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Mobile BI For Wholesale Distribution Business Users


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Want to make timely decisions based on the latest info? As a Sales or Marketing Manager, would you like to know answers to questions like: what type of products are selling the best? Am I meeting my goals? How is the new promotion working? Where are the best opportunities? What person is doing the best and why? And much the tap of your finger.

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Mobile BI For Wholesale Distribution Business Users

  1. 1. Mobility for Wholesale Distribution<br />April, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Legal disclaimerAll information contained in this presentation is provided under NDA<br />The information in this document is confidential and proprietary to SAP and may not be disclosed without the permission of SAP. This document is not subject to your license agreement or any other service or subscription agreement with SAP. SAP has no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in this document or any related presentation, or to develop or release any functionality mentioned therein. This document, or any related presentation and SAP's strategy and possible future developments, products and or platforms directions and functionality are all subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. The information on this document is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. This document is for informational purposes and may not be incorporated into a contract. SAP assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document, except if such damages were caused by SAP intentionally or grossly negligent.<br />All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions.<br />
  3. 3. Successful wholesale distribution companies . . .<br />provide superior service, anytime, anywhere, to customers and suppliers and deliver outstanding financial results to stakeholders<br />They do it by…<br />Achieving operational excellence across the enterprise<br />Offering differentiated products & services at the right price<br />Improving financial efficiency<br />Reduce charge-backs and days sales outstanding, improving profitability<br />Delight trading partners, make better use of assets, and lower costs<br />Ease business engagement across all channels, driving sales growth<br />
  4. 4. Mobility accelerates business<br /><ul><li>connect to enterprise data
  5. 5. consume information
  6. 6. control your business</li></ul>Mobility enables you to<br /> anytime, anywhere<br />Customer<br />Finance<br />Mobile analytics<br />Approvals<br />Alerts<br />Order status <br />M- commerce<br />Demand signals<br />…<br />Partner<br />Executive<br />Supply Chain<br />Sales<br />IT<br />
  7. 7. Put accurate, rich, and timely information in salespeople’s hands<br />Have faster data capture, better decision support, and shorter collection cycle<br />Respond faster to changing market conditions – when and where it happens<br />Harness the power of mobility for your wholesale business<br />Result<br />Result<br />Result<br />Reduced days sales outstanding, higher profitability, and improved cash flow <br />Increased customer satisfaction and employee productivity<br />Outselling your competition every time<br />
  8. 8. Mobility helps to up the tempo and performance with access to information anytime and anywhere<br />Sales<br />Finance<br />Supply chain<br />Put accurate, rich, and timely information in salespeople’s hands<br />Respond faster to changing market conditions – whenand where it happens<br />Have faster data capture, better decision support, and shorter collection cycle<br /><ul><li>Enable faster provisioning of demand signals to drive re-planning and replenishment when demand increases
  9. 9. Have instant access to where an order is
  10. 10. Give drivers the capability to instantly present adjusted invoices at the customer location
  11. 11. For direct-store and cash-on-delivery, offer wholesalers the ability to collect payment on the spot using mobile devices
  12. 12. Let managers access reliable key performance indicators, act on them, and meet and exceed targets
  13. 13. Use product catalogs with customer and market information, historical orders, and available promotions, to more effectively suggest and take orders
  14. 14. Leverage market intelligence and alerts via mobile devices for a more effective sales experience and higher productivity</li></li></ul><li>And your IT department will thank you<br />Why? You’ll mobilize the business AND lower IT costs<br />Core business processes supported inside and outside the enterprise<br />Comprehensive mobile platform for businesses and consumers<br />Connected to SAP and non-SAP software and data sources<br />Ability to extend mobile apps or build your own on top<br />Flexible<br />Safe access at all times for mobile devices<br />Management and security throughout the entire device lifecycle<br />Secure<br />Extended and enhanced use of SAP software<br />Integration with SAP applications<br />Secure provisioning and management of employee/contractor owned devices<br />Increase ROI<br />Leader in MDM for 9th year in IDC Worldwide Mobile Device Management Enterprise 2010-2014 Forecast 2009 Vendor Shares Report, August 2010.<br />Afaria v6.0 – Ranked as a leader in the “Forrester Wave: Mobile Device Management Solutions, Q2 2009” report, Forrester Research, Inc., April 2009<br />
  15. 15. Thank You!<br />