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Spare Parts Warehouse 4.0

Supply chain is ever more integrated

Adopting an innovative management of supply chain, we led a well known producer toward the complete integration of its warehouses.

Approach & Solution

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Approach

The client is one the world's leading home appliance companies, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92.000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018.

In 2014 the client acquired another home appliance company, starting a complex harmonization process of the IT systems, to integrate all the different procedures and activities.
In detail, we leaded our client in this process of harmonization, integrating the Warehouse processes of the Spare Part Centers of both companies involved in the merger process.

Solution

The solution we provided to our Client was a SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) system for the:
  • Integration with ERP systems.
  • Full Receiving, Internal Transfer and Picking / Packing via Handling Unit / Loading.
  • Wave Management integrated with the Shipment and Parcel Courier.
  • Management of resource Execution Constraints.
  • Creation of Work Order with sophisticated routing rule.
  • Production Integration.
  • Complex packing rule implementation.
  • Full RF processes Implementation.
  • Full HU and Boxes activation.
  • Management of Picking, Packing, Staging and Loading phases.

Results

300 warehouse workers connected via Radio

101.000 products and parts managed

KPIs set by the customer were fully achieved

12.500 picking confirmations per day

Project value

Process performance
Innovation

Project Team

Engineering Industry & Services Business Unit

Engineering proprietary products & other technologies

SAP Extended Warehouse Management