ERP software for South African Businesses

Neil van Niekerk, Business Development Executive

ERP software has become the standard for business applications.

ERP systems are designed to integrate all functions of operating a business into one comprehensive system, simplifying data exchange and speeding up access to information across the business.

An ERP system such as SAP Business One is the ideal way for a South African business owner to increase efficiency and manage your business across all functions from accounting and financials, purchasing, inventory, sales and customer relationships to reporting and analytics helping you stay competitive in this global age.

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SAP B1 is designed to grow with your business

What is SAP Business One?

SAP Business One (also known as SAP B1) is a single affordable solution to manage an entire business. It’s the ideal solution for small and medium-size businesses who need an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to help manage day to day business functions more efficiently.

Designed specifically with smaller companies in mind; SAP B1 offers tailored features to match your needs as well as user friendliness that makes moving away from legacy systems easier than ever before!

What types of businesses use SAP B1?

SAP B1 has been implemented globally for more than 60 000 customers covering multiple industries. Our customers range from small companies with less than 5 users to midsize organisations that can have over 300 employees on SAP Business One.

In South Africa, it is frequently used in the following industries:

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Engineering
  • Retail
  • Professional Services
  • Construction
  • Healthcare

South African companies in these industries are benefitting from increased operational efficiencies that SAP Business One provides. As an affordable solution for most businesses, it’s easy to install and even easier to use.

What is SAP B1 used for?

Designed to grow with you, SAP B1 delivers the following:

Analytics and Reporting

The customizable level of access to modules and reports means that you can make critical data available company-wide. The dashboards are colourful, interactive tools which present clear insights into key business metrics such as cash flow performance or disruptions in real time! You’ll be able track all trends from one central dashboard real-time data used to create on-demand reports or scheduled ones.

Purchasing Control

Optimise the procurement process within SAP Business One to generate and manage requisition requests, receipts, purchase orders. View information on purchases as well as accept payments in multiple currencies.

Financial Management

The financial module can use real-time data to automate certain tasks. Automate tedious tasks such as entering transactions to create more accurate accounts and access information on assets, budgets or banking with ease!

Sales and Customer Management

Optimise your sales process with CRM. Manage leads and contracts in one system, track opportunities for new business and manage marketing activities like a seasoned pro.

Production and Inventory Control

The inventory of your business is a crucial aspect. SAP B1 allows you to easily manage the inventory at any of your locations, track and move stock quickly with effective serial and batch number management

How much does SAP B1 cost?

SAP Business One can be deployed with a number of licenses and add-ons to suit your needs.

As a value added reseller of SAP Business One across the Eastern Cape, get in touch with us for a free assessment of how this ERP system can help improve your business today.

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