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Get the operational power of a Workshop Management System with the accounting power of Xero. Instant data feeds and two-way integration for payments.
Overview

We want to make your life a bit easier by automating the boring stuff. The stuff that takes you away from the things you really want to spend your time on. With SAM-X we’ve taken the best of the workshop features and combined them with the features you love from Xero.

Automating your workshop with SAM means getting more business through the door with a CRM and Service Reminders, paper invoices are replaced with electronic invoices populated from the job cards, and oversight over your earnings with detailed KPI measurement right down to your gross profit per hour.

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SAM + Xero

SAM and Xero communicate on a two-way basis and transactions are live. Invoices, payments, purchase orders completed in SAM appear in Xero immediately.

SAM-X gives you functionality such as: • CRM • Service Reminders • Job Kits • Split Invoicing • Quoting/Invoicing • Stock Management • Labour Management and more.

Updates are made regularly to our software. In the most recent release, we’ve improved the Stock Analysis capability in Xero to allow for codes specific to Xero,and updating the way we process credit card charges by having these automatically added to invoices.

Reviews & ratings

4.7
18 Reviews
5 star
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4 star
(28%)
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Hayley Flett
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We are very happy with SAM software at our automotive business. The help we received setting up SAM and learning how to use it was excellent. They were very quick to help us with any problems or questions we had. Overall we are very pleased with the ease of use of the programme. We definitely recommend SAM Software. Gillies Automotive
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Sharron Binns
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We are new to the auto industry and so new to SAM. We found the support of BEVA from day one has been extremely good. Staff are very helpful, no matter how busy they are and they know the system inside out. We have a hardware extension to the auto business and have found SAM's inventory side extremely compatible for the store. Also the integration with Xero and eftpos has been very good.
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Warrens Garage
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Warrens Garage has been using Sam since January 2019. We also run Xero, and to be able to effortlessly integrate the two systems is an absolute bonus. The parts system copes very well with our extensive parts inventory. Producing great reports for tracking product purchase and sales information - all in the same place. Our business has really been revolutionised during this process. The Sam help desk is always quick to answer, and very helpful dealing with our queries. Workshop invoicing is now a simple process, parts and labour all able to be added quickly and easily. Reports like Work in Progress are a great tool to monitor what jobs are on hand -no more relying on memory. Thanks also to the wonderful team at BevA Computers who set up our Sam - they worked with us and couldn't have been more helpful - a great partner to Sam Eion and Gay - Warrens Garage Ltd, Palmerston Otago
Additional info

Shared data

Xero
SAM
Accounts
Bank Transactions
Bank Transfers
Contacts
Credit Notes
Invoices
Items
Journals
Linked Transactions
Overpayments
Payments
Prepayments
Purchase Orders
Receipts
Reports
Tax Rates
Tracking Categories
Users

App details

By SAM
Added in 2020

Countries

Australia, New Zealand

Languages

English

Support

Setup walkthroughIntegration walkthroughContact supportsupport@sam.co.nz
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