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ESS LLC Services

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Exceptional Software Solutions LLC is a proud partner of Exact Software. Exact is a robust enterprise wide software solution for manufacturers and distributors. Exact and ESS LLC offer solutions not only for today but also for the future.


Our partners or companion solution providers offer added value for enhancing Exact and other solutions. Our partners are industry recognized providers of solutions that offer enhanced functionality for your ERP and company.

Exceptional Software Solutions Partners and Exact Macola Companion Solution Providers



WiSys is the recommended Warehouse Management System (WMS) for Macola Progression, ES and Exact Macola 10.

The WiSys Agility Suite of Supply Chain Management solutions integrate seamlessly with the Exact Macola ERP. This allows Macola users to record all business transactions in real-time, starting at the first touchpoint in the organization. WiSys adaptable tools are purpose-built to automate unique business processes and allow agile business decisions based on real-time data through:

Real-time data enables customers to make real-time decisions. This real-time environment reduces reaction time and improves overall supply chain operations. The return on investment is tangible and includes lower costs, fewer data entry errors, improved customer service, reduced inventory, better compliance and the ability to expand without additional personnel. WiSys is the recommended Warehouse Management System (WMS) for Exact Macola Progression, ES and Exact Macola 10.

WiSys Overview Demo

WiSys WMS Basics



Avalara is the leading provider of cloud-based sales and use tax management solutions. Avalara Avatax provides our mutual clients with an instant integration into Exact Macola. Stop spending time on manual sales tax compliance – Automate it with Avalara. Contact Avalara for more information.


Overview of Avalara

Sales Tax Rates – Zip Codes vs. Geolocation

Infographic: Is Your Business Ready for eCommerce?

Infographic: Managing Your Sales Tax



LYNQ is a global provider of software solutions for the manufacturing industry. We provide Planning, Workforce and Factory Management software in a unique way. Rather than separate components, we offer a combined, fully integrated solution allowing you to plan, produce and perform like never before.

PLANNING MANAGER is a powerful, advanced planning and scheduling solution that empowers manufacturers to quickly create, update and share flexible and reliable production plans. It enables you to generate accurate schedules that take into account machine, personnel, tooling and inventory constraints. You are able to balance material, capacity and shop floor schedules simultaneously to meet customer demands on time — and at the lowest possible costs

WORKFORCE MANAGER is a data collection, tracking and analysis solution providing manufacturers with real-time shop floor visibility, helping to eliminate manual processes and increase productivity. It enables you to execute production plans whilst simply and accurately capturing and measuring activities on the factory floor.

FACTORY MANAGER is an online document, tracking and analysis solution, helping manufacturers to improve their performance and reduce issues. It enables you to create a truly paperless shop floor by allowing the online attachment of documents, videos, forms and sign off records, with full archive functionality for audit purposes.

Video: Lynq Workforce Manager
Video: Lynq Planning Manager
Video: Harness the 'Power of Three' with LYNQ's Manufacturing Solutions
Fact Sheet: LYNQ PLANNING MANAGER for Exact Macola
Fact Sheet: LYNQ WORKFORCE MANAGER for Exact Macola
Fact Sheet: LYNQ FACTORY MANAGER for Exact Macola

GLM Systems

GLM Systems delivers custom made software and add-ons products that enhance the usability of your Exact software (Exact Globe, Exact Synergy and Exact Synergy Enterprise) and optimize your business processes.

Tools for Exact Synergy
Add-ons for Exact Synergy
Products for CRM and Marketing Automation Integration
Tools for Exact Globe
Tools for Exact Synergy ENTERPRIZE

Forecast Pro

Forecast Pro is a comprehensive forecasting and forecast management system for Exact Macola ERP. This affordable and easy-to-use solution gives your team the capability to create accurate and credible forecasts, along with the tools for efficiently managing, monitoring and improving your forecast process.

Forecast Pro includes the following, and much more!

Video: Forecast Pro Overview
Fact Sheet: Forecast Pro TRAC Unlimited


Data Masons

Since 1996, Data Masons Software has specialized in simplifying EDI by providing tight integration and compliance management services. Data Masons' EDI Made Simple® approach offers advanced turnkey EDI solutions for ERP products such as Exact Software. The company's Vantage Point EDI solution provides an end-to-end EDI processing platform that gives companies a competitive edge through seamless EDI integration, predictable ownership costs and comprehensive, ongoing compliance services - all without expensive and disruptive ERP platform customization.

Data Masons leverages one of the largest trading partner compliance catalogs in the industry that enables customers to setup new partners in hours - not days or weeks. Coupled with unmatched document integration capabilities, a professional services team and strong delivery partners, Data Masons is a leading provider of integrated EDI/XML solutions in North America.




Business Activity Monitoring

The right information – sent to the right people, at the right time, via the right device – is critical to the success of your organization. Emailing an invoice to a client when they place an order. Faxing a purchase order to a supplier when stock runs low. Scheduling a sales rep to follow-up with a prospect who hasn’t been contacted. Or taking an incoming email and creating a support ticket. KnowledgeSync automates these processes – across your organization – as the industry’s leading Business Activity Monitoring solution.

A Smoke Detector for Your Business

It’s happened to you – overdue invoices that have to be written off; an unfulfilled order because you ran out of stock; or a discount lost because you missed the deadline. Troubling enough during a good economy, mistakes like this can determine the very survival of your business during tough times. Your organization simply cannot afford to miss out on critical information that can save you money, save you time, and keep your business afloat.

With KnowledgeSync you can: Flexible, Intelligent Alerts; Task specific work-flow Alerts; Automatic delivery of mission critical reports; Monitor emails from top customers and alert management; Monitor and alert for mission critical data on inventory and more. Activity monitoring and alerts are endless.

Video: KnowledgeSync Event Manager Basic Overview



Sniperdyne eCommerce Software

Sniperdyne has designed eCommerce solutions for Exact Macola ERP software since 2000. The team is comprised of the some of the leading software engineers, graphic designers, project managers, QA and support professionals in the industry.

Sniperdyne is the innovator of new eCommerce technology for Exact Macola ERP that’s like none Other -- and allows small to mid-sized manufacturers and distributors to compete on a large scale.

Nomad erpCommerce by Sniperdyne is a new, revolutionized eCommerce shopping cart application built to directly integrate with virtually any ERP software including Exact Macola Progression, Exact Macola ES and Exact Macola 10 -- at a fraction of the time and cost of other custom integrated solutions.

This integration and synchronization of data between eCommerce and Exact Macola ERP eliminates the vendor’s need for manual reentry of customer data, order data and item data, and exposes valuable information to eCommerce website users including item availability, pricing, order status, shipping status or payment information and more.

Nomad’s built-in content management system (CMS) allows vendors to easily create, update and administer their erpCommerce site without the need for formal web design experience. With full control over design and SEO optimization, vendors achieve a unique, branded website experience while offering the valuable information that helps keep customers on the website longer and encourages repeat visits any time of day or night.

Interested in learning more about Nomad erpCommerce works and how SMB manufacturers and distributors have achieved large success? Visit


Star Ship

The latest StarShip platform supports parcel and freight from the same user interface while providing numerous enhancements that improve productivity for the warehouse, front office and management.

Primarily shipping UPS or FedEx?

Ship Gear

ShipGear offers turnkey solutions that integrate UPS WorldShip or FedEx Ship Manager with Exact Macola ERP.

StarShip and SipGear demo


Exceptional Software Solutions

For our SMB manufacturing and distribution customers, forecasting is a cornerstone of successful business. More accurate forecasting means better planning for sales budgets, materials, inventory, labor and more. In order to create the most accurate projections for the future, a transparent, comprehensive view of past sales figures and current forecast variables is key.

Exceptional Software Solutions LLC offers a Sales Forecasting Application for Exact Macola 10, ES and Exact Macola Progression (SQL) ERP that makes the forecasting process less time intensive and offers a more holistic view than what the “Sales Forecast Orders” screen in Macola can provide.

The Sales Forecasting Application provides a spreadsheet-style, highly configurable view of a variety of forecasting data points — including prior periods’ actual sales figures, current forecast variables and current actual sales — in an all-in-one comprehensive view, allowing for entry of multiple data points, including items, customers, periods, etc. on one screen instead of entering and submitting data points one-by-one.

Sales Forecasting Application features, benefits and screenshots


adaptive data inc

Adaptive Data Inc. is an integrator and supplier of data collection and printing solutions, with a focus on manufacturing and distribution environments.  With over 60 years of cumulative experience, ADI delivers proven solutions to our customers that provide fast ROI, adding profitability to your bottom line.

Data Collection Solutions

Making improvements in existing processes can begin to pay dividends immediately in terms of accuracy, efficiency and productivity within your organization when technology driven solutions are put into place.  The most common applications such as receiving/putaway, inventory moves, picking/shipping and lot, serial and asset tracking are likely to provide the fastest ROI.

ADI has strong partnerships with the leading manufactures in the AIDC industry including Motorola, Zebra, Intermec, Honeywell and Datamax-O’Neil giving us access to leading edge technology for barcode printers, scanners and mobile computers.

To learn more about how ADI can provide a data collection solution that will drive inefficiencies out of you organization and drive profitability to your bottom line, contact us or go to



Century Business Solutions was founded by a management team of payment industry experts with a mission: to provide cutting-edge payment processing technologies that save merchants time and money. Named to First Data’s prestigious President’s Club, Century Business Solutions is proud to be one of the top-performing and growing merchant credit card processors on the First Data network. No matter the size of your business, Century Business Solutions provides an array of products and services that will meet your unique needs.

How We’re Different

We’re not just a credit card processor; we’re a software developer! Unlike other merchant services providers that might only provide you with a black box terminal or a third-party virtual gateway, we also offer our clients solutions that plug directly into their ERP systems, which reduce double entry and increase office productivity. Century Business Solutions has its very own in-house software development team, which constantly re-evaluates and updates our software solutions in order to ensure that they are up to date and aligned with industry standards. We back up our solutions with a strong in-house support team that’s available to you 24/7 at no extra charge.

Why choose us?

Pulse Dash Board – Realtime Data Management

Pulse Dashboard

Pulse applications are suite of applications that enhance Exact Macola Solutions. We have developed Quality software utilities to improve productivity and streamline your workflow. Most are turn-key applications so you can start using them immediately.

See PDF section for all Pulse PDFs

Service Pro

Service Pro

Service Pro is a comprehensive mobile, service management and scheduling system that helps organizations improve enterprise-wide field service management and increase mobile field workforce efficiency.

Complete with powerful mobile field service and inspection applications for iPad, iPhone, Android or Windows, Service Pro automates field to office communication in the areas of service portals, dispatching, scheduling, labor time, parts/inventory, assets, warranties, maintenance contracts, tasks, inspections, photo & signature capture, service history and more.

Video: ServicePro Overview



From its beginning as an importer/exporter of printing industry hardware, Alinco moved into offering more and more services including providing technical support for vertical market software systems for the printing industry. By the early 1990s, Alinco was moving into providing hosting options for print management software and content delivery systems. This early start in hosting gives Alinco an advantage in experience and expertise over other companies jumping on the SaaS bandwagon in recent years.

By the late 1990s, Alinco had evolved into a full-blown system integrator and VAR for many main-line technology products from many companies such as Microsoft, HP, Compaq, Novell, Citrix, 3Com, Cisco, IBM and others. Last year, Alinco was elevated to Gold Certified Partner status with Microsoft, representing the highest level of competency with the ubiquitous software vendor. We also are a certified partner with VMware, Blackberry, NetApp, and Silver Partner with Citrix.

Today, Alinco has three deliverables, which are:

Our staff is committed to providing the very best "Total Network Solutions" so you don't have to worry about your IT solution, just your business.

Bird Dog

Bird Dog Software

Since the early 90s, BirdDog Software has been an innovative force in the Macola market. BirdDog Enterprise is a Macola-integrated Accounting, Inventory Management & Business Management ERP software solution complete with CRM and eCommerce integration. BirdDog Software's distribution inventory and warehouse management software is perfect for small and medium companies in the distribution and manufacturing sector.

Video: BirdDog eCommerce
Video: Web Based Order Entry



FORMULATOR™ Software is a developer and manufacturer of software for the formulation chemist, food technologist and regulatory agent.

FORMULATOR Software is constantly striving to provide users with efficient and up-to-date tools for materials development, testing and calculation as well as data processing, data exchange, and the capability to provide the small business venture with all of the tools to meet their business needs. The current product line is an expanded suite of third generation Windows software.

Fact Sheet: Why Buy Formulator