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Pick It , Pack It , Ship It – Making the Most of Standard SAP Business One Sales Logistics Functionality
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Logistics January 30, 2018

Pick It , Pack It , Ship It – Making the Most of Standard SAP Business One Sales Logistics Functionality

Throughout the month of January, our community has explored a focus on logistics. By now, you have already had the opportunity to gain some insights into logistics best practices, to hear from SAP,  and to learn about complementary solution developers like Produmex and WiSys

I have good news. We have now added a bonus Logistics month webcast for our community. On Feb. 14, hear from SAP Business One customer OCuSOFT, Inc. on their business transformation. Their story includes a complete overhaul of their processes due to a growing business and..

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Useful SAP Business One Queries: When Did Your Customers Last Purchase from You?
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Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, SQL Queries January 25, 2018

Useful SAP Business One Queries: When Did Your Customers Last Purchase from You?

Part two of our series on useful SAP Business One queries. If you missed part one, sales orders with multiple deliveries, you can access it here.

Today's focus is on query that can help you identify customers that haven't purchased from you in a certain amount of time.

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Resources for Your Logistics Library to Drive Customer Service
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Logistics January 22, 2018

Resources for Your Logistics Library to Drive Customer Service

Earlier this month, I presented my monthly Best Practices and Ask the Expert webcast for ONE.Source, with a focus on our monthly theme of logistics. (You can access the slides and recording link for the session in our community forum.)

As I was doing my research, reviewing my past presentations and collection of useful documents, I identified a number of newer documents and resources that may prove helpful as you think about how you can improve your business processes in the logistics area.

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Instinct vs. Data in an Inventory-Driven Business
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Supply Chain, Logistics January 18, 2018

Instinct vs. Data in an Inventory-Driven Business

Logistics month continues for ONE.Source, our ASUG community for SAP Business One.

Throughout my career, I have met many small business owners with encyclopaedic knowledge of their businesses who absolutely amazed me. Much less often, however, have I met small business owners who were able focus their attention on innovation and business growth. Developing that encyclopaedic knowledge requires a lot of time and attention—attention that may be better served elsewhere. 

Too often, we focus our attention on achieving all-encompassing, encyclopaedic..

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Useful SAP Business One Queries: Sales Orders with Multiple Deliveries
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Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, SQL Queries January 08, 2018

Useful SAP Business One Queries: Sales Orders with Multiple Deliveries

In my role as SAP Business One Subject Matter Expert and Community Evangelist for ONE.Source (long title, I know), I help moderate our community forum. Each month, one of the oldest posts ranks as our most popular, both for ASUG members as well as those who stumble upon our community via search engines: Useful SAP B1 Queries from August of 2009. 

There are a number of queries shared throughout the thread, but the first query shared fits nicely with our inaugural Logistics month as we kick off our year-round curriculum for 2018. With that lucky..

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Living the Logistics Life with SAP Business One – ONE.Source Theme for January 2018

As we start the new year, our ONE.Source community is officially beginning our year-round curriculum for 2018. Each month, we will focus on a central topic (or two) and explore all perspectives (customer, partner, SAP, and our SME) via webcasts, blogs, videos, discussions, and more.

Optimising and reducing the cost of operations tends to be a major focus area in businesses that buy and sell products, whether your enterprise is large or small.

With the continuing challenges around maintaining margins — constantly under pressure from increased..

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SAP Business One Complementary Solutions: The ONE.Source Approach to
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Complementary Solutions (Add-ons) January 03, 2018

SAP Business One Complementary Solutions: The ONE.Source Approach to "Add-Ons"

You are probably familiar with  the concept of "add-on" solutions for SAP Business One. These solutions are not included in the core SAP Business One product, but connect to your system when you start the software session. 

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Integration Solutions for SAP Business One (That Don't Require a Computer Science Degree to Use) - Part 1: Zapier
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Integration December 28, 2017

Integration Solutions for SAP Business One (That Don't Require a Computer Science Degree to Use) - Part 1: Zapier

When it comes to ERP projects, one of the biggest areas of complexity and cost often relates to the processes around integrating the disparate systems deployed inside an organisation.

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SAP Delivers Cloud Choice for SAP Business One Customers
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Biz.ONE Conference, Opinion December 20, 2017

SAP Delivers Cloud Choice for SAP Business One Customers

As we discussed at the Biz.ONE Conference in October, the evolution of SAP Business One to the cloud has been an ongoing journey. As with many ERP solutions, there have been a number of stops along the way and the occasional change of product strategy and direction driven by the broader SAP platform strategy.

With a new year just around the corner and Biz.ONE receding in the rearview mirror (don't worry, it will be back in 2018), it's a good time to take stock of the choices that are available for you when considering SAP Business One in the..

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Preparing Your SAP Business One System for the New Year and Closing the Current One
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Year-End December 15, 2017

Preparing Your SAP Business One System for the New Year and Closing the Current One

Now that the new year is almost upon us and preparations for next year are underway, a key step in the new year preparation process is setting up the new financial periods in your SAP Business One solution.

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