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Management of production and logistics partners

Currently, the pressure on manufacturing companies to be able to deliver cost-efficiently according to customer-specific requirements is increasing. This is often difficult in seasonal or volatile markets with increasing automation.
E-3 Magazine
April 1, 2020
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Retrofitting the systems usually takes too long and causes high costs.

One solution here is often to outsource logistics and/or production processes to specialists, but this involves a great deal of technical effort to maintain transparency over production processes.

But what do you do if the production or logistics partner is only to be connected for a short time? Or does not have the technical prerequisites for system integration?

The combination of the Arvato Systems platbricks Cloud Solution and the payroll processing cockpit in SAP S/4 Hana enables a fast, cost-effective and simple connection. The only technical requirement for the external partner is a functioning Internet connection.

With platbricks, booking of goods movements at the partner is made possible. The bookings are made via platbricks' own cloud platform, are sent to SAP with standard IDocs and are displayed there up-to-date in the subcontracting cockpit. The transparency of the degree of completion at the partner and the subsequent processes is maintained.

Platbricks is intuitive to use and quick to learn. Additionally, it offers a pay-per-use model, which is especially interesting for temporarily connected partners.

NOTE: Logimat 2020 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreaks cancelled.

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