InterCompany has over 150 B1 – B1 technical integration scenarios. The following is a list of functional features available in version 4.0 of the Branch Consolidation Solution. InterCompany Version 4.0 will be released by SAP. This page is for information only. One or many features may change in the final release of the version.
The Branch Consolidation Solution supports SAP Business One companies located across multiple physical servers / geographies, as well as deployments on a single machine.
The SAP Business One – Branch Consolidation Solution supports intercompany transactions in local and foreign currencies.
Master Data Replication
The Branch Consolidation Solution supports the replication of essential Master Data between companies. In the case of the Item Master Data, Business Partner Master Data, Bill of Materials and Price List masters, the user can choose which specific records are to be shared between companies.
Marketing Document Exchange
The Branch Consolidation Solution allows exchange of reciprocal marketing documents among branch companies, saving time and increasing efficiency throughout the organization as redundant data entries are eliminated.
The Branch Consolidation Solution allows allocations of Incomes and Expenses across branch companies.
A/P Service Invoice Allocations
Similar to the G/L Allocations feature, this feature allows allocations of expenses booked through A/P Service Invoices across branch companies.
The Branch Consolidation Solution allows the delegation of vendor incoives for payment to another branch company, allowing for centralized payment processing to external vendors.
Multi-Level Financial Consolidation
The Branch Consolidation Solution allows Journal Entries of all Branch Companiesto be consolidated into a dummy Consolidation company, enabling a single, easy way of running SAP Business One Financial reports for the entire organization. The Consolidation feature provides the following features:
- Ability to setup multi-level consolidation hierarchy to enable group-wise reporting.
- Ability to handle multi-currency consolidations
- Ability to have different Chart of Account Structures for each Branch and Consolidation company.
- Automatic run of the consolidation process based on the defined schedules.
The Branch Consolidation Solution will enable the user to generate the following consolidated financial statements:
- Consolidated Trial Balance
- Consolidated Profit & Loss Statement
- Consolidated Balance Sheet
The Branch Consolidation Solution caters to Service oriented scenarios by replicating the Customer Equipment Card, Service Contract, and Contract Template masters.
Branch Inventory in Warehouse Report
This report allows the user to view the In Stock, Committed, Ordered, and Available quantities for all Global Items. It provides the ability to drill down to the warehouse level to check stock, as well as a summary mode that shows stock levels summed up for all companies.
Consolidated Balances by Business Partner Report
This report allows the user to view the Business Partner Balances for all Global Business Partners, either broken down per company, or summarized for all companies.
Consolidated Sales Analysis Report
This report allows the user to view the Sales Analysis Report for each branch company in a single report.
Remote Query Execution
This features allows the user to extend the Query Generator / Query Wizard tools in SAP Business One by allowing the execution of such queries across all company databases thus enabling ad-hoc reporting capabilities for the Branch Consolidation Solution.
Business Transaction Notifications
For all Branch Consolidation Transactions, an alert message is sent to a user in SAP Business One, providing relevant information about that transaction. For the Marketing Document Exchange and Allocations features, it is also possible to send an e-mail notification of the same.
Custom UDF Replication
The user can choose to replicate custom UDFs on Item Master, Business Partner, and Marketing Documents supported by the Document Exchange Cycle.
Custom UDT Replication
The user can configure the solution to replicate UTDs between branch companies similar to the master data replication.
Auto-Retry of Failed Transactions
The user can choose to automatically retry failed transactions after a specified time interval.
Auto-Delete of Successful Transactions
The user can choose to automatically delete log information for successful transactions after a specified time interval.