Keep Your Eyes on Acumatica 2018 R1 ‘Cause It’s a Great New Release


American manufacturing is on the rise, consumer confidence in the U.S. economy is rebounding, and 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year. Considering all these benefits, now might be the right time to give your company a boost with the all-new update for Acumatica Cloud ERP.

Learn all about what’s new in Acumatica 2018 R1 in today’s post.

What Is Acumatica?

Not familiar with Acumatica Cloud ERP yet? As one of the leading cloud ERP solutions on the market today, this user-friendly, highly configurable product for SMBs is one of a kind in that it can adapt to your exact business needs with flexible licensing and deployment options.

Get a quick intro to Acumatica and access more resources on the ISM Acumatica page.

What Is Acumatica 2018 R1?

In an effort to provide the most up-to-date, useful solution available, Acumatica has committed to releasing twice-yearly updates on a predictable schedule. Since these updates are conveniently named by the year and release number, you can tell that Acumatica 2018 R1 is the first round of updates for this year. The second round should be released sometime in Q4.

Each Acumatica upgrade round provides solutions that directly respond to customer feedback and requests, which means the product keeps getting better all the time. Just like your business and industry, Acumatica is constantly evolving to stay ahead of the demands of modern business.


Quick Facts About Acumatica 2018 R1

Release Date: March 19, 2018

Includes: Enhancements Across the Platform

Supports New Industries: Distribution, Construction, Field Service

Incentives Are Available (Ask Us!)


Acumatica 2018 R1: The Details

The newest update to the cloud ERP includes enhancements to:

  • Usability

From better dashboards to search filters, generic inquiries, and even more mobile capabilities, the development team at Acumatica made sure to address user requests with 2018 R1.

  • Financials

As more companies move to the cloud and choose Acumatica to get them there, the ERP vendor has had to meet increasingly complex financial management module requests. In the newest round, Acumatica users can now access true multi-company functionality, split and reclassify transactions, utilize retainage accounting, and use advanced AP and AR reconciliation tools.

  • CRM

Since CRM is the heart of the Acumatica system, the cloud ERP vendor has made sure that CRM connects to every facet in the 2018 R1 build. They’ve also added new tracking and reporting features that will help the sales team and the back office.

  • Project Accounting

With enhanced tracking and reporting in Project Accounting, the cloud ERP can now comfortably handle pivot tables and complex change orders while also offering more flexible billing options.

  • Field Service Edition

This round includes a new Field Service Edition, which supports your on-the-go service team with real-time GPS, standardized billing, enhanced equipment warranty tracking, and contract lifecycle enhancements.

In addition, Acumatica 2018 R1 will soon include a new Distribution Edition built to fit the needs of busy warehouses, but that won’t be available until April. Stay tuned for in-depth information about Acumatica Distribution Edition coming soon.


Learn more about Acumatica 2018 R1 and find out if your business qualifies for special, limited-time discounts and incentives when you contact ISM online.