United VARs Members Share Ideas on Supporting Customers to Transform into Intelligent, Sustainable Enterprises
As the world's leading alliance of independent SAP solution providers, United VARs recently hosted an in-person event to discuss increasing collaboration between members to better support customers to become sustainable, intelligent enterprises.
United VARs Solution Partner, Elemica Demonstrates Success in Digitizing Supply Chains and Logistics
Elemica is a United VARs Solution Partner that creates supply chain apps and add-ons to provide the advanced functionality that United VARs considers important for SAP global rollouts.
Elemica’s technology solutions cover automation of order-to-cash, transport management systems and procurement-to-pay. Below are a few of their recent customer success stories, to inspire you with what’s possible when you automate any supply chain function.read more
Successful Digital Transformation for SMEs
Advice from United VARs Members
We asked some of our United VARs members what advice they have for leaders of SMEs who are embarking on digital transformation.read more
Spotlight on B4B Solutions
A United VARs member for Austria and Germany
Lukas Kerschbaum is the Managing Director of B4B Solutions, a full-service CX provider for the main German-speaking countries. B4B Solutions enables its customers to provide superior omnichannel experiences in the B2B (Business-to-Business) space — from lead generation through to purchase, maintenance and after-sales. The company has created several add-ons to enhance SAP CX solutions.
Moving to the Cloud for Faster Business Transformation
Gartner forecasts worldwide public cloud spending to rise by 18.4% in 2021 to total $304.9 billion, and survey data indicates that 70% of organisations plan to increase their cloud spending in 2021, mostly due to COVID-19 disruptions and the subsequent rise in homeworking.read more
How CleanPart migrated to SAP S/4HANA in 16 weeks.
CleanPart cleans industrial materials and is owned by Mitsubishi Chemicals. In the near future it is due to merge with the Mitsubishi Chemicals group, which prompted them to look at consolidated ERP systems.read more
Manage Zero-Based Budgets from anywhere with Detaysoft’s Z+Packread more
Eye care company VISUfarma gets a clearer view of their business with SAP Business ByDesign
VISUfarma is an ambitious and fast-growing pharmaceutical eye care company with 175+ employees. Founded in Rome in 1996, its head office is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and has offices in Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.read more
How to move to SAP S/4HANA quickly and cost-effectively
The recent market disruptions, caused by coronavirus restrictions, and the subsequent rise in homeworking have catapulted digital transformation to the top of the ‘to do’ list for many organisations. United VARs members are reporting a surge of interest from midsize businesses wanting to accelerate their move to SAP S/4HANA, especially from businesses currently running SAP ECC, the legacy ERP.read more
Pharma plant digitally transforms with SAP S/4HANA in just 4 months
Kiara Health, a manufacturing partner for a top five pharmaceutical company, bought a manufacturing plant from one of the large pharmaceutical companies. They wanted to digitally transform the plant’s processes, from product ordering through to production. Working with United VARs member for South Africa, Seidor Westrocon, they migrated from SAP ECC and implemented a greenfield SAP S/4HANA in only 4 months. We talked to Martin Van Wyk, Director at Seidor Westrocon, to discover more about this successful digital transformation project.read more
Making Royalty Management Easier for Life Sciences Companies
Life sciences is a fast-paced industry, focused on continuous innovation. Biotech firms, medical equipment and pharmaceutical companies routinely rely on funding to develop their treatments, drugs and devices. If the product is successful, then the investors are entitled to royalty payments from the revenue.read more
How digital transformation projects are enabling finance leaders to thrive in difficult times
Amidst the current restrictions and uncertainties, it may be tempting to just focus on how to keep the most urgent, business-critical processes running efficiently. But many midsize businesses are investing in digital transformation projects; for example, upgrading to Intelligent ERP platforms which centralize information in the cloud, and enable people to work from home with the right level of authorizations and access control.read more
A Brief Look at the Intelligent Enterprise
Christian Klein, CEO of SAP, recently stated, “Together, as Intelligent Enterprises, we can turn the world’s biggest challenges into our greatest opportunities. The recent pandemic is a crisis that will drastically impact societies and business for months and probably years. Digital transformation is no longer an option, but a must.”read more
4 Ways to Increase your Supply Chain Resilience
The current pandemic has brought supply chain to the top of concerns for most midsize businesses. We have seen demand volatility spikes; and increase in demand for medical equipment and vital necessities plus a huge drop in demand for luxury items such as new cars.read more
Establishing Future - Proof Digital Platforms
Seven of the ten most valuable companies globally are now based on a platform business model: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent and Alibaba, and they have used the model to grow exponentially, taking significant market share from established firms. With customers spending the majority of their time on digital platforms – e.g. social, messaging –do you believe they are becoming the preferred and dominant business model offering for consumers?read more
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