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Digitalization Thanks to a New Inventory Management System Based on SAP Technology


New Customer Services and Preparation for Digitalization Using a New Inventory Management System Based on SAP Technology


Digital transformation is more than an evolutionary change – it impacts all of a company’s core business processes. Today and in the future, selecting the right IT environment will be a vital factor in successful implementation.

Customer Benefits

Innovative processes enable new services and business models
Scalable to meet future market demands
Optimization of IT costs in operation and support
Testimonial_Christian Grotowsky

In the past year and a half, the Lekkerland and Arvato Systems teams have grown together enormously and demonstrated real team spirit at the launch in Switzerland. The partnership with the Arvato Systems consultants is excellent. It gives us great confidence that we will also be able to integrate our largest national subsidiary, Germany, into the new solution quickly and efficiently.

Background Situation
  • Legacy IT systems that are no longer to be maintained jeopardize business processes and hinder innovations
  • Differing business processes and IT systems across national subsidiaries prevent synergy effects
  • Lekkerland sought a partner to design and implement a new architecture

The ‘Become One’ transformation program will prepare the company for digitalization in all European markets. Its aim is to standardize and simplify the European process and IT environment by replacing it with a shared system. This means that the project will contribute to Lekkerland’s future-oriented strategy, which also includes the future architecture and platform for the digital transformation. In addition, new IT operating processes will also ensure the new IT system continues to develop in an ongoing process oriented on market requirements.

  • Replacement of the legacy IT landscape through implementation of best practices in the wholesale and logistics unit based on SAP technologies
  • Forecast and replenishment for sales planning
  • Use of a template approach with roll-out for all national subsidiaries
  • Arvato Systems assumes accountability for concept, consultation, and operation
12.8 billion
turnover in 2017
Approx. 91000
points of sale in six countries
Approx. 4800

About Lekkerland

Lekkerland is an international wholesaler and logistics company that supplies over 90,000 gas stations, kiosks, tobacconists, food and beverage markets, bakeries, fast food chains, cafeterias, and other convenience shops across Europe. Headquartered in Germany, Lekkerland is also active in Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain. In 2017, the company and its approximately 4,800 employees generated around €12.8 billion in revenue.

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