Business controlling for direct material purchasing of the BMW AG (ca. 25 bn. €) based on SAP BI 7.0 Business and IT specification.

Business Problem

  • Introduction of a company wide, unique and transparent reporting system
  • Building a sustainable and impartial base for performance measures
  • Company wide standardization of purchasing KPI's
  • Standardizes presentation and measurement of purchasing targets (esp. Price reduction)
  • Implementation of a standardized target-planning process
  • Improved usage of price reduction potentials based on steering logic focused on suppliers, material-groups, commodities, actions

Developed Solution

  • Implementation of a Single-Point-of-Truth
  • Step1: Expert System for the controlling department
  • Step 2: Extension for the operative purchasing department
  • Consolidation of data from 16 source systems to a harmonized, unique reporting view
  • Extended Analysis for price differences including raw material and currency effects
  • High complexity of business logic an number of source systems
  • Extensive data volume require a performance oriented architecture

Client Overview:

Client Company : BMW(External Link)

Primary Business Unit: