RMI ADVANTAGE 2009 R2 Application Improvement 10 September 2012
RMI is pleased to announce the release of Application Improvement 10
for ADVANTAGE 2009 R2. This is RMI’s third quarter release for 2012.
This release focuses on reporting
improvements. Our first set of reporting improvements is delivered via
Microsoft Excel and features drill down capabilities into your data for
those times when the details matter. Our second set of reporting
improvements leverages the power of SQL reporting services for
graphical, more complex calculations with advanced scheduling
Excel based Reporting: Excel based reporting
delivers a powerful, yet comfortable way to analyze your business
performance. RMI’s ADVANTAGE solution puts the power of ad hoc reporting
in your hands through the use of Jet Reports, the premier Excel based
reporting tool. To supplement your reporting toolbox, RMI builds Excel
reports and makes them available to our clients. This quarter RMI
delivers one new Jet Report.
Tax Depreciation Support report was designed to help users perform
the following Tax Accounting activities.
Determine Available Section 179 Bonus Depreciation
Determine Net Acquisition pattern for a taxable year so as to be
able to determine which Depreciation Convention (Mid-Year or
Mid-Quarter) applies for each year’s acquisitions.
Excel based reports can be implemented as released by RMI, or can be
further customized to meet the needs of our clients.
Reporting: SQL Reporting is a powerful, graphical reporting tool that
delivers faster processing for more complex calculations. These reports
can be run on demand as you need them, or they can be scheduled in
advanced to be delivered to you via email on the dates and times that
meet your needs.
Another benefit of RMI’s SQL Reports is that
they simply require an Office Worker license rather than a Full ERP
System User, giving your company the flexibility to license only those
tools needed to get the job done. For more information on RMI ADVANTAGE
User Types, please visit RMI’s website by
This quarter, RMI releases three new reports.
The EFT Summary report delivers an analysis of electronic payments
settled though ADVANTAGE. The report summarizes the transactions by
card type / transaction type and is useful in evaluating the level
of business conducted with each.
The Daily Call Report is an effective tool in managing your sales
staff. This report displays the comments that are recorded in
ADVANTAGE when a salesperson speaks with a contact. It can be used
to measure employee productivity and ensure that your staff is
moving through the sales process according to your business
The Quote Conversion report is a graphical presentation of the close
rate for the rental department. This KPI report evaluates the number
of quotes that have been converted into orders, pending quotes,
closed quotes and total quotes issued over the past thirty days and
overall. For closed quotes, a breakdown of the reason for closing is
displayed to help identify the causes and identify trends.
The Logged Segment Overview gives a brief overview of your marketing
activities, providing the user with key information about logged
segments, including the description, date, user who logged the
segment, and the number of outbound or inbound interactions.
Mobile Improvements ADVANTAGE Mobile Users deliver simplicity and
portability, wherever your job may take you.
In this release,
the user interface has been given a facelift and is more intuitive.
Users can quickly enter values in multiple fields, reducing data entry
time and can use the integrated signature capture feature of the newest
version of Adobe PDF instead of purchasing a smartphone/tablet app to do
New mobile processes for receiving serialized items and fixed
assets have been developed to give your team the ability to receive
goods against Purchase Orders in a streamlined manner.
ADVANTAGE solution is designed to meet the business needs of rental,
sales, service and accounting professionals. By delivering the tools to
meet the reporting and business needs of your staff, you’re able to take
full advantage of your business information securely; accessible from
For more information on RMI’s ADVANTAGE Solution,
contact us at 800-252-5011 or at www.rmiusa.com