Task definition

  • Reorganize product management collaboration of five business units with supply chain
  • Standardize product range change processes
  • Make product information system usable for SC processes through data integration

Industry / Function / Environment/ Expert

  • Chemistry / Paper
  • Consultant
  • Group with BUs
  • Christof B. Wewers
  • Clarification of the different requirements / structures of the PM in the business units
  • Definition of the requirements of both sides at the critical interface to the supply chain
  • Clarification of the necessary information flows (content, timing, responsibility)
  • Development & coordination of binding, business unit-independent basic processes
  • Definition of the data objects required by the supply chain in the product information system
  • Implementation of data integration in the ERP, planning and BI system processes
  • Development of data management rules & implementation of data checks for QA
  • Change communication in the product management organizations
  • Standardized basic procedures established at the interfaces to the supply chain
  • Reduction in time required for coordination during introduction & product range streamlining
  • Obsolescence of finished and semi-finished products sustainably reduced
  • Data integration from product information system successfully implemented
  • High level of data maintenance discipline: intensive training and systematic quality checks
Dipl.-Kfm. Christof B. Wewers

Senior Partner

+49 40 8000 845 92 wewers@fup-ag.com