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Florida Crystals was among the first organizations in the world to move to S/4HANA. As it continues its IT transformation journey, learn how leveraging SAP-EWM has improved warehouse management processes resulting in increased inventory visibility, survivability (zero down time), and smooth warehouse operations.
Presented at SAPPHIRE NOW 2016.
Leveraging SAP EWM
Enrique Leon (Director, ASR Group)
Manish Pimplikar (Director, Capgemini)
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! ASR Group overview
! Business Context & Project Objective
! Solution Approach
! Best practices/ Lessons learned
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ASR Group– An Overview
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Business Context & Objective of SAP EWM Solution
! The primary driver
• To have efficient and integrated warehouse business operations to
support growth strategy
! The project objectives & key success criteria :
• Enhanced ability to rapidly respond to customer and product requests
• Warehouse Management Solution that helps efficient
• Improved Inventory Visibility, Tracking and Supply Chain operations
• Survivability (Zero Down Time) for Un-interrupted Supply Chain
• Easy to Operate & Maintain
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EWM Implementation – Solution & Approach
! Assessment of EWM vs Classic ECC-WM solution
! Use the Baseline SAP EWM RDS Solution
! Define and Design the Technical and Solution Architecture in EWM
! Identify Survivability options
! Design and Implement Global Template for most complex site
! Extend the Solution for two North America operations, integrating two
SAP ECC systems
Key Business Processes covered:
Inbound PO and STO receiving / Outbound Delivery and STO / Barge
Process / Label printing / RFUI Transactions / Production Receiving /
Production Consumption / Warehouse Movements / Bin to Bin / Stock /
Purchase Order / Survivability Architecture
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EWM Implementation – Challenges faced
! Mapping Complex Business Requirements to Business Solution
• Integration with Two SAP ERP systems
• Build the truck scale interface
! Training and Change Management
• Rigorous trainings for Warehouse Operations and Supervisor team
• Plant Managers and Planners for Supply Chain operations
! RF User Interface (RFUI) design for End User experience
• Seamless Change from ECC-WM to EWM
• Inventory managed to Warehouse managed operations
! Data Migration Strategy
• Master Data Harmonization and Extension for Warehouse managed products
• Inventory Data and stock migration to Warehouse Management
! Stringent Cutover Window
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EWM Implementation – Best practices and Lessons Learned
! Baseline SAP EWM RDS utilization
! Use FCC PMO methodologies for compliance and standards
! Optimized business process design
! Key stakeholder mapping & identifying super Users
! Create a scalable design
! Re-usable technical components
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