Nanchu Management Group (Nanchu) is a comprehensive logistics service provider integrating various services such as warehousing, commodity financing management, business information, transportation (highway, railway and waterway) and cold-chain logistics. The group is headquartered in Foshan, the center of the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone, with nearly 30 subsidiaries all over China.
The connection between traditional manual work and simple automated systems is not seamless, while the data kept across different systems and applications, it is necessary for the logistics industry players to upgrade its IT infrastructure and initiate digital transformation to stay competitive.
Building an integrated commodity delivery platform
To cope with the business growth, Nanchu aimed to create a commodity operations management platform that provides warehousing, delivery and financial settlement services. The platform is designed for the manufacturers and sellers from the fast moving consumer goods industry, connecting the upstream and downstream customers from sales to delivery, which involve distributors, supermarkets, retail chain stores and individual shops covering multiple brands like P&G, WangLaoJi, and EverGrande Spring etc.
Digital transformation enabled intelligent operations
With rich industry knowledge and experience, SAP provides Business All-in-One solution tailored to the warehousing and logistics industry. Through different modules like EWM, TMS, SD/MM and FICO, the solutions help build a commodity delivery platform for enterprises based on the best practices. With the highly integrated intelligent platform to consolidate the data on financing, warehousing, logistics, delivery, upstream and downstream customers’ information centrally, it helps to lower the operating cost, enhance business efficiency and maximize business value.
PCCW Solutions implemented SAP Business All-in-One solution for Nanchu which included the following modules:
Extended Warehouse Management (EWM)
Transportation Management Software (TMS)
Financial Accounting and Controlling (FICO)
- Established a unified, integrated and centralized information platform
- End-to-end system to streamline the processes from order to delivery and synchronize with financial settlement
- Real-time reports enhance timeliness and accuracy of business decisions
- Seamless migration to new platform with zero transition period, greatly improved efficiency
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