Project proposal for theimplementation of an ERPII system at MoorreesburgPet Food Catering Company(Pty) Ltd. Group 7
1. INTRODUCTION Re-engineering of current ERP. Improvement to supply chain management (SCM). “back of office" operational excellence value proposition. Minimize the negative effect of the implementation process on daily activities.
2. BACKGROUND M P F C C (Pty) Ltd manufactures quality dry dog food Operation includes a mixing, extrusion, dryer and blending process. ALPHACOM ERP – normal functional processes; procurement, finance, human resources, maintenance, time management of employees and logistics Information was kept on SCADA system and on spread sheets.
3. ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS Change management factors Decision making process Quality of the master data tables which define entities. Availability and quantity of the employees identified to be trained as super users. Identification of critical success factors (CSF’s)
4. PROPOSED SYSTEM Current ERP system is a single-instance strategy SYSPRO ERP II system A complete re-engineering Leveraging the information involving the resources
5. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION AND OVERVIEW Forecasting Distribution Requirement Planning (DRP). Available to Promise (ATP). Back to back Sales Orders, Purchase Orders and Jobs. Customer Relationship Management Module (CRM). e.Net Solutions and Document Flow Manager
Screen shot of proposed ERP II Screen shot of current ERP
6. BENEFITS OF UPGRADING TO ERP II SYSTEM A change in focus from enterprise-centric to process integration and external collaboration. ERP II penetrates the entire value chain. Exploit the latest advancements in information technology. ERP II will perform collaborative commerce or c- commerce
7. BUSINESS IMPACT OF ERP II SYSTEM Increased business focus on external integration. Wide intensive and extensive coverage Flexibility in handling functions WEB centric application Worldwide integration Contract management
8. IMPLEMENTATION APPROACH Accurate planning = less disruption of daily processes. Establish a steering committee. Cross-functional installation team will have representatives from the major business functions, project team and IS department. Weekly flash reports and monthly executive dashboards A phased approach with pilot groups of super users.
9. IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE Planning and preparation Standard solution design Standard solution development Pilot deployment Rollout
10. COSTS. Direct and indirect cost of implementation training and education - effective transfer of both tacit and explicit knowledge introduction of middleware to ensure integrated connectivity Cost associated with adoption success/failures. A poorly executed project can cause huge monetary losses Careful analysis of potential vs. risk Effectiveness of company change management levels of utilization and proficiency
11. CONCLUSION ERP II is regarded as the “next generation” of ERP’s ERP II should be an effective part of a management information system (MIS). Greater flexibility in the integration of functions between departments and industries. Link together company structures, strategies and business processes within the wider supply chain IS.