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SAP Business One

New levels of control for small and midsized businesses

About SAP
SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organisations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAPs mission is to help companies of all sizes and industries to run better. SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software and has a rich history of innovation and growth. SAP applications and services enable more than 109,000 customers in over 120 countries to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably, with 79% of these being SMEs just like you.

Introducing SAP Business One


As a leading supplier of business solutions, Frontline Consultancy is pleased to be able to offer SAP Business One. As Gold Partners (SAPs highest accolade), we can help you get the very best from this outstanding software. SAP Business One is an affordable, easy-to-use, easy-to-implement business management solution. Built from the ground up to meet the needs of small and midsize businesses, SAP Business One enables you to manage your entire business across financials, sales, service, customers and operations. A single powerful software system, SAP Business One automates business processes, streamlines end-toend operations and delivers a true and unified picture of your business information. With instant access to highly accurate business-critical information you gain control. That control enables you to respond faster to market needs and to focus on your company growth and profitability. Information becomes a secured strategic asset; everyone authorised within your organisation managers and employees alike can access and process information more effectively, and make sound business decisions based upon it.

SAP Business One is now an integral part of our business. As a growing SME it has been an essential part of supporting our confidence in approaching and trading with major national retail chains, purchasing from international suppliers and confidently planning our stocks. The flexibility of reporting and user authorisations within the SAP Business One solution has enabled us to tailor the software to our business, rather than tailoring our business to the software. Duncan Pratt-Thompson, Director, Scott Brothers Ltd

What Can SAP Business One Do For Me?


SAP Business One has the power to help you boost productivity, cut costs, seize opportunities and anticipate challenges as never before. An IT Solution that grows with your Company You can easily adapt SAP Business One to meet new requirements:

Users can specify preferences for fields, data type, policies, queries, and reports without IT involvement. Changes are immediate across all relevant areas, so you can adapt the application to fit the way you do business. Say goodbye to slow software performance, outdated information, limits on data storage and constraints on simultaneous users and locations.

Peace of mind SAP Business One is an extremely stable and reliable product. It offers flexibility and will adapt as your business grows. Improve operational efficiency This single application comprises all the core functions you need to run your growing business. Streamline your operation through true integration of business systems and gain end-to-end visibility. Increase revenue Fast and easy access to real-time information anywhere in the system helps you identify new sales opportunities, bring new products to market quickly and provide business-building levels of customer support and service. The easy-to-use interface allows you to get answers fast and work more efficiently and proactively. Reduce costs Say goodbye to costly multiple upgrades and recurring customisation efforts to maintain system compatibility when you add new functions. One complete business solution SAP Business One includes all important core functions: administration, financial and management accounting, banking, sales, purchasing, customer relationship management (CRM), service, manufacturing, stock control, and reporting. Frontline Consultancy will work with you to streamline and refine your business processes around the power of SAP Business One. Drive customer-centered growth Integral customer relationship management equips your team with the relevant data company-wide for stronger sales and support. Manage sales cycles, and respond faster to your customers needs. Clearer, instantaneous insights Create up-to-the-minute dashboards to deliver revealing snapshots of key performance indicators, for unprecedented day-to-day control. Improve efficiency One centralised data repository dramatically boosts efficiency by providing the right information to the right people and eliminating redundant data entry.

"SAP Business One has saved us considerable time and money and it continues to be an excellent investment for us." Vicky Williams, Senior Sales Executive, Apollo Scientific Proactive business-critical alerts SAP Business One features the most powerful proactive business alert system ever developed for small and midsize organisations. Decision makers can respond to the most important business events as they occur:

Workflow-based alerts allow you to monitor and take action on specific business events. Exception management automatically detects, logs, and reports exceptions.

Get access to local support Frontline Consultancy can provide every level of advice, training, support and maintenance to ensure you get the very best from your IT investment. Get up and running fast Affordable and easy-to-implement, accelerated implementation times ensure that you quickly realise the full benefits of SAP Business One:

Intuitive user interface and a Microsoft Windows environment significantly reduces the learning curve. Simple, single-server architecture runs the entire SAP Business One solution. Simplified administration capabilities streamline operation and maintenance and significantly lower ongoing costs.

Multicurrency transactions Business transactions can be conducted and reported in multiple currencies. Support for multi-lingual capability includes 27 languages, with full local legislative compliance in 40 countries and is used in a further 34. Integrate SAP Business One with Microsoft Office SAP Business One is fully integrated with Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Outlook, enabling seamless communication that can span your organisation and business functions. Departments can share contacts, appointments and tasks. Integrate SAP Business One with SAP Business Suite SAP Business One is seamlessly integrated with SAP Business Suite solutions and because it has an open architecture, it can be easily integrated with solutions from other software vendors. This open architecture allows you to realise all the extensive benefits of SAP software.

"SAP Business One is the most powerful, innovative, efficient and flexible SME ERP system on the market. It's exceptionally easy to use and is perfect for a one store operation, with masses of room for growth into multiple stores. Its not the case of 'can I do this', it's 'I want to do this' and its done very quickly! SAP Business One, an SME ERP no one else can compete with!" Jon Petrie, Managing Director, DS Music

Functionality Overview
SAP Business One is a comprehensive and versatile business management solution equipped with an easy to use interface and serves as the primary enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. The solution provides all the administrative functions that let you customise and back-up data, define currency exchange rates, configure permissions and alerts and access information from non-SAP software. In addition, it comprises generic areas of functionality that help extend its capabilities far beyond its primary administrative function and enable it to streamline your entire business processes. See the below table for an overview of the SAP Business One solution.

Financials -Chart of accounts -Journal entries -Posting templates -Recurring postings -Exchange rates in multiple currencies -Financial reports -Budget mgmt -Cost accounting -Multiple posting periods -Incoming payments -Outgoing payments -Payment run -Bank statement processing -Cheques -Credits -Deferred payments -Account reconciliation -DATEV/ELSTER -Fixed Assets -SEPA

Sales -Opportunity and pipeline mgmt -Contact mgmt -Activities mgmt -Calendar -Campaign mgmt -Blanket agreements -Quotations -Purchase orders -Deliveries -Returns -Invoices -Dunning -Price lists in multiple currencies -Special prices -Period and volume discounts -Customer mgmt -Gross profit calculation -Microsoft Office integration

Service -Service mgmt -Service planning -Tracking across multiple customer interactions -Equipment card handling -Service dashboards -Service contracts -Mobile interaction -Recurring transactions -Human resource integration -Knowledge database -Service calendar -Service call processing

Purchasing -Purchase request -Purchase quotations -Web enabled RFQ -Purchase orders -Goods receipt POs -Goods returns -A/P invoice -A/R reserve invoice -Down payment invoice/request -Cancel marketing documents -A/P credit memos -Landed costs -Intrastat -Import process -Workflow

Inventory -Item mgmt -Item lists -Price lists -Goods receipts -Goods issues -Inventory transactions -Transfers -Serial number mgmt -Batch number mgmt -Pick and pack -Recurring transactions -Inventory tracking -Bin location -Multiple measurements

Production -Bills of material -Item sets -Production orders -Goods issues Goods receipts -Production dashboards -GL account determination -Life cycle mgmt -Item cost calculation -Forecasts -MRP -Drop ship -Make to order -Order recommendations

About Frontline.
Frontline Consultancy has the depth of knowledge and breadth of skills to deliver a complete and highly successful implementation of SAP Business One. We cover everything including:

Hardware Networking and remote / multi-site use Software implementation and training Business change Support, upgrades and software changes System integration (e.g. EDI & bank reconciliation) Hosting

Fully accredited SAP Business One Gold Partner. Established in 1991, we have decades of experience in implementing software solutions across multiple sectors. We understand your challenges and processes. In-depth knowledge of the key issues in today's marketplace. Extensive project management experience backed up by a proven implementation methodology. Successful track record of implementations through our breadth of skills. Excellent training available at the customer's site or at our offices. Full, responsive support capabilities - from using the software in a business context through to maintaining the infrastructure it sits on. A complete service - ensuring low total cost of ownership and providing a single point of contact.

As an accredited Gold Partner for SAP Business One, Frontline Consultancy have proven expertise in all aspects of the software and we have met stringent SAP requirements for training, certification and business standards and practices. Our aim is to implement the solution best suiting your needs and deliver exceptional service at a competitive rate.

Frontline Consultancy can offer SAP Business One as a fully managed hosted solution. This means that you can focus on your business while Frontline Consultancy manages the delivery of SAP Business One to your desktop and mobile devices 24/7, 365 days each year.

Frontline Consultancy, Frontline House, Epsom Avenue, Brooke Park Estate, Wilmslow, Cheshire Tel: 0161 486 4400 Fax: 0870 606 7300 info@frontline-consultancy.co.uk www.frontline-consultancy.com