The power of real ERP for small businesses
Updated October 01, 2019

The power of real ERP for small businesses

Hillel Sackstein | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Software Version

Other

Modules Used

  • Accounting and Financials
  • Operations and Distribution
  • Administration and Reporting
  • Customer Relationship Management

Overall Satisfaction with SAP Business One

SAP B1 is used extensively across the organization so all functions including accounting, logistics, sales, purchasing, etc
  • Single pane of glass to entire business
  • Highly flexible and customizable
  • Strong API for integration with other systems
  • CRM needs improvement
  • Web based portals are lacking
  • Built in reporting could be better
  • Excellent ROI in our business and much better control and visibility
Yes - 4 month implementation
Change business processes to best practices, instead of trying to model the software around current inefficient processes.
We likes the breadth and customization ability of SAP

Best suited for smaller customers (under a few hundred users) in distribution or light manufacturing.


SAP Business One Feature Ratings

Accounts payable
9
Accounts receivable
9
Global Financial Support
8
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
8
Intercompany Accounting
7
Localizations
8
Journals and Reconciliations
8
Enterprise Accounting
9
Configurable Accounting
9
Centralized Rules Framework
7
Standardized Processes
7
Automated Invoice Processing
8
Shared Services Payments
8
Billings Management
9
Customer Receipt Applications
9
Customer Collections
9
Revenue Recognition
10
Cash Management
9
Asset Management
8
Travel & Expense Management
8
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting
9
Period Close
9
Transactions Tax
9
Subledger Reconciliations
9
3rd Party Accounting Systems
8
Inventory tracking
10
Automatic reordering
9
Location management
10
Manufacturing module
9
Pricing
10
Order entry
10
Credit card processing
8
Cost of goods sold
8
Order Orchestration
9
End-to-end order visibility
10
Order exception Resolution
9
Dashboards
9
Standard reports
8
Custom reports
8
API for custom integration
9
Plug-ins
9
Role-based user permissions
9
Single sign-on capability
9
Budgeting and Forecasting
8
Project Costing
9
Cost Capture
8
Capital Project Management
8
Customer Invoicing
8
Customer Contract Compliance
8
Project Revenue Recognition
8
Project Financial Performance Analysis
8
Project Financials Dashboard
8
Real-time Financial Reporting
8
Embedded Business Intelligence
8
Project Planning Collaboration
8
Project Planning and Scheduling
8
Project Manager Dashboard
8
Resource Manager Dashboard
8
Task Insight for Project Managers
8
Project Manager Mobile Functionality
8
Defineable Resource Pools
8
Defineable Resource Pools
8
Real-Time Project Reporting
8
Product Lifecycle Management
8
Sourcing Team Collaboration
9
Sourcing Analysis
8
Bids Analyzed and Compared
9
Catalog Shopping E-Commerce for Employees
9
Contract History
8
Contract Renewal Automation
8
Contract Repository
8
Contract Standardization and Enforcement
8
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated
8
Spend Compliance Management
8
Supplier Communication and Collaboration
8
Supplier Management
8
Transportation Planning and Optimization
8
Transportation Sourcing Management
8
Transportation Process Integration
8
Transportation Execution Management
8
Freight Payment Automation
8
Trade Management
8
Trade Regulatory Compliance Management
8
Fulfillment Management
8
Inventory Visibility
9
Warehouse Workforce Management
8
Production Process Design
8
Supply Chain Business Flows
8
Production Management
8
Contracted Manufacturing Management
8
Configuration Management
7
Work Definition
8
Work Execution
8
Advanced Fulfillment
8
Manufacturing Costs
8
Forecasting
9
Inventory Planning
9
Multi-tier Supply Chain Planning
8
Performance Monitoring
9
Requirements Management
9
Proposal Management
9
Product Master Data Management
9

Using SAP Business One

Some things are not intuitive, but overall it has good usability once trained on the platform.
ProsCons
Like to use
Relatively simple
Consistent
Convenient
Feel confident using
None

Using SAP Business One

2 - SQL Administration, C# Development and general windows support
  • Accounting
  • Inventory/Logistics
  • Sales
  • API Integration with many other systems
  • Business Intelligence

Evaluating SAP Business One and Competitors

Yes - Quickbooks, Microsoft CRM
  • Price
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Product Reputation
  • Vendor Reputation

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