Windward System Five
Conheça o Windward System Five
O Windward System Five é um sistema completo, baseado na nuvem, de administração de empresas que vendem, prestam serviços ou alugam estoque. O software inclui as principais funcionalidades de ponto de venda, CRM, estoque e contabilidade, operando em tempo real, totalmente integrado. O conjunto de recursos e a flexibilidade da plataforma permitem que um conjunto diversificado de mercados verticais, como artigos para casa, OPE, aluguel e centros de jardinagem, prospere com o uso diário do System Five baseado na nuvem, seja uma única loja ou uma cadeia nacional.
Quem usa o Windward System Five?
A plataforma ajuda pequenas e médias empresas de comércio varejista/atacadista a obter o controle de seus negócios. O Windward System Five é rápido e fácil de usar. O software visa a empresas que vendem, prestam serviços ou alugam estoque.
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Avaliações do Windward System Five
Highly customizable software that you can really tailor to your business for an affordable price.
Comentários: Reduced IT costs, Improved staff experience and greater overall efficiency of our business practices.
I give this review after having tried many different software packages over the last 15 years. Some costing x10 the price of Windard, some costing x10 less. What I'm left with over these years is perspective, and that perspective was hard earned. You will not find a more complete point of sale, inventory control, accounting, crm, etc. for this price range. With the ability to fine tune it to your exact business needs, it's easiest to configure, maintain and operate...especially compared to the "enterprise" software world where your eyes will water from pricing. Its got lightning fastest Point of sale with the absolute best part find search tool I can recall using. The special order management is the best complete solution from any I've tried. If your serious about your Business, you should consider Windard. I honestly think that in the long run it has improved our business, staff and bottom dollar.
There is no such thing as perfect software. With that being said, there are issues...but then it's technology. You have to considering that it is a highly customizable product that able to serve an amazing range of business types with thousands of options. What Windward has that sets it apart is a fantastic support team with Canadian staff and an out-of-country team that is admittingly fantastic...probably the best off-shore support that I have ever experienced in IT. Tech support is typically same day, commonly instant or within a few hours of placing a call. If you have an urgent problem, they will find someone for you RIGHT NOW. If you have problems using Windward software...you will most probably have problems using another piece of software. The key with any software, especially if you are new to it, is to have patience and use every opportunity to learn.
Resposta do Windward Software
há 5 anos
Mark, thank you very much for taking the time to provide your feedback on your experience with Windward System Five. We're thrilled that you are very satisfied with our software! As you identify in your review, Windward Software is committed to continuously improving our business management solutions such that we may continue to offer the most user-friendly, yet comprehensive functionality available.
Great system management
Comentários: When we first took over this long-time local business, previous owners did most reports or tracking by hand (ie hand-written invoices entered into QB and hand-written price books) WWS5 helps us keep track of items in inventory, current prices and mark-ups for inventory, general price increases from vendors, EOD reports and sales, and AR accounts much more easily. We do not currently use the accounting portion, but hope to move over to the accounting option with the new data set.
We currently use Windward for our POS and AR needs. This helps keep us on track for monthly billing to AR clients and keeps up with the daily till. We do very much like the additional features such as inventory management, price checks/updates, but have trouble at time keeping it current due to staffing issues. With more staff, this system would be absolutely amazing.
When we first installed Windward, there were issues with understanding the larger picture during set-up. Understanding more about the system prior to set up would have helped. We are currently setting up a new database now that we understand more about the full operation of WWS5.
Comentários: We are continuing to use System Five as migration is a challenge for a small business like ours. The support crew at Windward work well to address issues; however, our account manager failed to address items that were still in process just prior to go live. Those items remain outstanding as support is unable to address them.
Immediate processing of credit card transactions. The fact that System 5 is in the cloud is one of the primary reasons we purchased the product.
Not enough explanation of defaults in System 5 caused redundancy in our chart of accounts. The monthly reconciliation requires that several routines be performed before you can have a reliable balance report of income/expense reports. Modifiers were disappointing as we learned that they must be setup on an item-by-item basis, rather than a category or brand basis. Custom reporting is extremely lacking and doesn't allow for us to produce the reports we need.
Windward Software is an amazing program to help you run your business in every aspect.
Comentários: Inventory was a huge issue for us before we started using System Five. We absolutely cannot imagine running our business without Windward System Five at this point.
The Support is A1 and the features of everything from Inventory to Sales Invoices, everything is connected and very user friendly. Reports are easy to run, reconciliations, sales and purchase invoicing, ageing, financials are easy to read and all other functions are again, user friendly.
No cons at this time. We didn't like that it didn't have a payroll feature when we started with it but now it does.
Comentários: Mostly positive when it comes to day to day interaction. Any negatives are more nit-picking issues.
Required Orders system and ability to interact with the invoice easily throughout.
Lack of multiple kits. Purchase orders with SO items become buggy with large quantities. If a user moves too quickly in the system, it can break.