Operations continued seamlessly amid the pandemic when work-from-home was suddenly implemented. Faster month-end closing. From 15 days of closing books before SAP was established down to 8 days with SAP.
Manual data encoding and reporting redundancies were eliminated.
Better inventory control and monitoring
Due to SAP’s batch coding and shelf-life monitoring capabilities, APC was able to take control of inventory, achieving 99% accuracy. Acceptance of near expiry materials are avoided thanks to system controls during material receiving.
Improved Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
Compared to the old system of using Excel sheets, SAP is a much better platform to plan material requirements as it integrates all aspects of the business.
In SAP, it is not easy to add or delete erroneously encoded data, unlike in spreadsheets. SAP data is 100% traceable.