Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd

Jun 21st, 2015
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Sinha said, “We were using spreadsheets (Excel) to manage all five stages of grey fabric manufacturing, which did not provide any real-time data regarding our business operations because of which we were unable to take decisions quickly and this was affecting our growth plans.”

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http://sapendusers.com/casestudies.phphttp://computer.financialexpress.com/20100315/casestudy01.shtml1. Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd (Vapi/ gujarat) sap implemented by OBT Global Pvt. Ltd., (later acquired by Zensar Technologies)GHCL is into two primary verticals namely Home Textiles and Chemicals (Soda Ash). It implemented mySAP ERP to automate and streamline its transactional systems and supply chain.The problemSinha said, We were using spreadsheets (Excel) to manage all five stages of grey fabric manufacturing, which did not provide any real-time data regarding our business operations because of which we were unable to take decisions quickly and this was affecting our growth plans.Procurement (material resource planning for inventory for BOM) was again a complex process. GHCL was sourcing many raw materials, spare parts and chemicals and it did not know the exact status of raw materials procured in the absence of real-time data. Getting a fix on total consumption of raw materials annually was a difficult task as one had to go through a number of files. Sinha said, We couldnt locate certain chemicals, raw materials and finished goods inside the plant. To search 500 rolls it used to take two-three days. We saw our inventory load swelling and it started blocking our cash flow.In the absence of real-time data, generating MIS reports on monthly stocks, quality, product planning and BOM used to take a lot of time. GHCL had to download the Excel fi

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