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Why Use Purchase Order Software

Why Use Purchase Order Software

Why You Should Use Purchase Order Software Great Addition's to Your Accounting Setup Do You Use Xero, Sage or Quickbooks? Do You wish they had extra functionality in certain aspects? Such as Purchas…

Purchasing Culture & Controlling Spend

Purchasing Culture A brief overview of what is purchasing culture and why we need to manage our spend. What is Purchasing Culture? Recently the company WeWork has been in the news. Because of a lea…

Zahara Demo Video

Virtual Demonstration Video

Virtual Demonstration Video Have a demo of Zahara when you have time We decided to put together this handy demonstration video, for those of you who don't have time to book in for a demo with us. It…

Zahara Saves You Money

With all of your purchasing centralised in one easy-to-use and easy-to-access platform, you will be able to visualise and analyse your spend so much more easily. We have a range of graphs and chart…

Increased Productivity

Your staff can raise purchase requisitions in seconds and approvals can be done - for both invoices and purchase orders, quickly and easily using email or our elegant approvals dashboard. Deliverie…

Why Use Zahara?

Zahara is all about simplicity. One of our core values is to maintain a clean user interface yet have layered sophistication and capability that can easily be adjusted in the settings yourself. Zah…

Who uses Zahara

Zahara is designed for the multi-site organisation like pub groups, care homes, school groups, nursery school groups or multi-site retail outlets. It also works perfectly for those with multi-concurre…

What is Zahara

Zahara is an online tool for managing your organisational spend. Zahara adds control and visibility across your organisation, so every purchase request follows an agreed workflow, allowing faster a…

Zahara Update

Zahara Update September 2016

Zahara 2.0 Update - The Times They are a Changing. As mentioned in previous blog posts the development team have been hard at work, creating a brand new update for Zahara. They have added some bran…

Purchase Order Template Date

Business Settings > Templates > Document Template If the date outputted on your Purchase Order PDF isn't to your liking, you can replace the default place-holder {created date} with 3 x sepa…

Custom date format

Business Settings > Formatting We have now introduced a feature that allows you to choose one of three date formats: US Rest of the world ISO standard This is available in the Busi…

Zahara Update

Workflow – Conditional Start

Business > Divisions > Workflow We have just updated Zahara adding some more functions. One of those functions is the conditional approval workflow starts which has been requested by many Zahar…

Xero & Zahara Software

Ground Xero – Origins of Xero

Xero Innovation & Evolution We love Xero here at Zahara. It's so simple and easy to use, even the boss's dad who is 78 years old uses it! (He likes to keep the accounts in the family.) Origins of …

Invoice Processing now Released

We are pleased to release our invoice processing module today. We have been working on this for a few weeks and are very pleased with the first release. We now offer our users the ability to match a s…

Importing makes set up faster

9/5/2016 - We are pleased to release a new version of Zahara today. We have added in and import facility, so now it's much easier to get setup, as you can import all your suppliers, products and nomin…

Sage 50 Supplier Sync Tool

We have a tool called "Click2Sync" that can keep Sage 50 fully in sync with Zahara. It is a desktop tool and is available to buy or made available for to any customers using Sage 50 The tool i…

Create a Business Unit

Tenancy Settings > Create Business Unit As part of your sign-up, you will create your first Business Unit. We think of these as separate companies or separate Business Units. Example, you are…

FileDirector workflow

FileDirector is a world-class document management system that compliments Zahara beautifully. It is available in the cloud as well as an on-premise install. The Process Management facility in FileD…

Workflow – how it works

You raise a Purchase Order and the workflow is set or can be chosen. Typically an approver gets an email and asks to approve or reject They are taken to a web page and have two options - Approve…

Set the default workflow

Business > Divisions > Edit > Defaults You can set the default workflow for a Division. Once set, every purchase order raised will trigger the approval process by default.  …

Let’s use it for Expenses as well

Our company is relatively easy to manage. Our staff  go off and visit customers and rack up some travel costs and the odd overnight stay, and, of course, they want to be reimbursed for this. They li…

Lets not take stock – February 2016

So many systems like Zahara are designed around stock and stock control. But there are plenty of businesses like ours, service businesses, that don't care about stock. We do care passionately about co…

Signature are good to go

After months of setup and testing we have gone live with our customer Signature. They are now rolling out Zahara to their 200 staff across 15 different sites in the UK. Zahara is the perfect solution …

Why call it Zahara then? December 2015

So our chief software designer spends his holidays every summer in Andalucia in the south of Spain. There is this gorgeous lake about 20kms from Ronda called Zahara. He liked the lake, he liked the li…