“Built for Project Based and Engineering Companies”
SAP Business One Projects offers an unparalleled combination of functionality for organizations which manage some or most of their business as projects. Cirotech BX Project 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 for Project industries 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 for Project industries. Companies with a combination of trade, service and projects require a broad base of functionality in an integrated and easy to use system.
SAP Business One for Project industries
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.
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 labor.
Direct access to projected margin, planned vs actual budgets, and WIP. Extensive drill-down options to activities, material and labour. 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
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.
Completely integrated financial administration that is fed from all other relevant components of the software solution. Combined with flexible and extensive financial reporting.
Other key benefits
Fast estimating Create new projects from templates or by copying prior projects. Quickly develop a cost budget and selling price.
Accurate budget vs. actual Labour and material costs are accurately and quickly re-flected in every project.
Gantt chart for project planning Plan your new project with a real-time interactive Gantt chart showing all constraints and dependencies, combined with material requirements, labour, milestones, invoicing and delivery dates.
Capacity planning: departments, labour and machines Customize your departments, labour and machines to display your real-time capacity. Overlay your project plan with your department capacity to ensure you have resources available
Accurate available-to-promise Project planning integrated with capacity planning so available-to-promise can be quickly and reliably determined.
Just-in-time material planning Schedule material requirements to specific activities and phases of the project plan. Purchase and production can be ordered just in time.
Increasing project margins Accurate estimating, real-time visibility into costs, combined with integrated project & capacity planning ensures that project margins remain healthy and variances can be quickly identified.
Milestone billing Schedule invoicing to coincide with the completion of a project phase or activity. Down payments, time & materials, or percentage of completion invoicing.
Web-based labour reporting Labour hours can be recording by project activity, and input by local computer or by a web browser for remote users.
Improving Quality Creating projects from templates reinforces best practices. Copy prior projects for continuous improvement. Accurate project & capacity planning ensures projects are well managed, on-time and profitable.
Less risk & less stress Your projects will be better managed, which leads to less stress and a more organized work environment.