Buying Groups and Societies

Improve your efficiency and productivity, enhancing your members experience with the industries leading buying group solution.

Industry Solutions

Sci-Net is a specialist provider of solutions built for buying groups and societies, stockists, and cooperative.

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Be more efficient with huge time and labour savings with the Sci-Net Buying Group Solution.

The Sci-Net Buying Group Layer for Microsoft D365 Business Central provides a dual ledger solution handling member invoices and purchases within one ledger as a single point of reference against suppliers and members, this with added document capture and automation provides the ideal solution for any Buying Group.

  • Dual Ledger Entry. Saves vast amounts of time keying in data into the Sales Ledger and you can see both suppliers and vendors ledger details in a single dual ledger transaction and navigate to source documents.
  • Automatic import of PDF and EDI Purchase Invoice data into D365 Business Central. Replaces the need to manually key in the data from thousands of invoices each month.

Improve your Member Experience

  • Dual Ledger Entry. Saves vast amounts of time keying in data into the Sales Ledger and you can see both member and vendor ledger details in a single dual ledger transaction and navigate to source documents.
  • Automatic import of PDF and EDI Purchase Invoice data into D365 Business Central. Replaces the need to manually key in the data from thousands of invoices each month.
  • Line-level data capture for analysis. Report back to members on buying trends and market insights.
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Record and manage interactions with members, set tasks and reminders, improve organisation and respond to members more promptly.
  • Member web portal (optional). Gives the ability to check account information, including balances and invoices by exposing API’s to user portals. 
  • Automatic data checks for error identification. A detailed set of rules set to ensure documents can only be processed if they meet a set of predefined criteria.
  • Role Centre. User-defined home screen, with dashboard appearance providing top-level, live information about the most important issues relevant to that person’s role.
  • Access information on the go. Phone and tablet app as standard.
  • One unified end to end solution.. ‘One version of the truth,’ as we like to say. Provides seamless efficiency and improved visibility and speed for completing activities and accessing information. 
  • Financial Management Suite
  •  Automated capture of invoice data
  • Process automation and workflow
  • EDI data input where required.
  • Member Statements
  •  Business Intelligence and Reporting through Microsoft Power BI or Jet Reports.
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Human Resources and Payroll 

We are proud to be a Microsoft Gold Certified ERP Partner

Sci-Net is a specialist provider of solutions built for buying groups and societies, stockists, and cooperative.

We’re delighted to have several leading buying groups on our valued list of customers, in industries across general retail, specialist retail, jewelers, furniture retail, fashion retail, farming and janitorial. 

We are proud to be a Microsoft Gold Certified ERP Partner with over 400 years of combined experience. Our Meticulous approach to projects and smooth implementation process is backed up with attentive account management and technical support.