Success Stories

Accelerated Application Performance and Lower TCO in the Cloud for Major Battery Manufacturer

An Opex based Forum Nxt solution that not only reduced hardware and resource costs for systems management, but also reduced the lead time for information flow

The Company

It is a 100+ years old company in the market. It is an undisputed market leader in the batteries segment, commanding over 50% of India's market share and holding 75% of India's organised flashlights market.

Business Challenge

  • Over 4000 distribution points and 3.2 million retail outlets were being managed through a manual process.
  • Primary sales through SAP with no integration with the systems at distributors level.
  • Lack of stocks visibility beyond distributor.

Sify Solution

  • Forum on Cloud (Forum Nxt) has been implemented at distributor sites for sales, purchase, payment & collections.
  • Integrated with SAP for Master Data Management.
  • Distributor and corporate user training.
  • Browser based solution.

Business Benefits

  • Reduction of lead time for information flow from several weeks to just one day.
  • OPEX based solution – direct reduction in hardware and resource costs for systems management.
  • Capability to generate sales personnel performance, productive lines reports.
  • Capability to generate MIS reports.

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