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"Sap Implementation: Challenges and Opportunities of Operational Improvements In Auto Comp Industry" |

Atul Ghate, Dr. Vijay Kumar Kulkarni, in International Journal of Information Technology and Management | IT & Management


Indian small and mediumauto comp industry segment have high growth potential because of increasingdemands in automotive. However, the industry is facing a tremendous costpressure because of competition within domestic market and because of theoverseas low cost suppliers. Industry is continually struggling to excel inoperational performance so as to keep the cost at minimal level. In thispursuit, SAP is very useful ERP application which can help achieving requiredintegration within business processes, provide reports and dashboards tomeasure key performance indicators and thus achieving the operation excellence.This in turn results into overall improvements and reduction in cost overheads.The paper discusses the opportunities created by SAP implementation to meet theoperational challenges in automotive industry.