SAP-Centric Supply Chain

SAP-Centric Supply Chain is the go-to conference for today’s best strategies and technologies for supply chain, materials, inventory, procurement, and logistics. The event is unique in its focus on SAP users and powering the SAP supply chain, materials, and logistics communities. Learn through featured customer case studies from some of the largest asset-intensive companies across numerous industries, gain expertise from key influencers in business and technology, and discover best practices for implementing SAP or enhancing current initiatives. Stay current on conference content and updates by following @SAPCentricSCM on Twitter.

For the third year, the 2019 conference will be co-located with SAP-Centric EAM, bringing asset management and supply chain professionals to one location. Effective materials, services, and inventory management are prerequisites to effective asset management. Whether your asset team wants to build an asset, dispose of it, service it, or repair it, they need the supply chain to deliver. The better both sides of the business understand each other’s needs, the better the outcome. Don’t miss this opportunity to collaborate with your asset management counterparts so you can more effectively and efficiently succeed.

 

 

Meet the Speakers!

 
  • Matt Flood

    VP of IT, Prestige Brands
     
    Leveraging SAP Integrated Business Planning for Record-Breaking Growth at Prestige Brands

    Prestige Brands decided to grow the business from $250 million to $1 billion in revenue. Recognizing that the current infrastructure could not support this growth, Prestige Brands set out to find a new ERP system and rolled out a full SAP implementation in just 10 months. The next step was to free up the sales team from manual processes and...

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  • Barrie Corp

    Supply Chain Manager, Gainesville Regional Utilities
     
    Data Management for Operational Success at GRU

    On Nov. 7, 2017, GRU (Gainesville Regional Utilities), a municipal-owned utility provider, acquired the biomass facility formerly known as GREC (Gainesville Renewable Energy Center) and renamed it Deerhaven Renewable Generating Station (DHR). There was a lot of prep work for the change of ownership. But after the sale was complete, the hard work of integrating staff, equipment, and materials into...

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  • Kumar Prashant

    SAP Solution Architect, Belimo Americas
     
    Belimo Americas Leverages Robotics for Fully Automatic Warehouse with Integrated Shipping

    Learn how Belimo Americas, a global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of actuator solutions for controlling heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, overcame significant inefficiencies and excessive financial resources with their deployment of warehouse artificial intelligence (AI) and SAP shipping integration. With assistance from the Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled warehouse, Belimo executed order processing logistics with robotic...

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    Gold Sponsor
     
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Leveraging SAP Integrated Business Planning for Record-Breaking Growth at Prestige Brands

Prestige Brands decided to grow the business from $250 million to $1 billion in revenue. Recognizing that the current infrastructure could not support this growth, Prestige Brands set out to find a new ERP system and rolled out a full SAP implementation in just 10 months. The next step was to free up the sales team from manual processes and data entry work. Implementing SAP Integrated Business Planning allowed the sales team to focus on more strategic work and created an accurate planning tool to support teams in offices across the globe. The acquisition of five new brands came with relative ease, given that there was a technology infrastructure in place to support the growth.

Key Business Benefits:

• Discover how Prestige Brands was able to quadruple business with an IT team of just 10.
• Learn implementation best practices and change management techniques.
• Hear what’s next for Prestige Brands as they roll out demand planning and forecasting in the U.S. and Australian offices.

Data Management for Operational Success at GRU

On Nov. 7, 2017, GRU (Gainesville Regional Utilities), a municipal-owned utility provider, acquired the biomass facility formerly known as GREC (Gainesville Renewable Energy Center) and renamed it Deerhaven Renewable Generating Station (DHR). There was a lot of prep work for the change of ownership. But after the sale was complete, the hard work of integrating staff, equipment, and materials into the GRU culture began. Challenges:

• Adding a new plant into SAP system
• Developing process for adding materials and quantities
• Cleaning up data of 5,000 materials from legacy system for transition
• Change management: transition time of purchase to inventory go-live date, including business processes and training for personnel Solutions
• Develop and record process for adding plant
• Develop and record processes for mass adding different materials types and retain this for future use for loading data with EAM implementation
• Review/modification/cleanup of all data associated with legacy system prior to load into SAP
• Transition plan for moving from their processes to ours

Key Business Benefits:

• Step-by-step documentation for adding a new plant into our existing system
• Processes for mass adding different material types
• Change management: development of good working relationship with personnel from new plant

Belimo Americas Leverages Robotics for Fully Automatic Warehouse with Integrated Shipping

Learn how Belimo Americas, a global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of actuator solutions for controlling heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, overcame significant inefficiencies and excessive financial resources with their deployment of warehouse artificial intelligence (AI) and SAP shipping integration.

With assistance from the Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled warehouse, Belimo executed order processing logistics with robotic arms that pull products using warehouse totes and deliver them to the correct packing stations for comprehensive packing and shipping functionality.

Complete state-of-the-art automation combined ingenious business rules for selecting optimal packaging materials and shipping carriers, along with real-time shipment processing and updating of information in SAP. The fully configurable solution eliminated unnecessary interfaces with third-party solutions while automating warehouse processes and improving freight cost analysis.

Key Business Benefits:
• Warehouse automation increased the number of orders processed per day by over 40 percent.
• Real-time integration with shipping carriers streamlined shipping processes, reduced shipping costs, and provided real-time visibility.
• Belimo increased revenue by $500,000 per day using warehouse automation.