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Client

Heidelberg Cement India Limited (HCIL / Company) is a subsidiary of Heidelberg Cement Group, Germany. Heidelberg Cement is one of the world’s largest building materials companies. In more than 40 countries, Heidelberg Cement stands for competence and quality. 45,450 employees at around 2,380 locations ensure day after day that our slogan ”for better building“ is filled with life. The Company has its operations in Central India at Damoh (Madhya Pradesh), Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) and in Southern India at Ammasandra (Karnataka). The Company increased its capacity to 5.4 million tones p.a. through brown field expansion of its facilities in Central India in 2013. When it comes to helping India build a foundation for growth, HeidelbergCement India does its part by delivering more than 4 million tons of cement per year.  The company implemented ERP in just 4 months and now its 70 warehouses quickly and reliably manage orders, reimburse discounts and deliver cement on time to happy customers.

Key Challenge

  • Provide distribution depots with a robust, simple solution for remote-order and supply management
  • Minimize business and legal risks associated with data quality and reliability
  • Give sales management a platform to improve forecasting and increase sales
  • Provide the flexibility to support customers from any warehouse
  • Support goods receipt, goods issue, real-time inventory tracking, and delivery at remote depots with transparency and accountability across every transaction

Solution

Arteria CAF  Advantage

Business Benefits

  • Four months to implement at 70 distribution warehouses
  • Increase in revenue, thanks to visibility into daily sales totals that helps actively manage sites
  • Fewer stock outages and more-accurate inventory management, thanks to real-time stock information at all depots
  • Improvement in customer satisfaction now that payments are posted in the customer ledger in real time
  • Huge time savings for sales and finance, thanks to process automation
  • Higher sales handled without increasing staff
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The Greatship Group (comprising Greatship (India) Limited and its subsidiaries) is a part of The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited (Great Eastern Shipping) and is a premier offshore service provider to operators in the energy exploration and production domain globally and in India. The Greatship Group commenced business operations in 2006 and has a presence in India, Singapore and Australia. The Greatship Group owns and operates a comprehensive range of new generation, technologically advanced vessels and drilling rigs.

Key Challenge

  • With offices located in Mumbai, Singapore and Perth, and a business closely linked to oilfields away from the office, the company’s senior staff and top management frequently has to travel and work from remote offices.
  • When handling day-to-day office administration work and approving documents, they have to rely on making phone calls, or connecting while on the road to the corporate intranet via their laptops.
  • Each of these methods was inconvenient and often led to a long procurement cycle for important documents.
  • In many cases the downtime resulted in costly maintenance delays for Greatship’s exploration assets and a loss of revenue for the company.

Solution

  • Greatship turned to Arteria Technologies, its long-trusted IT partner for ideas.
  • After rounds of internal discussions, the companies decided to deploy a SAP certified solution to be installed on BlackBerry® smartphones that helps speed up the approval process of documents.
  • Arteria mApprove Advantage (mApprove Advantage) was used to provide a highly mobile workforce the tools to speed up the approval process.
  • With the use of mApprove Advantage, the project owners and senior executives can now view the leave requests, travel requests, reimbursement claims, purchase requisition and purchasing orders on their smartphones instead of having that done on their computers.
  • For every step of approval which required 2-3 working days before, it is now cut down to one working day, which speeds up the approval process and helps increase employee satisfaction.

Business Benefits

  • Helped accelerated approval and decision-making process
  • Helped improved operation efficiency & productivity
  • Helped create a higher satisfaction from customers, vendors and employees
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mApprove Case Study

Client

Welspun Group, one of the fastest growing Indian conglomerates,represents an amalgamation of expertise and engineering excellence in premier pipe and home textiles. Welspun India Ltd., the flagship company of the group and manufacturer of home textiles for U.S. retailers, required a standard way of communication. To support fast-paced internal growth, integrate smoothly with acquired companies, and achieve a standard communication platform, Welspun India chose SAP® software.

Key Challenge

  • Create a single business communication framework for enhanced information sharing
  • Communicate with different systems, environments, and operating systems
  • Eliminate human errors in data handling
  • Provide real-time data for decision making

Solution

  • Built an integrated platform to interact with business partners
  • Automated and standardized operational processes
  • Improved business compliance with legal and regulatory requirements for different customers
  • Increased customer confidence with high quality of deliverables and business continuity
  • Allocated resources and minimized IT administrative and maintenance costs more effectively, allowing personnel to work on high-end tasks

Business Benefits

  • The SAP ERP application has improved the transparency and quality of business processes for Welspun India, which has in turn facilitated its expansion plans.
  • Elimination of data inaccuracies created from manual handling of data. This has resulted in a year-on-year growth rate of 30% to 50% for the company.
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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (Dr. Reddy’s) is one of India’s largest pharmaceutical companies with a global operation, including 19 manufacturing facilities worldwide, four technology development centers, two research & development centers and one integrated product development facility. With a sizable international presence, Dr. Reddy’s is the choice manufacturer of over 190 formulations and 60 active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for drug manufacture, diagnostic kits, critical care and biotechnology products.

Key Challenge

Exploding SAP database resulting in significant performance issue

Solution

OpenText Archiving for SAP Solutions

Business Benefits

  • Data archive of 29 objects, reducing ECC production server
  • Improved database performance and fast back-ups
  • Ability to retrieve custom reports from active and archived database
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Client

Future Group is India’s largest home grown, pure-play retail group and owns some of India’s most recognizable and affordable retail brands. From hypermarkets and food to electronics and apparel, Future Group captures the entire consumption basket of Indian customers. Retail is at the core of Future Group’s business and over the years it has diversified into allied businesses that include everything from retail real estate development to supply chain and logistics infrastructure. With over 300 million footfalls a year, Future Group has a formidable presence with over 70 million square feet of retail space in a widely distributed network across India.

Key Challenge

  • Voluminous and increasingly unmanageable data : 11 terabytes
  • Increasing pressure on archiving data for legal and compliance reasons
  • Difficulty in retrieving information directly impacting search ability and business performance

Solution

OpenText Archiving for SAP®Solutions.

Business Benefits

  • Leaner SAP database
  • Reclaimed over 2 terabytes of disk space
  • Reduced hardware costs
  • Improved system performance
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Client

VE Commercial Vehicles Limited is a 50:50 joint venture between the Volvo Group (Volvo) and Eicher Motors Limited (EML). It is a partnership that brings together Global leadership in technology, quality, safety and environmental care, along with the deep knowledge and understanding of the Indian Commercial Vehicle (CV) market. VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. (VECV) owes its inception to the compelling intent of driving modernization in commercial transportation, in India and other developing markets.

Key Challenge

  • Reduced high inventory and out-of-stock situations.
  • Eliminate discrepancies between ordered and received items.
  • Reduced or eliminate unexpected receipts – late, partial, and unknown shipments.
  • Synchronized replenishment and supplier delivery.
  • Automatic shipment notifications and challan.
  • Automatic shipment notifications and challans .

Solution

  • A strategic platform that extends business process beyond four walls to suppliers and contract manufacturers.
  • Supplier Collaboration: Forecast, PO, ASN, Invoice, Payments.
  • Outsourced Manufacturing: End-to-End Subcontracting Processes.
  • Quality Collaboration: Quality Notification, RCA Process.

Business Benefits

  • Cost reduction in excess of 10% through reduction in physical material stock.
  • Enhanced Supplier Satisfaction & better pricing advantage.
  • Achieve better component quality through Synchronized feedback to suppliers.
  • Reduction of more than 50 % waiting time for material offloading through automation of transactions.
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Client

Prism Cements, a leading cement company manufacturing Commercial grade cements, Cement Tiles and Ready Mix concrete . It operates as one of the largest single kiln cement plants in the country at Satna, Madhya Pradesh, equipped with state-of-the-art machinery and technical support from F.L Smidth & Co A.S Denmark, the world leaders in cement technology.

Key Challenge

  • Real time inventory tracking at remote depots: Goods Receipt and Goods Issue at remote depots with limited/NO infrastructure to be captured into SAP.
  • Improved Order Fulfilment: Branch sales team to fulfil distributor orders based on accurate depot inventory.
  • Manage Goods Movement: System driven goods movement (FIFO / Batch based) with transparency and accountability over the transaction.

Solution

  • SAP Mobile Platform based application for transactions such as order entry, goods receipt, good issue, invoicing, collection & reports to be carried out at remote warehouses & depots.
  • Enables the remote depot personnel to work offline & synchronize back with SAP backend systems.

Business Benefits

  • Near Real time stock information at all depots leading to reduced stock outage and better inventory mgmt.
  • Better sales planning & increased market share & entry into newer markets.
  • Reduced claims / disputes with depot & distributors .
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MDEPOT CASE STUDY

Client

TTK-Prestige, a leading kitchen and tableware company with a wide range of products and presence across India. TTK Prestige Limited is part of TTK Group. Over the past five decades TTK Prestige Limited, has emerged as India’s largest kitchen appliances company catering to the needs of home makers in the country. Every Prestige brand product is built on the pillars of safety, innovation, durability and trust, making the brand the first choice in millions of homes.

Key Challenge

  • Accurate Demand Planning: Sales Order capture leads to accurate and timely data update & hence efficient demand planning.
  • Field Force Empowerment: Visibility to the field force on the dealer’s business to drive performance and better relationship with their partners.
  • Productivity Improvement: Complete Automation of Field activities reporting including attendance.

Solution

  • SAP Mobile Platform based application for transactions such as order entry, goods receipt, good issue, invoicing, collection & reports to be carried out at remote warehouses & depots.
  • Enables the remote depot personnel to work offline & synchronize back with SAP backend systems.

Business Benefits

  • 35% reduction in order processing time, Faster Order Fulfillment Rate.
  • Collections achieved with higher accuracy.
  • Improved Field Force and Dealer Performance management & reporting.
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