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Fatih GÜLLÜKAYA, Bakioğlu Holding Governing Director for Corporate Resource and Solution
One of Turkey’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises, Bak Ambalaj operates 4 different facilities in Izmir Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone, and is a key contributor to the export volume of our country by exporting over than 70% of its production, primarily to Western European countries.
Challenges and Benefits
- Non-integrated manual processes
- Reduced efficiency in operations due
- The need for more reliable data in decision-making processes
- High amounts of effort required by problems resulting from human errors
- SAP S/4HANA
- SAP SuccessFactors
- SAP BPC
- SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning
- All systems were integrated in a standardized manner.
- Employees adapted quickly thanks to user-friendly interfaces.
- Higher quality was achieved in financial data. Time and effort savings were achieved in reporting activities.
- Decision-making processes were significantly improved through a consistent and accurate data flow.
- Comparative outcomes of financial statements and actual budget was rapidly obtained using index- and rate-sensitive scenarios on SAP BPC.
More Reliable Financial Reporting via Immediate Data
With SAP S/4HANA, SAP SuccessFactors, and SAP BPC solutions which gradually went live as part of the digital transformation process, common business processes of the group companies under the Holding were determined so that all processes could be managed from a single center. In the planning of the SAP S/4HANA project which, went live in such a short time as one year, the goal was to enable faster action through the standardization of operational processes and reliable financial reports via immediate and accurate data. The entire system configured on SAP was customized for company-specific processes on the basis of Bakioğlu Holding’s know-how and moved to ERP with improvements. With this project, which was executed with the ASAP methodology, business processes at Bakioğlu Holding Packaging Group Companies were standardized and integrated. Processes are now being managed by the Holding using the Standardized Main Data and Reporting suite. Thanks to the integrations implemented, collaboration among departments was established. Through real-time and rapidly obtained reports, the analytical capability was improved and costs were reduced.
The benefits provided by SAP S/4HANA and SAP Success Factors solutions such as user-friendly interface displays, integration capabilities, validity in the global arena, and configurability in a customized manner thanks to flexible structures played an important role in Bakioğlu Holding’s choices for such a comprehensive transformation process.
Standardized and Integrated Human Resources Processes
Thanks to the SAP SuccessFactors solution, Bakioğlu Holding Human Resources was able to establish an integrated, jointly managed, and standardized structure for its executives and employees. With a total of 500 SuccessFactors users within the Holding, HR department, and other employees adopted a self-service culture based on data-based management. All processes that were manually executed on Excel sheets before the transformation was fully standardized, enabling improved efficiency and reduced IT costs.
Bakioğlu Holding Governing Director for Corporate Resource and Solution Partners Fatih GÜLLÜKAYA said: “As an institution that adds value to our country by reaching for the ‘best’ in all areas of operation through continuous investment and development and is committed to contributing this success to the Turkish Packaging Industry in terms of global competition, the SAP digital transformation project we implemented under the consultancy of NTT Business Solutions has been a very significant step towards achieving our goals for the future. We are very happy to have embarked on this journey, which is so important for us with NTT DATA Business Solutions, which is one of Turkey’s largest SAP consultancy companies. As an innovation-inspired institution, we believe that our transformation journey and collaboration will continue brightly.” NTT DATA Business Turkey CEO Bahri Danış said: “As a pioneer in digital transformation, we have been closely witnessing the transformative power of innovation on many occasions. We believe that the digital transformation project of Bakioğlu Holding, which has a very important position in the Turkish packaging industry, will be a significant milestone for our country and inspire the shaping of new investments. In this respect, we are very happy to have helped them achieve improvements through the benefits we provided.”
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