Manage Challenges in the Transport & Logistics Industry with an ERP System
Organisations in the medical devices industry rely on innovation and the ability to manage change as a key to success. There is constant pressure on margins, fluidity to global supply chains, challenges with cross border shipments, strains on material availability and imperatives around controlling cost and meeting the traceability requirements of their customers. SAP Business One helps streamline every process from operations, finance, procurement, production to distribution – efficiently maintaining business operations, ensuring quality, tracking costs and accounting, facilitating the inventories and managing the supply chain and distribution. Companies consistently need to invest in and adopt the latest technologies in the market to ensure improved customer service, high turnover rate and less operational costs.
SAP Business One ERP Software – Key Functionality for Transport & Logistics
Inventory, Warehousing and Depot Management
Inventory module simplifies the tracking of material across multiple sites. Users are enabled to issue and receive goods as well as transfer, return or even discard of goods in multiple unit conversions.
Can manage storage of customer cargo including but not limited to containers, vehicles, bulk cargo, bagged cargo, coils, etc.
Contracts, Logistics and Billing
System can be customised to manage billing of various logistics services including storage, transport based on deliveries, weight bridge, clearing, forwarding and many more. Contracts can be setup ensuring all services are offered against it thus eliminating revenue leakages. Customer cargo process can be tracked and automated daily reports sent keeping them updated.
Accounting module helps users in keeping track of all their accounting transactions including payables, receivables, bank reconciliations among others and enables them to make better decisions. Improved financial reporting with real-time information from all departments including costing, profitability, exposure, cash flow, trends, budgeting, fixed assets and period end reporting.
Customer Relationship Management
Stay ahead of competitors with opportunity and pipeline management, customer relationship management and campaign management. Updated logistic information allows team to see which order is for which customer, while historical sales information assists the marketing team on what initiatives to design for which customer and proactively engage them.
Analytics, Regulatory Compliance and Reporting
Analytics module can play a vital role in transforming your data into powerful decision making tools. Data visualisation will improve efficiency, decision making and productivity. Manage exceptional events with automated workflow and alerts. Have security audit tracking, archives of historical transactions & electronic signature approvals. Easily define the process validation and generate report as per compliance.
Fleet and Workshop Management
Available vehicles can be used for dispatch planning ensuring loading capacity is not increased. Fleet wise cost and usage can be tracked along with delivery schedule, insurance, driver, tyre and workshop management. Delivery orders and route requirements can be managed along with fuel and other disbursements controlled. This module is tightly integrated with inventory and procurement.
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