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Acumatica 2018 R1 Released...What's New?

Acumatica’s 2018 R1 was released about a week ago and is now available. This release continues the momentum from last year’s Acumatica 2017 R2 update and adds a new Construction Edition, Distribution Edition, and Acumatica Business Intelligence. The new release will feature added functionality and improvements in multiple areas, including Usability, Financials, CRM, Field Services, Project Accounting, and Distribution.

Here’s a breakdown of Acumatica 2018 R1 improvements:


From the start, usability has always been a key component of Acumatica’s ERP business software. It’s designed to be intuitive and efficient, allowing users to pragmatically address their business management needs. Acumatica 2018 R1 enhancements improve the user’s experience even more.

For example, to help you streamline your operations, you now have the ability to manage your account activity through email notifications sent whenever there is updated data or a set of other pre-defined conditions are met.

Acumatica has also heightened generic inquiries capabilities. Creating, filtering, and displaying inquiries is now even easier, and accessing your data and presenting it to reporting functions for analysis is simple and effective.

You’ll also have the ability to easily configure and display dashboard components on all web-enabled mobile devices. Taking your business on the road and accessing necessary information anywhere, at any time, ups the usability factor and the value you receive from Acumatica’s cloud ERP solution.


Companies can now be distinguished from branches. Define separate legal entities with independent balance sheets and separate tax reporting requirements; Acumatica’s inter-company accounting allows for easy financial tracking and reporting between related companies. You can now also divide transactions into various accounts or branches during reclassification – split transaction amounts and transfer portions to other accounts, subaccounts, or branches.


The flexibility of Acumatica’s CRM and ERP business software has increased by allowing users to c