Product News

Below you'll find announcements of selected Orchid Systems product releases. More detail about these (and other product updates) can be found in the Release Notes in our Online Help.

Product News

Info-Explorer online help now available
5 May 2021

In April 2021, we updated the Info-Explorer training guide and uploaded online help and documentation to support the Info-Explorer getting started webinar. For details, refer to : 

Info-Explorer Help and Documentation


March 2021 Product News
25 Mar 2021
  • Product updates for Extender, EFT ,  Inter-Entity, and RMA versions 2021, 2020 and 2019 - Refer to release notes and updates tab for details on fixes and changes
  • New workflow templates to send conditional emails for OE Orders 
  • New workflow template to approve and post Bank Entries
New EFT Processing product update for v2021, v2020 and v2019
26 Feb 2021

New product update for EFT Processing includes sundry fixes. Refer to EFT Options > Update Tab for details.  As this PU contains new fields to support the change in the EFT Transfer Details Report and more fields on the EFT Banks, after downloading and installing the PU you will need to re-activate the module in all companies where EFT Processing has been activated.

EFT Processing V2021 - PU2.01

New EFT Product update v2021 PU1
2 Feb 2021
  • Formats.ini file is now locked for improved security. To amend or create a new format, use Userformats.ini file.
  • Warning message if you run EFT Processing on a machine where the product update installed is an earlier version than an update installed on another server or workstation. 

Also applies to v2020 PU3, v2019 PU3 and v2018PU7

Workflow Anywhere, Mobile App for Extender Workflow Console now available
18 Dec 2020

This week we officially launched the latest addition to our Extender suite, a made-for-mobile App version of the Extender Workflow Console. Workflow Anywhere was developed by AutoSimply in conjunction with Orchid. 
To get started, 

Freight SmartLink new feature re Dangerous Goods
11 Dec 2020

The latest product update of Freight SmartLink versions 2018 and above supports export of additional details relating to Dangerous Goods.

For details, refer to the Freight SmartLink documentation


New feature in Document Management Link (v2018 and above)
10 Nov 2020

Document Management Link now includes the ability to include {orgid} and date documents are attached ({yyyy}, {mm}, {dd} in the network folder path.

Refer to the Online documentation and F1 help for more details

Example: Using {ORGID}

Extender PU8 is now available for versions 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021
29 Oct 2020

It includes speed improvements for finders and changes to workflow users licencing. 

v2021 release - All Orchid modules are now available.
28 Oct 2020

Release of Sage 300 2021 (v6.8)

All Orchid modules compatible with v2021 are now available. 

A reminder that prior version modules are not compatible with System Manager v2021. for example, you need to run EFT Processing v2021 with Sage 300 v2021 System Manager. 

New Inter-Entity Transactions product update
11 Sep 2020

Inter-Entity Product Update released September 10th, 2020. includes improvements to the G/L Triggers process.

  • Wildcard functionality extended. 
  • GL Entity Subsitutions now preserves the GL Description.
  • If you configure Inter-Entity Trade to Show Message, the message now displays a message when using Create PO from OE, as well as the standard screens. 

Applies to the following product updates

Bin Tracking update fixes an issue relating to using I/C Item Number change with Serial and/or Lot Numbers
26 Aug 2020

We've released a fix in August 2020 to the following issue relating to using IC Item number change with Bin Tracking, Serial Numbers and/or Lot numbers.

If you use IC Item Number Change please make sure you are using the latest Product Update for Bin Tracking.