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Wholesale and Distribution

We understand that no two distributors are alike and the sector you trade in is very specific to your business software requirements. This knowledge had helped Ochiba develop the OPTIONS range to enhance SAP Business One for the Wholesale Distribution industry. We have worked closely with our customers to create solutions to the problems they’ve faced in the traceability of stock and need to increase sales.

This expertise of SAP Business One for the Wholesale Distribution industry has resulted in a solution proven to help reduce company's stock investment by as much as 20% in less than one year.  Customers using SAP Business One and the Ochiba OPTIONS range of modules have typically seen:

  • 20% reduction in inventory
  • Reduced inventory on order by >10%
  • Reduction in obsolete inventory by 22%
  • Reduced purchase ordering time by >60%
  • Reduction in emergency shipments by >15%
  • Lower carrying costs by >20%

The Ochiba OPTIONS Warehouse Management System (WMS) functionality provides you with the ability to carry out SAP Business One stock transactions, through a wireless barcode scanning device. Then, by using a simple, intuitive browser based screens you are taken through your company’s WMS processes. The system has been designed to help improve efficiency and cut down training requirements in fast-moving warehouse environments. You will also have the ability to:

  • Generate automated pick lists
  • Transfers stock to different locations within your warehouse
  • Receipt goods and specify their location in your warehouse
  • Print labels to identify stock
  • The ability to instantly enter a variety of different products into stock, when they arrive in the same shipping container
  • Check stock levels from within SAP Business One
  • Generate cyclical or periodic stock checks
  • Return stock to the warehouse if required


The Ochiba OPTIONS Extended Sales Pack also provides features for Wholesale Distribution companies.  The call management screens support telesales operations allowing the fast management of customer calls, queries and orders.  This gives management the ability to analyse performance and make decisions based on real-time results.  Customer specific call schedules can be automated and customer orders can be taken while upselling to the maximum.

Medical Equipment

We realise that the UK medical device and pharmaceutical distribution industries has specific requirements driven by the NHS. Whether you are distributing or installing medical equipment or products, the Ochiba OPTIONS range and SAP Business One will streamline your processes and firmly integrate your business into the supply chain.

We also understand the nature and the importance of Framework Agreements and how trading through these agreements works. And, we know just how important it is to have full traceability in order to meet compliance guidelines.

The medical supply solution for SAP Business One from Ochiba will give you:

  • The ability to instantly enter a variety of different products into stock when they arrive in the same shipping container
  • A complete Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  • A simple process for job recording
  • Complete traceability from the initial quote to delivery at your customer
  • NHS Supply chain EDI
  • NHS Framework Agreement Pricing
  • The ability to offer rebates and manufacture price support
  • Access to customer portals for self-management

Food & Drink

We know that companies in the food wholesale and distribution industry have tough regulatory requirements. Not only are you contending with time critical sell-by-dates, but there’s also a thin line between profit and loss.

With SAP Business One and the Ochiba OPTIONS range we can help you gain control of all aspects of your business to minimise wastage and maximise efficiency with:

  • The option to offer extended pricing discount structures, including value or % off deals
  • Restrictions of who can buy particular products
  • The ability to offer extensive promotional pricing discounts
  • The facility to up-sell and cross-sell products based on the current or past orders
  • Order entry templates which can show buying patterns based on past orders
  • Price support for rebates and manufacturer price support
  • Inter depot integration facilities

Component Supply

We understand companies which supply components face a number of challenges as a result of tight delivery schedules running through complex supply chains.  The need to react quickly to customer lead changes in the schedule will have an impact throughout the supply chain and order delivery process.

With SAP Business One from Ochiba you are able to provide stringent traceability and manage the delivery and production of each order. The system will also allow you to:

  • Managed sub-contract pricing and blanket orders
  • The option to offer extended pricing discount structures, including value or % off deals
  • Generate a volume order price through the Engineer-to-order calculator for manufacturers
  • Dynamic Order entry templates which can show buying patterns based on past orders
  • Complete traceability from the initial quote to delivery at your customer
  • A real-time view of current prices and availability

HighTech Equipment

It the fast moving world or IT Equipment distribution, we understand that the ability to respond to your customers needs quickly is essential. Ensuring other companies business systems are continually working to optimum efficiency requires a robust solutions of your own.

SAP Business One from Ochiba will provide you with real-time stock information, a clear view of the whole distribution process and ensure orders are processed and delivered as quickly as possible, through:

  • Integration of channels to speed up checking items into stock
  • A real-time view of current prices and availability
  • Steamlined back-to-back ordering processes
  • The ability to up-sell and cross-sell products based on the current or past orders
  • Drop-shipping of orders for 3rd parties
  • Processing Credit Card payments

Chemical Distribution

We know that companies within the Chemical Distribution industry have tough regulatory laws which need to be obeyed. Not only are you dealing with hazardous goods, but certain products are banned or restricted depending on where your customers are based. Plus there's the need to follow strict classifying, packaging and labelling regulations.

With SAP Business One and the Ochiba OPTIONS range we can help you gain control of all aspects of your business to ensure your company complies with these regulatons:

  • The option to offer extended pricing discount structures, including value or % off deals
  • Restrictions of who can buy particular products
  • Price support for rebates and manufacturing
  • Complete traceability from the initial quote to delivery at your customer
  • A real-time view of current prices and availability
  • The ability to track workflows to adhere to industry standards

Equipment & Machinery Distribution

We know companies which supply equipment and machinery face a number of unique challenges. Your products are often configurable and your customers have unique requirements but does your business system help you provide that easily?  You may also have to plan installations or delivery and contract to service and support the equipment on an ongoing basis.

With SAP Business One from Ochiba you are able to streamline the process from the initial order through to delivery and aftersales care. The system will allow you to:

  • Comprehensive configure-to-order capabilities which allow product definition and validated build options
  • Manage sub-contract pricing and blanket orders
  • Engineer-to-order or configure-to-order allow you to quote jobs quickly by building up your top level BOMs ‘on the fly’ as you define the requirement in the design process without the need for real parts and BOM’s in the system
  • Define separate Estimating BOM’s, Engineering BOM’s and Production BOM’s
  • Visibility of full shop floor data collection providing real time production job control
  • Project based MRP for both production and purchasing with links between resource availability and material requirement dates where required
  • Provide full project costing, resource planning and financial control
  • Generate Milestone Billing, Retentions and Revenue Recognition for project control
  • Comprehensive Engineering, Installation and Mobile Field Service capabilities
  • Contracts, Customer Equipment Cards, and Service call management complete the solution

 

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