SAP ERP Implementation

The Case

With Bulgaria being the main focus of Howag’s manufacturing operations, the management realized the need for adoption of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to automate processes, streamline communication and improve the business decision making. Among various options in front of Howag, ScaleFocus engaged with a proposal for the implementation of SAP Business All-in-One as it was the best fit for the short and long term needs of Howag.

Modules

 
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Production Planning
  • Material Management
  • Sales and Distribution
  • Quality Management

The SAP ERP Implementation

SAP Business All-in-One is an integrated, comprehensive and flexible business management software with built-in support for industry-specific best practices. It assists in the management of all business units from finance, inventory, manufacturing, logistics, and product development to customer service, sales, and marketing. The solution was implemented in the cloud, hosted on Amazon Web Services.

ScaleFocus customized and implemented SAP Business AiO system based on industry “best practice” package. The solution provides a strong basis, on which ScaleFocus managed to implement key modules that assist in short-term and long-term decision-making. Furthermore, the system provides automation on key operations, full traceability, total business overview and greatly improves the communication with both the internal and external environment of the company.

The Benefits

  • Full traceability and transparency of all business operations
  • Greatly improved production planning
  • Enhanced data-driven decision making
  • Optimization and unification of all business processes
  • Reduction of the "Human error" factor
  • Single-point-of-truth for all data
  • Reduction of operational expenses

Technologies involved

 

SAP Business All-in-One, Amazon Web Services, ABAP

About Howag Ltd.

Howag Ltd. is a Swiss based company founded in 1936 with manufacturing subsidiaries in Bulgaria and China. Howag operates internationally and provides the following products and services to its clients: Cable assembly, Drag chain systems, trading of cables and components, Engineering and trading of DC Power Systems and Engineering and development of cables and electro technical systems. The company has more than 150 employees and is known for the high quality of its products.