According to a study, the projected size of the construction industry is USD 15.5 trillion by 2030, up from USD 8 trillion today. However, construction firms are facing daunting challenges due to the ever-increasing complexity of the construction projects as there is a rising pressure to design and construct in efficient and sustainable ways. The expectations are affecting the construction firms of all sizes in many ways, but are also providing enormous opportunities for growth.
With SAP Business One— a powerful, customisable ERP that offers clear visibility into your entire construction business — you can drive tangible business outcomes to remain relevant in the digital economy. The solution offers complete control over every aspect of your operations from project management to sub-contracting and bidding to asset management. SAP Business One capabilities coupled with Abacus-developed solution extensions, our innovation-led implementation methods and a large pool of certified SAP consultants, and deep industry expertise offer a complete, end-to-end integrated solution that allows your construction business to efficiently respond to the ever-changing industry demands.
Our approach is simple: we keep our customers’ needs at the core of every project. We work closely with our customers, understand their business objectives and design and deliver solutions that help them to run their construction business smoothly and intelligently.
Construct a Sustainable World, Intelligently!
With SAP Business One and Abacus, lay a foundation for sustainable and profitable growth that covers every aspect of the project: initiation, execution, and analysis.
Make your tendering / bidding process streamlined with no barriers to project pricing.
Project planning and Management
With a sophisticated project management module, SAP Business One allows you to manage your projects from the start to completion encompassing various sub-projects and stages, tasks, and sub-tasks. The feature allows the management of open issues, documents and attachments, and various activities associated with different aspects of the project. With intuitive user experience and analytical capabilities, SAP Business One helps you to analyze the financial information of the project and generate reports.
Manage all of your materials and procurement processes in the warehouse, with complete project visibility of committed and actual costs.
The extension manages cost estimates based on the status of work completed or in progress and enables invoicing according to payment certificate with complete unbilled and billed revenue accounting.
Minimise wastage and increase profitability with efficient material management including sourcing, purchasing, transporting, storing and controlling.
Project Costing and Accounting
SAP Business One offers a complete set of tools to help construction companies manage and streamline their financial and accounting operations. With built-in capabilities, you can manage cash flows, track budgets, and compare actuals versus plans. SAP Business One allows you to automatically link project costs and expenses to the relevant projects. It reduces time to invoice by quickly reviewing and approving work in progress.
Document Management System
A web-based document management system that allows construction companies to share, track, and manage all project-related documents such as contracts, service level agreements, project drawings, and any other document that is necessary for your business in a central repository. It allows version control and secure distribution of the documents through role-based access control.
Handle variation order in SAP with management of accounting and tracking.
Get an end-to-end integration of the quotation process with visibility into resources, materials, and time. It also includes automated item selection based on affordability.
Project Resource Planning and Budgeting
Construction projects must not only be carefully planned but also executed on time and within budget. With this extension, you can manage high-level planning and budgeting of material, equipment, labour, and, sub-contracting to name a few.
Work Break Down Structure (BoQ Management)
With this extension, you can effectively manage your Bills of Quantities (BOQ). It offers complete visibility into project resources and timeframe and captures not only project break down but a complete lifecycle of the project. The feature ensures diligent tracking of work in progress and costs by creating granular work breakdown structure (WBS) for projects with a very low tolerance for deviations.
Integration with Microsoft Projects
SAP Business One is easily integrable to Microsoft Projects, allowing your workforce to successfully deliver projects through an intuitive user interface.
Why Partner with Abacus?
Implementation of SAP Business One for construction firms can be seamless and successful, only if you select the right partner and implementation approach. With hundreds of SAP implementations across sectors and verticals, Abacus helps construction firms not only implementing an ERP Suite but also designing strategy and intelligent processes that lay the foundation for you to digitally transform.
Why SAP Business One?
SAP Business One designed for all your small and midsize company’s needs
low total cost of ownership
tailored to your needs
all your departments needs from one solution
44 localised versions multi-currency suport
Quick and Easy
to implement, up and running in days or weeks
enough to help your business grow
run SAP Business One around the world