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6.1. business meets it - ethnicraft v3 0

  1. 1. Ethnicraft is ready for the futurewith the SAP FastStart SolutionStefan Dusart, COO EthnicraftIvan De Broyer, Project Manager Ethnicraft ProjectNovember 2011
  2. 2. EthnicraftEmorational Wooden Furniture 2
  3. 3. EthnicraftStart : 1995 – Benoit Loos & Philippe DelaisseIndustry : Wholesale Industry – Wooden FurnitureFrom selling “decorative accessories” to a company designing, producingand distributing “Emorational Wooden Furniture” – contemporary & timelessdesigns in solid teak, oak & walnutToday : 4 Production plants: Indonesia (2), Vietnam and Serbia 5 Offices: Belgium, France, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong Warehousing: 20.000m² in Europe Turnover: – 20-25 million: Ethnicraft NV & Ethnicraft Azur – 20-25 million: Ethnicraft Asia People: +/- 70 in Europe 3
  4. 4. EthnicraftEmorational Wooden Furniture 4
  5. 5. Challenges …“We had reached the limits of our previous ERP application” Lack of functionality to support current and future business requirements Lack of integration between various applications we were using Lack of end-to-end visibility on our supply chain Lack of reporting overview a growing company needs to take good decisions Lack of integration between our different international branches / facilities Lack of technology to follow new business trends 5
  6. 6. Requirements …“The new solution had to meet current and future business requirements”Integration of all processes, across all facilitiesEnd-to-end visibility over the supply chainA solution that supports globalization and new mobility trendsScalable tool to support our future growth 6
  7. 7. Solution Strategy“Climbing the Maturity Curve…”Start with what is needed nowAdapt and scale the solution as the needs changeBuild on highly scalable and proven technologyConnecting headquarters, subsidiaries and business partnersCreating a simplified work environment 7
  8. 8. Solution OverviewSAP Business All-in-One with ERP: streamlines your business, linking your orders, stock and production processes with your invoices and cash-in. CRM: improves your customer service level and tunes your marketing and sales processes. BI (Business Intelligence): provides deep insight into your business data, allowing better decision making.Best practices based on experiences in our industry  adapt our processes to these standards, and not vice versaFast-Start implementation approach “Get the people ready instead of getting the solution ready”. Accelerators to shorten implementation time and reduce TCO: Live in 4 months 8
  9. 9. Solution Functional DetailsKey processes and functionality @ EthnicraftEnterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Forecasting and Stock Replenishment Planning Sales Order Management with online stock availability check Integrated Warehouse Management System Integrated Financial and Analytical AccountingCustomer Relationship Management (CRM) Customer Complaint HandlingBusiness Warehouse (BW) Sales and Stock Reporting Profitability & Margin Analysis Customer Complaint Analysis 9
  10. 10. Solution Technical Details Open Technology Platform Mobile Analytics Workflow Adobe Microsoft Portal Office SAP NetWeaver SAP Business Non-SAP software Processes software Consolidate heterogeneous systems, applications and data Platform in place to be ready for globalization and new mobility trends 10
  11. 11. Demo… 11
  12. 12. Business Value of the Solution for Ethnicraft …• Streamlined processes with seamless integration between finance, logistics, sales & after sales• Better reporting : increased visibility on business performance - margins results & KPIs• Warehouse optimization  cut costs and improve working capital• Better forecasting : less out-of-stock and less stock surpluses• All your business processes in one central integrated system that can be accessed from anywhere in the world. Great foundation for future growth ! 12
  13. 13. Additional InformationMore details can be found on www.faststartmetexpertum.net or www.expertum.net Reference case Ethnicraft Kanaal Z Interview (Expertum & Ethnicraft) “Configurator” – Simulation tool for the scope & budget of your business solution SAP ERP Configurator
  14. 14. Thank You!Contact information:Stefan DusartCOO, Ethnicraft+32 3 443 01 00www.ethnicraft.comIvan De BroyerBusiness Unit Manager SME, Expertum+32 477 61 79 96www.expertum.net