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SAP ERP Upgrade Makes Simplified And Accelerated Financial Report Processes

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Using SAP ERP 6.0 Financials, Slade Gorton has managed to streamline its finance and order-to-cash operations, reducing costs and cycle times. At the same time, it's been able to enhance its customer service; for example, billing cycles are down to 24 hours for most invoices. The company has also benefited from consistent, accurate financial data and processes and simplified and accelerated reporting.

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SAP ERP Upgrade Makes Simplified And Accelerated Financial Report Processes

  1. 1. TM SAP® ERP Upgrade Success Story @ YASH Integration with SAP best practices simplified and accelerated financial reporting processesIndustry The ClientWholesale Slade Gorton is one of Americas largest importers, distributors and manufacturers of fresh, frozen and premium value-added seafood products. Founded in 1928, they are a privately held, multi-generational family business committed to feeding America withGeography wholesome, nutritious and sustainable foods.US
  2. 2. “Sales are now fully Company Sought to Unify Disparate Business Units with SAP ERPintegrated with us here in Slade Gorton & Co. Inc. is a leading US wholesaler of seafood products. Efficiency is one of its key workingBoston. We now function as principles, from back-office finance through order-to-cash management, procurement, warehousing,a single entity with and distribution.multiple locations.” The companys vision was to organize its business processes as a shared service, so that all units, including —Bonnie Hardy, sales, could function as a single entity, despite numerous locations. It also wanted to introduce best VP, Shared Services practices company-wide. Slade Gortons upgrade to ECC 6.0 Financials from its current SAP ERP 4.6B operating system would support its vision and plans for growth. Slade Gorton selected YASH Technologies“With our growth, the as their implementation partner for their extensive experience and expertise with SAP initiatives.ability to service ourcustomers both in-house Use of Best Practices All Aroundand externally with one Slade Gorton looked to implement an organizational model as well as processes and technology based onsingle financial platform SAP best practices. To support a standardized shared services environment, with the help of YASH, itwith limited customization rolled out the upgrade to ECC 6.0 in six sales offices and two warehouse locations on a single instance.was a must.” Business users began to benefit almost immediately from robust functionality and integrated technology. —Michael Mistrot, For example, with historical and forward-looking views into financial and operational performance, Corporate Controller managers could now plan more effectively. They were also able to benefit from online ad hoc analysis and reporting functionality and tools to leverage internal and external information. In addition, users could take advantage of exception-based reporting and automated use of alerts to notify stakeholders of predefined exceptions. An integrated data model of financial and nonfinancial information was put in place, enabling consistent data across all business units. Another plus: because the Accounts Receivable (AR) software is fully integrated into the billing system, any open items automatically appear on customers bills. AR balances are also automatically adjusted when payments are made electronically, with all customer payments systematically flagged by the system. In addition, billing is tightly integrated with order entry and credit management through a common customer database. YASH Enabled Slade Gorton to Realize Immediate and Long-term BenefitsTechnology Component Using SAP ERP 6.0 Financials, Slade Gorton has managed to streamline its finance and order-to-cash operations, reducing costs and cycle times. At the same time, its been able to enhance its customer • Windows 2003 Server service; for example, billing cycles are down to 24 hours for most invoices. The company has also • MS SQL Server 8.0 benefited from consistent, accurate financial data and processes and simplified and accelerated • ECC 6.0 SR1 reporting. • Solution Composer Slade Gorton can now grow its operations with confidence and plan more effectively, as a result of • Upgrade Roadmap greater supply chain visibility. In fact, in the years ahead, it expects to reduce inventory levels. Finally, with better control over its operations, Slade Gorton can more effectively mitigate financial risk. • Solution Manager About YASH Technologies YASH Technologies focuses on customer success. As a leading technology services and outsourcing partner for medium and large global customers, we leverage technology and our flexible delivery models to drive performance and business value throughout a customer’s enterprise. YASH’s comprehensive service approach incorporates a holistic view of our customers that extends beyond delivery. This approach integrates enterprise solutions and services, proprietary best practice offerings, strategic application and maintenance outsourcing, as well as consulting and integration services. YASH is a SEI CMMI (Level 3) and an ISO 9001:2008 certified company with U.S. and India headquarters and regional sales and development offices spread across three continents. YASH is also part of a select group of companies that are SAP-certified global providers of application management services. For more information, please email info@yash.com or visit www.yash.com/aio SAP-upgrade-WSD144-0311 YASH Technologies www.yash.com/contactus TM Global Presence - USA | EU | MEA | APAC • California | Illinois | Massachusetts | Missouri | New York Texas | London |Germany | Bahrain | Hongkong | Singapore • Hyderabad | Pune | Mumbai | Bangalore | Indore SAP Software Sales Division: 150 Presidential Way Suite 230 Woburn, MA 01801, USA Tel: 781-503-9200 EU: The Mille-II Floor 1000-Great West Road Brentford London TW89HH UK | Tel: 44-20-8261-4408 | Fax: 44-20-8261-4418 India: 201-205 Bansi Trade Center 581/5 MG Road Indore MP 452001 India | Tel: 91-731-426-1100 | Fax: 91-731-426-1234 © 2010-2011 YASH Technologies. All rights reserved. Referred products/ services may be registered trademarks of belonging companies.

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