Many small fashion businesses want to grow income while increasing profit margins. But doing so can be difficult without a full view of the entire business – from financials to customer relationships, from style conception to delivery.
And when processes aren’t linked together, it can be difficult to determine just where you might be able to cut costs or expand into new markets.
Managing products with multiple features such as sizes, colours and styles can be a problem for many traditional order processing and inventory systems.
With the SAP Business One solution for Apparel & Footwear, Signum can deliver a complete integrated solution that will manage every aspect of your business, from initial design and specification of your new styles, through sourcing and all the way through to delivery.
Every season, customers and suppliers can be difficult to predict; they shift their focus and market needs change. But you can respond just as quickly when you’ve got all of your business information at your fingertips. The SAP® Business One Apparel & Footwear Industry Solution, developed by Argentis Consulting, gives you just that.
With SAP Business One, you can easily access your company’s data from one place, in real time, with familiar tools and reports. You can see sales, operations, and financial data, wherever you are, day or night. And workflow-based alerts let you focus on what’s important to you.
Apparel and Footwear for SAP Business One has everything a small to midsize apparel & footwear manufacturer or importer needs;
SAP Business One supports automatic tax calculations as well as multi-currency transactions. Posting templates and recurring postings further streamline and simplify your accounting processes.
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
The Apparel & Footwear PLM collaborative suite of applications facilitates the management of products, from design all the way through to production. It will enable you to innovate faster every season all integrated to the core of SAP Business One.
Attribute Control and Product Segmentation
Apparel and Footwear multi attribute capabilities enables companies to use attributes as a complement to item numbers. Is is an optimal solution for all environments with graded products. It supports the grading process from supply, through warehouse activities, to order fulfillment.
SKU and Bill of Material complexity.
In textile, apparel, and footwear companies, SKU and Bill of Material complexity is a challenge that you face across your supply chain systems. With Apparel and Footwear for SAP Business One, with its unique dimensional capability, you will be able to manage your data at the end item level to successfully forecast, plan, and manufacture your product, delivering the right product and control your inventories.
Fabric & Trim
Fabric and Trim is a one-stop checkpoint for material specifications, and costing, default vendors.
Season and Collection Planning
Have visibility of the design process that they need in order to merchandise new collections at the beginning of each season
Product Data Management (PDM)
Product Data Management application is for product-centric businesses that need to maintain, store, and use large amounts of product-related data across the company procesess.
Source provides advanced costing functionality by size and color, with fully configurable costing scenarios and comparisons. Costing quotes can be requested from different vendors and compared for optimal costing scenario approval.
Sales Force Automation
Use the Web to grow revenue and provide more services to your customers. SAP Business One for Apparel and Footwear offers a web presence for your sales employees and users. Representatives enter and track orders, shipments and invoices, access customer and style information. the solution also allows access to season styles to your customers.
Web shop experience. Through our apparel merchant and ecommerce experience get your customer pick styles, colors, variables in a flexible web store
SAP Business One for Apparel & Footwear delivers the following benefits:
- Increased revenue to the bottom line is driven as you will be able to spend more time on managing business and less on gathering stock information
- Maximises the efficiency of your business processes through one integrated system
- Offers you total flexibility in choosing attributes to reflect your customers’ buying preferences
- Improves customer satisfaction by enabling you to respond rapidly to their needs
- Provides real time, accurate stock information with the click of a button
- Full integration with SAP Business One, a software installation that further enhances your business process efficiency
- Makes training and implementation more simple and efficient to conduct
With SAP Business One for Apparel & Footwear, you get a system that works the way you work and gives you complete control and visibility of your business. All you need to succeed.
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