Small to medium-sized businesses that use SAP Business One to manage key aspects of their company continue to be more efficient in their operations. This is hardly surprising. They have a unified view of the company that allows for teamwork among employees, efficiency in operations and increases in the profit margin.

The unified view that SAP Business One accords businesses guarantees success. Not very long ago, many businesses did not have the benefit of such a structure that consisted of disparate but interdependent units which formed part of a holistic system.

SAP Business One streamlines the operations of a growing business, integrating its key functions into one easy-to- find location. But how exactly does SAP Business One improve the function of each key unit?

In accounting and financial management, SAP Business One applies business software that integrates accounting, sales and purchasing data in a way that eliminates errors and instigates more positive decision-making.

In customer relationship management (CRM), the company’s products are made more attractive to prospective customers. Effective tools that support the business’ sales, service and marketing activities are all geared towards keeping customers satisfied in order to maximise revenue.

Probably no unit is more dependent on efficiency than warehouse management. If storing and moving the company’s products results in profitability, one can only think of SAP Business One software.

Other functions that SAP Business One has streamlined are purchasing and procurement; reporting and analytics; as well as integrating business processes with company headquarters, partners, or other applications and services.

The design of SAP Business One caters specifically for small to mid-sized companies, and it helps streamline its “End-to- End operations, gaining instantaneous access to complete information and accelerate profitable growth”.

Here are some of the reasons why you need to add SAP Business One to your ERP shortlist:

1. SAP Business One is affordable for SMEs

SAP Business One gives you a highly functional ERP system that is low-cost, easy to implement, requires little training and customization – and that fits into your existing business infrastructure.

2. SAP Business One is designed for small and mid-sized businesses

SAP Business One is not a restricted or ‘cut-down’ version of SAP ERP. It is designed from the ground up to meet the very specific business needs and requirements of SMEs.

3. SAP Business One provides fully integrated functionality across all your business functions

When you can integrate all your critical business functions into a single application, you can connect all your employees and business units giving you a 360 degree view of your entire business and increasing controls.

4. SAP Business One is from the world leader in business applications – SAP

SAP dominates the market for enterprise business applications world-wide. They have millions of ERP users across the globe and draw extensively on this experience to deliver the right solution for your business.

5. SAP Business One gives you a fast return on your investment

Once SAP Business One is installed, you should expect to see a fast return on your investment. SAP Business One has delivered quantifiable business benefits to thousands of organizations across the globe.

6. SAP Business One is very easy to use and learn

Central to SAP Business One’s low total cost of ownership is its ease-of- use. For companies that do not have the time or the resources to embark on an extensive training programme, SAP Business One ERP provides a very effective solution.

7. SAP Business One’s future development is assured

SAP spends approximately 2mil EURO’s a day on research and development. By purchasing a solution from this world-leader means stability and longevity of support and product development for your business.

8. It is supported by Bluekey – Africa’s largest SAP Business One Partner

Your relationship with your SAP Business One partner is vital to the overall success of your implementation and can be the difference between your ERP solution’s success or failure.

9. SAP Business One grows with your business

It’s common for companies to outgrow their business solutions. As your business requirements become more complex and more employees join your team you will see how the sophistication of your internal processes grows. You will find out that SAP Business One is ready to meet those challenges and grow with you as your business evolves.

10. SAP Business One is Global

If you are already running an international business – or you plan to cross borders in the future – you need a system that can meet the challenging needs and requirements. SAP Business One is available in 25 languages and 75 countries to ensure your system can meet your every demand.