Industry: Manufacturing and Commercial sector
El Araby Group is one of the most significant industrial and commercial corporations in Egypt and the Middle East. The Group embraces eight companies working in commercial, industrial and service operations, in addition to two industrial complexes running sixteen factories where all are operating using the world’s latest production lines. The Group also holds investments in a host of projects that manufacture and market products in the Arab region and Africa.
El Araby is running a company-wide SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution with a huge throughput of indicative data daily. To optimize this data and expand the benefits from the solution, the business needed to gain advanced analytics and reporting with more visually compelling operational dashboards to support the decision-making process in a more timely and informed manner.
In addition to data optimization, El Araby needed to address other common business challenges such as improving profitability and competitiveness, reducing costs, improving workforce productivity and effectiveness, as well as allowing employees to use efficient and tangible solutions to facilitate optimal business operations.
The solution and its added value:
The optimal choice to achieve the desired objectives and address existing and future challenges was to implement SAP Business Intelligence solution. Intercom Enterprises, being the trusted consultant and service provider for Toshiba El Araby and other numerous reputable corporations along with its team of expert and consultants started to assess the project’s technical aspects and then developed a project plan capable of supporting El Araby’s aggressive deployment schedule.
Intercom’s solution covered the implementation of; SAP Business Warehouse Info Cubes on top of SAP ERP, a set of analytical reports, another set of detailed operational reports spanning both the sales and the production organizations, in addition to self-service capabilities.