SAP® ERP Success Story @ YASH
Global Implementation Allowed Online Retail Company to Process Over 40,000 Orders Daily


The Client
The client is a leading online supplier of high-quality graphic design services and customized printed products. Their product spectrum includes business identity, marketing collateral, and websites for mailing and promotional services.


it extended finance processes to encompass customers.“Before SAP. Fixed Assets. which had become overly complex for employees to manage.” —Director. and Procurement and Inventory Management from an inefficient legacy system onto a unified SAP ERP landscape that supported end-users in the US. makes our investment worthwhile and our ROI significant. the Netherlands. the client sought to leverage technology for internal operations to support their ability to provide more innovative products and services to customers worldwide. Jamaica and Spain. the client still faced an intensely competitive online market. making it time consuming and difficult for management to determine the data on sales or costs necessary for enterprise control.0 platform for its scalability and proven effectiveness of resolving integration issues. our outdated legacy system required a substantial amount of manual intervention to execute product delivery. In order to help the company standardize its operational processes. Financials This comprehensive and integrated financial management solution empowered the client's finance department to transform its role into that of a strategic business partner. YASH Enhanced Enterprise Productivity and Insight with ERP Solutions After coordinating with the client to deliver a successful and well-documented blueprint of the implementation. and automated processes reduced financial closing cycles and resource costs to enable them to thrive in a business environment characterized by intensified competition and uncertain market conditions. currencies. Embedded internal controls. YASH successfully migrated the company's Finance. and languages with over 45 country-specific versions. The ability to ensure errorfree processing of tens of thousands of orders on a daily basis and rapidly respond to customer needs. suppliers. The existing system could not provide any financial reporting. . Accounts Receivable and Payable. and financial institutions to optimize their financial value chain. The company was operating its business on an outdated and disparate legacy IT environment that could not longer support the high volume of online sales orders and its global expansion initiatives. and Enterprise Consolidation. As the client's preferred partner for a previous global implementation of SAP HCM. Leading Online Retailer Outdated Legacy System Hindered Growth Initiatives With more than 19 million customers worldwide. Core financial functions implemented included General Ledger. Issues with business processes and management became apparent and the client sought an enterprise resource planning (ERP) infrastructure to maximize business performance. As a pioneer in the online retail space. the company did not have a formal procurement and inventory management system in place. In addition. robust workflow. they selected SAP ERP ECC 6. Switzerland. Sales and Distribution. Canada. Additionally. YASH Technologies was again selected to extend system capabilities to support the client's growth initiatives. It simultaneously supported multiple global financial reporting standards.

The client now has the scalability required to ensure the error-free processing of 40. and provide on-site and offshore post Go-Live support. the client could perform the complete procure-to-pay process. • 853. but did not want to risk destabilizing any of their SAP test environments. The technical expertise and functional business experience of YASH consultants were used to overcome complex technical and business problems that arose in developing the Sales Order interfaces. they could record and track the quantity and value of all materials. integrate with Finance for inventory value calculation and enhance visibility to stock locations at all plants.082 deliveries • Over 2 million billing lines Technology Component SAP ECC 6. Because YASH believes in a customer centric approach for clients. In addition. In addition to replacing legacy systems. With inventory management. By implementing procurement capabilities. YASH teamed with the client’s stakeholders to ensure that the solution was scalable and achieved perfect order management. and sustain cost savings for all spend categories.000 sales orders with multiple line items per day.486 sales orders • Over 5 million order lines • 543. the creation of a standardized platform and common infrastructure has lowered the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) across the entire IT landscape. YASH supplied a demo system the next day to successfully test the code. purchase-order management and invoice clarification. improve business performance and realize the following operational benefits: • Order to Cash • Requisition to Pay • Fixed Asset Management • Inventory Management • Month-end Financial Close & Reporting • • • • Streamlined business processes Scalability needed to process over 40. Procurement and Inventory Management YASH delivered a formal system that automated and streamlined procurement processes to identify.Within the first month after the successful Go-Live. including requisitioning. such as Treasury and Warehouse Management. while collaborating efficiently with suppliers.0 Company Realized Operational Excellence with Increased Profitability By integrating processes into a common platform. and ensured high customer satisfaction by delivering accurate.000 sales orders daily Accelerated financial closings Increased revenue stream with reduction in manual processes • • • Enhanced reporting capabilities Reduced costs by lowering inventory levels Improved Cash Flow by the use of Payment Terms for Vendors YASH's successful SAP ERP implementation has enabled the client to deliver enhanced services in a more cost-efficient manner. they could manage catalog content and enable employee self-service procurement of material. allowing the project to progress without disruption to deadlines. realize. This solution reduced their operational costs by simplifying and automating the entire order-to-cash cycle. They plan to partner with YASH in the future to implement additional SAP ERP functionalities. In addition to this initiative. on-time information to customers. . the client surpassed its goals for the SAP implementation by processing: Sales and Distribution YASH created this customer-specific solution to manage the high volume of sales orders that were processed from the web through a staging system to the SAP platform. the client is now able to bring products and services to market more rapidly. the company also wanted to experiment with some new code during the implementation.

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