CONSUMER PRODUCTS GOODS (Planning & Consolidation)

  • Company A Global Consumer Packaged Goods Producer
  • Industry Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Global Scale $4+ billion in Revenue

Business Goals

  • Business Growth – Needed to define a centralized process for planning that incorporated the sales plan with production capabilities to better manage margin.
  • Business Efficiencies – 40,000+ hours annually were spent in the creation of the annual budget. Little time was available to analyze the plan or perform value-added re-forecasting.
  • Business Effectiveness – Newly acquired companies had not been fully folded into the organization and the supply chain / operations procedure was not included in the planning and forecasting process.

Implementation Highlights

  • Define a Common Process – Across the organization, with limited unique capabilities for some Lines of Business
  • Provided Detail Planning – For costing build up, including a Raw Material pricing and hedging model
  • Integrated Sales Plan – With expense plans, operations plan, materials and inventory, as well as salary planning

Business Benefits From SAP BPC On HANA

  • By reducing 50% of the annual planning process time, this Global Consumer Packaged Goods Producer was able to:
    • Enable monthly re-forecast efforts
    • Delivered end-to-end insight to how plans related between revenue, operations, and back office
    • Identified certain customer relationships where contract terms were being missed, but pricing was not being adjusted, leaving margin on the table.
    • Provided the company’s first ever robust Capital Planning solution to better manage spend and depreciation

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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