What’s New in Sage X3 Distribution & Manufacturing

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In this post, we’ll take a look at what’s new in Sage X3 Distribution & Manufacturing with the release of 2021R3 (V12P27)—including the latest changes to existing functionality.


1) New! Automated Data Collection
Includes 5 web-based functions for distribution. These functions, compatible with Android mobile handheld devices, provide secure Shop floor Execution and Automation processes.

  • Intersite transfer
  • Subcontracting transfer
  • Stock count
  • Stock change by LPN
  • View stock by LPN

The View stock by location and View stock by product-site transactions have been improved to display additional product stock detailed information.

Benefits: Scanning and manual entry using new touchscreen capabilities. Better customer experience.

2) New! Behavior Harmonization on Sales Document Types
Harmonize the initialization of sales document type on sales document creation using the related general parameters in the following functions:

  • Manual creation of sales quote, sales order, sales delivery and sales invoice,
  • Creation of sales order, sales delivery and sales invoice by button,
  • Automatic sales document generation.

Benefits: Allow behavior harmonization in sales documents types.

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3) Tax Basis for Imported Purchase Receipts Has Been Corrected

4) Using the Invoice Button on a Service Contract or a Service Request Displays Without an Error Message

5) New! Container Management Response Time Improvement.

6) New! Purchase Shipment Response Time Improvement.


1) New! From 2021R2 – Setup Matrix Option in Web Scheduling

2) The Ability to Run Trial Kitting Directly From the Sales Order Line

3) New! New Product Introduction

  • Create a works order to test a prototype of the new design product
  • Create a separate BOM for each revision of the design product
  • Production tracking of a prototype products
  • Release approved products as official products
  • Notes added to the approval process

Benefits: Test different designs against different versions to assess optimum for live environment

Project Management

1) New! Weekly Timesheet Copy:  Copy week

2) New! Time Management Functionality Has Been Enhanced.

Want to learn more about the new features in Sage X3 2021R3? Watch the video or view the presentation below. For any other questions about Sage X3 2021R3, please contact us.