Fortune 10 company
The aviation major's sourcing and procurement processes and systems were incapable of handling 60,000+ strategic suppliers to support its manufacturing operations. A state-of-the-art supplier management system was needed to enable the strategic decision-making.
The client's aggressive M&A activities had resulted in a diversified and disintegrated portfolio of applications, and the legacy sourcing and procurement system led to following issues:
This called for a technology overhaul, and sourcing and procurement process that would consolidate and convert all the aviation systems locations (20+) from their existing legacy ERP solutions on to Oracle E-Business Suite, and release R12 with standard business processes and sunset 50+ legacy applications.
Birlasoft created new processes, revamped existing ones, and integrated disparate applications including ERPs (Oracle and SAP for HR, general ledger and projects data) and other suites encompassing account payables, procurement, finance and accounting, and business reporting.
The solution allowed the company’s leadership get a real-time view of procurement, supplier payment and supplier collaboration. It also helped the company optimize costs by having a single application for payment processing, and drive price negotiation with suppliers.