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Erp product evaluation, selection, implementation and support

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Hexaware carried out the ERP product evaluation and selection for the client, and after multiple round of requirements study, evaluation, assessment and PoC, the client shortlisted SAP as the ERP product for implementation.

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Erp product evaluation, selection, implementation and support

  1. 1. Case Study ERP Product evaluation, selection, implERP Product evaluation, selection, implementation and supportClient OverviewLeading manufacturer of solar modules/panels in the world. About the client One of the leading manufacturer of solar modules/panel in the world. Benefits First Solar had been growing phenominally in the last few years and their current IT Scalability and Functionality: applications could not accommodate the growth. The solution is designed for global use, therefore, language, currencies, units of First Solar also become a global company expanding their operation from US to Malaysia measure, and different regulatory and Germany. requirements, etc. are factored into the design. Requirements / Situations • Brought a proven best practices approach that can provide the shortest time to benefit and maximum sustained Phased implementation and roll-out of SAP ERP ECC 6.0 to all manufacturing locations value, while minimizing both risk and the and operations. (USA, Malaysia and Germany). total cost of ownership for First Solar. The implementation was carried out in phase approach, with implementation in USA followed by Germany and Malaysia. Improved Procurement: process • Reduced Maverick Spend Savings SCM: Product evaluation scope • Reduced warehouse costs, Reduce inventory carrying cost • ERP product evaluation and selection of SAP • Increased R/M Inventory Turns • R/M Inventory Reduction Hexaware carried out the ERP product evaluation and selection for the client, and after • Spares / Safety Stock Inventory multiple round of requirements study, evaluation, assessement and PoC, the client Reduction shortlisted SAP as the ERP product for implementation. Finance: Better realization Implementation scope • Increased Productivity of Staff (growth, etc), Increased Early Payment Discounts The implementation covered logistics, manufacturing, supply chain management (SRM) and financial accounting and controlling for each country and subsequent steady state Sales & Marketing: support • Improved Sales Allocation Process, FTE efficiencies (orders, allocations, • Source to Pay: includes processes to procure materials, inventory materials and make contracts, compliance) payment to suppliers • Plan to Produce: includes all processes that pertain to the planning and execution of EPC: manufacturing processes • Reduce project management costs • Record to Report: includes all the processes that pertain to financial and management accounting processes of the company GRC: • Order to Cash: includes all company processes that pertain to the administration and • Internal audit efficiencies execution of sales, distribution, and billing processes • Eliminate Legacy Systems Support Costs • Engineer to Release: includes management design drawings, enterprise wide changes to drawing documents, products, processes, materials and also incoming material quality • Project Setup to Close: includes integration of project processes to support the modules Project Duration and EPC businesses • Product Selection Phase : 3 months • Implementation Phase : 9 months • Application Support phase : On going© Hexaware Technologies. All rights reserved. www.hexaware.com

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