Flexible Business Process Control at the Heart of Today’s Business Management
Roima Enterprise Business Platform (EBP)
The Nordic manufacturing industry of today is increasingly focused on the manufacture of customer-specific products. Companies are now seeking to improve operational efficiency through increasing the level of digitalization and automation. Both of these business development areas call for the standardization of operating models and processes, as well as new ways to manage the growing amount of information. In this article, we will take a look at how the right overall solution can help you meet the challenges of today’s business management.
Roima Enterprise Business Platform
With the raising of the level of digitalization and automation, the information systems of companies are starting to fill up with new kinds of information, and at the same time, the volumes of processed data are increasing. As the amount of accumulated information increases, it becomes increasingly important to identify the information that relevant for rapid analyses and timely decisions. Successful business development is based on continuous improvement, and the key to continuous improvement is reliable, up-to-date information. All business-related data and plans must be available to different processes in real time. This enables full operational transparency.
Roima Enterprise Business Platform (EBP) is a solution for exactly these challenges, keeping all the information you need available at your fingertips everywhere and all the time. Roima EBP is an integrated overall solution that covers the areas of sales and operations planning (S&OP), digital product design and manufacturing, subcontractor network management, and lifecycle business.
Companies are now seeking operational efficiency through increasing the level of digitalization and automation. Both call for the standardization of operating models and processes, as well as new ways to manage the growing amount of information.
Accurate Business Planning Combined with Agility to Respond to Changes in Business Environment
Clear and easily measurable goals are the cornerstones of business development and control. The role of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) is to paint as accurate picture of the future as possible. The situational picture formed this way is then used by the company’s other functions, such as procurement, production and logistics, to plan their own operations.
In real life, even the most exact of plans rarely materialize as originally planned. Therefore, effective change management in all processes across the organization ensures the ability to agilely respond to changes in the business environment. Roima EBP’s change management functions are designed to support the efficient management of changes not only in the traditional order-supply chain, but also in product information and in the related processes and documentation, across your entire collaboration network.
With the support of an integrated solution, you can ensure that the information needed to control your business is up to date and your plans are aligned with your company’s strategy. In Roima Enterprise Business Platform, the Sales and Operations Planning process is an integral part of the company’s overall business management. This ensures the transparency of information and the seamless implementation of all plans.
From Digital Design to Paperless Manufacturing
Integrating product design into your company-wide operations ensures the real-time availability of product-related information in both manufacturing and procurement processes. Roima’s solution can be integrated with the CAD systems used by the design team, ensuring a fully digital flow of product information from design to production.
Roima’s solution also supports the quick execution of orders on the shop floor and facilitates efficient quality management. With the help of visual production planning (APS, Advanced Planning and Scheduling) and paperless shop floor production control (MES, Manufacturing Execution System), you can eliminate overlapping work and minimize wasted time, reduce lead times, cut production costs, and add efficiency to the use of resources and raw materials.
Harnessing Networks for a More Efficient Supply Chain
Efficient supply chain management guarantees the efficiency of manufacturing business. Roima Enterprise Business Platform offers versatile tools for the management of procurement and raw material flows and for the efficient monitoring of warehouse automation and logistics, among other things. You will gain a competitive edge from shorter lead times and faster inventory cycles.
Today’s manufacturing industry operates in a networked operating environment. By harnessing the power of collaboration networks and strategically outsourcing certain business functions, you can increase the efficiency and flexibility of your company’s business operations. To support and manage these activities, you will need the right digital solutions. Both suppliers and customers benefit when all information flowing in the supply chain is accurate and available in real-time.
Lifecycle Business Possibilities as Sources of Added Value
Service and spare parts business is a significant source of added value and an important interface between a company and its customers. Product lifecycle services drive customer engagement and help to create new kind of value to the customers. After-sales services help to strengthen customer relationships and add customer satisfaction and loyalty, and they can also be a way to create new, profitable business. Through lifecycle services, you can harness the constantly evolving needs of your customer base to guide the process of continuous improvement of your company’s products and operations. With Roima Enterprise Business Platform, you can seize new business opportunities offered by after-sales, maintenance and spare parts services.
If you would like to develop your operations in the business areas discussed in this article, Roima’s seasoned professionals stand ready to help. Based on our many years of experience, our experts have solid expertise as well as the right tools in their toolbox to support your company’s development. Roima’s solutions have been developed in close cooperation with our customers over decades of good collaboration. This has resulted in an integrated overall solution that addresses exactly the business areas discussed above and that you, too, can easily deploy to support and develop your own business.