SAP Business One User & Productivity Hacks
Friday, June 7, 2019Eric Zegarski
Simple, But Effective SAP Business One User and Productivity Hacks
SAP Business One is one of the most powerful ERP tools on the market. Unless you’re a Business One keener and have read every single user manual, you might not be aware of several productivity and time saver features. Understanding how to get the most out of your SAP Business One ERP will allow you to get the biggest ROI. These are simple productivity hacks that you can start doing today as soon as you are done reading this blog! You’ll also find that each productivity hack links to SAP’s resource pages that goes in detail (screenshots) on how to implement them.
Domestic Currency Conversion
If you’re doing business internationally, there’s a good chance that at some point you are accepting currency that is not the same as your domestic currency. In that case, Business One’s conversion differences feature is for you. In order to maintain financial integrity, you need to do all your reporting in one currency. SAP Business One has a feature that scans your journal entries and recommends which entries need to be adjusted. Read More
Allow Stock Release Before Inputting Cost
Time is money! You might have a spontaneous large order from a nationwide distributor, or a flash sale that the marketing department forgot to inform you about. Your only concern is sending our product fast. Business One has a feature that lets you turn cost association off. Normally, if you try to fulfill orders without a cost association, an error message pops up blocking the fulfillment. Discover how to work around this in SAP Business One. Read More
Assign Document Numbers Manually
Take our word for it, automation is great! SAP Business One has a lot of automated processes that allow you to manage your business efficiently and effectively. As a result, SAP assigns document numbers automatically based on default number series. However, on occasion, you might find that you have documents that originated in paper form and need to have their document numbers altered in SAP. Business One has a feature that lets you manually edit document numbers. Read More
View Account Balance
Get a better understanding of your account balances in SAP Business One. This feature allows you to explore the line items that make up an account’s balance. In addition, it allows you to reconsolidate unconsolidated account transactions. Therefore, you get a better understanding of transactional activity per account. Read More
Show Inactive Business Partners in Reports and Documents
You might have business partners who do limited transactions with your business. In that case, you might have set them to be listed as inactive in SAP Business One as to not interfere with you day to day activity. However, you might want to reference these accounts depending on the reports you are populating. SAP has a feature that lets you display these inactive accounts. Read More
SAP Business One Integration with Your eCommerce and Retail EDI
Integration essentially allows you to set it and forget it. Since commerce is now becoming a 24/7, 365-day hustle, automation and integration allows you to eliminate headaches related to manual data entry. You’ll finally be able to go on that long-awaited weekend getaway to Las Vegas!
eBridge's integration platform is universal. This means it works with almost all EDI trading partners
providers. It’s also hosted on Microsoft Azure, therefore ensuring an almost 99.9% uptime and industry leading security. With an integration solution, you can ensure that your commerce network has an automated connection with your SAP Business One ERP.