Building and Construction

SAP Building Products help businesses to reimagine business models, processes, and products by driving digitalization.

Providing greater flexibility for today, while paving the way for business model innovation in the future. It helps companies gain competitive insights into operations to help increase efficiency, and drive data driven decisions.

Building construction is the furnishing of labor, equipment, material, or supplies in the design, building or construction of projects. Global changes are impacting building materials companies and the population is growing resulting in increased demand. Customer expectations have risen, they want to be in the loop with real-time tracking and expect to get notification updates. Companies are pressed to reimagine their processes, accelerating a digital transformation. Industry 4.0 technology is a gamechanger to impact productivity, help to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

SAP offers advanced customer service capabilities to enable a self-service environment. This allows companies to engage customers with building product innovations.

SAP Building Products include:

SAP Building Products help businesses to reimagine business models, processes, and products by driving digitalization.

Providing greater flexibility for today, while paving the way for business model innovation in the future. It helps companies gain competitive insights into operations to help increase efficiency, and drive data driven decisions.

Building construction is the furnishing of labor, equipment, material, or supplies in the design, building or construction of projects. Global changes are impacting building materials companies and the population is growing resulting in increased demand. Customer expectations have risen, they want to be in the loop with real-time tracking and expect to get notification updates. Companies are pressed to reimagine their processes, accelerating a digital transformation. Industry 4.0 technology is a gamechanger to impact productivity, help to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

SAP offers advanced customer service capabilities to enable a self-service environment. This allows companies to engage customers with building product innovations.

SAP Building Products include:

  1. Intelligent products and projects. Includes portfolio and product management, product development and configuration, and commercial project management and collaboration.
  2. Customer relationship and experience. Omnichannel commerce, omnichannel customer experience, retail store management, trade promotion management, configure price and quote to cash, sales force automation, sales force automation, sales performance management, customer experience management, business marketing and optimized marketing.
  3. Manufacturing and asset operations excellence. Industrial insights, manufacturing networks, manufacturing operations and execution, environment health and safely, asset performance management, asset operations and maintenance, and asset collaboration.
  4. Digital logistics. Yard and warehouse management, transportation management, track trace and logistics networks, order promising.
  5. Business planning. Demand management and insights, sales inventory and operations planning, and response and supply planning.

SAP software solutions for building products include:

  • SAP S/4HANA. For operational excellence across financial, sales, procurement, and manufacturing with a personalized user experience.
  • SAP Customer Experience. Ability to engage and connect with your customers anywhere on any device with a state-of-the-art customer experience.

Key considerations for SAPinsiders:

  • The Intelligent Enterprise for Building Products Companies. Read the white paper from SAP, to learn how they are helping companies create great customer experiences through tailor-made solutions.
  • Case study: How Hunter Douglas Got Illumination from SAP S/4HANA Consolidation. Review the case study on how Hunter Douglas went through a series of acquisitions and faced challenges stemming from a decentralized model. They consolidated into one SAP S/4HANA solution and incorporated a digital transformation for optimal operational efficiency.
  • Video: Learn how SAP S/4HANA Enables the Eczacibasi Group to Digitally Connect All of its Business. Eczacibasi Group, Europe’s leading bathroom and tile manufacturer went through a digital transformation with SAP S/4HANA. Listen to this video to learn how they broke down the project into digestible components.

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