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Coca-Cola Amatil Automates Distribution Center Operations and Vehicle Load Planning

by Pierce Owen, VP, Research, SAPinsider | January 28, 2020

This research brief examines how Coca-Cola Amatil Limited integrated SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) with its automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in its distribution center to automate operations and improved truck load planning with SAP Transportation Management (TM). SAPinsider recently... MORE »»

PanAust Saves 500+ People Hours/Week with Digital Supply Chain Apps

by Pierce Owen, VP, Research, SAPinsider | January 28, 2020

More than half (57%) of leading SAP supply chain customers — companies achieving significantly better supply chain business results than the competition — currently use supply chain mobile applications integrated with their core ERP systems, and an additional 18% have... MORE »»

Over One-Third of SAP Customers Do Not Have the Infrastructure They Need to Execute SAP S/4HANA Plans

January 22, 2020

SAP customers can host their ERP workloads, SAP S/4HANA or otherwise, in three basic types of infrastructure: cloud, fully on-premise, or a hybrid landscape (meaning some components or ERP instances and workloads are in the cloud and others are... MORE »»

The Illustrated Guide to Connecting Your Financial Close Process

January 22, 2020

As an accounting and finance professional, you may already have a vision of what an effective, technology-enabled year-end reporting process looks like. But how do you get the rest of the organization to follow your lead? The Illustrated Guide to Connecting... MORE »»

Streamlining Financial Processes in the Cloud

January 21, 2020

Finance departments now have many software tools and options at their disposal to automate and assist in budgeting, analysis, billing, accounting, purchasing, reporting, and more. Unfortunately, if these tools do not integrate and synchronize with the organization’s core ERP, deploying... MORE »»

Europeans Are Under Pressure to Centralize, While North Americans Are Demanding Agility in Their ERP Cloud Strategy

January 17, 2020

In a recent research paper, SAPinsider explored what was driving SAP customers' ERP cloud strategy. The responses included customers from across the globe, but we found significant and interesting differences in what is driving the approaches of customers from Europe... MORE »»

Bob's Discount Furniture Grows from 40 to More Than 120 Stores with Improved Warehouse Management

January 16, 2020

This research brief examines how Bob’s Discount Furniture implemented and leveraged SAP EWM to support its growth. SAPinsider recently interviewed Irene Valentine, Director of Applications and Development at Bob’s. Valentine managed and implemented SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) for five... MORE »»

Centralization of ERP Systems Helps Retail and Distribution Organizations to Align Fragmented Data Marts

January 10, 2020

In our recently published SAPinsider research report on SAP S/4HANA in the Cloud, SAP customers were asked about their ERP cloud strategy and the current status of their move to SAP S/4HANA. Here we share some of the key insights... MORE »»

Manufacturers Use Agile and Intelligent PLM to Reduce
Time to Market

January 3, 2020

Discover the top strategies manufacturing companies leverage in utilizing aspects of agile and intelligent PLM technology to meet their business needs and achieve their goals. Gain insights into how their practices differ from other economic sectors and industries. MORE »»

SAP S/4HANA in the Cloud

December 30, 2019

When deploying SAP S/4HANA, customers have four basic choices for where they will implement: an on-premise migration, a hybrid implementation with some on-premise and some cloud components, an on-premise deployment of SAP S/4HANA hosted on a cloud infrastructure platform, or... MORE »»