Mining and Construction Materials company streamlines business processes to achieve enhanced productivity and higher ROI

  • Industry

    Mining & Construction Materials

  • Revenue

    $2 billion+

  • Employees


Solution Footprint
  • JD Edwards Upgrade from ERP 8 to EnterpriseOne 9.1
  • Business process reengineering in Procure to Pay
  • Transportation Module Implementation
  • Vertex O Series Tax system custom integration
  • Upgrades/integrations of 15 major ancillary business systems
  • Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
Customer Overview

Our customer is one of the largest producers of aggregate products (crushed stone, sand, and gravel) in the USA for the construction industry. They operate over 300 quarries in 28 states and in Canada, the Bahamas and Caribbean Islands.

Business Challenges
  • Complex project included business process reengineering in Purchasing
  • Implementation of a new Transportation module
  • Custom integration of Vertex O Series Tax application
  • Upgrades & integrations with over 30 ancillary business systems to Core JDE
Birlasoft Solution

The customer partnered with us to successfully complete their upgrade from ERP 8 to EnterpriseOne 9.1 along with integrations to ancillary business systems.

Birlasoft adopted a phased delivery approach which included Pre-Upgrade, Upgrade, and Post Go Live Support.

We were the primary systems integrator providing upgrade planning, functional consulting, technical and CNC consulting, project management, stress testing, Oracle Database Administration, and readiness assessment services.

This was a very complex project and Birlasoft ensured that the customer achieved all their following goals:

  • Business process reengineering in Purchasing
  • Implementation of a new Transportation module
  • Upgrades & integrations with over 30 ancillary business systems to Core JDE
  • Streamlined the financial operations and improved the accuracy of financial reporting through JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Financial Management and its sub-modules such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, and
  • Enabled enhanced visibility into financial and operational performance through JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Capital Asset Management safeguarding maximized return on investment in physical assets.
  • Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Mobile Solutions delivered personalized services that extend user choice and improved productivity by delivering management solutions which can be accessed at any time or from anyplace.
  • Increased efficiency and streamlined processes for Inventory (Finished goods and raw materials), Sales and Procurement. Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher used for customer/vendor facing documents as Invoices / BL / PO and cheque printing.
  • The Business Process re-engineering in Procure to Pay module provided greater visibility and simplification of process thus providing an opportunity for strategic sourcing, supplier base, rationalization, and cost reductions.
  • Efficiently managed the complexity of different types of orders from multiple channels in a way that minimizes order entry costs, exceeds customer expectations, and ensures order profitability through JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Management.
  • Introduced EnterpriseOne pages which have defined process structure. The EnterpriseOne pages have processes defined on the web page itself, rather than tree structure this enables ease of use and user convenience.
  • Ensured cost reduction through JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Transportation Management which enabled the customer to determine the lowest-cost mode of transportation and find, arrange, and track the lowest-cost, best-performing carrier.