Running a small food distribution business comes with many challenges. For a start, there are multiple units of measure to contend with – boxes / bags / kilos/ pallets / tins / jars / litres / drums etc. Multiple barcodes from multiple Vendors. Then you have expiry dates, lot or batch numbers to track, customer minimum shelf life requirements to[...]
Most small business owners view enterprise resource planning (ERP) software as too complex and too expensive for their needs. On the other hand, medium to large businesses owners would argue they could not function without an ERP in place to manage their business.
Launched in June of 2018 is a little known app that can run either as a standalone application or part of a standard SAP Business One professional licence. The app has been written specifically for service technicians, who are out in the field but require access to customer information, as well as the ability to create sales orders and record[...]
Since switching to SAP Business One financial software, Tony’s turnover has tripled in his small distribution business. He admits he was almost “scared off” by the SAP option, as he saw it as an expensive enterprise solution. We chatted to him to see how things went after implementation.
Technology has moved forward at a colossal rate over the last 20 years. However, the good old printed report is still around in most businesses. Some people think because it is on paper it must be correct. Others just carry on with this method as it is what they have always done.
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Pick and Pack in SAP Business One lets you automate the processing of sales orders, from the creation of pick lists up to packing items for shipment with delivery documents. click for more detailed info
1. Setting up and automating recurring transactions
Certain business transactions repeat themselves on a regular basis. For example, every month a company orders office supplies such as paper, cartridges even coffee and tea from their vendor.
Reading this morning's Queensland Courier News (Article), it was quite confronting to see the number of small businesses in one specific region that have closed its doors in the last 4 years. This could be anywhere in Australia and seems to be an inherent problem for any small business no matter the location.
ERP solutions like SAP Business One can offer a number of benefits that accounting software struggles to compete with.