Organizations today have the knowledge as to how their operations are running, as they are capturing operational data of the complete supply chain from raw material to finished goods, and transferring to customers promotion and advertising activity for automotive industry.
Client is a manufacturing company in the automobile sector with SAP ECC and Rockwell Automation MES(FactoryTalk). Requirement is to integrate SAP ECC with FactoryTalk MES for Production controls, Materials management in factory stores, Purchase orders and Goods receipts through middleware as the factory workers do not have any access to SAP ECC.
SAP PI/PO used as middleware for seamless integration of processes
Production order flow from SAP to MES
Materials consumptions and production confirmation flow from MES to SAP
Purchase orders / Shipment notifications from SAP to MES as pro forma Goods receipts
Goods receipts flow from MES to SAP
An Integrated Analytical tool was designed which enhanced the planning and scheduling capability of resources, production capacity planning by applying historical and projected demand with SAP Solutions.
Improved planning and control
BOM and routing rationalization
Supply chain metrics
Reduction in the production time, faster to market