The VantagePoint Blog


Case Studies

BEHR Case Study

Creating planning efficiencies and gaining company insights with SAP Analytics Cloud

COGNEX Case Study

Helping Companies Improve Product Quality While Reducing Manufacturing Costs

PRATT Case Study

Turning Account Receivable Data into a
Strategic Business Asset

BAILLIE Case Study

A Solid Business with Sound Environmental Practices for Sustainable Forest Management

ETP Case Study

Managing Explosive Growth with BPC 11


Digitizing Operations Amidst shifting Oil Industry Tides


Delivering Convenience and Quality Data in an Increasingly Complex Industry

Our Work

Sucess Stories

PROCESS MANUFACTURING (Planning & Consolidation)
Business Growth – Needed to define common planning and reporting processes to eliminate region silos and thereby optimize global sales, pricing, transfer pricing, and operations
CONSUMER PRODUCTS GOODS (Planning & Consolidation)
Business Growth – Needed to define a centralized process for planning that incorporated the sales plan with production capabilities to better manage margin.
RETAIL (Planning & Consolidation)
Known for their trend setting ballet flats and forward thinking designs, this retailer is a fashion industry success story. Experiencing incredible success on the runway and in global markets, this company turned to SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) on HANA to provide a scalable financial planning, consolidation and reporting solution.
Upgrading SAP BPC to the HANA platform: Cintas run SAP ERP on HANA and needed to upgrade their SAP BPC 7.5 for financial consolidation and reporting from Microsoft SQL Server to the SAP HANA platform
ENERGY (Business Modeling)
Merger and Acquisition: ETP needed to manage multiple cultures, process, systems, and general ledgers from a series of merges and acquisitions, and generate meaningful budgets and forecast for company reports
Business Growth – expansion of manufacturing sites required enhanced planning, and potential acquisitions would require confidence in consolidation and reporting