Indonesian retailer has completed the first phase of project to simplify its store operations, finance, logistics and merchandising systems
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Nov. 28, 2014 –SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) together with PT Electronic City Indonesia Tbk. (stock code: ECII), Indonesia’s largest modern retail chain for electronic appliances, today announced the retailer has successfully completed the first phase of implementing SAP ERP 6.0 Retail. The solution is helping the company run more efficiently by seeing business processes in real-time. SAP ERP 6.0 Retail is an integrated retailing solution which enables real-time planning, execution, reporting and analysis of end-to-end business processes, including logistics and distribution.
Founded in 2001, Electronic City has operations in 22 cities in 15 provinces. From its 66 stores across the country, the company offers more than 250 leading electronics brands across four main categories: audio-videos, home appliances, mobile devices and gadgets, and IT/office equipment.
“SAP solutions will help us improve our store operations, finance, warehousing and merchandising system by centralizing our key systems. By running a simple and efficient operation, we can bring our business to the next level,” said Fery Wiraatmadja, Commercial and Investors Relation Director, PT Electronic City Indonesia, Tbk. “It is important for us to streamline our processes in order to maintain strong investor confidence, and SAP provides the solutions we need. The next step is improving our CRM system to increase customer loyalty and satisfaction.”
After a year-long evaluation process, Electronic City chose the SAP solution over competitors’ because it can both scale to meet its needs as well as provide an end-to-end solution for all business processes.
“The retail industry in Indonesia is booming and companies are turning to technology to simplify their processes and pave the way for greater agility and innovation.SAP’s solutions are designed to meet the needs of organizations and create a more efficient work environment. We are pleased that PT Electronic City Indonesia, Tbk. has chosen SAP to help their business grow. With real-time solutions, retailers can now accelerate their businesses, make smarter decisions and innovate faster. Electronic City is an excellent example of this,” said Megawaty Khie, Managing Director, SAP Indonesia.
The first phase of the project’s implementation went live earlier this month. The implementation is being conducted by SAP partner Abeo Electra and will be completed in the middle of next year.