CostGuard comes with 2 units, a SAMP (Sample) unit populated with inventory and recipes, is designed to let you “play” with the software. There is a limit of 24 recipes and ingredients. So DO NOT use this to enter your regular items!
- To begin “playing” with the Sample data click here.
- When you are ready to enter your own data you will use the MAIN unit, which is empty and ready to accept your own data.
Read the instructions below to get started
CostGuard Installation and Activation
Logging In to CostGuard
CostGuard comes set with the User ID: ADMIN and the Password: PASS
Downloading the update
If you do NOT get a message asking you to download the update you can SKIP THIS SECTION and go straight to the next section ENTERING YOUR DATA
If you see a message that says an Update is Available. Click YES to download it. If NOTHING HAPPENS, this means your PC security is high, or your anti-virus software is preventing the download.
Please follow these directions to download the update.
ENTERING YOUR DATA
Follow these directions in this order:
Begin with Setup
Setup This includes your Vendors, SuperGroups, Groups and Locations.
Will you be using CG-XL to import your initial data?
Will you be using VendorTransport to enter your initial inventory?
Using Excel and VendorTransport
FYI – every screen has a context sensitive Help button at the bottom.