SAP Business One Project Management for Manufacturers







SAP Business One project management for manufacturers offers an unparalleled combination of functionality for organizations which manage some or most of their business as projects.   SAP Business One project management for manufacturers has been designed specifically to meet the demanding requirements of these organizations. The result is a flexible and tightly integrated system, perfectly adapted to the specific requirements of project driven companies.


SAP Business One project management for manufacturers is well matched for a wide range of industries and companies, and is also highly suitable for mixed-mode companies where only part of their business is project based. In fact mixed-mode companies are very prevalent and are a great fit for  SAP Business One project management for manufacturers. Companies with a combination of trade, service and projects require a broad base of functionality in an integrated and easy to use system. READ MORE…


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Functionality of  SAP Business One Project Management for Manufacturers

  • Project planning – Graphical integrated Gantt chart with simultaneous insight into capacity and material requirements. Material deliveries are linked with project activities and are directly visible in the project plan.
  • Capacity planning – Graphical-based capacity planning. Using drag & drop, activities and hours in the project plan can be allocated directly to resources (employees and machines).
  • Quotation controls & Sales – Improve the process of quoting and managing projects in your sales process. Ensure an accurate available-to-promise by adding a quote to a project plan to see the impact on machines and labour.
  • Job costing – Direct access to projected margin, planned-vs.-actual budgets, and WIP. Extensive drill-down options to activities, material and labor. Always up-to-date insight in the status of the project, progress, and work in progress.
  • Accounting & Invoicing – Extensive invoice schemes supported, including down payments and progress billing. Invoices can be linked to milestones, activities or scheduled to specific dates
  • Time registration – Booking of direct and indirect hours in time sheets with real-time roll-up to project costing and Gantt chart. Data input can also be achieved remotely via a computer browser or select PDA devices.
  • Procurement & Inventory – Comprehensive material planning and procurement functionality. Materials can be linked to project activities or milestones and thereby provide just-in-time purchasing. Support of project-based procurement and multiple warehouses.
  • Financial administration – Completely integrated financial administration that is fed from all other relevant components of the software solution. Combined with flexible and extensive financial reporting.
  • CRM – Robust and easy to use CRM functionality providing opportunity management and a central database for sales, marketing, and services. A single customer database fully integrated with quotes, orders and all other relevant data.


“We examined every process and redesigned it to take optimal advantage of SAP Business One for Project industries. It was a lot of work, but wow, was it ever worth it! Our profitability has almost doubled!”


 SAP Business One Project Management for Manufacturers Key Benefits

  • Fast estimating
  • Accurate budget vs. actual
  • Gantt chart for project planning
  • Capacity planning of departments, labour and machines
  • Accurate available-to-promise
  • Just-in-time material planning
  • Reliable deliveries
  • Increasing project margins
  • Milestone billing
  • Web-based labour reporting


More about SAP Business One

As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries to run better. Today SAP has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide, with more than 176,000 customers. SAP Business One is an affordable and easy-to-use business management software solution designed specifically for small and midsize enterprises (SME’s). It enables you to manage critical business functions in a single integrated business management system. With SAP Business One, you can instantly access complete and up-to-the-minute business information, so you can respond to customers faster and grow your business more profitably. SAP Business One helps you bring sales, financial management, banking, purchasing, manufacturing, inventory management, customer relationship management and more all under one flexible, responsive system.

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Project management software implemented by Bluekey is supplied by Aloe Rock Technology.