AdvancePro Technologies

With the release of AdvancePro v11.8, a number of new features, improvements and fixes have been made that add to the performance and user experience of AdvancePro. Just in time for the holidays, these new and updated features will bring you more inventory control, greater insight and increased convenience in AdvancePro.


  • With Advanced Units of Measure, you can now track the conditions of your products. for both serialized and non-serialized products, you can now label your SKUs as new, in repair and more, and automatically adjust your pricing based on that variable. In addition, a new parent/child feature allows you to view identifiable boxes or cartons that contain serialized products. 
  • All new Email Templates. Create templated emails with pre-set recipients for any email in AdvancePro. Want to make sure your warehouse manager receives a copy of every purchase order? Done.
  • You can now create direct invoices for back-ordered items. No need to pick, pack and ship!


Upgrading is easy, as cloud users will be upgraded automatically, and local users can complete the form on the right, notifying support to schedule a time for the upgrade. 

New Features

  • Vendor Orders will now show the minimum order quantity for that vendor.
  • Invoice Email templates are now available separate from the customer order template.
  • Improved advanced units of measure usability in picking locations.
  • You can now email returns and credit memo documents directly from AdvancePro.
  • The PO numbers on invoices and order history when placing new customer orders are now hot-linked for quick and easy reference to past orders. 
  • The warehouse for manufacturing is now auto-selected for single warehouse companies. 
  • The Advanced Customer orders report can now be filtered by customer group. 
  • You can now add a container number to the Pre-Arrival Notice on a customer order. 
  • The shipment report is now more condensed and easier to read. 
  • Vendor in-transit Freight now has default dates. 
  • The Customer order can now be directly invoiced after generating a related Vendor order 
  • Access Options for user roles have been updated to include some missing parts of the product screen 
  • The Process Customer Order screen now allows you to set the total to be picked from the warehouse OR ordered from a vendor to 0, taking no action on that line item.
  • Automatic order imports no longer require Headers
  • Advanced units of measure can now be used to label the product Condition. 
  • Serial numbers can now be more easily reviewed and edited after receiving.
  • AdvancePro can now automatically export a blank order import Excel file. 
  • Users can now customize the Customer order Layout. 
Bug fixes and Enhancements

  • Customer Pricing for Item kits now functions regularly 
  • Order import issues have been resolved:
  • Lot/Batches now transfer successfully 
  • Unprocessed work orders and vendor orders will now appear as available 
  • Variant tags will sort properly 
  • Variant items will now be easier to adjust using the multiple adjustment screen 
  • When placing a customer order, the address will now autofill if you change the customer 
  • Pick lists will print with batch/lot information now. 
  • Assign Serial number quantity will never be negative 
  • Smartprint Pro documents will properly align shipping and adjustment lines. 
  • The View lot/serial link will function properly on a customer order 
  • The Advanced customer orders report will now show the reference number column correctly. 
  • The reminders icon will now behave properly in My Workspace. 
  • Custom Fields for Variants will show on View All Products. 
  • Warehouse will not show a 0 quantity for the second line of a product. 
  • The Warehouse name will show on a pick slip when Serials are assigned and the ‘with Serial #’ checkbox is active. 
    Sales Report by product will respond properly when changing the date range. 
  • Blank lines in the VPO will no longer result in a partially received order 
  • The Update Quantity field will be shown/hidden properly when navigating between ALL warehouses and specific warehouses. 
  • Batches will print on Pick/Pack/Ship Slips
  • Inactive items will be hidden on the net movement report. 
  • The Net Movement reports will no longer show -1 stock when the inventory is 0. 
  • Lot/serial reports will be less likely to throw an error 
  • Credit Memos will now update the sales rep report.
  • Batches will get assigned back after a cancelled work order.
  • Multiple adjustments with serial numbered items will no longer throw an ‘index was outside of the array’ error. 
  • The customer return can now be modified after being sent to warehouse. 
  • Order import schemas no longer reset. 
  • Work orders will no longer require the warehouse to be set if there is only one warehouse. 
  • Picking locations will be available for Direct invoice orders. 
  • Variant cost and selling price will now be updated in View all Products.