Gates Corporation – Leading Manufacturer Of Application-Specific Fluid Power & Power Transmission Solutions
Based in Denver, Colorado, Gates Corporation is a manufacturer of power transmission belts and fluid power products used in diverse industrial and automotive applications. The company employs over 15,000 and over 100 locations in 30 countries and has sales and manufacturing operations in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East.
Business Benefits for Gates
After implementing SAP S/4HANA in Changzhou, China and Singapore, generating a report for forecasting and demands is now seamless with no downtime for their production line. In-stock availability is much more transparent and centralised with no delays and greater control over return and quality control processes. The trade compliance screening process is tightly regulated based on the local requirement and running seamlessly. For financial reconciliation, there is a limited risk of issues during month-end.
Development of Analytical Applications – SAP Fiori
With S/4HANA, Gates can access SAP Fiori, a state-of-the-art user interface. Besides the S/4HANA build-in apps, an entire subset of customer-specific analytical apps enables business monitoring and decision making (Inventory Forecast Report, Sales Order Intake Report, On-Time Delivery Report, Finished Goods Inventory versus Consumption Health Report). cbs Business Application Technology department, delivers complex solutions on the latest technology in an agile manner in time, budget and quality.
cbs consultants supported the template creation and pilot implementation driven by an internal Gates team. As an integrated team, Gates and cbs drives projects effectively and efficiently. The team overcame all hurdles despite travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 situation and went live successfully.