Graybar Rolls Out  New ERP, Drives Business Transformation

Graybar Rolls Out New ERP, Drives Business Transformation

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Key Takeaways

⇨ SAPNetWeaver components reduced costs associated with web-application development and simplified and sped up development process

⇨ Enterprise portal enables simple, centralized access to pertinent in- formation for employees

⇨ A solution that enforces data governance and ensures only clean data enters the ERP system

Graybar Electric Company, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a specialist in supply chain management services and the leading North American distributor of high-quality components, equipment and materials for the electrical and telecommunications industries seeks ways to improve business processes that are or were handled in part by legacy systems.

One particular business process is price cost management, which captures supplier requests for changes to their prices, catalog numbers, product descriptions and other information associated with parts. Because of the frequency and volume of these changes (almost 20,000 per day), Graybar needed a cost-effective way to capture the process of approval routing, in addition to the mass updates which require a cascade of interdependent
master data changes to the material and product masters. The new solution had to “span and connect” the advanced infrastructure of  SAP ERP with the limited capabilities of the many small suppliers Graybar works with.

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