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Accelerating a Building Material Manufacturer’s M&A Business Benefits through SAP Integration

Softtek helps ensure the business continuity of core processes through intelligent operations.



About the customer

Top 10 global cement manufacturer.

16 Presence in 16 countries.

10,000+ employees.

3B USD yearly revenue.

 

All of the main processes started working without major issues, and it was only possible due to the great dedication and close cooperation of our teams. Congratulations to the whole team!

President

Business challenges

In order to kick-start the generation of business and IT efficiencies within recently acquired companies, the client required support standardizing and unifying operating, business, and IT processes.

 
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Necessary to harmonize, standardize, improve security, and ensure compliance with Global Processes.

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Lack of union between business and IT efficiency generation processes.

3

High IT cost resulting from maintaining multiple technological environments.

4

Financial and operative benefits expected as result of the acquisition were not perceived.

How Softtek comes into play

Softtek adapted to the client’s operating structure and technology requirements to implement a standardized IT environment for recent acquisitions, providing roll out and user support.

Implementation of seven functional modules: Finance, Controlling, Procurement, Sales, Production, Human Capital, and Business intelligence.

Aligned Sofftek methodologies with client's project management methodologies.

Imlemented a Change Management Plan, wich included end-user training, and a strong risk-mitigation communication plan to protect customer satisfaction.

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Business impact

The client achieved the desired business and IT efficiencies by optimizing costs and operations through Softtek’s unification and standardization of new subsidiaries’ business processes, operating models, and IT infrastructure.

Went live on time, within budget, and fulfilling 100% of success KPIs.

Achieved financial & operative benefits as result of the integration.

Reduced IT support cost by standardizing and leveraging IT enviroments.

Leveraged the SAP global template to unify operating models.

Enabled back-office functions into a shared-services model.

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