PUMA: TRANSFORMATION PROJECT IN THE PROCUREMENT AREA

CONTEXT

  • Ongoing repositioning of the PUMA brand
  • Decentralised processes for PUMA regions resp. countries resulting in high cost and inefficiencies
  • Re-design of worldwide goods and values flows
  • Aggressive timeline, go live after only six months

 

BENEFITS

  • Centralized global, integrated sourcing and procurement processes
  • Global, standardized planning and budgeting processes
  • Integration of factories, service providers and PUMA subsidiaries onto one platform
  • Big bang go live after only six months with EEMEA and North America, followed by Australia, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Canada (w/in 24 hours) after another six months

 

APPROACH

  • Implementation of the new solution on SAP Retail and parallel integration of a GT Nexus-Plattform
  • KPS Rapid-Transformation® with Rapid-Prototyping, Roll-in strategy by region
  • Strong internal change management and open flow of communication
  • Strong commitment of the executive leadership team and sponsor

TECHNOLOGY

  • SAP for RETAIL incl. Quality assurance
  • Financials, Controlling
  • GT Nexus
  • Interface development

 

Facts & Figures
 

  • Sporting goods
  • Fashion, Shoes, Accessories
  • Wholesale & retail
  • 120 countries
  • 11,000 employees
  • € 3.7 billion turnover
  • www.puma.com

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