Best practice process and real time Analytics in a unified cloud-based solution
SAP Business ByDesign is an intelligent enterprise resource planning solution running in SAP cloud.
Designed for small and midsize companies, it brings renowned SAP best-practice processes to the organization to ensure
standardization, transparency and automation. On top of the core financial solution the solution provides process support
and control across the company - from Sales and CRM to Manufacturing and Quality Assurance.
Leave tedious and costly upgrade projects in the past with automated quarterly upgrades. You are always compliant and up-to-date.
Track every step of your production
Plan for material supply and resource loads
Know your full and actual costs
Plan your project resources and their capacity
Track the actual time using mobile devices
Ensure projects stay within time and cost budgets
Predict and plan your demand for timely procurement
Digitalize your warehouse
Integrate your partners for paperless operation
Financial and Management Accounting
Based on international standards and management accounting theories
The solution includes thorough capabilities for financial accounting according to both international standards (IFRS) and local country specifics and legal requirements.
On top of that, management accounting features include cost and profitability analysis, cost aggregation with cost centers, full cost calculation for manufacturing and projects, detailed procurement and budget control.
Latvian localization includes automated and electronic VAT reporting, integration to Latvian banks and other solutions commonly used by Latvian companies.
Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain
End-to-End process from demand prediction to customer deliveries
The capabilities of SAP Business ByDesign supply chain include demand forecast calculation, planning for material procurement, streamlined purchasing process and full execution tracking. The solution supports multi-level production with the inherent warehouse process, as well as planning for resource load and capacity.
Warehouse processes can be optimized using ready solutions for mobile devices - barcode scanners, and the production costing tools include a set of methods based on management accounting theories - standard costing with variance analysis, overhead costing, full actual cost calculation and others.
Sales and CRM
Driving customer experience from the first touch to long-term support
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) functions are not limited to structured process from the first interaction to orders. It is integrated into execution and after-sales service as well.
You maintain full interaction history with your customers, easy to integrate with Microsoft Outlook, and tools such as opportunity pipeline analysis and sales plan fulfillment control.
Manufacturers will benefit from notifications of production rescheduling or delays that adversely impact customer order fulfillment.
Procurement and Supplier Management
Transparency and optimization for cost reduction and control
In addition to standard purchasing documents, SAP Business ByDesign supports sourcing and requests-for-quotation process, as well as supplier contracts and their execution tracking. Employees will value the self-service procurement (shopping cart) capability.
Advanced analytics will allows to optimize your purchasing and negotiate for better terms. Integrated quality assurance will in turn be important for manufacturing companies, enuring both the traceability of supplies and supplier quality analysis.
Project management and cost tracking
Unique project management capabilities built in an ERP solution
The project managemenet capability of SAP Business ByDesign is probably the most advanced among ERP solutions available. Projects can be planned in both time and resources dimensions, and within the ERP solution it is fully integrated to financials, purchasing, sales and warehouse processes.
Service-oriented companies will benefit from features such as automated quoting and invoicing, as well as full project cost and profitability calculation. Even if you are not in professional service business, project management is a great tool for planning and tracking internal projects, for example, new product development, marketing campaigns or new market development activities.
Service planning and execution from request to resolution
SAP Business ByDesign supports both field service at customer's site and in-house repair processes. The process includes full service cycle - service request, service order and the necessary planning for time, route, resources and spare parts. The process is integrated with warehouse to track customer returns and shipments, as well as purchasing and third party service.
You are able to maintain sold and serviceable products by serial numbers, customer contracts with their entitlements, as well as service levels and pricing.
Field service route planning is especially convenient by using a mobile application.
Real time analytics
Operational reports and analytics without extra solutions
The solution includes a vast amount of standard prepackaged analytical reports and Key Performance Indicators (KPI). You can adjust those and create new ones without development skills.
As a user you can select the KPIs of your interest and add them to your dashboard or mobile application, with the capability to drill-down and analyze using SAP and or MS Excel.
Analytics and KPIs are driven by SAP HANA analytical platform and are always real time. For strategic planning you can easily connect SAP Analytics Cloud, enabling you to predict, model the "what-if" scenarios and connect multiple data sources.
All companies, departments and units in a single solution
SAP Business ByDesign will equally support a single company with a simple structure, and an international group of companies.
The organizational structure includes all companies, their departments and units, as well as cost centers used for financial control and analysis.
According to the residence country of each company, you can enable multiple country localizations in a single solution, as well as control the segregation of duties and access rights within the group.