SAP Business One
Deals with Consolidation
The automotive industry is among the fastest-growing industries in terms of productivity and continues to exceed expectations on a global scale. However, the automotive industry is under enormous pressure to adapt as consumer behaviour shifts. Reliability, convenience, safety, and seamless connectivity experience are valued by modern customers, which auto industry leaders need to cater quickly if they wish to survive in the digital era.
SAP Business One is designed to face new automotive challenges and opportunities for growth by reducing manufacturing costs, quality control, customer service, inventory and delivery management, supplier management and increased labour efficiency.
Organisations in the Automotive Industry that are covered include;
Inventory module simplifies the tracking of stock levels across multiple sites and multiple stores. Users are enabled to issue and receive goods as well as transfer, return or even discard of goods with this module. Has powerful batch and serial management of inventory. From a warranty claim or safety concern, one can trace the part back to the correct supplier as well as isolate which production run or batches contain the offending item in order to manage product recalls.
It allows the businesses to plan the timely delivery of raw material, promising optimal production cycles. Allows you to maintain location wise safety and re-order levels ensuring your locations neither understocked nor over stocked and in turn reducing cost of holding stock. A forecast can be generated from historical data, amended and planning done allowing you to get the right quantity at the right time.
Delivers real-time information on the shipping, production, and value chain departments – keeping an eye on the supply, demand, distribution, and logistics.
Sales module covers the processes of sales booking, sales order, and delivery and dispatch. It enables the sale of goods and services with the help of customer-wise order management. This module is linked with the inventory module so inventory levels are updated after every successful sale. The integrated POS system ensures timely sales and repair order billing.
Accounting module helps users in keeping track of all their accounting transactions and enables them to make better decisions. Improved financial reporting with real-time information from all departments including costing, profitability, credit exposure, cash flow, trends and period end reporting.
Stay ahead of competitors with opportunity and pipeline management, customer relationship management and campaign management. Updated sales information allows production 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. Customer account information is critical for the parts and service departments when repairs or warranty claims are made and also to predict demand.
Maintenance and in-house service of all plant equipment. Maintain preventive maintenance schedules and ad hoc repairs job cards integrated with inventory and purchasing for sub contracted maintenance. With visibility of the production plan, one can minimise downtime.
Analytics module can play a vital role in transforming your data into powerful decision making tools. With AI-based predictive analytics, this module can help in employing the right procedures to improve efficiency and productivity. The provision of complex metrics in the form of data visualizations can also help users in making better decisions.
Quality control module helps you to create your own quality parameter templates and define various quality control stages for your production and service processes.
The service scheduling feature automates the process and keeps track of work orders. When service requests are properly tracked, your resource allocation becomes easier. This helps in scheduling vehicle maintenance or repair according to the convenience of customers and the availability of technicians; thus, leaving no room for the last-minute hassle and enables you to deliver consistent customer experiences.
Allows goal setting by streamlining the production process with integrated inventory management. The route of the entire process can be monitored giving shop floor and top floor visibility. Combine business data with industrial IoT data to maximize manufacturing efficiency, improve sustainability, and cut costs.
Tracking and managing the lease terms and their expiry or renewal dates manually is difficult and more often subject to human errors. All this can be automated with reminders. Operations and stocks for each dealer can also be managed centrally while ensure data of each dealer remain private.
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