- August 10, 2021, Ratingen, Germany -

We are delighted to announce that Birchman has joined the United VARs Global Partner Program, the global network of market-leading SAP solution providers for the mid-market. We firmly believe our membership reinforces our commitment to deliver innovative and tailored solutions that meet the requirements of customers all over the world, in all industries.

“We are delighted to have been invited to join United VARs”, said Richard Taylor, Partner at The Birchman Group. “The quality of its members and global reach truly delivers on their tag line – Stronger than One. The membership will benefit our existing customers as well as enabling us to attract new customers and continue to strengthen our relationship with SAP.”

Birchman will continue to strengthen its longstanding relationship with SAP by leveraging the collective expertise of the United VARs alliance and collaborate on thought leadership and best practices.

“The UK is a mature ERP market,” Mr. Taylor said, “lots of these customers have been using SAP ERP for many years and are planning their move to S/4 HANA. Our objective is to help customers simplifying their business processes to be more agile and accelerate the speed of transformation to S/4HANA. Birchman is well placed to help customers as a trusted partner on this journey.”

“We’re very happy to welcome Birchman into our alliance,” said Detlef Mehlmann, Managing Director at United VARS. “It’s wonderful to have another leading SAP solution provider on board with major expertise in Digital Transformation and Innovation and we look forward to seeing them benefit from the global opportunities our partnership offers.”

Birchman has been an SAP Partner in the UK since 1994 and a VAR since 1997 and focuses on 5 areas of services associated with SAP:

1. Business and Digital Transformation services, which includes Business Change and Programme Management. In some cases, Birchman sits on the customer side to help them deliver a successful transformation project. We align closely to business stakeholders to focus on the outcomes and delivering value.

2. SAP Implementation Partner (SI / Services Partner).

3. Digital Innovation. Primarily focused on the extensibility, development and integration of solutions through BTP and low-code platforms.

4. Continuous Business Improvement. 24x7 technical monitoring and proactive maintenance, technical and functional support. However, the main focus is driving continuous business improvement through functional and technical health-checks.

5. SAP Value Added Reseller.

About Birchman

The Birchman Group is a management and IT consulting firm founded and headquartered in the UK. They are the leading independent SAP Partner in the UK and winner of the SAP Pinnacle Award for S/4HANA. Birchman’s objective is to help companies become more agile through technology-enabled change and transformation, with a focus on business and digital transformation, business change, digital innovation and continuous business improvement.

Birchman has SAP Qualified Partner Packaged Solutions for:

- S/4HANA Move (MoveWorks)

- Fashion S/4 ERP (FashionWorks)

And the following apps on the SAP Store:

- GRCWorks. To support customers with SOX compliance by working with AI and Machine Learning to reduce the cost of risk and compliance management.

- VoiceWorks. Using Amazon Alexa as an interface to S/4HANA and SuccessFactors.

Media Contact:

Email: pr@birchmangroup.com

Phone: +44 208 754 7574

About United VARs

United VARs is an SAP platinum partner, the highest level in the SAP® PartnerEdge® program and forms an alliance of leading IT solution providers to guarantee the best service and support for your international SAP implementations, ERP optimization projects, and cross-border nearshoring. It consists of over 50 market-leading VARs (Value Added Resellers) operating in approximately 100 countries, with 10,000 certified SAP consultants serving over 8,000 customers worldwide. To ensure the best possible service for SAP customers, potential member companies of United VARs must research and consult with SAP to ensure that they are among the best in their region.

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