What's New in Dynamics GP

What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP v2018.4

Dynamics GP is a mid-market business accounting or enterprise resource planning (ERP) software package that helps businesses manage the back-end operations and keep organizations running smoothly daily.

Dynamics GP covers areas like business intelligence, warehouse management, financial management, retail, e-commerce, and so much more. Since its initial release, Dynamics GP has equipped and served thousands of organizations and continues to be a favourite in the ERP realm.

We are excited to share the news that on October 1, 2021, Microsoft released GP v2018.4. This is the newest release since Microsoft announced the Roadmap for GP out to 2028 and beyond.

Summary of key enhancements and features available in the Dynamics GP v2018.4 Release

So, what does this mean for GP users? This new GP release includes several quality fixes in addition to many new feature enhancements, which include:

Systems/Workflow Functionality:

  • Workflow Automation for Workflow Batches (GL, AR, PM) with auto-post
  • Workflow Approver Count
  • Workflow Carbon Copy delete option

Financial Functionality:

  • Scroll Through Account Segments
  • Default Inquiry Sort Options (Receivables, Payables, Bank Reconciliation)
  • Payables 1099 Default to Single Feed
  • Payables 1096 form print email address
  • Update Account Descriptions using Mass Modify
  • Summary Post Accounts Receivables Cash Receipt through Bank Reconciliation

Distribution Functionality

  • Sales Order Processing GOTO
  • Save Filter Settings for All-In-One
  • Project code Modifier (Project and Contract Number also Project, Contract and Cost Category ID

Human Resource and Payroll:

  • Payroll Transaction entry Defaults saved in a batch
  • Excel Copy and Paste Payroll Transactions
  • Mask Employee Social Security Number on W2
  • Safepay File pull name of an employee from cheque

You can find the official release details at Microsoft Dynamics GP October 2021 – Feature Blog Series Schedule! Microsoft Dynamics GP Community includes links to the product download details, GP system requirements, and an extended list of new features.

Links to other helpful GP information related to the new release are available:

  1. The download details to install the latest version of GP is available at Product Release Downloads for Microsoft Dynamics GP | Microsoft Docs
  2. Microsoft’s Inside Dynamics GP blog provides further information on each of the new GP v2018.4 functionalities in a Feature of the Day series that can be viewed at Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP – Microsoft Dynamics GP Community.
  3. Important information on  upgrading GP is available at Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 | Microsoft Docs
  4. This page provides a consolidated view of helpful documentation, videos, and relevant resources for Dynamics GP: Dynamics GP Resource Directory – Dynamics GP | Microsoft Docs

Need help?

For more than 25 yearsCRGroup has been delivering world-class ERP to our clients with Dynamics GP.  Our team of experts lend practical knowledge to ensure client success with Dynamics GP.

For any direct questions or assistance with GP and GP upgrade planning, CRGroup is here to help you at crg@crgroup.com.