The industry in upheaval

Especially in times of disruptive change, it is important that IT processes can be quickly adapted to changing requirements - brought about by digital transformation, for example. As SAP specialists, we help make your company fit for change.

By standardizing your core processes, a migration to the new SAP S/4HANA platform and the resulting opportunities for digitalization.

Our range of services

Whether single-item, series or variant production - we know our customers' processes. Our consultants cover the complete spectrum of end-to-end processes in discrete manufacturing. From product creation to inbound and outbound supply chain, intra-plant logistics, production, after-sales and billing processes, we can support you. Of course, we can also support you with cross-sectional functions such as purchasing, finance/controlling and quality management.

  • Specialists in PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), especially in the environment of iPPE and PVS
  • Control of the logistic supply of plants
  • Establishment and monitoring of international templates
  • 24/7 application management services for international systems
  • Integration of SAP solutions in complex, heterogeneous customer landscapes
  • MES solution PLUS as the only standardized complete solution for complex variant production to date, as an alternative and supplement to SAP production control.

Fit for change

Flexible production processes in the context of agile, changeable manufacturing and assembly - entirely in the sense of the smart factory - are differentiators in competition that provide a decisive advantage. Effective information control in manufacturing, through product-related, visual worker guidance as well as seamless data flow between ERP, MES applications and the store floor also hold great potential.

Benefit from our SAP and MES expertise:

  • Cost reduction through standardization and homogenization of the software landscape
  • Shortening of time-to-market through simple integration of new product variants
  • Process optimization and resource conservation through more transparency and traceability when using KPI dashboards
  • Adapting production to individual products through supplier integration and supply chain optimization

All-round service - from strategy to support

The neutrality and competence of our consultants in process analysis are highly recognized by our customers. Credibility, thorough process analysis and knowledge transfer ensure the success of our projects.

Our abat consultants

  • develop implementation strategies, customer-specific SAP processes as well as IT architectures for all industries,
  • develop roadmap and template approaches for fast, smooth implementation,
  • offer application management and
  • Adhere to budgets and schedules based on sound project and program management

Deep industry and process knowledge

Since 1998 abat has been consulting customers in the area of discrete manufacturing. Our many projects, especially in the automotive industry, but also with shipyards, machine builders, etc., show our deep knowledge for relevant processes within these industries.

Automotive manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, but also Atlas Elektronik, MV shipyards, Recaro, Rheinmetall and many others trust our expertise.

Our Success Stories

Josera

What began as Josera in 1941 is now one of Germany's largest producers of feed for livestock and pets - Erbacher the food family. Strong growth presented the company with significant challenges. Business processes were changed because transportation could no longer be handled in an efficient sequence. As a result, the company implemented SAP Solution Manager as a central control tool for all SAP…

to the project

Weidmüller

Short interview about the SAP ERP implementation and warehouse redesign at Weidmüller Mexico in Puebla. One of the challenges of the project was the incompatibility of the old warehouse layout with the current SAP requirements. abat changed the warehouse layout for more efficient processes and transparency. Key improvements included optimized goods receiving, storage, picking and shipping, as well…

to the project

B.A.U.M. e.V.

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…

to the project

PFERD

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.

to the project

Steinbeis

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…

to the project

Salzgitter AG

2018 startete der Salzgitter Konzern die Umstellung der kompletten ERP-Infrastruktur auf SAP S/4HANA. Im Zuge dieses konzernweiten Transformationsvorhabens sollten in einem eigenen Projekt die Warenwirtschaftsprozesse der Vormaterialbeschaffung aus einer Beteiligungsgesellschaft über alle beteiligten Konzerngesellschaften hinweg vereinheitlicht, optimiert und automatisiert werden. In elf Workshops…

to the project

DESMA

DESMA supports the shoe industry with innovative production solutions for Industry 4.0, highly automated machines, excellent know-how and comprehensive support. However, continuous innovation is only possible if the company optimizes its internal processes. The discontinuation of support for SAP R/3 was therefore a reason for DESMA to take care of a changeover at an early stage. Thanks to abat,…

to the project

Imperial Logistics

Integrated Warehouse and Transportation with SAP S/4HANA

Greenfield implementation of a logistics template in the chemical industry. Imperial Logistics is a pioneer in the use of embedded EWM and TM integration in S/4HANA on Release 1709.

to the project

SAS Automotive Systems

e-Accounting meets the requirements of the Mexican tax authorities

German companies based in Mexico must also adapt their e-accounting to the legal requirements of the Mexican tax authority SAT - and provide information on their key financial figures.

to the project

Our customers in the area of discrete manufacturing

Yi

SAP Developer
China

What I find most attractive working at abat is the friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We are coworkers as well as friends. I can ask any question and always receive constructive feedback. Moreover, it is highly encouraged to try new things, which helps broaden the horizon for me and the company alike.

Xu

SAP Consultant
China

I truly enjoy working at abat. The flexible working environment and professional colleagues have made my experience here exceptional. The culture of collaboration and willingness to offer help has allowed me to develop my skills in SAP. Overall, I feel grateful to be a part of such a supportive and dynamic team

Maureen

Business Development
China

abat is a high-tech company, which focus on the specific areas deeply. The attitude of abat towards our customers and business partners is professional, sincere, honest and respect. To the employees, abat provides a humanity culture and environment. The company regards and manages the employees in the way that we are all adults, e.g. to give us enough trust and freedom so that we can arrange our work and develop ourselves. In one word, abat is a professional high-tech company with humanity.

Henrik

Legal Representative
China

For me, abat means a combination of independent work and strong teamwork.

Hao

General Manager
China

At abat, we believe in the magic of mutual trust, personal responsibility, and respectful cooperation rather than rigid rules and long coordination. This creates a dynamic and enjoyable work environment, that results in exceptional experiences for our customers. I am amazed by the wonder of this guiding principle.

You might also be interested in

Application Management

learn more 

Nearshore

learn more 

Project Management

learn more 

SAP Basis Service

learn more