LIDL: BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION OF THE LARGEST DISCOUNTER WORLD-WIDE

Facts & Figures

  • Food & Non-Food Discounter
  • 10,020 stores worldwide
  • US market entry opening first 30 stores
  • 140 distribution centers, ~20 warehouses for import
  • 28 countries
  • 1,600 regularly stocked food & non-food items
  • 170,000 employees
  • € ~ 80 billion turnover
  • www.lidl.com 

"We went with KPS because we needed active, experienced consultants that have what it takes to move a project like this."

Erik Büschlepp, Head of IT-Systems Divison, Lidl

CONTEXT

  • Worldwide largest SAP Retail transformation
  • 90 individually developed legacy systems, interfaces and batch processes
  • Heterogeneous processes across regions/ countries and assortments
  • Limited ability to support growth and planned strategic expansion to new markets (US)

BENEFITS

  • Stable, scalable “back-bone” to support growth and enabling Omnichannel scenarios
  • Global transparent and optimized processes on one platform – end-to-end for all regions and product groups
  • Real-time data and prediction for store management
  • Real-time inventory and replenishment

KPS APPROACH

  • Rapid prototyping approach, shoulder views with structured-walk-throughs of new centralized processes
  • Establishment of a global process template for all
    regions and countries
  • Accelerated roll-in to countries
  • Go-live with a big bang in each country (Austria, North Ireland, the US by 2018)
  • Implementation of best-practice processes and industry standards adhering to SAP Standard whenever and wherever possible

TECHNOLOGY

  • SAP Retail on HANA
  • SAP CAR 3.0, POS DTA on HANA
  • SAP BI on HANA
  • SAP F&R, SAP TM, SAP EM, SAP EWM
  • SAP MobiLink for MDE und SAP Portal

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