September 3, 2021 by Tyson McMurren BlogSAP Business One – Container Management09/03/2021 SAP Business One users are asking if there is a better way to handle container management. The time it takes to reconcile, update purchase orders, unload the container and update key users on status of containers leads to unnecessary work and lack of visibility and control. Centralize Information and Automate Processes At Third Wave we work with numerous importer/distributors and delivered functionality to meet their specific needs. Most times the needs analysis included some or all of the same requirements for SAP Business One Container Management: Consolidation of multiple PO’sThis consolidation might be with multiple vendorsThis consolidation might not be the full quantity of the PO lineCentralizing all information, below are examples of information users want to captureBrokerCarrierContainer IDStatusPlanningShippedAt PortClearedReceivedCompleteCountry of originDestination PortShip viaDatesDeparturePort arrivalEstimated receiving dateNotesNumber of piecesTotal weightTotal volumeEstimated landed costsEstimated landed costsAutomate the update PO line dates with estimated receiving dateAutomate the movement of stock into warehouses or bins based on statusAutomate Goods Receipt PO’s Automate the creation of stock transfer requests automatically for WMS put away Third Wave has created an SAP Business One Container Management solution to deliver solutions to our customers looking for some or all of the above functionality. The creation and updating of information based on status and dates have automated processes that before were time-consuming and required multiple emails to be passed within the organization. The visibility and centralization of information have improved communication, increased control, decreased unloading times, and increased satisfaction of employees and customers. Talk to an expert today and discuss how we can help you get the most out of SAP Business One Our Philosophy As North America’s longest-standing SAP Business One Partner we’ve literally been with our customers every step of the way and are deeply passionate about their success. Our leadership team ensures each SAP Business One customer benefits from both our implementation discipline and creative problem solving to support their current and future needs.