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ALPE consulting together with SAP CIS held a webinar for engineering enterprises.

Moscow. November 12, 2015 ALPE consulting, one of the leading IT companies on SAP implementation market and SAP CIS, one of the largest enterprise software companies in the world, held a webinar for engineering enterprises.

The right choice for an ERP system is very important for a modern discrete manufacturer. Due to the industry specifics the companies need entirely manufacturing-oriented solutions, which take into account the whole manufacturing processes and can easily integrate with other existent systems.

The interest to ERP systems has greatly increased recently. Most companies, including state-owned enterprises, realize that ERP is the basis for the successful business development. No efficient planning is possible any more without a system of this level.

SAP ERP solutions for the engineering industry offer:

- to shorten the time spent for applying construction and technical documentation to manufacturing process;
- to shorten the manufacturing cycle;
- to manage each workshop and department of the enterprise efficiently in the single information space;
- to increase the departments interaction efficiency by formalizing and customizing business processes;
- to provide control and personal responsibility;
- to provide contract administration control at all manufacturing stages;
- to estimate deficit automatically;
- to redeploy resources promptly;
- to develop and update standards/requirements according to actual manufacturing results;
- to analyze manufacturing costs;
- to integrate implemented modules with corporate financial and management accounting.

Natalia Kudryashova, Director of ALPE consulting branch office in Yekaterinburg, presented demo version of SAP ERP system to the participants of the webinar and showed core business processes making emphasis on engineering enterprises.

During the webinar the following topics were covered:
• Production IT structure. The problem of the right choice;
• Solution architecture and its configuration;
• Implementation approaches. Methodology;
• Demonstration of business processes in the system for engineering enterprises:
  • SAP ERP integration with CAD/CAM/PDM systems at the production preparation stage;
  • Production planning;
  • Production maintenance;
  • Operational production management;
  • Production capitalization and shipping;
  • Costs accounting and cost assignment.
The following specialists were invited to attend the webinar: production and strategic development directors, specialists of dispatching departments and departments responsible for production planning and maintenance.

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