SAP Business One Version 10 - Enhanced Inventory and Distribution

SAP Business One Wholesale Distribution

CloudFactory SAP Business One V10

SAP Business One strengths certainly lie in the areas of Inventory Management for the modern Wholesale Distribution business and with every update comes ever-greater capabilities for customers to take advantage of through upgrades. 

The main updates for SAP Business One Version 10 are as follows:

You can read about them all and watch our video resources all in one place here. But lets focus on SAP Business One Inventory and Distribution!

SAP Business One Inventory and Distribution Updated Features

1. SAP Business One Item Master Data

After the V10 update, you have the ability to change the UoM group of an item if the new UoM group includes the set of conversion rules of the original UoM group.

When you update the description for an item in the item master data window, which is connected to a bill of materials, the Product Description in the Bill of Materials window can be updated as well.

2. SAP Business One Serial Number and Batch Management

You can easily update serial numbers and batches for A/R reserve invoices and inventory transfer requests. You can also now display the destination warehouse code and name through Form Settings when you update serial numbers or batches for inventory transfers or inventory transfer requests.

3. SAP Business One Group Name Enhancement

You can now enter up to 100 characters in the following fields:

● The Item Group Name field of the Item Groups - Setup window
● Group name fields of related windows

4. SAP Business One Link Arrow

You can navigate from a bill of materials parent item in any window directly to the Item Master Data window, instead of the Bill of Materials window, by selecting the link arrow next to the item.

5. SAP Business One Unit of Measure

In the Administration > Setup > Inventory > Unit of Measure Groups > Group Definition - Setup window, you can deselect the Active checkbox for a Unit of Measure (UoM) to set it as inactive, even when the UoM is used in open sales or purchasing documents.

When a UoM is inactive, it is hidden in the following objects:

● Any drop-down list or choose from list of UoMs. In addition, the Bar Code of the inactive item is hidden.
● The following windows in the Item Master Data window:

   ○ The Purchasing UoM and P0ackage Types window.

   ○ The Sales UoM and Package Types window.

An inactive UoM remains displayed in the following objects if it is selected beforehand:

● The UoM Code column in an open document.
● The Pricing Unit field in the Item Master Data window.
● The Unit Code column in the [Price List Name] - UoM Prices window.
● The Unit Code column in the > Special Prices for Business Partners > Special Prices - Period Discounts / Special Prices - Volume Discounts > Volume Discounts window.

6. SAP Business One Forward Batches and Serial Tracing Report

You can track and trace the complete history of the supply details of any batch or serial item to production and customers.

7. SAP Business One Reverse Batches and Serial Tracing Report

You can track and trace the complete source details of any batch or serial item from production and suppliers.

8. SAP Business One FIFO Layers Report by Consumption Order

You can now use the new FIFO Layers Report by Consumption Order to view the quantities and values of FIFO items in each open layer.

9. SAP Business One Inventory Valuation Simulation Report

In all localizations, you can recalculate the value of inventory, in various valuation methods, through the Inventory Valuation Simulation Report.

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