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Agency Credit Order and Recreate Document Added

Posted on October 30, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.54 – Agency Credit Order and Recreate procedure document has been updated. See the Agencies and Receivables (version 5.0) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Agency Orders with Grants Document Updated

Posted on October 30, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.51 – Agency Orders with Grants procedure document has been updated. See the Agencies and Receivables (version 5.0) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Ceres Updates 5.00.51 to 5.00.85 released

Posted on October 30, 2020

Ceres updates 5.00.51 to 5.00.85, that address various issues, were released on 10/30/20. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Pre-Order and Standing Orders Document Added

Posted on July 24, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.52 – Pre-Order and Standing Orders procedure document has been added. See the Agencies and Receivables (version 5.0) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Ceres Updates 5.00.50 and 5.00.52 released

Posted on July 24, 2020

Ceres updates 5.00.50 and 5.00.52, that address various enhancements, were released on 07/24/20. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Pre-Order and Standing Orders Document Added

Posted on July 17, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.85 – Pre-Order and Standing Orders procedure document has been added. See the Agencies and Receivables (version 4.0 & 4.5) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Warehouse ADCS Barcode Processing Document Updated –

Posted on July 17, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.83 – Warehouse ADCS Barcode Processing procedure document has been updated. See the Inventory and Warehouse (version 4.0 & 4.5) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Ceres Updates 4.51.83 and 4.51.85 released -

Posted on July 17, 2020

Ceres updates 4.51.83 and 4.51.85, that address various issues, were released on 07/17/20. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Agency Pallets Document Updated –

Posted on June 22, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.48 – Agency Pallets procedure document has been updated. See the Agencies and Receivables (version 5.0) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Advanced Kitting Overview Document Updated

Posted on June 22, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.46 – Advanced Kitting Overview procedure document has been updated. See the Inventory and Warehouse (version 5.0) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Warehouse ADCS Barcode Processing Document Updated –

Posted on June 22, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.40 – Warehouse ADCS Barcode Processing procedure document has been updated. See the Inventory and Warehouse (version 5.0) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Default Report Copies Document Updated –

Posted on June 22, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.39 – Default Report Copies procedure document has been updated. See the Other (version 5.0) section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Ceres Updates 5.00.35 to 5.00.48 released -

Posted on June 22, 2020

Ceres updates 5.00.35 to 5.00.48, that address various issues, were released on 06/12/20. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Enhanced Grocery Rescue Excel Import Document Updated –

Posted on April 3, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.34 – Enhanced Grocery Rescue Excel Import procedure document has been updated. See the Agencies and Receivables section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Advanced Kitting Overview Document Updated

Posted on April 3, 2020

As a result of the changes under CERES5.00.34 – Advanced Kitting Overview procedure document has been updated. See the Agencies and Receivables section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Ceres Updates 5.00.17 to 5.00.34 released -

Posted on April 3, 2020

Ceres updates 5.00.17 to 5.00.34, that address various issues, were released on 04/03/20. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 5.00.30 released -

Posted on January 16, 2020

Ceres update 5.00.30, that addresses the indicated issue, was released on 01/16/20. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 5.00.25 to 5.00.28 released -

Posted on January 13, 2020

Ceres updates 5.00.25 to 5.00.28, that address various issues, were released on 01/13/20. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 4.51.78 to 4.51.84 released -

Posted on September 26, 2019

Ceres updates 4.51.78 to 4.51.84, that address various issues, were released on 09/26/19. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 5.00.01 to 5.00.23 released -

Posted on August 29, 2019

Ceres updates 5.00.01 to 5.00.23, that address various issues, were released on 08/29/19. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Donor Preferred Pickup Days and Times Document Updated –

Posted on April 24, 2019

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.79 – Donor Preferred Pickup Days and Times procedure document has been updated. See the Donors and Donations section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Agency Preferred Pickup Days and Hours Document Created –

Posted on April 24, 2019

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.79 – Agency Preferred Pickup Days and Hours procedure document has been Created. See the Agencies and Receivables section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Location Overview Document Updated –

Posted on April 24, 2019

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.77 – Location Overview procedure document has been updated. See the Inventory and Warehouse section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Agency Days and Hours Setup Document Updated

Posted on April 24, 2019

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.75 – Agency Days and Hours Setup procedure document has been updated. See the Agencies and Receivables section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Ceres updates 4.51.48 to 4.51.79 released -

Posted on April 24, 2019

Ceres updates 4.51.48 to 4.51.79, that address various issues, were released on 04/24/19. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 4.51.08 to 4.51.59 released -

Posted on November 7, 2018

Ceres updates 4.51.08 to 4.51.59, that address various issues and provides new enhancements, were released on 11/05/18. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Agency Pallets Procedure Document Created - 11.05.18

Posted on November 5, 2018

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.53 – Agency Pallet Tracking the “Agency Pallets” procedure document has been created. See the Inventory and Warehouse section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Item Data Management Procedure Document Created - 11.05.18

Posted on November 5, 2018

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.49 – Improved Item Data Management the “Item Data Management” procedure document has been created. See the Inventory and Warehouse section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Agency Compliance Procedure Document Created - 11.05.18

Posted on November 5, 2018

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.46 – Reporting Requirements Enhancements and Automation the “Agency Compliance” procedure document has been created. See the Agencies and Receivables section of the Ceres Procedure Documents.

Enhanced Grocery Rescue Excel Import Procedure Document Created

Posted on July 11, 2018

As a result of the changes under CERES4.51.01 - Grocery Rescue Order Management the “Enhanced Grocery Rescue Excel Import” procedure document has been created.  See the Agencies and Receivables and Donors and Donations sections of the Ceres Procedure Documents. The "Enhanced Grocery Rescue Excel Import Template" is also available in the noted sections.

Ceres Updates 4.51.01 to 4.51.47 released

Posted on July 11, 2018

Ceres updates 4.51.01 to 4.51.47, that address various issues and provides new enhancements, were released on 07/11/18. Please see the “Ceres Updates” section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Warehouse ADCS Barcode Processing procedure document updated

Posted on February 27, 2018

As a result of the changes for CERES4.51.13 - Inventory Pick Enhancements for ADCS and Paper Based Processing, the "Warehouse ADCS Barcode Processing" procedure document has been updated.  See the Inventory and Warehouse section of the Ceres Procedure Documents section for the updated version.

Ceres Update 4.51.13 released

Posted on February 26, 2018

Ceres update [download id="5031"], that provides a Ceres enhancement, was released on 02/26/18. Please click on the link above or see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of the update.

Ceres Updates 4.51.11 to 4.51.20 released

Posted on February 2, 2018

Ceres updates 4.51.11 to 4.51.20, that address various issues, were released on 02/02/18. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres 5.0 CfMD Solutions Test Passed

Posted on December 2, 2017

The next version of Ceres (version 5.0) has successfully passed the CfMD solutions testing phase.  Passing the solutions test is the most involved and time consuming step in the CfMD (Certified for Microsoft Dynamics) process.   Once the Customer Evidences are obtained the CfMD process for Ceres 5.0 will be completed.

Next Ceres version

Posted on November 30, 2017

Work on the next version of Ceres; Ceres 5.0, based upon Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 is in the planning stages.  Development will commence as soon as Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 is officially released.   The expected release date of Ceres 5.0 is July 1, 2018.

Ceres Updates 4.50.81 to 4.51.10 released

Posted on November 27, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.81 to 4.51.10, that address various issues, were released on 11/27/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres CfMD

Posted on November 17, 2017

Starting with Ceres 4.0, Microsoft has required Ceres to be Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD). The Certified for Microsoft Dynamics process ensures that solutions:

  • Are developed by a certified and reputable Independent Software Vendor
  • Are designed for a unique business and industry need
  • Have been tested for seamless integration with Microsoft Dynamics
  • Is properly supported and protected
  • Meets  industry-specific requirements and local language, tax, and governmental regulations
eSoftware is in the final stages of submitting the next version of Ceres for CfMD testing.

Ceres Updates 4.50.61 to 4.50.80 released

Posted on September 12, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.61 to 4.50.80, that address various issues, were released on 09/12/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 4.50.48 to 4.50.60 released

Posted on July 24, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.48 to 4.50.60, that address various issues, were released on 07/24/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 4.50.34 to 4.50.46 released

Posted on June 12, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.34 to 4.50.46, that address various issues, were released on 06/12/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 4.50.28 to 4.50.33 released

Posted on May 17, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.28 to 4.50.33, that address various issues, were released on 05/16/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 4.50.21 to 4.50.27 released

Posted on April 7, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.21 to 4.50.27, that address various issues, were released on 04/07/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Update 4.50.19 released

Posted on March 9, 2017

Ceres update 4.50.19, that address a Ceres issue, was released on 03/09/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of the update.

Ceres Updates 4.50.16 to 4.50.18 released

Posted on March 8, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.16 to 4.50.18, that address various issues, were released on 03/08/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.

Ceres Updates 4.50.02 to 4.50.15 released

Posted on February 21, 2017

Ceres updates 4.50.02 to 4.50.15, that address various issues, were released on 02/21/17. Please see the "Ceres Updates" section of the Ceres page for details of each update.