SAP’s All-in-One boosts Dis-Chem’s market growth by 50%

JohannesburgSAP’s popular All-in-One solution continues to power a number of local popular brands and midsize companies. Dis-Chem is one of the recent brands that have implemented the SAP All-in-One, and has since then seen the company grow its business by additional 20 stores.

“SAP’s All-in-One solution enables companies like ours to have customised processes that help with day-to-day running of our businesses from warehouse to store,” says Dis-Chem Director, Stan Goetsch.

“We initially started using All-in-One two years ago because we needed a solution that would help us manage our rapid growth, particularly from a stock-taking perspective. It is the ideal solution for businesses that are growing at a rapid pace and need reliable, robust systems to manage this growth and stay on top of the game.” UCS was the implementation partner and its “ReadytoRETAIL” All-In-One solution was used as the accelerator.

All-in-One is designed to meet the needs of midsize companies looking to adapt to new challenges and embrace the modern way of doing business. It is comprehensive and can offer a single configurable solution to manage everything from financials, human resources, procurement, inventory, manufacturing, logistics, product development, corporate services, to customer service, sales, and marketing.

According to SAP’s Roberta Carello, Ecosystem & Channel manager, the rationale behind the software solution is simple. “One size and one delivery model does not fit all types of businesses. All-in-One is ideal because our partners and customers are able to customise it to fit their specific requirements. This is very important, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses that are experiencing rapid growth. All-in-One brings industry best practice to midsize, yet complex businesses like Dis-Chem. To us, this is another example of how SAP solution and strategy has turned Dis-Chem into a best run business.”


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