The key to optimizing manufacturing operations is having total visibility across your entire production process. This level of visibility can seem nearly impossible if you’re running separate systems for production, inventory management and accounting. Our SAP Business One solution for manufacturing helps you rise to the challenge. By pulling your core business information into a single system, you’re able to achieve real-time inventory and production management.
We help manufacturers in many industry verticals maintain stability, drive growth and boldly compete with SAP Business One.
Having a single source of information from SAP Business One enables our managers to make effective business decisions, whether it’s production planning, inventory management, customer deliveries or financial planning.
SAP Business One has really helped with our quality control and traceability program. We can continue to trace each individual shipment or lot number throughout our production and shipping procedures. It helps maintain the traceability of our end product.
Use powerful scheduling, capacity planning, routing and BOM management to optimize every aspect of your manufacturing process.
Automatically allocate components, resources, raw materials and costs to your work orders based on the BOM setup.
Use material requirements planning (MRP) to optimize production planning based on real data, instead of informal, ad-hoc scheduling.
Your title could be CEO, Owner, President, General Manager or similar. You’re responsible for all aspects of the business – from revenue and profit margins to ensuring product quality and customer satisfaction, the buck stops with you. You need to be confident your production environment is operating at peak performance and stay on top of small issues before they turn into major problems that impact the business.
Whether your title is CFO, VP of Finance, Controller or Accountant, you’re the money person. It’s up to you to make sure your vendors are paid, payroll is met, payment is collected from customers and financial statements are accurate.
As the Director of Sales and Marketing, VP of Sales or Business Development Manager, you lead the company’s sales initiatives. Your focus is on generating new business to drive revenue. Speed and efficiency are critical to making the most of your team’s time and keeping them focused on the goal – selling.
Your title could be VP of Operations, VP of Manufacturing or Chief Operations Officer. You manage the operational and manufacturing processes for the organization. You’re focused on increasing productivity, lowering costs and improving quality. In a nutshell – it’s your job to make sure things run smoothly.
Your title could be Purchasing Manager, Senior Buyer or Supply Chain Manager. You're in charge of managing vendor relationships, sourcing and ordering materials, and ensuring just-in-time delivery of materials for production.
As the IT Director, VP of IT, CIO or CTO, you oversee the company’s information technology operations. You’re responsible for maintaining technical equipment, staying on top of the latest technology tools and trends, and evaluating changing technical requirements and solutions.
Control your inventory and material costs by simplifying your procurement processes and managing vendor relationships more effectively.
Clearly see the quantity of each product in stock
Confidently forecast demand based on seasonal and other cycles
Manage procurement costs
Ensure raw material orders are timed appropriately with production orders using MRP (Materials Resource Planning) features
Consistently deliver an exceptional customer experience by ensuring you have the right product, for the right customer, at the right time.
Eliminate the manual effort in managing your inventory
Reduce the frequency of backorders
Use sophisticated forecasting and planning tools to optimize your inventory levels
Reduce inventory costs with better inventory control and material planning
Increase customer satisfaction with improved on-time delivery rates
Easily track and record stock movement so you know where your product is at all times
Optimize your manufacturing processes and gain total visibility into your production costs.
Get a clear picture of your production materials, resources and equipment availability
Streamline your ordering process to ensure you have the right materials at the right time
Schedule your production line more efficiently and reduce lead times
Accurately allocate raw materials and resources to production orders
Fully understand the production costs on each product
Optimize freight, shipping and warehouse operations with warehouse management companion solutions for SAP Business One.
Manage inbound and outbound shipping transactions
Keep your warehouse organized so your staff always knows just where to find what they’re looking for
Optimize order-to-cash processes with fast access to quotes, sales orders, deliveries and invoices
Reserve inventory to outbound quotes, sales orders or production orders to reduce time from order to shipment
Break down the wall between your financial data and the rest of your operation. Tie everything together in a single system to get more accurate and timely financial information.
Complete period end close quickly and accurately
Closely manage your company’s finances, including cash flow, bank accounts, loans, etc.
Create budgets and financial forecasts based on accurate historical data
Ensure you’re compliant with all applicable audit and tax requirements
Get a clear picture of your organization’s financial performance at any point in time
Make more profitable decisions using real-time data
Drive revenue by enhancing your customer experience – from first touch, to sale and throughout post-purchase engagement.
Effectively manage sales opportunities to turn more prospects into customers
Easily maintain a database of your contacts and track all sales activities
Provide accurate price quotes and delivery dates for product or services
Streamline your sales team’s activities with templates for sales orders, quotes and proposals
Give your sales team a complete view of your customers and their needs
Manage your business proactively with comprehensive reporting that considers all areas of your business collectively. SAP Business One allows you to answer questions like:
What’s our average gross margin per sale?
What’s the average cost to produce goods?
Which finished goods are trending up or down in cost?
What percentage is being rejected due to quality, by product or category?
Which products, lots or raw materials are associated with the top five customer warranty issues?
What are our top selling products (or categories) by territory, sales representative or customer group?
How long are suppliers taking to deliver materials?
Which suppliers are the top (or bottom) five performers, based on delivery time or fulfillment accuracy?