Improve Production With Material Requirements Planning Software

In order to sell products well, manufacturing companies use an inventory system to organize the purchasing, production and delivery related to the products they create. The entire process for creating and selling manufactured goods is more efficient when a plan is created to make and/or purchase materials. To facilitate the item management tasks, small and midsize business enterprises (SMB / SME) utilize material requirements planning (MRP) software.

If you are the owner of a company which manufactures many items implementing a material requirements planning system, such as the software built into SAP Business One (referred to as SAP B1 and Business One), will streamline operations and make production more efficient. The software helps to ensure that all of the products and materials needed are ready for production. When manufacturers use a material requirements planning application to help them automate tasks related to production, employees do not have to perform the associated data entry tasks. The system helps you plan to order the correct number of materials at the appropriate time.

With the system of alerts, you can be notified when data entry errors are made in the system. This will help you avoid the quantities to be off and the reports to be incorrect. In addition, the software allows you to instantly see stock levels and can alert you  when inventory items are getting low. By using the software to plan for your required materials, you can better meet the demand and avoid having large amounts of overstock. Further, you have the ability to track when are where the items are being shipped.

With SAP Business One it is Simple to Plan Required Materials 

The material requirements planning (MRP) functionality in SAP Business One provides you with the ability to create simple or complicated, multilevel production plans. It replaces informal scheduling with a structured process and uses data from a variety of sources. Sources of data include:

  • Bill of materials
  • Inventory data
  • Inputs from scheduled production and purchase orders
  • Demand inputs from actual and forecast orders

With SAP Business One it is Simple to Manage Your Items, Warehouse(s) and Production:

  • Gain efficiency by automating processes and integrating production functionality
  • Improve customer service with on time delivery and fewer stock-outs and shortages
  • Decrease inventory costs with improved materials planning and inventory control
  • Improve business insight with powerful inventory and warehouse reporting tools


SAP ERP Software for Small and Midsize Manufacturing and/or Wholesale Distribution Enterprise Businesses (SMB and SME) 

SAP Business One is a fully integrated business management system that includes functionality around financials, sales, purchasing, distribution, HR and customer relationship management. In short, all the functionality you expect from a larger enterprise system, but substantially less to purchase and much faster to implement ““ a low risk option for your growing manufacturing, wholesale distribution or online retail business.

As a singular data system, right “out of the box” SAP Business One offers completely integrated:

  • Financials
  • Sales Opportunity Management
  • Order Entry
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Warranty
  • CRM
  • Business Partner (Customer/Vendor) Management
  • Banking
  • Inventory
  • RMA
  • Production Entry
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Service Management
  • HR Management
  • Crystal Reports Reporting Engine
  • Dashboard and Analytics Displays


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About SAP Consultants | Cornerstone Consulting | Provides SAP Business One Software, Tech Support and Related Services 

Cornerstone provides software products, tech services and business process outsourcing which support all areas of a small or medium sized business, such as: financial accounting, operations, customer relationship management, sales, inventory control-tracking-management, warehouse management, e-commerce, and more. Cornerstone’s “dream team” of programmers, trainers and consultants specialize in providing our Manufacturing, Wholesale Distribution, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, and Online Retail clients with optimal business process configuration, integration and automation.

If you’d like your small or medium enterprise (SME) to run better, streamline warehouse inventory management with the use of mobile solutions, out-maneuver competitors, improve interactions with each customer, have better solutions for finding new customers, and transform your business with the latest in technology, you have definitely found the right team to collaborate with and make it happen. Your business can achieve amazing things with SAP Business One!

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