Manufacturers achieve more with Sage SDMO

SDMO, formerly known as Sage Intacct Manufacturing is a cloud native ERP for small to medium manufacturing companies. This revolutionary software is easy to use, configure and ready for business, allowing you to modernise and accelerate your digital tansformation.


SDMO - the all-in-one business management solution for manufacturers

Distribution and Manufacturing Operations for Sage Intacct manages every aspect of your business, from bill of materials to costing and tracking.

Gain new levels of operational visibility, improve efficiency, maximise resources, reduce unnecessary processes, and eliminate manual procedures using custom dashboards to highlight KPIs, orders and production information.


Built for discrete manufacturers

Sage Distribution Manufacturing Operations software is ideal for:

  • Small to medium-sized discrete manufacturers
  • A workforce of 20 – 499 employees or annual revenue ~ GBP 5-40M
  • Driving business transformation
  • Modernising manufacturing and operations processes

Optimise operations and free up time to focus on the things that matter most

SDMO allows you to improve productivity, reduce costs and make quicker data-based decisions within your manufacturing or distribution operations.

The only purpose-built cloud native ERP

Sage’s Intacct Manufacturing solution is built from the ground up as a browser- based, mobile-friendly solution that lets you work from any location on any device at any time.

Being cloud native, SDMO has flexible, resilient, and highly available applications that can easily scale on different platforms. SDMO can handle fast and frequent changes, and feature updates do not cause downtime


Leverage the latest cloud technology with new levels of resiliency and competitiveness

World-class infrastructure

Automatic disaster recovery, complete security, and virtually zero unplanned downtime – all built in.

Faster deployment

Sage gets you going faster with immediate provisioning.

Anytime/anywhere productivity

Stay connected on the go with secure access, enabling you to manage your operations anytime, anywhere.

Touch-free upgrades

Sage deploys and manages your quarterly upgrades with high-value enhancements – no IT resources needed.

Key software features

Sales Dashboard

Empower users to manage the entire order process effortlessly with built-in guidance and streamlined task completion on a single screen.

  • Customer management
  • Sales orders/invoices
  • Sales returns requests, receipts and returns
  • International trade
  • Price Management

Distribution Dashboard

Everything from managing stock, the making and assembling through to selling and distribution with visibility and guided flows.

  • Inventory repository
  • Batch, Lot and Serial number
  • Shelf-life control
  • Stock changes, adjustments and counts
  • Reordering/MRP
  • Pick and Pack

Manufacturing Dashboard

Design, plan, manage and track operations quickly and easily with Sage Distribution Manufacturing Operations.

  • Bill of materials
  • Formula/recipe management
  • Routing and product costing
  • Work order management – manual WO entry
  • Work order tracking and costing
  • Mobile shop floor tracking

CFO Dashboard

Persona driven dashboards delivering users only what is applicable to their function.

  • Cloud-native multi-tenant database and services – open APIs
  • Multi-country/location/currency/language framework
  • Data integration
  • Dashboards
  • Reporting engine

All Software Features


Inventory management

Make and Assemble



Sage Distribution Manufacturing Operations is a cloud-native solution that allows manufacturers to gain real-time visibility of their entire supply chain, from inventory, purchasing and production. SDMO and Sage Intacct can be combined to manage manufacturing, financials, accounting and operations through a single system. SDMO offers unparalleled integration and customisation to discrete manufacturers.

Sage Distribution Manufacturing Operations is designed to address operational and financial management concerns specific to discrete manufacturing using advanced cloud solutions.

SDMO helps your team get more done. It does this by simplifying the daily tasks by focusing on the operational user allows for efficiency gains to be achieved even in work order organisation, inventory, and change control.

X3 Consulting have a unique delivery plan that we collaborate with our customers on. We conduct comprehensive business analysis and design a tailored solution, ensuring that the SDMO implementation aligns closely with your specific requirements and objectives.

The cost of implementing Sage Intacct can vary widely depending on factors such as the complexity of your business processes, the size of your organisation, and any additional customisation or integration requirements. Generally, implementation costs can range from several thousand to tens of thousands of pounds. It’s important to discuss your specific needs with one of our expert business consultants. Click here to find out more. (link to the pricing page)

Implementing Sage Intacct successfully involves several best practices. In the ‘how we deliver your project’ section below, we outline the key objectives and processes to bring about successful implementation.


Buyer’s Checklist

Cloud Distribution ERP Software - Five Things Not to Miss

When investing in the future, it is important to embrace new ways of working anywhere for productivity. Technology that enhances human work will assist in retaining and attracting staff.

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Why choose X3?

With a relentless commitment to excellence and a proven track record of success, we focus on minimising risk and delivering value throughout the project and beyond.

Proven expertise

Team of experienced professionals with a proven track record in successful Sage implementations across various industries.

Client-Centric Approach

We prioritise understanding your business requirements to tailor our services.

End-to-End Support

From initial consultation to post-implementation support, we provide a comprehensive range of services to guide you at every stage.

Tailored Solutions

Customised implementation strategies to suit the unique needs of your business.

Cost-Effective Solutions

We offer competitive pricing structures, providing value for your investment with a buy it your way finance option.

Integration Expertise

Integration of Sage with other business applications for a fully connected solution to manage your entire business operations.

Training and Support

Extensive training programs and ongoing support to empower your team and maximise efficiency of your chosen software.

Minimum Downtime

Our streamlined processes and attention to detail guarantee an efficient implementation that minimizes downtime and errors.


Experienced trusted Sage partners

X3 Consulting are experts in navigating complexities, optimising functionality, and delivering tailored solutions that align seamlessly with your business needs.

How we deliver your project

X3 Consulting have a unique delivery plan that we collaborate with our customers on.
We conduct comprehensive business analysis and design a tailored solution, ensuring that the ERP system implementation aligns closely with your specific requirements and objectives.

Before starting the ERP implementation process, conduct a thorough analysis of the client’s business processes, goals, and challenges. This analysis helps identify areas for improvement and ensures that the ERP solution is tailored to the specific needs of the organization.

Ensure seamless integration of the ERP system with existing software applications and data sources within the organisation. Develop a comprehensive data migration plan to transfer relevant data from legacy systems to the new ERP platform while maintaining data integrity and accuracy.

Develop a customised ERP solution design based on the findings of the business analysis. This design should take into account the unique workflows, industry requirements, and future growth plans of the client.

Conduct thorough testing throughout the implementation process to identify and address any issues or discrepancies promptly. Continuously optimise the ERP system based on user feedback, performance metrics, and evolving business requirements.

Implement the ERP solution in phases rather than attempting a full-scale deployment all at once. This phased approach allows for better control, testing, and adjustment of the system while minimising disruptions to day-to-day operations.

Design the ERP solution with scalability and flexibility in mind to accommodate future growth and changes in the business environment. Implement modular components and configurable settings that allow for easy expansion and customization as the organisation evolves.

Implement a robust change management strategy to help employees adapt to the new ERP system effectively. This strategy should include communication plans, training sessions, and ongoing support to address any concerns and ensure user buy-in.

Provide ongoing support and maintenance services to ensure the long-term success of the ERP implementation. Offer regular system updates, troubleshooting assistance, and user training to address emerging needs and maximize the value of the ERP investment.

Talk to a specialist

Got questions about SDMO?

Drop us a line for a no obligation chat. Our specialist Intacct team will be happy to answer any queries you may have.

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