Analyzing the Daimler Sap System

2032 Words Nov 6th, 2010 9 Pages
Title: Analyzing the Daimler SAP system

Contents 1.0 Introduction about the cooperation …………………...3 2.0 Why Choose SAP………………………………………..4 3.0 Investments & Challenges to go for SAP way………....5 4.0 Problems during SAP implementation………………...6 5.0 SAP implementation.........................................................7 6.0 The Benefits by Using the SAP........................................8 7.0 Recommendation for Future Improvement...................9 7.1 The Benefits by Using the SAP 7.2 Introducing the e-logistics 7.3 The Decision phase of the SAP
8.0 Conclusion………………………………………………12
9.0 Reference ……………………………………………….13

1.0 Introduction about the cooperation
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So it will take Daimler AG quite a long time to return the investment.

In order to go the SAP RFID technology way, the Daimler AG needs to totally change their current system which is called manual kanban process. In the new system, the technique of kanban system still exists, but they are using the RFID technology to replace the kanban card. As the result of using the manual kanban system for many years, the staffs and employees will feel difficult and need quite a long time to adapt to the new system and all these will reduce the efficiency at the beginning.

Also the links between the warehouses and facilities also need to be adjusted and the adjusting time can be depend on how the project being performed for replacing the manual kanban process. The supply chain management will require some changes and to make all these smooth can’t be done in a short time, and some problems will occur at the starting phase.

In addition, Daimler AG is the first automotive manufacture that is trying to combine the kanban with RFID technology with the help of SAP. Because of lacking of experience the risks for the project is increasing and nobody can ensure that this will be a success. If the project fails, the whole manufacturing system will be affected and the profitability will decrease based on that situation.

All these make the implementing the SAP way not that simple as this is a pilot project and Daimler AG is the first one
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