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Enterprise Services for Consumer Goods

Accenture’s Enterprise Services help CPG companies evolve to a global ERP system to support their journey to a global operating model.

Overview

With a focus on improving business performance and driving sustainable growth, Enterprise Services help clients increase ERP utilization and realize more value from their past ERP investments, evolve the ERP system to align to changing business needs to drive process efficiency, and embed analytics in transactional processes to drive real-time decision-making. Our services and solutions enable CPG companies to move beyond ERP to a digital business, exploiting the power of mobility and collaboration platforms to operate as a networked enterprise and leveraging the cloud and SaaS to increase agility and time to market. Through pay-per-use IT services, Enterprise Services for Consumer Goods also reduces clients’ total cost of ownership.

Why Accenture

With a focus on improving business performance and driving sustainable growth, Accenture Enterprise Services for Consumer Goods is enabled by an industry-specific delivery model for ERP solutions that integrates technology, functions and processes. Though our deep ERP experience, and our long-standing technology alliances with SAP and Oracle, we help set the ERP foundation and focus on key business imperatives to derive the right ERP strategy, architecture and approach.

  • Deep ERP Experience

    • Accenture has received over 35 SAP partner awards and over 25 SAP Pinnacle awards since 2002.

    • We have one of the largest practices in the world dedicated to SAP solutions, with more than 38,500 skilled professionals delivering projects each year to clients around the globe.

    • Accenture has also won over 45 Oracle awards since 2003 with a practice that includes 5400+ Oracle projects, 560 clients served globally and over 50,000 Oracle-skilled professionals.

  • Realizing the Potential Value from New and Emerging Technologies

    • Analytics and Business Intelligence – Access insights from data more directly and intuitively. Accenture uses new database technology such as SAP HANA® which delivers data up to 100 times more quickly than standard methods.

    • Cloud Computing – The low costs, elastic processing power and high flexibility of cloud-computing services are allowing companies to integrate solutions which are less monolithic, integrating applications that are on-premise with those that are managed as a service in the cloud. Through cloud-based services we enable companies to harness emerging technologies including mobility, big data and advanced analytics to drive growth in scale and complexity.

    • Moving Beyond ERP to a Digital Enterprise – Business-led IT investments such as flexible architecture, enterprise analytics and pay-per-use IT services deliver business value and will also reduce costs over the long term. Additionally, Accenture is helping consumer goods companies to reduce application costs through agile application development, as well as improve scalability and reduce network operating costs with network outsourcing.

Specific Services

Beyond ERP to Digital Enterprise

Take the journey to discover how CPG companies can build a digital enterprise from their ERP investment.

 

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SAP Alliance

The Accenture Consumer Goods Solution Factory for SAP, customized to suit all SAP demands, provides consumer goods companies with best-practice solutions based on deep industry insights.
Consumer goods companies are challenged to drive more value from their investments in SAP-based ERP systems. To address this challenge, the Accenture Consumer Goods Solution Factory for SAP provides clients:

  • Delivery at speed, at competitive costs and with reduced risk.

  • Provision of predictable, repeatable and scalable services.

  • An easy access to our experienced industry professionals and increased productivity through our knowledge sharing program.

  • Continuous improvement in cost, service levels and innovation through our ongoing investments in SAP solutions.

Watch the video to find out how Accenture is managing and implementing large-scale and complex SAP projects for consumer goods companies.

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