Get Ready for 2021 R1

  • 4 January 2021
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Acumatica 2021 R1 is the first of our biannual product releases. Each release is packed with new features and usability enhancements based feedback we receive on our Ideas portal

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What’s New in 2021 R1?

Key features of the 2021 R1 release are listed below. Features will be available in the Beta release unless otherwise indicated. Features are organized by theme.

Save Time with Superior Usability

In 2021 R1 we continue enhancing our modern user interface and flexible workflows. This includes taking advantage of new mobile image recognition capabilities, enhancing side panels, improving notifications, and enhancing our dashboards.

  • Create CRM contacts from business cards using mobile image recognition
  • AP Document recognition inventory ID search
  • Navigate to external URLs from generic inquiry (GI) results
  • Send bulk notifications from filtered GI results
  • Set side panel ordering and visibility options
  • Copy and paste dashboard widgets

Gain a Competitive Edge with Best-in-Class Functionality

Acumatica core modules and editions have been enhanced to deliver additional features requested by our customer base. 

Financials and CRM

  • Centralized vendor management
  • Paid amount and line-level balances support in AP reports*
  • Receive warnings to prevent the entry of duplicate contacts and accounts
  • Streamlined business account, customer, and vendor workflows
  • Track contacts on sales orders

Distribution and Commerce

  • Cross company sales utilizing sales orders and purchase orders
  • Matrix inventory enhancements
  • Enhanced drop-ship workflows
  • Deadstock inventory inquiry*
  • Commerce sync options using custom fields
  • Commerce returns and refunds enhancements


  • Manufacturing Product Lifecycle Management via an integration with Arena
  • Capable to promise on manufactured sales orders

Construction and Field Service

  • Procore integration enhancements
  • CFMA benchmarking integration
  • Link AP bills to field service appointments
  • Simplified field service invoice correction

Grow your Business with a Powerful, Flexible Cloud Platform

Our platform provides a world-class foundation for all our ERP and CRM applications. In 2021 R1 the application teams implemented the new workflow engine introduced in the prior release to simplify modifying our out-of-the-box workflows without programming. In addition, we take advantage of AI/ML technology, enhance dashboard visualizations, and provide a foundation for supporting localizations.

  • Workflow engine enhancements and application roll out
  • KPI Meter visualization and Tile widget for dashboards
  • Configure authentication using any OpenID Connect provider
  • Localization support including Canada and French-Canadian language*


* indicates that feature will not be in the 2021 R1 Beta

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