SAP Intelligent RPA Success Stories – How Standard Manufacturing is staying ahead of the game by transforming business processes
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Standard Manufacturing Co. Ltd. is a leader in the consumer products industry, manufacturing high-quality cleaning products such as laundry and household-cleaning liquids, sprays, and insecticides. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for cleaning and sanitizing products grew exponentially, creating challenges in production planning, material planning, and especially decision-making, which limited the company’s ability to support consumers effectively and properly. Standard Manufacturing turned to technology experts to implement modern ERP that would help transform its business processes and optimize demand planning.
Transforming Business Operations with SAP S/4HANA® and SAP® Intelligent Robotic Process Automation
Standard Manufacturing was facing fluctuating demand for cleaning and sanitizing products during the COVID-19 pandemic, making it more difficult to manage business operations, forecast accurate demand for inventory and production optimization. At the same time, the requirement was to reduce repetitive manual tasks and enable remote working. Standard Manufacturing chose SAP S/4HANA® as its ERP digital foundation and SAP® Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (SAP Intelligent RPA) services to automate tedious, time-consuming administrative tasks. Design and implementation support from partner Round 2 Solutions, in providing solution templates, including intelligent business processes to operate with more efficiency and flexibility to support business growth.
Some of the highlights of the solution which delivered value-driven results:
- 28% increase in revenue with a lower operations expense-to-revenue ration
- 7x year over year improvement in inventory turnover
- Improved ability to cope with massive amounts of data, using automation and intelligent technologies offered through SAP Intelligent RPA
- Significant decrease in workload, allowing the sales team to focus more on customer engagement, rather than sales operations, and provide faster responses to customers
“We decided to transform our business process with intelligent automation using SAP Intelligent RPA. This helps us stay ahead of the game during times of uncertainty.” explains Jiraroj Lanchanavanich, CEO, Standard Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
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