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The time to reinvent industries is here. In the face of economic downturn and uncertainty, it’s fair for businesses to invest in innovation related to cost optimization and towards building resilience to weather such shocks in the future. At the same time, there is strong evidence to suggest organizations that also invest in future growth through crises prevail over their peers.

At SAPPHIRE NOW 2021, SAP announced the inclusion of RISE with SAP for Industries, extending the value of RISE with SAP.

SAP Industry Cloud Overview

SAP’s industry cloud is an open innovation space to foster innovation and collaboration between our customers, partners, and SAP. We are jointly creating “next business practices” for enterprises and business networks in a modular approach that will enable our customers to thrive in a transforming  world.

Industry cloud solutions are built on SAP Business Technology Platform as native cloud services, including integration and configuration content.

SAP Premium Engagements helps you identify the right solutions to address business pain points, build industry proof of concepts, and run Industry Cloud Solutions based on industry "Next Practices”.  We help you empower new business models and new consumer experiences to address ever-changing market conditions. For designing the process, solution & architecture, and safeguarding the go-live, there are predefined service plans available that could be tailored to your needs. The Premium Engagement business scenario is currently available for the Consumer Products Industry. More industries to be announced soon. The delivery is via an SAP MaxAttention or SAP ActiveAttention contract.

To find out more, please join us for an SAP MaxAttention Innovation Workshop focusing on “Industry Innovation – Industry Cloud, Industry 4. Now, Sustainability Management” taking place virtually on Sept 28-29, 2021. Please find the current agenda here.

In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn about SAP’s strategy for Industry Cloud, Sustainability Management along with the latest technologies supporting organizations move to Industry 4.0. In addition to the detailed sessions, initial customer experiences will be shared while highlighting Industries such as: Consumer Products, Retail, Hi-Tech, Automotive, IM&C & Utilities with a focus on the latest industry innovations, end-to-end integration, and extension scenarios. Please find the registration link here.

You can also learn more about the latest industry innovations -- for example in the Consumer Products Industry -- and how we can help you to ultimately transform your business models with the Industry PE Business Scenario in this 1-pager for consumer Product Industries.

Customer Success During the Pandemic

The best way to demonstrate how the PE Business Scenario for the Consumer Products Industry works is through a customer experience.  A large multinational consumer products company was struggling due to lack of transparency across their logistics ecosystem and the increasing volatility of the market conditions due to the pandemic. They found themselves mired in inefficiency with excessive manual administrative tasks that lead to errors and delays. A dependence on EDI data left them with outdated execution information limiting their ability to meet customer demands.

Hence, the company turned to SAP to modernize their supply chain transparency. Working together with the customer, SAP MaxAttention partnered with the SAP product development team and identified a quick win opportunity with SAP Logistics Business Network (LBN) and a partner industry cloud solution to provide logistics visibility based on a freight tracking solution. This provided real-time insights regarding freight orders in transit for full truck loads (FTL) and less than truck load (LTL) and they were able to achieve 100% onboarding of their fleet.

Read the complete story in the blog here

Questions regarding the solutions or the customer story?  Contact: Markus Steer & Rohit Dwivedi for more Information.