Category: News

Midwinter Madness!!

It’s been an exciting and busy time over the past couple of months! In April we released Abel Version 6.0, featuring Abel’s new User Interface along with plenty of new functionality. We’ve had great feedback so far from customers who… Read more »

Scheduling similar jobs to save setup time…

Hi There. As well as Abel’s automatic scheduling capabilities, we have some handy features that help schedulers make more informed decisions when they are fine tuning the schedule. In this blog I am writing about a particular feature that helps… Read more »

Managing your Intangible Assets…

Hi There. Did you know that Abel handles Intangible Assets? Intangible assets are non-physical assets that normally have a useful life greater than one year that local accounting practices permit you to amortize. Often they arise from buying other companies… Read more »

Managing Bills of Materials in different currencies…

Hi There. Did you know that Abel handles Bills of Materials (BOMs) in different currencies? This feature suits businesses that run their offshore manufacturing operations within their “home” database. Installers can configure this feature for you. Abel uses the currency… Read more »

Twenty Eighteen

Happy New Year! I reported in my Christmas blog that we had new customer sites being implemented over the summer holiday.  I am delighted to welcome them to the Abel community and share with you who these new customers are.… Read more »

Latest case study: Devex heats up the Australian Market…

Australia’s Devex Systems, a leading supplier of specialized heating and cooling solutions, chose Abel® ERP because they wanted a system that could power their complex business functions. Abel had the features and flexibility they wanted…

Handy Features for Manufacturing…

Hi There. This month I am writing about some nifty features for manufacturing.  Within Abel’s serious manufacturing and scheduling functionality, are some small but handy features for special situations. I am highlighting two of these today: Start-Start Dependency and Pack… Read more »

Latest case study: Helios Powers up with Abel…

Australia’s Helios Power Solutions turned to Abel® ERP to drive the automation, flexibility and efficiency needed to strengthen its expanding international business, powering electronic equipment in the transportation, mining, military, marine, medical and telecommunication industries…

Latest case study: Alsco Inc. Continues to Innovate with Abel…

Global leader in textile rentals, Alsco originally chose Abel® ERP to automate and manage their fast-growing business.  15 years on, Alsco continues to partner with Abel on further innovations to optimize their operations in 13 countries across the globe…

The latest BUZZ about Abel’s traceability…

Hi There, This month we are looking at how Abel’s functionality can help producers track their production from the field through to manufacturing and packaging of finished goods, meeting requirements for traceability and quality right through the whole supply chain.… Read more »

Twenty Seventeen

Happy New Year! The year has started very well. Abel Solutions is already underway with customer implementations, it’s so exciting to see how Abel’s flexibility adapts to meet the needs of our customers diverse business processes. We are presently working… Read more »

Latest case study: Dairy Products NZ

When master chef Mathew Metcalfe decided to start a business making premium soft-serve ice cream and dairy-free desserts, he chose Abel® ERP to deliver the automation, flexibility and quality control he needed to compete in NZ and overseas…

Latest case study: Nautech Electronics

Nautech Electronics continues to re-engineer its business, adopting more of Abel’s features to bolster its competitive edge as a global contract manufacturer. Find out how Nautech relies on Abel® ERP to drive greater efficiency, automation and agility…

Hi from the USA…

The Northern Hemisphere sure beats the Southern Hemisphere especially at this time of year. We are based in the United States for a few weeks, meeting with our customers and visiting some prospective customers as well. In my Twenty Sixteen… Read more »

Happy 20th Birthday Abel…

We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary this month, and we wanted to raise a toast to all our customers around the world for helping make Abel® a global leader in ERP business management software. Founder and Managing Director Allan Baird started… Read more »

Consignment Stock

Gidday, This is the latest in a series of blogs I am writing on Abel’s features and what they can do for you. Did you know Abel has features that are especially for managing consignment stock? Consignment stock is stock… Read more »

Twenty Sixteen

Happy New Year!  This year has started with a roar: We already have a great lineup of companies joining the Abel community in the first quarter. It’s so interesting to see what these businesses do. The diversity of our customer… Read more »

August’s Roundup!

August saw two more companies join the Abel community: Another dairy product manufacturer – this one is based in Auckland. A company that designs and manufactures large turbines and equipment for the hydro-generation industry. American Chamber of Commerce…

Latest case study: Myriad Engineering

When Myriad Engineering wanted better control of its pricing and production process, the small-parts machining company chose Abel® ERP to integrate all the critical information it needed to stay competitive. Read about how Abel provides Myriad staff with real-time visibility and traceability over their entire operation. Check out the case study here.

Twenty Fifteen

Happy New Year! We are already back into it. While the rest of the world is conducting “business as usual” we, in Australasia, call December and January the “silly season” because we take advantage of the warm weather and go… Read more »

Handy Features for Managing Stock

Hi there, I am just writing to highlight a few of Abel’s features for managing stock and inventory. Did you know about these? Inventory Frozen Status The ‘Frozen Status’ is a temporary status for batch controlled inventory that stops it… Read more »

Latest case study: GMP Dairy

GMP Dairy was the first New Zealand infant formula manufacturer to be approved for exports to China under their new 2014 quality measures. Read about how GMP Dairy chose Abel for its strong manufacturing features, especially supply chain traceability, to… Read more »

How Abel keeps track of your Assets

Gidday, This is the latest in a series of blogs I am writing on Abel’s features and what they can do for you. This month’s topic is Abel’s Fixed Asset functionality. The features provided by Abel Fixed Assets include: The… Read more »

Abel’s Project Accounting

Gidday, This is the latest in a series of blogs I am writing on Abel’s features and what they can do for you. This month’s topic is Project Accounting. Do you have any R&D projects that you would like to… Read more »

Great Start for 2014

Happy New Year! 2014 has kicked off well. I am excited about the forthcoming year as we have a fantastic line up of great businesses joining the Abel community. Abel Solution’s Consultants are working on pre-installation QA testing with two… Read more »

New Release of Abel

Hi there, the development team has been busy again. Abel version 5.3.179.13 was released in July. This is another one of our minor releases, and includes plenty of new features to interest you. Here are just a few: Abel Email… Read more »

Two for Tuesday

Not a bad day yesterday! Two more new customers joined the Abel community. One, based in Sydney, is a leader in manufacturing specialist automotive parts. The new Auckland based customer provides..

Abel client Manuka Health in the news

It was great to see this highly positive story about Manuka Health and the work Abel is doing with it, featured in a recent Computerword article. Manuka use Abel to get visibility and control over all the interlocking business and manufacturing processes that go into its success as a..