Inventory & Distribution with SAP Business One

Integrated Inventory Management Software that Reduces Operational Costs and Improves Business insights

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The SAP Business One business management software offers an affordable way to manage your supply chain and enhance customer satisfaction. The application provides reliable information about inbound and outbound shipments, and inventory data in real time so you can extract insights and meet customer demand and expectations.

Inventory and Production Functionality within SAP Business One

The inventory and production management tools in SAP Business One helps growing companies manage detailed warehouse data, track and record stock movements and plan and release production orders based on your material requirements planning.

Warehouse and Inventory Management in SAP Business One

Warehouse and Inventory Management in SAP Business One

  • Manage inventories in multiple warehouses and locations using FIFO, actual by lot/serial, moving average or standard costing from a central module
  • Manage inventory by bin location in warehouses
  • Implement serial and batch number management to track goods through the inventory cycle
  • Generate comprehensive item list, transaction and valuation reports
  • Min/Max designation and reporting
  • Maintain multiple units of measure and item prices in local and foreign currency
Stock Movements in SAP Business One

Stock Movements in SAP Business One

  • Record goods receipts and goods issues
  • Track stock transfers between warehouses
  • Enable consignment, drop-ship and back-to-back orders
  • Use the pick-and-pack to fill deliveries
  • Perform inventory cycle counts to avoid full physical inventories and stock taking delays
  • Shipping and Returns management
Production and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) in SAP Business One

Production and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) in SAP Business One

  • Create and maintain multilevel bills of materials (BOMs) containing items, resources (capacity) and text (instructions)
  • Issue and release production orders manually and by backflush
  • Maintain prices for BOMs at a global level
  • Forecast material requirements using a wizard tool
Production and Warehouse Reports in SAP Business One

Production and Warehouse Reports in SAP Business One

  • Choose from a variety of report formats (PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel) to display standard reports or incorporate them as dashboards
  • Use predefined templates to generate a variety of reports such as inventory status, audit, and production reports
  • Generate advanced reports using a report designer and integrate custom queries, parameters, formulas and layouts
  • Make quick and effective management decisions with detailed reports on stock transactions and inventory valuations, inventory counts, BOMs, production planning, and material requirements

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Learn how you can use SAP Business One to optimize inventory processes, streamline warehouse operations and drive more profit.

With SAP Business One, we’ve been able to triple our business in the last 5 to 10 years, while only adding 20% more employees. SAP Business One allows us to remain agile in a competitive market. We have been able to scale our business and increase efficiencies in our business processes – which are goals we would not be able to accomplish with our previous business solution.

Grant Hatton, Senior Vice President, KIC

Core Benefits of Inventory and Distribution for SAP Business One

Greater efficiency

Through automated processes and integrated production functionality

Improved customer service

Thanks to on-time delivery, fewer shortages and stock-outs, you can ensure that your customers get their orders when expected

Reduced inventory costs

By forecasting customer demands in advance with materials planning tool and by improving inventory control

Increased profit margins

By adopting a lean approach to operations and distribution to grow the company without additional overhead costs

Better visibility

By having a single, transparent view of operations and inventory across multiple locations

Faster time to delivery

Streamlined order entry processing with real-time available to promise, instant pick-list generation help companies achieve same day delivery goals providing a competitive edge

To learn more about how SAP Business One can automate and optimize your warehouse management, production and distribution activities.