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SAP Business One for Wholesale and Distribution

Our expertise in SAP Business One means we understand that no two distributors are alike. Plus the sector you trade in is very specific to your business software requirements. This knowledge has helped Ochiba develop the OPTIONS range to enhance SAP Business One. We've worked closely with our customers and created solutions to the problems they’ve faced in the traceability of stock and need to increase sales.

SAP Business One and the Ochiba OPTIONS range can reduce your company's stock investment by as much as 20% in less than one year. Our customers 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%

Ochiba OPTIONS Warehouse Management System (WMS)

The Ochiba OPTIONS WMS module means you can carry out SAP Business One stock transactions through a wireless barcode scanner. Then, you're taken through the whole process by using simple, intuitive browser based screens. The system has been designed to help improve efficiency and cut down training requirements in fast-moving warehouses. It also gives you the ability to:

  • Generate automated pick lists
  • Transfer stock to different locations within your warehouse
  • Receipt goods and specify their location in your warehouse
  • Print labels to identify stock
  • 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

Ochiba OPTIONS Extended Sales Module

The Ochiba OPTIONS Extended Sales module can also benefit Wholesale Distribution companies.  This module includes call management screens to help telesales quickly manage customer calls, queries and orders.  It can schedule customer calls, plus upselling opportunities are highlighted while orders are taken to help increase sales. ~The module gives management are able to analyse performance and make decisions based on real-time results. 

The world of wholesale distribution is changing faster than ever before. SAP Business One and the Ochiba OPTIONS range are the perfect solution to keep ahead in an ever changing world.

5 trends in Wholesale Distribution

 

SAP Business One for Medical Equipment & Pharmaceutical Distribution

We understand that the UK medical device and pharma sector has unique NHS driven needs. Whatever you're distributing or installing, the Ochiba OPTIONS range and SAP Business One will integrate your business into the NHS supply chain.

We also know how important Framework Agreements are. Our products have been developed to help you trade easily within these agreements. Plus, we can give you full traceability and make sure you meet compliance guidelines.

SAP Business One from Ochiba will give you:

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

SAP Business One for Fast Moving Consumer Goods

We know that companies in the FMCG wholesale and distribution industry have to follow tough rules and regulations. Not only are you dealing with quick turnaround based on sell-by-dates, but there’s also a thin line between profit and loss.

SAP Business One and the Ochiba OPTIONS range will keep you in control of all aspects of your business. We will help you to minimise wastage and maximise efficiency, as well as giving you:

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

The world of FMCG is changing faster than ever before. SAP Business One and the Ochiba OPTIONS range are the perfect solution to keep ahead in an ever changing world.

5 Trends Transforming the FMCG Industry

SAP Business One for Component Supply

We understand that components distributors have to deal with tight delivery schedules in complex supply chains.  You need to react quickly to customer lead changes and the impact these have in the supply chain, as well as on order delivery.

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

  • Manage sub-contract pricing and blanket orders
  • Offer extended pricing discount structures, including value or % off deals
  • Generate a volume order price through with the engineer-to-order calculator
  • Show buying patterns based on past orders
  • Trace orders from the initial quote to delivery at your customer
  • Have a real-time view of current prices and stock

SAP Business One for HighTech Distribution

In the fast moving world of HighTech distribution it's essential you can respond quickly to your customers needs.

We understand just how important it is to have a robust business system. You need it to work to your optimum, which means you can make sure your customer are always working to theirs.

SAP Business One from Ochiba provides you with real-time stock information and a clear view of the whole distribution process. As a result of this, orders can be processed and delivered quicker than ever before. The system will also provide you with the ability to:

  • Quickly check items into stock
  • View up-to-date stock prices and availability
  • Speed up the ordering process
  • Up-sell and cross-sell products based on the current or past orders
  • Drop-ship orders for 3rd parties
  • Process Credit Card payment

SAP Business One for Chemical Distribution

We know companies who distribute chemicals have to follow tough regulations and laws.

You're handling hazardous goods, while dealing with the issue that certain products are banned or restricted depending on where customers are based. Then, on top of everything else you have to follow strict classifying, packaging and labelling regulations.

SAP Business One and Ochiba OPTIONS gives you control over all these issues. The system will ensure your company follows all the laws and regulations, as well as providing:

  • Discount pricing structure which can be based on value or % off
  • Restrictions on what products can be bought but which customer
  • Price support for rebates
  • Complete traceability from the initial quote to delivery
  • A real-time view of current prices and availability
  • The ability to track workflows
  • Rules to make sure you 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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