ERP Solutions for Manufacturers

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.

Manufacturing Industries We Work With

We help manufacturers in many industry verticals maintain stability, drive growth and boldly compete using best-in-class ERP solutions.

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Textile Products

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Machinery & Components

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High Tech & Electronics

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Glass, Ceramics & Concrete

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Apparel

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Chemical Production

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Agriculture

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Furniture

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Metal Fabrication

What Our Customers Say About SAP Business One for Production

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.

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Ron Price, Silver Crystal Sports

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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.

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Cal Vandaele, Vandaele Seeds

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Streamline Your Manufacturing Processes to Drive Growth

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Increase efficiency of your production lines and reduce product lead times

Use powerful scheduling, capacity planning, routing and BOM management to optimize every aspect of your manufacturing process.

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Leverage process automation to reduce the manual effort of your team

Automatically allocate components, resources, raw materials and costs to your work orders based on the BOM setup.

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Maintain an optimum production plan based on real data

Use material requirements planning (MRP) to optimize production planning based on real data, instead of informal, ad-hoc scheduling.

Proven Benefits for Your Team

Business Leader

Finance Leader

Sales Leader

Operations Leader

Purchasing Leader

IT Leader

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.

  • Get a complete view of your organization’s performance, including revenue, production costs and profit margin
  • Achieve granular insight into your production costs, by product line or production order
  • Identify your most and least profitable products
  • Increase efficiency across the organization by simplifying systems and processes
  • Strategic and tactical planning to continue growing the business
  • Reducing operating and production costs
  • Increasing profitability by product or production order
  • Maintaining an optimal product mix to stay ahead of your competition
  • Profitability by produced item
  • Production costs
  • Quality of shipped products
  • Profitability and percentage growth
  • Revenue and percentage growth
  • Operating costs

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.

  • Accurately forecast cash flow to align with material purchases for upcoming production orders
  • Get granular reporting on your financial performance at any point in time
  • Closely manage the company’s finances, including cash flow, bank accounts, loans, etc.
  • Create budgets and financial forecasts based on accurate historical data
  • Centralize accounting and financial controls
  • Complete period end close quickly and accurately
  • Effectively managing cash flow to feed resources back into materials and equipment
  • Planning for future capital investments, like new machinery or additional manufacturing space
  • Reducing production costs and increasing profitability
  • Producing accurate and timely financial records to inform your management team’s decision making
  • Total production costs by order or item
  • Gross margin by produced item
  • Days sales outstanding
  • Profitability and revenue goals

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.

  • Easily maintain a database of your contacts and track all sales activities
  • Provide accurate price quotes and delivery dates
  • Streamline the sales process by creating templates for quotes and sales orders
  • Support a mobile salesforce
  • Easily report on sales performance and identify areas for improvement
  • Knowing your prospects and customers inside out
  • Understanding what’s in your pipeline and what deals need attention
  • Analyzing your quote-to-close rate to identify areas for future improvement
  • Nurturing suspects and prospects into paying customers
  • Identifying new markets and areas for opportunity
  • Prospect to opportunity conversion
  • Percent of opportunities closed
  • Revenue and profitability by salesperson
  • Revenue and profitability by territory
  • Percent of sales quota achieved
  • Revenue by customer
  • Average order value

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.

  • 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
  • Implement industry best practices and continuous improvement strategies
  • Set the operational strategy, including outsourcing, partnerships and material sourcing
  • Improving demand planning and delivery
  • Optimize manufacturing processes
  • Achieving insight into the company’s operations to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Production time / costs by product
  • Product line profitability
  • Supplier costs
  • Transportation costs
  • Transportation delivery (SLA)
  • Over / under budget by production order
  • Cost of raw materials
  • Cost of scrap

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.

  • Know exactly how much of each material you need to fulfill production orders
  • Forecast material demand based on upcoming production schedules
  • Manage procurement costs through consolidated vendor purchasing
  • Automate the purchase process using MRP functionality
  • Time raw material orders with production orders
  • Effectively managing multiple vendors to avoid production material shortages
  • Optimizing production material levels
  • Negotiating pricing with vendors
  • Ensuring on-time delivery
  • Keeping material lead times down
  • Inventory turnover
  • Time to fulfill orders
  • Available to promise

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.

  • Target uptime of 99.9% per calendar month for hosted ERP solutions
  • Redundant, dual powered servers ensure your ERP systems available even in the event of a facility failure
  • Free up internal IT resources by offloading server performance monitoring, hardware maintenance and security updates to our experienced datacenter team
  • Get budgeting piece of mind with predictable quarterly invoicing based on simple per user pricing

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  • Minimizing ERP system downtime
  • Maintaining data security and back-ups
  • Managing user security
  • Providing the systems and tools necessary to maximize organizational efficiency
  • Maintaining lowest total cost of ownership for ERP systems
  • Percent of downtime
  • Cost of hosting per month
  • IT staff productivity
  • 100% cyber security

Purchasing

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

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Inventory Management

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

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Production

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

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Warehouse Management

Optimize freight, shipping and warehouse operations with warehouse management companion solutions.

  • 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

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Finance & Accounting

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

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Sales & Customer Relationship Management

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

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Reporting & Analytics

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?

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Are you ready to grow your business with confidence?

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