Overview
A privately held company that offers shipping and other business supplies. It was founded in 1980 and has more than 6,700 employees and is headquartered in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. The client has distribution centers throughout the United States and in Canada and Mexico.
Business Situation
The client undertook upgradation of their Oracle E-Business Suite as the existing version was on the verge of getting de-supported by Oracle. The Oracle modules included financials, purchasing, inventory etc. The client had leveraged mostly standard functionalities with a low level of customizations and integrations with 3rd party systems. Solution documents were inadequate to represent the current state accurately.
Project Highlights
Industry: Distribution of Packaging Material
Solution
  • Application upgrade from 12.1.3 to 12.2.7
  • 2 phased approach with 1st phase for improving readiness
  • The Route to 12.2 and IMPACTA toolchain
  • Like to like technical upgrade
  • Modules and applications covered: Financials, Purchasing, Inventory, and Legacy Integration
Revenue: $5.8 Billion USD
Employees: 6,700+
Geographic Location: Multi-National
Birlasoft Solution
A like to like upgrade was delivered in all offshore model with 2 phases involved in execution. The first phase involved the retirement of the redundant technical solution and EBR compliance related changes on the EBS R12.1.3 environment to improve readiness while the second phase involved upgrade execution. Birlasoft leveraged ‘Route to 12.2’ solution for the engagement. The IMPACTA toolchain was deployed to accelerate the entire technical retro fitment activity.
Benefits
  • 2 step execution led to a substantial reduction in complexity and limiting of upgrade execution scope
  • Like to like technical upgrade delivered within a record time of 3 months all from offshore
  • Extremely cost-effective project execution with more than 40% cost savings
 
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