Successfully digitizing: ERP solutions for automotive suppliers

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it.automotive: The ideal ERP solution for automotive suppliers

Rapid digitalisation and ever shorter innovation cycles are demanding suppliers to the automotive industry: Historically grown SAP landscapes with dozens of interfaces are reaching their limits. How can you prepare your company for IoT, Industry 4.0 and the Connected Car?

it.automotive is the SAP-certified industry solution for medium-sized supplier companies. Best practices seamlessly support your value chain: industry-standard processes help you raise your process and product quality and reduce risk. In addition, add-ons add practical functions to your existing SAP solutions.

Are you prepared for these challenges in the automotive industry?

Integrated processes

You want to consistently optimize your value chain and establish effective quality controls across the entire product manufacturing and logistics process? Communicating with your business partners could be more efficient? You want to save costs and time?


The cost pressure for suppliers is increasing. More and more customers also expect a detailed and transparent calculation. Can you track the costs and revenues across all projects in detail and discover optimization potential?

Short Development Cycles

The innovation cycles of vehicles continue to accelerate, between old and new models are often only a few years. The trend towards an “intelligent”, software-equipped car is reinforcing this development. Are you, as a supplier, able to accelerate your processes accordingly – and at the same time continue to deliver top quality?

Delivery Reliability

Do you keep your delivery dates relaxed in the light of these challenges?

When faced with any of these challenges, a homogeneous, powerful enterprise software is the solution – it.automotive.

What is your situation?

80% of the innovations in automotive engineering are driven by microelectronics and software in the car.

Your requirements are mapped in a future-proof ERP system

With it.automotive, companies in the automotive supply industry have an industry-specific ERP solution consisting of SAP best practices and add-ons.

The industry package delivers preconfigured processes and add-ons for SAP landscapes. This means media breaks are a thing of the past. Standardized processes ensure higher quality with lower delivery risks. This means great benefits especially in the dynamic automotive industry.

We are happy to assist you with the right SAP solutions – from SAP Product Lifecycle Management to the new SAP S/4HANA Business Suite. You can elegantly master minor adjustments with special add-ons from NTT DATA Business Solutions, for example, if you want to streamline the master data management of your SAP system.

how can we help you? Whether consulting, ERP implementation or service – the SAP consulting company NTT DATA Business Solutions is there for you

Supplementary SAP special solutions, trainings and NTT DATA Business Solutions services for automotive users

Introducing an SAP ERP solution is always a challenge for all divisions. Our implementation method has proven itself in practice in several hundred projects. With the SAP consulting company NTT DATA Business Solutions, you will also receive all industry specialization and SAP supplementary solutions from a single source in the future. Your project is growing? Then your NTT DATA Business Solutions support grows.
We deliver reliable and future-proof the right expertise and solution from a single source and train your employees in all SAP matters. We operate and host your systems, support their employees, implement remote solution requirements in their systems. Of course we also provide 24/7/365 for the security of your systems and data, worldwide.

NTT DATA Business Solutions Services and Trainings for Your ERP Project in the Automotive Industry

SAP Consulting

Are you planning a development project that goes beyond the extensive standard of your SAP solution? Then you can rely on the special know-how of NTT DATA Business Solutions Custom Development for your individual requirements: We not only support specific adjustments that are pending as part of a new SAP implementation, but are also your competent partner for later enhancements and optimizations of your SAP solution , From the first feasibility analysis to productive support, you can count on the full service of our experienced team

SAP Managed Cloud

Do you want to concentrate on your core business and not burden yourself with setting up and operating your own software landscape? Then just put your SAP systems in our hands. As SAP Global Partner Cloud Services, we already host more than 3,000 systems for over 150,000 users in our state-of-the-art data centers. Safe and efficient.

Application Management

You do not have the time or capacity to keep your software up to date? No problem, we like to take over. We take care that business processes, interfaces and workflows work flawlessly at all times. As an SAP Global Application Management Service Provider, we have extensive experience in this field and ensure that your SAP solution runs efficiently and stably at all times.

SAP Training

Need help handling your industry solution? With us you will find something. Our comprehensive range of seminars offers a variety of SAP courses and e-learning for beginners and advanced learners. Of course, we also adapt the content to your individual requirements. Or develop together with you completely new concepts for your company-wide training management.

Ideal for Automotive Suppliers: SAP Special Solutions

SAP Product Lifecycle Management

SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM) supports all product-related processes - from the initial idea through production to customer service. The solution puts you in the position, the entire life cycles of your products

SAP Supply Chain Management

With the application SAP Supply Chain Management you control your logistics in real time and network employees, processes and things via the Internet. This creates a responsive logistics network that can help you meet rising customer expectations.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

The SAP component for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) enables your company to send and receive messages in a standardized way.

Industry Brief
Checklist ERP Introduction

Before deciding on a new ERP system, several solutions are usually put to the test. From the experience of recent years, we have formulated nine key points that should make it easier, relevant Identify and evaluate differences between the ERP systems.


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NTT DATA Business Solutions - SAP consulting Company for The Automotive Industry.

With its ERP system it.automotive and its SME-oriented implementation methodology, NTT DATA Business Solutions is the leading SAP partner of suppliers in Europe.

In addition to the automotive industry, NTT DATA Business Solutions is one of the internationally most successful SAP consultancy firms with more than 25 years of experience. More than 6,000 customers already trust our solutions and services. Our range of services extends from SAP strategy consulting and license sales to our own SAP industry solutions as well as application management and hosting services.

NTT DATA Business Solutions is an SAP Platinum Partner and has received the awards “Best Consultants”

“SAP HANA Service Provider Leader Germany 2017” and “TOP CONSULTANT”.

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What is an ERP System?

ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. This refers to a comprehensive business software, with which all central business processes can be controlled uniformly. An ERP system typically supports materials management, production, sales, research and development, finance and accounting, human resources, and more. A common database for all departments ensures that all data is automatically consolidated. This makes effective controlling possible across all company levels. NTT DATA Business Solutions’ industry solutions are ERP systems that have been specifically tailored to the needs of a particular industry and thus extend the standard functionality.

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