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  • 1. Experience Sharing in ERP Transition R. Ramesh Corporate Head Global Marketing, IT & Strategic Planning
  • 2. About JANATICSEstablished in 1977Manufacturer of Pneumatic Products100 Crores company3 Manufacturing units, 14 branches, 85 dealers, export to25 countriesISO 9001:2008 certified organisationRecipient of numerous awards
  • 3. Products & ServicesCylinders, Solenoid valves, Tubes and Fittings, AirPreparation units etcTotal Pneumatic system solutions to Automation needsof industries covering almost all segments likeAutomobile, Packaging, Pharma, Printing,Plastic,Textile, Cement and Construction, Process industry andso on
  • 4. Major CustomersOver 15000 customers all India…LMW, ELGI, Ashok Leyland, TATA motors, FORD, GM,TOYOTA, Mahindra, Bajaj, Skoda, TATA steel, L&T,VOLVO, TVS group, Schwing Stetter, Bridge Stone,Eicher, HM, ITC, BHEL and so onJANATICS recognised by Govt. of India as an approvedR & D centreCompany trained engineers present all over India to giveimmediate support
  • 5. Oracle EBS – Current StatusImplementation in six months“Go-live” in July 2007Modules implemented: Manufacturing, Distribution and FinanceDatabase: Applications: System: IBM AIX 5.2Backup: IBM Tivoli 5.4Servers: IBM P52A (Power series)Storage: IBM DS4700-SANConnectivity: CISCO LAN, Leased line & MPLS VPN for BranchesWeb servers: VSNL, Chennai
  • 6. Pre Implementation ActivitiesNecessity of integrated ERP..using old foxpro systemGlobal expansion ,inventory and finance, varietyStudied various packages like SAP, JD Edwards,Oracle E-Business SuiteFinalised Oracle E-Business SuiteImplementation partner :L & T InfotechProject team - Core Technical & FunctionalFull backing from Management(Daily 1 PM Meeting)Server Network & related System RequirementFinalisation –issues faced (oracle in linux/AIX)
  • 7. Implementation ActivitiesDedicated Core Project team throughout the six monthsAS-IS study & “To Be” finalisation - the challengesTraining & Motivation - Cooperation from all across thecompanyImplementation people (consultants) issue (knowledge/motivation towork in Coimbatore /underestimation/ accountability)Blackout for 4 daysData Migration (over 60000 items altogether)Go-LiveIssues after Go-Live( invoice,MRP,openness of transactions,OSPrelated, seeded reports problem..)
  • 8. Oracle Implementation DetailsSetup Single Operating Units 10 Inventory Organisations (Currently 14 inventory)Planning & Scheduling More than 5000 BOM’s More than 50,000 items Planning through Safety Stock, Forecast and Min-max MRP for Stock and Sales orders Sub assembly of products
  • 9. Oracle Implementation DetailsOrder Management Order entry at Branches and booking at Head office more than 1000 active live direct billing customersInventory Sub-inventories as per excise regulations Combination of Push and Pull system Sub-inventory control through form personalisationManufacturing More than 90% manufacturing activities are OSPPurchasing Approved supplier list, Sourcing rule and Approval Hierarchy Pricing handled through Quotations
  • 10. Oracle Implementation DetailsFinance Closing periods activity 6 Segments in Chart of Accounts Reconciliations of sub-ledgers, ExciseReporting & Others Controls through form personalisation. SOP issues in Indian environment. Exhaustive use of in-house API publishing (outbound only) programs using ASP and Dot net. Oracle report issues. Publishing data to suppliers & branches
  • 11. Post ImplementationSupport by Oracle (Metalink and Severity )Openness of OracleDifficulties in SOPcontrols through DFF fieldAccounts closing and P & LStability of Oracle & IBM.Advantage of strong in-house IT team(apps,server,dB)
  • 12. Benefits Overall benefit of financial integration with manufacturing Scalability (Multi location Manufacturing ) stability adoption of standard practicesfuture plans…. Advance Supply Chain implementation iExpense, iSupplier Document Management PLM Thank you!