for each product:
Merlin is scalable to any sized business, offering the same functionality to customers who have as little as 5 users operating out of one branch, to our largest 1000+ user client who are currently rolling Merlin out across their 64 branches, worldwide.