Roll-out SAP : Deploy or be deployed ?

Our SAP roll-out offer is aimed for global small and medium companies (turnover > 50 €M), already using SAP and willing to set it up within the whole Group

Roll-out SAP : Deploy or «be deployed» ?
Our SAP roll-out offer is aimed for global small and medium companies (turnover > 50 €M), already using SAP and willing to set it up within the whole Group

SAP - Groupe Français -EN

You are a French Group with global ambitions

Looking for a French business partner able to guide you with your cross-countries affiliates ?

SAP - une filiale Française d’un Groupe International - EN

You are a French affiliate from a multinational company suggesting you its group solution

You want to claim your local specificities ?

SAP - une filiale en France -EN

You are a Group with a French-based affiliate not using SAP

You would like to deploy the solution and its good practices ?

Apsia, more than a valuable partner. A valuable support.

For more than 25 years, Apsia has brought together both operational excellence and technological activities. With more than 300 successes with our clients, we will help you create a special link between the Group and its affiliate, bringing you up to success.

FACING ALL CHALLENGES 


A SAP roll-out is for sure an IT project, but is first a magnificent human adventure.

For the affiliate, changes can be extreme.

Group and affiliate will together face many challenges : 

  • Reassure local teams in their fear for change, train them and guide them during the Go-Live

  • Maintain the operational activities from the first day of the switchover (with a focus on data transfer)

  • Challenge local teams in their specific needs, aiming to differenciate habits from operational or regulatory constraints. Identify items that need to be pushed to the Group and identify how SAP can integrate them

This SAP roll-out project will challenge the relationship between the Group and its affiliate.

APSIA, MORE THAN A VALUABLE PARTNER.A VALUABLE SUPPORT



With more than 25 years of experience and more than 50 ERP roll-out in around 30 countries(*), Apsia will help you create a « win-win » relationship between the Group and Affiliate.

(*) - In Europe (Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland) Rest of the world (Algeria, Canada, US, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Australia, China, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, India, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Russia, Singapour, Taiwan, Turkey,…-

 

 

SAP AS A SUPPORT OF YOUR GROUP OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Partnerships between Groups and their affiliates can be intricate. The Group has to build the best running conditions with its affiliates in a climate of trust, in order to independently manage their own growth.

SAP AS A SUPPORT OF YOUR GROUP OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE


Cost support optimization In general, Groups tend to assist their affiliates with functional activities support, shared services centers and IT – ideally including ERP and reporting tools. The goal for both actors is sharing to reduce set up and maintenance costs

Share best practicesThe strength of a Group relies on confidence with its affiliates which are in the best position to identify the most favourable answers to the environment changes and constraints.

Best practices are gathered into the SAP Core Model, no matter whether they come from the SAP native Core Model, or from the best running practices set up by the Group and its affiliates.

Thanks to the SAP solution, the Group will be able to share all its best practices with its affiliates.

Built around the most important flows of a company (Order To Cash, Procure to Pay …), SAP is well known for the efficiency of its processes. The chosen set up will let the company integrate its own best practices.

Sharing information for a better management. Once set up, SAP will enable to effectively share information, key success factor to guarantee a well managed activities at all levels :

  • Within affiliates and between them
  • Between affiliates and the Group, especially for consolidation activities

And eventually build a GroupHarmonizing processes will let you strenghten you from inside and also externally with customers by standardizing « user experience » all around the world.

APPLYING GROUP RULES WHILE RESPECTING LOCAL SPECIFICITIES

Besides monitoring an IT project, Apsia assists with the adaptation of the Core Model to local needs and the adoption of affiliates processes of the Core Model

GROUP STANDARDS AND LOCAL NEEDS


SAP current use has been proven for a part of the Group.

Your dream ? Use SAP as a model in the other affiliates ?

Risks ? Not identifying local specificities (economics, regulation, fiscality …)

To support you face them, Apsia will keep emphasizing on these two constraints and facilitate actions when Core Model will need to be improved

Making affiliates accept the new ways to work for its own good, but also for the Group’s is essential.

However the Group also need to include affiliates knowledge and know-how and specificities related to their markets.

GROUP & AFFILIATES, BUSINESS & IT : ONE UNIQUE TEAM

Apsia’s consultants are subjected to long term contrats. They all have both business and IT visions allowing them be engaged with you in time and capitalize on your environment’s and IT knowledge.

GROUP & AFFILIATES, BUSINESS & IT : ONE UNIQUE TEAM


Well known for its knowledge in SAP, Apsia is both able to work :

  • In Project monitoringGap analysis, processes reingineering and teams reorganisation, data migration, change management and training, go-live support

  • In IT project management supportFrench specificities set up (VAT on receipts, bills of exchange, withholding taxes, bank exchanges …) and those from lots of other European countries.

Our 2.0 fluent consultants with their double functional and technical skills allow us to provide you with flexible teams. They are able to adapt to your needs whether monitoring the entire project or only reenforce you internal teams

Apsia Creates difference ans success

Always seeking innovation, Apsia offers flexible, quick and useful solutions where quality and « on-demand » become value creation and distinguishing items.

METHODS, SOLUTIONS AND MORE THAN 25 YEAR EXPERIENCE


To each phase its own key factors of success : 

Gap analysis (fit-gap analysis) and set up of local solutions

Data migration

Change management, training and go-live support

Tests