A global personal care products supplier was planning an ERP system
implementation across all worldwide business units. Improved management
information was a key driver of implementation. It was critical that
implementation was consistent in all areas and that accurate and timely
information could be retrieved from the system.
Orr & Boss defined the system's management objectives, assisted
in software selection to meet these objectives, and facilitated system
implementation in each of the manufacturing plants throughout North
America, Europe and parts of Asia.
- Oracle was implemented in all worldwide manufacturing
- The system was designed to highlight variation in
production cost drivers including material yield, raw material waste,
and equipment uptime.
- This previously unknown information was critical to the
company's strategic planning process.
- The ability to access better information surrounding the
various manufacturing facilities and processes allowed the company to
make more informed strategic decisions and resulted in significant