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What are the global trends and challenges in the automotive industry? This was one of the central questions on November 16th and 17th in Shanghai. The 12th International Automotive Industry 4.0 Summit brought together more than 300 managers and experts from the automotive industry to discuss key topics such as the smart factory, digital transformation in automotive manufacturing, decarbonization, big data and analytics. The summit provided a platform to discuss key pain points in daily…
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Get a first look at how the ever-changing transportation of containers between ship, rail and truck is mapped in the SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) solution. From the simple import of goods from overseas to the finely tuned, multi-link transportation chain, how does SAP TM facilitate the planning, tracking, and optimization of such shipments? Whether you are a retailer or a logistics service provider, Saskia Förster will show you how SAP TM can meet your transportation needs.
The SAP Cloud Portfolio includes outstanding solutions that help companies optimise their business processes and strengthen their competitive position. These include the SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP), SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP Customer Experience (CX) and SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC). In this blog, we will give you an insight into the 4 SAP cloud solutions and show you how you can use them to strengthen the future viability of your company.
With the continuous development of cloud solutions, many companies are faced with the question of which strategy to choose when developing the future system landscape. Here, the hybrid cloud offers an optimal solution, as it combines the advantages of two worlds: the security and control of a private cloud and the agility and scalability of a public cloud. In this article, we would like to introduce you to the advantages of a hybrid system landscape to help you make your decision.
The B.A.U.M. e.V. network faced significant challenges: It lacked a clear strategy for digitizing processes and a system coordinator to integrate the various trades. In addition, the existing CRM solution was not compatible with the newly created Digital B.A.U.M. platform, and there were no certified standard interfaces. What was needed was a future-proof solution that could be used without intensive IT knowledge. That is why abat offered the SAP Sales Cloud as a SaaS solution.
Effective communication is often the key to project success. As a family business with more than 200 years of tradition, the PFERD brand has made communication and trust an important part of its core values. This success story of an S/4HANA migration at the Mexican site describes the challenge and the successful cooperation between abat and PFERD during the project phase and beyond.
Since the beginning of the 2000s, Steinbeis has been mapping its business processes with a very sophisticated SAP ERP system that is tailored in detail to its own requirements. Due to the announced end of maintenance, the system will have to be replaced in the medium term. A key objective is to map more processes than before using standard processes. Using a fit-gap analysis, the abat experts created an evaluation matrix for three different migration options.
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In 2018, the Salzgitter Group started to migrate its entire ERP infrastructure to SAP S/4HANA. In the course of this group-wide transformation project, a separate project was to standardize, optimize and automate the merchandise management processes for the procurement of input materials from an affiliated company across all participating group companies. In eleven workshops, abat developed the new logistical target process for the processing of input materials step by step.
In his blog post, Thomas Prekel reports on the similar functions of both solutions and describes which advantages Sales Cloud has as a front-office solution compared to S/4HANA Cloud Sales - especially in combination with S/4HANA Cloud as a back-office solution.
We have been honored by SAP with the first award under the SAP Competency Framework for the Customer Experience (CX) business area. This award reflects our ability to help companies create and deliver world-class customer experiences.
The Competency Framework is an SAP program that identifies abat as a competent partner for selected SAP solution and business areas. In doing so, the current award underscores our expertise in helping customers optimize their CX strategies and deliver innovative…
Last weekend, the time had finally come: our new homepage went live. After months of intensive work, we designed a website in agile cooperation with the Bremen-based advertising agency artworxx, which now unites all our locations. More than 1,000 individual pages in German plus the associated translations in English had to be created, sorted, or adapted in terms of both content and design. The pages now bear our fresh corporate design, which is based on the guiding principle "Freedom for new…
We follow our customers and offer them on-site support - in the local language and with personnel continuity.
Another SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release with exciting innovations, enhancements and features to support the intelligent enterprise has been released in August. Sebastian Kluth gives an outline of the innovations in User Experience and Developer Extensibility.
Recently, abat received two further awards from SAP: "Recognized Expertise Sales and Service" and "Recognized Expertise Industrial Machinery and Components". As a Recognized Expertise Partner, abat shows itself to be a particularly qualified service provider and through the certificate SAP confirms abat's outstanding competence for SAP solutions in the areas mentioned.
Thanks to the flexible subscription model, there are a number of options for using SAP S/4HANA Cloud. This is particularly true for companies that already use SAP and want to integrate additional companies into the group. Sebastian Kluth describes three typical scenarios from practice.
In terms of domestic sales development in 2021, abat is in 2nd place with 24.1%. This puts us well above the average of the companies represented in the ranking. In terms of total domestic sales to the automotive industry, abat is in 18th place, as in the previous year. Together, the top 25 automotive IT service providers in Germany grew by 9.6%, which is significantly more than the overall market for IT services at 3.8%.
And the forecasts for the 2022 financial year are also optimistic.…
SAP S/4HANA Service as the back office, SAP Sales and SAP Service Cloud (SAP C4C) as the front office solutions - this is what the new CRM world looks like. But how does the migration of SAP CRM work? Maximilian Kassens explains in another blog post on the topic of SAP Customer Experience.
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