The Challenge

Developing robust systems and business practices in Procurement and SAP Materials Management can be highly beneficial to most businesses. However, while the need to improve in this area is often clear – take for example excess stock, the absence of volume discounts or frequent operational delays – taking action that addresses the problem at its root without creating new issues elsewhere can be challenging.

What AG Provides

At AG we are not purely technologists, we are solution engineers. What this means is that we are concerned with and understand the bigger picture, ensuring that our solutions address key business problems. We provide expert SAP Materials Management consulting services, backed by extensive industry experience in solving Supply Chain and Inventory Management challenges. We combine this knowledge with deep SAP expertise to create high quality, practical and effective solutions.

Our Approach

As Materials Management is often integrated with other areas of SAP, we start your project by gaining an understanding of how other parts of the business could be affected. For example, if you are struggling with master data quality, this can not only affect your master data and reporting teams, but it can also seriously impact your operations, incl. Sales, Production or Projects.

The expert SAP Materials Management consultants at AG trusted by businesses to improve data quality by engineering practical and effective solutions with no adverse impact on other areas. We also help to define and implement process automation and reporting that drive efficiency, generate insights and put you back in control of your business.

Benefits of the AG Solution

  • Better Insights
    Better Insights

    Insightful reporting on which you can rely.

  • Cost Savings
    Cost Savings

    Reduced spend and better volume discounts.

  • Better Performance
    Better Performance

    Receive parts right when you need them.

  • Improved Cashflow
    Improved Cashflow

    Optimise your inventory for better cashflow.

Centrica Storage
Spirit Energy
The Body Shop
Tullow Oil
British Gas
Arm Hammer
Case Studies
AG Smart Invoicing & Trading Settlements Reporting

The trading arm of a multinational energy business asked AG for help with automating invoice and settlement reporting. The team were using Power BI for their analytics but were running 10+ reports in SAP to extract the data. This would then be dumped into Excel, reformatted and uploaded onto Power BI.

AG brought great efficiencies to the process. Using Winshuttle, they moved data extraction from multiple SAP screens and reports to a user-friendly spreadsheet that captured only the required fields. The spreadsheet was then be uploaded onto Power BI, making a time consuming and prone-to-error process a breeze.

AG Smart Payments Reporting & Processing

When this global leader in specialist pharmaceutical active ingredients was acquired, they engaged AG to ensure that the processing of supplier payments amounting to $100M per month was rapidly moved to the new company while still using the old parent’s SAP ERP.

The solution, which met unique integration requirements, synchronised invoice and supplier details between the 2 systems to create payment records that the new company could action. Validation eliminated the risk of payment duplication and ensured that suppliers were paid when invoices were due. The result was a robust solution delivered on time & on budget.

SAP Application Support (HANA)

When the UK operations of this major European energy provider bought two power stations from a multinational energy company, they asked AG, who had previously worked on the SAP migration, to also provide SAP application support.

The new owners were looking for a reliable supplier who would ensure continuity of operations without the risk of disruption. Initially commissioned for 3 months, AG provided first rate 1st and 2nd level support on SAP across all functional areas, timely resolving issues within SLAs and providing great value. Not only were AG later awarded the support contract, but they were also approached to deliver a new SAP integration project.

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