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2010: Pilot envisioned by ACMA & NASSCOM - Case study on Sysfore's Openbravo ERP pilot program at Compact Electric Limited, Chennai

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Openbravo ERP

  1. 1. CASE STUDY – Open Source ERP at Compact Electric Limited (CEL), CHENNAI Pilot envisioned by ACMA & NASSCOM10/18/2010 | 1
  2. 2. The Pilot Program• Several pilot program were facilitated by the ACMA IT committee in association with NASSCOM in the years 2009 and 2010.• The program focused on implementing proven technologies like ERP, emerging options like mainstream ERP, opensource technologies, executive dashboards and low cost MES.• Sysfore piloted Openbravo ERP at Compact Electric Limited (CEL), Chennai.10/18/2010 | 2
  3. 3. Customer Profile - CEL• Halogen Lamp EOU catering to Western Europe and North America• Subsidiary of Stumpp, Schuele & Somappa• 100 employees operating in 2 shifts• Annual production capacity of 14 million units• 14 different product lines and 100 finished products• Located near Chennai• Supplies to Bosch, TVS, Roots in India10/18/2010 | 3
  4. 4. Situation at CEL• A combination of systems (Tally, spreadsheet, e- Openbravo was mails) and manual processes were in use to chosen for: manage operations.• Lack of accurate and timely information •Applicability between departments due to the disparate non- integrated systems. •Lower TCO• Ex: Inaccurate inventory would lead to ordering •Easy to implement too much or too little.• As a long term fix Openbravo was chosen to •Open source automate and integrate various functions.10/18/2010 | 4
  5. 5. Openbravo Modules Implemented Management Management Management Management Procurement Warehouse Production Sales Financial Management & Accounting Master Data Management10/18/2010 | 5
  6. 6. Enhancements Modifications to Openbravo were made to enable India specific accounting and taxes capability. DTA Tax Indian CoA Custom Custom New Structure & Fields Invoices Reports localization10/18/2010 | 6
  7. 7. Openbravo Main Screen10/18/2010 | 7
  8. 8. Custom Screens10/18/2010 | 8
  9. 9. Highlights• Data migrated from Tally to Openbravo• India localization features for EOU (including DTA)• MRP used for planning and scheduling• Routing and process plans for complex product options• Enabled system access from anywhere10/18/2010 | 9
  10. 10. Key Benefits To CEL• Lower TCO, including reduced annual operational costs• Elimination of redundant activities across various departments• Improved material planning• Better control and management of costs• Open source technology benefits including easier integration with third- party tools, availability of add-on modules and ability to customize.10/18/2010 | 10
  11. 11. About SysforeSysfore is a specialist IT Outsourcing Services company focusing on Openbravo ERPimplementations, Turnkey Cloud Solutions and Microsoft Business ApplicationOutsourcing Services for Small and Medium Businesses globally.Sysfore is a leading India based Openbravo Partner, with its operations in Bangaloreand Middle East. Openbravo is the world’s leading open source ERP platform and isfourth time winner of InfoWorld 2011 Best of Open Source Application, “Bossie”Award.Sysfore offers open source Openbravo ERP Implementation services that are credibleand cost effective for Retail, Distribution and Discrete Manufacturing for Small andMedium Businesses.10/18/2010 | 11
  12. 12. Contact Us Tel: +91-80-41105555 Fax: +91-80-41105446 Web: Email: info@sysfore.com10/18/2010 | 12