A fortune 500 company uses MDO for Master Data Governance

Industry: FMCG and Consumer Goods

One of the largest Indian conglomerate with 7 major companies with interests in real estate, FMCG, industrial engineering, appliances, furniture, security and agri care – to name a few – with a turnover crossing 4.1 billion dollars.

Business Challenges:

  • Large volume of unstructured and duplicate Material, Customer, Vendor Master data
  • Manual process to manage all their Finished Goods, Customer and Vendor Master Data.
  • This delayed all downstream process , which included production and distribution.
  • Inconsistent approach across other operations and countries, this also challenged the reporting and analytics.
  • Vendor Onboarding and governance of Vendor Data also become a big challenge and risk area.
  • Customer Management process was not streamlined.

Solution Areas:

MDO Materials (Finished Goods) & Vendor Master

  • The Finished Goods process was implemented with key roles and governance and defined SLA’s.
  • It also included various business rules to cater different types of products based on various geographies.
  • Vendor Onboarding was defined based on the company governance rules, which was required to be followed globally.
  • Business Function based workflows and compliance checks.
  • Supplier On-boarding process for ease of registration.

Business Benefits

  • Critical Path Study management.
  • Involvement of Brand Managers during SKU Management
  • Timely start of production for the same SKU
  • Regular update of BOM in SAP after SKU code creation
  • Update planned prices for RM / PM (Raw Materials and Pack Materials) of the same Finished Good SKU
  • Release standard costing based on approved data.
  • Accurate Supplier Information all the time.
  • Customer governance simplified.