SAP Business ByDesign

The Leading Cloud ERP Solution for Mid-market Businesses. Manage your business with a single cloud ERP solution for fast-growing, mid-market businesses to scale and compete without the complexity and cost.
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Why is SAP Business ByDesign a “suite in a box”?

An end-to-end, cloud-based ERP solution designed to meet every need of a fast-growing, mid-market business. Connect every function within your company with proven best business practices, in-depth analytics as a part of every process, and quick implementation time. It will provide your company with the foundation to scale and compete without complexity and cost. It is a true multi-company solution with built-in intercompany capability. SAP ByD allows you to grow your business in your way while getting full transparency into every aspect of your operations. As an SAP Platinum Partner, Axxis Consulting specializes in consultation, implementation, and support of SAP Business ByDesign across Asia.

The complete and adaptable ERP solution

SAP Business ByDesign is an intuitive, easy-to-use, and affordable on-demand solution to keep your business moving forward.

Accounting & Financial Management

Sales & Customer Management


Project Management

Human Resource Management

Supply Chain Management


Accounting & Finance

Take control of your finances

SAP Business ByDesign enables you to get a real-time view of your financial situation, streamline your core accounting processes, and better manage cash and liquidity.
Financial and managerial accounting – manage all your accounts for multiple legal entities, currencies, and reporting standards
Cash flow management – Use integrated supplier and customer transaction data to get real-time cash forecast visibility

Sales & Customer Management

Effectively drive customer engagement

Acquiring new customers is important for success, but maximizing customer relationships is just as crucial. SAP Business ByDesign provides the tools to help you efficiently manage the entire sales process and customer life cycle – from initial contact to final sale, to after-sales service and support.
Marketing Campaign Management – more-effective campaigns, lead generation and qualification, and sales team handovers by leveraging on personalized customer information.
Sales Management – automate opportunities tracking and activities from initial contact interactions to invoicing.
Service Management – equipting employees with the tools and insights needed to manage warranty and service contracts efficiently, enter and respond to service calls quickly, to deliever superior service and boost customer satisfaction.

Human Resources

Modernize your HR processes

Transform your workplace and integarte disparate employment data and processes in a single system.
Onboarding – help your hires succeed from day one and give employees and managers easy access to all relevant information that they need to know.
Time, Attendance,and Labour Management – automate time, labour, and compensation management with centralized data and self-services processes.
HR Self-services – allow your employees to self-manage time sheets, procurement processes and personal information for better efficiency.
Payroll – easily manage employees’ benefits and payroll, and take advantage of interfaces for third-party payroll providers.
Request & Approvals – create purchase requests and automated approvals, while ensuring compliance

Project Management

Run project more effectively with real-time data

SAP Business ByDesign facilitate project management of any size and complexity, allowing for more effectively run and profitable projects.
Real-time Project Collaboration & Monitoring – facilitate collaboration and enable your teams to manage, deliver, and monitor projects in real time


Optimize your purchasing to increase margins

Every fast growing business needs a systematic approach to managing the procurement process.
Empower your employees with self-service procurement functionalities to save time and costs, and a centralized supplier information to make smart, confident decisions in deal negotiations.
Sourcing – centralized database of supplier and product would help in better price negotiations, and management of multiple supplier contracts.
Purchasing – simplify your company’s purchasing activities,and provide buyers with real-time information so better deals can be negotiated.

Supply Chain Management

Improve synchronization of your supply and demand

SAP Bussiness ByDesigns improves supply-demand matching while providing increased flexibility in customer and supplier collaboration.
Product Development – shorten time to market and help ensure product innovations meet customer standards.
Supply Chain Management setup – improve transparency of your supply networks and layouts for modeling.
Manufacturing, Warehousing & Logistics – ensure a seamless and efficient product management from its production to shipping stage – produce high-quality products efficiently, better manage production, and automate related processes.
Planning & Control – obtain transparency and control over material flows with exception planning and reporting capabilities.

SAP Business ByDesign Pricing

Base Fee

Base Fee

$2,253 flat fee/month

SAP Business ByDesign is available for a monthly software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscription, based on a base package, user types, and number of users.

The base package of SAP Business ByDesign includes all components of the solution, shared as a public cloud offering with both a productive and test tenant.

The SAP Business ByDesign flat fee covers the following:

  • Fully integrated suite of business processes.
  • Five team or standard enterprise users.
  • Three country-specific versions (out of 20) in a dedicated multitenant system.
  • Quarterly releases

Self Service User

Self Service User

from $23 per user/month

Allows users to perform core self-service office tasks, such as time and expense reporting, purchasing, and travel management. Additional role-specific tasks are available depending on the type of self-service user.

Self-service Users have access to the following features:

  • Self-service tasks.
  • Customer relationship management (partially included).
  • Project management (partially included).
  • Supply chain management (partially included).

Team User

Team User

from $119 per user/month

Enable processes for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), and Project Management to help manage team activity. Team users exist for CRM, Supply Chain Management and Project Managment.

Team Users have access to the following features:

  • Self-service tasks.
  • Customer relationship management (partially included).
  • Project management (partially included).
  • Management support (partially included).
  • Supplier relationship management (partially included).
  • Supply chain management (partially included).
  • Built-in Analytics.

Enterprise User

Enterprise User

from $200 per user/month

Provide standard enterprise users (such as office workers, planners, accountants or sales people) with core functionality, including all team user functionality, as well as purchasing and sourcing, financial management, HR, and analytics. Enterprise users for supply chain management can deploy additional functionality to manage supply chain planning, physical inventory.

Enterprise users can make full use of the following features:

  • Self-service tasks.
  • Customer relationship management.
  • Human resources.
  • Project management.
  • Product lifecycle management.
  • Management support.
  • Supplier relationship management.
  • Financials.
  • Supply chain management.
  • Built-in analytics.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is SAP Business ByDesign (SAP BYD)?

    Designed for mid-market, fast-growing businesses looking to expand their ERP capabilities. It allows users to connect a wide range of business processes across their organizations through a single platform. Users of ByDesign can expect to boost their profit margin, increase efficiency and productivity as well as improve transparency.

  • What are the principal benefits of SAP Business ByDesign?

    There is a number of core benefits, including:

    1. Streamlines business operation from end to end using one interface.
    2. Facilitates real-time interactions between departments and company branches
    3. Accessible – data is always available, including in mobile
    4. Customizable – include the features that you need.
    5. Scalable – add users and modules as you grow
    6. Simple configuration and adaptation –extensive and costly IT resources not required.
    7. Full transparency – centralizing business data across all departments.
    8. In-build business analytics – help to make data-driven decisions.

    Of course, there are many more than 8, so please do get in touch if you would like to hear more.

  • What are the deployment options available for SAP Business ByDesign?

    Cloud-based deployment only. The software will be managed by SAP and works on subscription-based pricing so the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) will be minimal.

  • What’s the difference between SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Business One?

    Both are ERP software but BusinessOne is designed for small to mid-sized businesses and has a minimum user limit of one user. Whereas, SAP Business ByDesign is designed for mid-sized organizations and requires at least five users to operate.

    They differ in many other aspects too, read this blog for further details

  • What type of companies should use SAP Business byDesign?

    SAP Business byDesign is primarily suited for mid-market enterprises. Companies that have multiple legal entities benefit from the multi-company setup within the Cloud ERP software. With a strong project management functionality, SAP Business ByDesign is specifically
    suitable for companies in the service and project management related industry, but also mid-size manufacturing and trading companies find SAP Business byDesign very useful. If you are unsure if SAP Business byDesign is suitable for your industry, just get in touch

  • How long does it take to implement SAP Business byDesign?

    The implementation project duration depends on a number of factors, such as
    – complexity of business requirements
    – ability and desire to adapt to best business practices
    – readiness of users and data
    – availability of process owners for workshops and training
    – etc.
    However, in many cases SAP Business byDesign is implemented in 3-6 months per country/location.

  • What is the minimum and maximum number of users for an SAP Business ByDesign installation?

    We expect the typical SAP Business ByDesign customer to have between 100 and 1,000
    employees, and between 20 to 500 users. There is no maximum user limit, and you can start with 5 users.

  • How much does SAP Business ByDesign cost?

    SAP Business ByDesign is offered on a subscription basis, priced per user per month for the specific functionalities being used. Current Pricing is as follows:
    – USD 1,647 Base Fee per month (includes 5 Enterprise Users)
    – From USD 146 per user/month for Enterprise Users
    – from USD 16 per user/ month for Self-service users
    – USD 87 per user/month for Team users
    SAP Business byDesign is offered as a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solution, and the prices includes licenses and cloud hosting.

    The cost of implementation and support depends on various factors (such as number of users to be supported, complexity of business requirements, interfaces, etc.). Please get in touch to find out more.

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