Logistics and SCM: Case study: Filling the gap: How A.O. Smith uses pre-structured SAP tools to accelerate material extensions and improve data quality

  • by Stephen Gabor, A.O. Smith
  • March 5, 2019
Learn how A.O. Smith applied process automation techniques and a pre-structured set of SAP tools to overcome the challenge of extending a large number of materials to multiple plants and warehouses simultaneously and accurately through an intelligent rules-driven process.

Learn how A.O. Smith — a leading global manufacturer of residential and commercial water heaters and boilers — applied process automation techniques and a pre-structured set of SAP tools to overcome the challenge of extending a large number of materials to multiple plants and warehouses simultaneously and accurately through an intelligent rules-driven process. See how the company:

  • Resolved issues it encountered such as excessive time, effort, and accuracy when attempting to extend new materials into the operations organization
  • Extended standard out-of-the-box functionality to enhance its process of extending materials into various plants
  • Discovered key metrics to track and monitor its data process improvements
  • Used SAP BusinessObjects Lumira to easily generate customer reports and interactive dashboards to track key metrics

 

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