Customer success story

Saudi Cable – SAP ECC 6.0, APO & DIMP

Industry
fiber optic cables
Location
Saudi Arabia
Type
Software Upgrade

Technologies Involved

Salesforce CRM

Leads management and opportunity won loss tracking.

Salesforce Reporting

In depth reporting on sales team performance.

Implementation Project Saudi Arabia

Proposal Ready Project Summary

  • Saudi Cable was the oldest manufacturing concern in Jeddah, KSA leader in producing various type of Low and High Voltage & fiber optic cables
  • Saudi Cable already running SAP 4.1 and SAP Industry Specific Cable manufacturing solution – IS-Cable
  • Management decided to upgrade SAP newer version of SAP ECC 6.0
  • Implementation of  latest German Advirus cable designing software and Its integration with SAP

Project objectives and scope

  • Implementation of latest SAP ECC 6.0 version along with SAP APO and SAP DIMP.
  • 3 company code including one Engineering, operations and construction EC&O business implementation where SAP Project system is extensively used
  • Integration of German Advirus Cable designing software integration with SAP ECC 6.0

Business Issue

  • Different Processes defined in ISO documentation; Process flows documentation by management consultant & SAP implementation documentation
  • SAP obsoletes IS-Cable solution by introducing new Discrete industry Mill product (DIMP) solution with SAP APO 
  • User resistance of SAP APO & DIMP solution against the IS-Cable Solution
  • Saudi cable management is hesitant to adopt sophisticated solution of SAP APO
  • Re-writing thousand of existing  customized reports due to change in SAP solution
  • Parallel implementation of Advirus cable designing software

Value Delivered/Estimated Benefits

  • SAP arranged site visit to Aberdare cables Turkey for awareness of Saudi Cable team to understand the SAP APO & DIMP solution, their implementation challenges and advantages and success story as a part of Change management activity
  • Adoption of Standard SAP with Integrated Standard reports. Required a smaller number of customized reports  
  • Adoption of SAP Best Practices 
  • Seamless integration between Advirus and SAP ECC 6.0 Solution, reducing planning cycle time
The template is really nice and offers quite a large set of options. It’s beautiful and the coding is done quickly and seamlessly. Thank you!

Maria Muszynska

Head of IT department

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