TRADING SECTOR- BUILDING MATERIALS

INTRODUCTION

ASL Limited – Trading Division is a Ramco Ekon company which is operational since 1954. One of the leading importer and suppliers of hardware, building materials and electrical products in Kenya with 6 comprehensive showrooms.

ASL Limited – Trading Division is an authorized distributor for several world known brands from Europe, America, Africa and Asia.

With the growth in the demand for building materials, ASL Trading saw the need for a comprehensive ERP system that would enhance their expansion. SAP Business One from ACEteK was selected ahead of other ERP solutions as it offered the best long term return on investment.

 

COMPANY KEY FACTS

Industry :                       Trading

Sector :                            Building Materials

Previous Solution :    Hansaworld

 

THE CHALLENGE

 

 Disintegrated systems making it difficult to achieve accuracy
 Lack of controls over users and transactions
 Delayed information leading to delayed decisions
 Managing stocks was difficult with previous systems
 Limited reporting led to less information

 

KEY BENEFITS

 

 20+ locations now handled centrally
 Real-time availability of information
 Enhanced controls on the system
 Improved resource utilization
 Flexible and scalable platform that can grow with the company

 

“After SAP, All operations are now real time and we now have better controls on the system which was previously the biggest challenge.”
“With ACEteK team the transition to SAP was a less daunting experience with constant guidance at every point.”
Anil Chauhan – Financial Controller