Pastel Xpress V11
Pastel Xpress: Complete Bussiness Accounting for Small Businesses.
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Having Pastel Xpress on your side makes running a business a whole lot easier. Whether you’re a small business or a larger operation with a basic accounting environment, Pastel Xpress takes care of the accounts so you can concentrate on running the business.
It’s an intuitive and user friendly accounting solution that lets you manage your accounts with relative ease and confidence.Simplicity, combined with rich functionality, gives you the ability to effectively manage your money and your business.
Pastel Xpress’ automation of common business processes makes the product easy to learn and easy to use.As your business grows you will be able to upgrade and access greater functionality at the click of a button without having to transfer data.
Compliant with SA Legislation
Pastel Xpress, and the new Pastel Approved Stationery range, automatically caters for the customer VAT number field required by SARS (South African Revenue Services) with effect from March 2005.
Finding your way around Pastel has never been easier. The highly intuitive and graphical System Navigator allows you to perform common tasks quickly using simple icons representative of everyday tasks.
Use Pastel’s Setup Assistant to create a company in minutes. Answer a few simple questions, select from one of Pastel’s fully customisable templates, then tailor them to your business on-the-fly. Some of the customisable templates Pastel has to offer are:
Service • Retail • Body Corporate • Construction • Garage / Service Station • Farming • Hotel • Non Profit Organisation • Real Estate Agent • Food and Beverage • Church Accounts • Club Accounts • Professional Services • Medical Practitioners • School Accounts
Pastel’s flexible customer account setup allows you to configure parameters per customer. For example you can set individual trading and settlement terms, select the e-mail and/ or print option for invoices and statements. Create as many customers as you need – Pastel’s high performance database won’t slow you down as your customer base grows.
Pastel allows you to enter invoices in a logical and intuitive manner. Save time, ensure accuracy and control back orders by linking quotations and sales orders.
Pastel’s Age Analysis provides you with crucial information about your customers and suppliers. It lets you see outstanding balances by ageing period and assists you in prioritising collection of overdue amounts.
Pastel can track your inventory in as much detail as necessary. You can create product or service items, establish minimum and maximum stock levels and much more.
This standard feature allows e-mailing of documents such as statements, invoices, orders and quotations in PDF and HTML format. Each document layout has a corresponding PDF layout. The e-mail screen allows you to cc and bcc recipients and contacts from Outlook. Seamless integration of these elements makes communicating with your clients and suppliers easy. The body text limit for e-mails has increased and additional files can now be attached.
Keep your finger on the pulse of your business by using Pastel’s graphic reporting feature to display business-critical information in a graphical format. For example, you can now view trends in customer sales, inventory movement, expense allocation and more. Pastel’s Financial Ratios allow you to analyse the key areas of your business at the click of a button.
The Forms Designer interface makes it easy to customise stationery layouts of documents such as invoices, quotes, orders and labels. And you can customise forms for the PDF documents that you e-mail.
Pastel enables you to integrate your general ledger, customer, and supplier data with Microsoft® Office* and allows you to export customer and supplier contact information into Outlook. The new ‘Create Letters’ and ‘Labels Assistant’ allows users to easily set up mail merge documents and labels through Microsoft Word. The assistant automatically creates the required data sources and links for mail merges.
* Microsoft® Office 2000 and up.
Works with Microsoft Vista
No compulsory license fees
Easy to use