SAP S/4HANA Leads the Transformation of SME and Large Indian Enterprises to Run Live

sapMumbai, INDIA | June 27, 2016 — SAP SE today announced that Indian companies have selected SAP S/4HANA to run live and become model digital enterprises.

Companies operating in diverse industries, represent examples of how customer, regardless of industry or line of business, can achieve success at an unprecedented speed and scale. SAP S/4HANA delivers innovation in mission-critical business processes to support improved decision making embedded with real-time analytics. A significantly redesigned and award-winning user experience simplifies implementation and increases user adoption as well as productivity.

The following companies have chosen SAP for their digital expertise to transform their business and run live:

DCM Shriram: DCM Shriram Ltd. a leading business conglomerate with a portfolio comprising primarily of agri-rural business, chlor-vinyl business, and value added businesses, implemented SAP S/4HANA Finance along with the SAP HANA Live analytics. With the core objective of creating ONE single unified platform, the company aims to facilitate an online real time reporting, fast system response time, high productivity as well as several process improvements. DCM Shriram is running the SAP S/4HANA on the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) service, allowing the IT team to focus on partnering with the business, indirectly realizing the value of their SAP investments.

Mangalam Cement Limited (MCL): Mangalam Cement is one of India’s biggest cement manufacturing companies and is a part of B.K. Birla Group of Companies. MCL aims to enhance its operational efficiencies and productivity with SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management, backed by an integrated IT platform. The implementation was led by Ernst & Young.

Vectus Industries: Vectus is India’s leading and fastest growing water storage and transportation solutions company. The company has reduced operational costs by as much as 15% with their SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management portfolio enhancing customer service and on-time delivery. Implementation partner vCentric Technologies completed the implemented within a span of four months, immediately delivering total ease in managing business operations.

Shriji Polymers: Shriji Polymers, a pharmaceutical packaging company, worked with SAP to streamline their Material Requirement Planning and Capacity Requirement Planning processes. Post going live, SAP S/4HANA has helped them plan and evaluate capacity requirements, considering the required machine combination availability, resulting in accurate planning and execution of production to meet customer needs.

Ichiban Crop Science Limited: ICHIBAN, one of India’s most promising start-ups in agro-chemical industry, aims to bring the finest Japanese technology in the field of agriculture to the Indian farmers. Leveraging the SAP S/4HANA solution implemented by CorporateServe as their IT backbone, ICHIBAN’s strategy is to enhance product quality and timely product availability while remaining cost effective, thus boosting trust and confidence among its key stakeholders in India.

Grey Orange: A multinational robotics firm that designs, manufactures and deploys advanced robotics systems for automation at warehouses, distribution and fulfilment centers, Grey Orange chose SAP S/4HANA as the go-to business platform to help in real time reporting, useful decision making and seamlessly integrate multiple teams including R&D, manufacturing and sales. With the SAP S/4HANA solution, the award-winning enterprise has real-time visibility into its operations and has the capability to fast track its international expansion.

“Digital Transformation is the next generation industrial revolution that will aid Indian companies to reimagine their business models.” said Claus Andresen, Chief Operating Officer, Indian Sub-Continent” SAP S/4HANA gives businesses the ability to predict the future instead of reporting the past, thus going beyond ‘real time’ to a new world of ‘live business’.”

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