Global Shop Solutions Features

Global Shop Solutions

We simplify your manufacturing.™

4.17/5 (66 reviews)

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Accounting Integration
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Bank Reconciliation
Barcode / Ticket Scanning
Billing & Invoicing
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Budgeting/Forecasting
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Change Order Management
Customer Database
Customizable Fields
Customizable Reports
Data Import/Export
Distribution Management
Document Management
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Enterprise Asset Management
Estimating
Financial Analysis
Financial Management
Forecasting
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Inventory Management
Inventory Tracking
Invoice Management
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Order Management
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Real Time Data
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Global Shop Solutions Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about Global Shop Solutions's features:

Zaighum A.

Global Shop Solution Review

2020-11-20

HR management system of Global Shop Solution.

Pros

Global shop solution is best inventory software with HR support we and manage our staff with salaries and schedules easily.

Cons

In Global Shop Solution is best software for shops and small businesses and I really didn't find any issue n GSS.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Free Trial

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
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Natasha P.

Global Shop

2017-04-10

Being an accountant, that's the one thing i like is that i am able to check things over before its just submitted for payment or invoicing.

Pros

easy access to being able to locate things in multiple areas.

Cons

Not having the capabilities export some reports

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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joe f.

An improvment from what we had before

2017-05-15

Pros

inventory/BOM tracking of inventory and needed item is helpful and works well.

Cons

quality package is weak, does not track or report well and does not track cost of scrap the way we would like without splitting jobs.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Software Advice
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matt l.

Global Shop Review

2017-04-05

I have been using GS for 7 months. There are some good features and some things that could be improved. I am coming to training at the end of April, so hopefully i will learn more tools and tricks.

Pros

Exporting data to excel.

Cons

Need to be able to speed up access to data.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

6/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

Would like to do more importing like Journal Entries, hours, etc.

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Tim T.

Good software with fantastic customer service

2014-04-18

Pros

- Amazing customer service and support - Easy customization - User-friendly access to data and customer reports - Modules flow seamlessly together

Cons

Sales reports that use forecast to project revenue are not built into the system

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Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

Understand your processes and needs, and be willing to adjust them to fit the best practices of any system you look at.

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Jeremy P.

Global Shop Review

2017-02-21

It is a great interface for time tracking, generating part specific costs and reports.

Pros

Global Shop has given our company a wonderful infrastructure for cost evaluation and reporting. It is also wonderful at time tracking for employee time on machines, jobs, or process.

Cons

The user interface has a high learning curve for personnel when new to this type of ERP.

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

If you want a comprehensive ERP for accounting, time tractability and management, and you have the capitol and need for a complex system to manage your daily revenue, Global Shop is a wonderful tool. If you don't have time or resources dedicated to learning and creating a complex data system, this is not for you.

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Jennifer W.

The good and the bad

2017-10-19

There are some widgets/features on GSS that we do not use. Also, some of the features we use a shortcut (basically) instead of doing things the long way. Sometimes it is to our advantage, others it is not.

Pros

Payroll is an easy feature that I like on Global Shop Solutions (GSS), it is very simple.

Cons

Speed, it is very slow at times and Crystal Reports are ALWAYS slow.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

6/10
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Erica S.

A disappointment

2016-11-02

There are too many things the user cannot repair, purge or inactivate without calling Customer Service.

Pros

The only plus I have seen is the ability to export certain data to Excel.

Cons

They update report names and do not update the Help.

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Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

1/10
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Jackeline C.

Business consultant

2018-12-05

The technology it’s really advance for the price

Pros

This product it’s great it helped my company to have a better control of our inventory. Keeping track of it was a lot more work.

Cons

Sometimes the product it’s so easy to use that it make it complicated because we were used to go around through so many steps and this is in front of us!

Rating breakdown

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Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
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Layne B.

Software To Grow With You

2017-04-07

The ability to customize Global Shop is key, since it allows an organization to find and maintain its' processes without trying to fit into a pre-defined mold. The support team is knowledgeable in their product, and willing to get to the bottom of every issue.

Pros

customizable, relatively easy to report out of once you know where to look

Cons

Pricing model

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

As with any software of this magnitude, a proper due diligence is before taking the plunge is critical to satisfaction with the result.

Source: Capterra
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Donna B.

Making it with Global Shop

2017-04-04

Being in the medical device industry we must have spot on tracking and GSS provides us with the ability to retrieve information reported on raw materials as well as our production activity: who, what, when, where.

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Source: Capterra
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Response from Global Shop Solutions


Thank you for taking the time to submit a review for us and being a great, great customer Donna. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you on Friday Features!

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Nathan T.

Powerful modern ERP

2017-02-22

The access to those tools such as SPC, CRM, inventory control, and workflow planning/scheduling then provides a means to gain significant competitive advantage in whatever market your firm operates in.

Pros

Global Shop's interface is intuitive.

Cons

While Global Shop Solutions has incredible functionality for the price, it still seems to be primarily focused on a traditional model of manufacturing. Because of that, there are instances where certain modules don't quite fit with existing operations procedures and processes.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

Global Shop Solutions has knowledgeable staff that can address nearly any concern you may have prior to purchase. In addition, they offer webinars and free, in-house demos that can give you a much better idea of how their ERP can be integrated into your business...and how it may effect it. My advice is to take them up on these comprehensive pre-purchase services before making a decision on an ERP.

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John K.

Great ERP software

2017-03-08

I have been a Global Shop user/administrator at our company for almost 10 years. The software is easily navigated and has some powerful tools. We find that the accounting side has all the details you would ever need. Job costing is very thorough and easily extracted.

Pros

Great reports.

Cons

There are several ways to get to the same information. Make sure you choose the path that works best for your needs and stick with it.

Rating breakdown

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
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John T.

Global Shop - The never ending nightmare

2017-01-19

Global Shop CRM is completely useless - a complete waste of time - This was a feature they did a demo and was a big reason why we went with Global shop - when they installed the system CRM was not available apparently it was a new feature - was not on the market yet - What is on the market now is nothing like what was in the demo.

Pros

Does a good job of managing inventory.

Cons

The system has a way to many internal issues - too many items not connecting - behind the scenes processing that does not connect the dots within the system. When you get technical help - they either go in a back door and fix something (short term) or they tell you there is a "bug" - And this is the first time anyone has experienced the issues -

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Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

1/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

If you are considering buying this system - Do yourself a favor and Do NOT!! You will never know how much frustration and anger you will save yourself.

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Joseph H.

A great solution for your manufacturing business!

2014-04-17

Pros

This module allows us to model a custom job in SolidWorks and upload the Bill of Material directly to GSS.

Cons

The product: GSS heavily utilizes Crystal Reports to generate nearly all reports.

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Likelihood to recommend

9/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

GSS claims to be the One-System solution. They are. I would highly recommend going through extensive planning to implement this system. GSS can be tailored to exactly what you want, but during the implementation phase, you need to be clear and honest with GSS so they can help configure GSS to your needs.

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Jaime H.

Global Shop Review

2014-12-23

Pros

It is a very flexible product that has the ability to track items we haven't been able to track before.

Cons

The interface is a bit confusing and some items are not as easy to find as in previous systems.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
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Likelihood to recommend

7/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

Be patient. It has a lot of functionality that is fairly easy to utilize, once you get used to using it.

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Lisa M.

Global Shop is the solution for growing companies

2014-11-13

Pros

I like the flexibility to have the software work for the way you run your business.

Cons

It would be helpful if you knew the formulas the reports were using and where the data was pulled from.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
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Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

Look at what kind of growth the software allows. You don't want to implement a system and then out grow it in a few years.

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Paul R.

Great Company, Fanastic ERP Solution

2017-02-23

My favorite feature is the option to build fully customized modules ourselves and even have the ability to download custom modules made for other customers.

Pros

-Modules to help run every aspect of our business -Ability to customize modules to our needs

Cons

-Some aspects of the system can be complicated -Needs more tools to flush out problems created by users not using the system correctly (garbage in garbage out)

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Software Advice
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Joe P.

We have been using this software now for 4 years and it's paid for itself a few times over

2017-06-14

Pros

Very customizable. 8. it's in all in one system no more different systems for MFG, quoting, quality and finance.

Cons

1. Sometimes when major updates are released there a quite a few issues that have to be fixed after install via hot fixes. 2.Training classes are only held in Houston which can run into quite a bit of money for a 1, 2 or 3 day class for air, lodging, food and transportation. 3. Sometimes it takes a bit of time to get an answer to a problem

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

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Lamar B.

Everything you need in one package!

2018-03-29

Pros

From tracking inventory quantity, cost etc.. to managing employee labor hours, Global Shop Solutions makes life much easier.

Cons

No Cons to speak of. If any issues arise Global Shops Tech support team is always there to lend a helping hand.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Software Advice
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Jason T.

Great software!

2014-04-17

Pros

The software is very customizable, and the ability to generate detailed reports is great.

Cons

At times, the speed of the system can lag, and it varies from module to module.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
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Customer support

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

When we were on the search for a new ERP system, we looked at as many different systems as possible. Being a job shop, we felt that Global Shop addressed all our needs in one ERP system.

Source: Software Advice
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Kelly E.

Global Shop Solutions Review

2016-09-16

Pros

We use Global Shop for everything from quoting to invoicing.

Cons

I personally have nothing i do not like, if anything they could make there quality module stronger but it works just fine.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering Global Shop Solutions

Contact Global Shop Solutions they are the best! The support is great and they continually improve the product and the updates are easy to install.

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Steven W.

Operations Manager

2017-03-27

We went live in Global Shop on 04-01-15 and in virtually all areas of our company, it's simplified how we operate. Is there a learning curve? Yes, but we went into the transition expecting a learning curve! It was new, complex software that took the place of multiple homegrown systems. It took 4 months from when we started till we went "live", which for us exceeded our expectations.

Pros

The list goes on - Advanced Planning/Scheduling, visible inventory, real-time job costing, auto-purchasing, etc.

Cons

Two were seamless and one took a bit more work.

Rating breakdown

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Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
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Fernando G M.

At implementation stage

2018-04-10

Pros

Weekly meeting helps to keep on track Easy to use

Cons

The safety stock does nothing to the MRP, it is the re order point and we are trying to figure it out how it works because we only have safety stocks on FG

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Software Advice
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Joel Jr. P.

Beyond your Expectation

2018-06-05

Pros

The GS system was very helpful in terms of production planning, inventory, capacity and monitoring of the items, status and finished date.

Cons

The product works great in manufacturing, but the accounting flow was complicated and the price was indicated in every product.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Software Advice
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