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Why ERP is important for FMCG industry ?

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Today IT people are considered as a magician because they can work under any pressure and deliver the results overnight. That is not completely true. Organizations especially FMCG companies want to invest in technology by adopting it to improve their manufacturing process and to make their decision process better.

Today in this blog post we will try to understand the following examples of the different case studies of companies that how can ERP helped them in gaining the desired success. In this category we will take the example of ITC, Marico and EMI.

How MARICO implemented the ERP system –
MARICO is a FMCG company which deals in the following products like – coconut oil, hair oil, refined edible oils, anti- lice treatment, nice fabric case. Every year MARICO products are dealt to more than 2.5 million outlets including India and other international scenarios. There are over 130 million total customers in India of this company.

MARICO commenced the IBM Cognos software related to data mining and they also established some HR portals to establish effective communication within the organization as well Wi-Fi in offices. This system enabled company to make their planning, scheduling and review processes more smooth and error free.

How ITC implemented the ERP software –
ITC is a kolkata based FMCG company which deals in many products like – snack food items, fruit juices, perfume, hair oils, paper board etc. Today company has more than 25000 employees and it also delivers more than 80% of cigarettes to the worldwide country. Today ITC has more than 200 manufacturing units for its different manufacturing operations.
The overall objective was to implement ERP for the ITC company mainly for sales representatives so that to get the real data, an integrated database system was provided to them so that the need of visiting the company portal was completely removed. The loading time of the website was reduced due to this service.

How did EMAMI implemented the ERP software –
EMAMI is the FMCG company based in kolkata which is dealing in specific fair cream products as well in hospital and pharmaceutical industries. It implemented its ERP software to implement proper production planning, quality management, S&D in their own departments.

Firstly they implemented their SAP ERP software in Bangladesh unit and they also implemented the 3rd party supply chain software for managing the production processes. It helped the company to fulfill their balance sheet norms within 35 days.
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