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Manufacturing

Company – Cintas
Industry – Services
Global Scale – $4.3 billion Revenue

The Challenge

  • Upgrading SAP BPC to the HANA platform: Cintas run SAP ERP on HANA and needed to upgrade their SAP BPC 7.5 for financial consolidation and reporting from Microsoft SQL Server to the SAP HANA platform

The Opportunity

  • Review and Migrate Financial Management processes to HANA: By upgrading the SAP BPC application to HANA, the corporate IT standard, Cintas can utilize the capacity and capabilities of the HANA platform

The Solution

  • VantagePoint: Cintaschose us to work with us on the BPC migration, because we
    • Are a Trusted SAP Partner
    • Are passionate about developing a long term relationship with our customers as a trusted partner
    • Have extensive experience to recommend best practices for IT and Finance
    • Work with their IT and Finance teams to ensure knowledge transfer for ongoing maintenance in-house
  • The project resulted in resolution of:
    • Concurrent users running reports
    • Critical month end close tasks being able to be completed four times faster than in the past – providing more time to analysts to review financials
    • Administrator tasks being reduced from hours to minutes
    • Extensive rationalization of reports and leveraging BPC 10.x report writer functionality