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Business one in action - logistics - Sales / purchasing

This catalog is designed to aid those who sell, implement, customise and use SAP Business One. This section holds articles which help to trace the origin of some error messages and explain how to develop further or associate different core functionalities in order to enhance the capabilities of the Sales and Purchasing modules. Access the 'SAP Business One in Action' catalog page.

All| General Logistics | Production | Sales/Purchasing | Stock |

Business One in Action - 'Quantity falls below the minimum inventory level' is received and the document cannot be saved.

This article describes how to workaround the message 'Quantity falls below the minimum inventory level' when issuing stocks. 14 Dec 2009

Business One in Action – 'Quantity falls below the minimum inventory level' is received and the document cannot be saved. How can this be resolved?

This article describes how to workaround the message 'Quantity falls below the minimum inventory level' when issuing stocks. 14 Dec 2009

Business One in Action – Alternative Items in Marketing Document

Alternative items are defined in the SAP Business One as a suggested substitute items for items that are out of stock in a certain warehouse. Alternative items are set up in the Inventory -> Item Management -> Alternative Items window. This article provides information on the effects of having alternative items in a marketing document. 27 Sep 2010

Business One in Action - How can the Gross Profit be determined when a Drop Ship warehouse is used in a sales document?

This article describes a workaround on how to calculate the gross profit amount when posting sales and purchase transactions through a Drop Ship warehouse. 14 Dec 2009

Business One in Action - How does a non-stock item in negative quantity affect Gross Profit?

This article shows a sample calculation as to how a non-stock item with negative quantity affects the gross profit. The document also has links to Expert Empowerment Sessions on Gross Profit topics. 14 Dec 2009

Business One in Action - How to Close a Delivery Document with Open Freight?

When the Freight on a delivery is not copied into the invoice, eventhough the line are closed the delivery remain opened. This article illustrates how to close such deliveries. 04 Dec 2009

Business One in Action – How to Record the Validity of Tax Exemption Certificates?

In many countries some organisations such as charities or churches are exempt from paying tax. These organisations may be in receipt of a tax exemption certification with a definite validity date range. Some localisations of SAP Business One have an integrated functionality that caters for this requirement, others do not. This article is aimed at the localisations where the functionality is not integrated. 25 May 2010

Business One in Action – How to Report Tax on Received Dunning Fees?

SAP Business One can be set up to automatically calculate interest and/or apply a dunning fee during the execution of the dunning wizard. However, neither the calculated interest nor any fee applied to the dunning letter is reflected in the business partner account balance. Yet, both fee and interest amounts can be included in the physical letter sent to the customer. When the customer accepts liability and pay the interest/fee, these monies received must be declared to the tax authority as additional income. This article demonstrates what methods can be employed to achieve the correct tax reporting. 24 May 2010

Business One in Action - How to set up the system so that the due date of a document does not fall on a weekend day or a public holiday?

This article provides explanation why some G/L Accounts have default values in the tax code and base amount columns.14 Dec 2009

Business One in Action – How to work with retentions?

This article illustrates how SAP Business One can be set up to accommodate working with retentions using as an example the sale of a suite of furniture. The customer typically pays 80% of the cost up front and the remaining 20% are due after 12 months. 30 Aug 2010

Business One in Action - Landed Costs Accounts System Error Messages

Tips & Tricks in SAP Business One. This document explains system behavior with regard to Landed Costs in databases using perpetual and non-perpetual stock systems. Error messages when creating a Landed Costs document are explained and approaches for resolutions given. 21 Dec 2009

Business One in Action – Returning an Item from a Drop-Ship Warehouse when the Reserve Invoice is Paid

This article illustrates how to return a drop-ship item when the reserve invoice is fully paid and the row status is Closed. 04 Dec 2009

Business One in Action - What is the Purpose of the Deferred Payment Account When Depositing Credit Card Vouchers

Tips & Tricks in SAP Business One. Explanation of functionality regarding payments with credit card. 24 Dec 2009

Business One in Action - What is the purpose of the Expense Clearing Account?

This article explains how the use of the Expense Clearing Account in transactions. 14 Dec 2009

Business One in Action - When 'Allow Future Posting Date' is selected, can a maximum number of days into the future be defined?>This article describes a workaround on how to enable users to post transactions to a certain date in the future. 14 Dec 2009

Business One in Action - Why are amounts or prices in a document displayed without decimal places?

Tips & Tricks in SAP Business One Explanation of system behaviour with regard to currency definition. 21 Dec 2009

Business One in Action - Why does an item which is defined as a Sales BOM show 100% as gross profit in the Gross Profit window?

This article describes how the system calculates the gross profit for a Sales Bill of Material item, as determined by the setting in the Document Settings window. The article also provides suggested workaround to be able to generate the expected gross profit in the Sales Analysis Report. 14 Dec 2009

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