Atos Business Accelerators

Smart, on-time delivery enabled by Atos

Business Problem

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How to get your customers their high-quality products in the right time, at the right place?

The ideal scenario for any manufacturing or retail company, as well as their customers, is to always have a smooth production process, ensuring the highest possible quality, the right number of products in stock at all times, as well as a dreamy logistics chain where the customer get the right products delivered on the right time, and at the right place. Of course, this scenario is backed up with automated systems for production and logistics, as well as SAP S/4HANA enabled real-time data and the valuable insights it provides.

But an ideal scenario is not always the case, is it? Failure in the production and logistics chain causes major headaches for companies, their customers and the cash flow. What needs to be changed in order to ensure a smooth production process, a smart logistics chain and a best-in-class customer journey and experience? Is purely technology the answer?

SAP S/4HANA is the obvious answer to real time data challenge. Atos is one of the leading S/4 vendors in the world. The delivery and management of a combined IoT, Analytics, and AI service is a complex undertaking requiring multiple technologies and commercial contracts to be managed. Atos has simplified this into a single off-the-shelf service allowing you to get up and running quickly and with minimal risk.

So, technology matters but you need the right market-specific approach to become a successful data-driven organization. We at Atos can ensure that data initiatives are relevant to your business and market objectives. We ensure customers get their high-quality, certified products in the right time, at the right place.

Intelligent Supply Chain by Atos – the digital age, changing customer expectations, and new manufacturing methods are causing challenges in the supply chain.

In other words, we transform data into business outcomes. But what does that mean for your industry? Scroll further down and take a look at the Connected Coolers we provided Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company with, and most importantly, what we can do for you!

Solution

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What are Connected Coolers and how do they make a difference?

In todays world, beverage coolers powered by the Internet of Things (IoT), streamline stocking, improve sales and bring motivated customers directly to your store are much more than just coolers. We call these coolers the Connected Coolers. The connected coolers provide customer insights such as where they are and exactly when they want their beverage. They also identify failing coolers, predicting maintenance needs. They detect low inventory when service units are near, ensuring you are never out of stock of refreshing beverages on a hot summer day.

By adding IoT sensors to the coolers, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company was able to integrate data, improving customer engagement and asset optimization. Atos helped identify new opportunities: address customer demand at a moment’s notice, ensure popular product supply, leverage its assets to drive the best efficiency and sales, predict maintenance and product quality and on-shelf product inventory before issues arise, ensure cooler purity through planogram ensured by Artificial Intelligence (AI) like image recognition.

IoT sensors

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company worked with Atos to establish a connected environment with customers and shoppers by implementing the first mass-rollout of Atos Codex Connected Cooler solution. Watch the video to see more:

 

For Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, we collected data from thousands of beverage coolers, tracking critical areas like door openings, temperatures, lights, and power and images. These data were turned into valuable business insights through advanced analytics and AI. The insights led to new customer applications, engaging customer experiences, cross-selling opportunities and new offers. This increased the sales by 10% and operational efficiency by 20%. This was all done while guaranteeing data security and trust.

In this way, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company started their journey towards digitalizing the marketplace and establishing a connected environment with their customers and shoppers. This environment allows the company to accelerate their speed to market and improve operational efficiency, while at the same time gaining more insightful market analytics to better engage with their consumers.

The delivery and management of a combined IoT, analytics and AI service is a complex undertaking requiring multiple technologies and commercial contracts to be managed. Atos has simplified this into a single off-the-shelf service allowing you to get up and running quickly and with minimal risk.

Can Atos implement this to any industry or field of production?

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We sure can!

Our services can be customized to meet specific customer needs, supplemented by a specialized Global Competence & Operation Center.

Leveraging our global scale as a consultant and systems integrator, Atos can also work with you to explore new insights and generate new business models. Aligned with your ideas and vision, Atos can design, build, and operate new features tailored to your individual needs.

Why you should choose Atos to enable your smart, on-time delivery:

Our unique portfolio of business-driven, advanced analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things solutions bring insights to generate new revenue opportunities, deliver engaging customer experiences and improve efficiency, while guaranteeing data security and trust.

Moreover, we have:

Read our blogs!

Let real-time customer data inform your entire value chain

What would it mean for your business if every decision related to sales, production, and logistics planning was based on real-time customer behavior data?

Logistics 4.0: intelligent supply chains

A combination of forces is causing major disruption for the logistics industry. With globalization, supply chains are becoming ever more complex and tightly managed, increasing the pressures on logistics companies.

Helping utilities transform during transition

The utility business model must change. With the SAP S/4HANA 2025 migration deadline approaching and the implementation rate increasing, more industry verticals are beginning to realize the benefits of a digital S/4HANA core.

machine learning

Redefining Enterprise Applications with ML

Businesses have started to experiment with Machine Learning and develop solutions with promising business cases. Converging with technologies of Cloud, Mobile, IoT and Analytics together, it is setting the stage for future enterprise applications.

Change the perspective and it becomes simple

In preparing for this year’s TechEd in Barcelona I had lots of walks with my dog trying to explain to her why I believe that creating a private option for the SAP Cloud Platform product is a brilliant move towards solving a number of challenges.

customer value

Are your products & services intelligent enough?

Many companies have arrived at a dead end. Their products look like their competitors’ and are of similar quality. Their prices are just as squeezed as their competitors. How to differentiate in the future? How to add value for the customers?

integration

People, things and processes in seamless integration

Optimization, automation, and new digital services are top of the agenda. The challenge is that companies often spend time aligning different IT vendors’ different technological platforms and different software.

Atos and SAP: Global Strategic Alliance

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We drive essential business transformation, while delivering operational and financial efficiencies to enable you to achieve your business goals.

For over 35 years, Atos and SAP have been delivering business value through digitalization of the entire business and IT landscape. Our long-standing partnership and joint expertise means that there is no one better placed than us to drive intelligent enterprise transformation for you.

Our deep expertise across industries, focus on innovation and our ability to bring together different systems means that we can create an end-to-end modernized infrastructure for you. Moreover, our acquisition of Syntel has brought further enhancement to our transformation capabilities.

Atos is a SAP Platinum Partner, SAP Partner Managed Cloud and global value-added reseller. It allows our SAP practice to offer customers end-to-end services and a single point of contact for packaged solutions.

We have completed over 40 SAP S/4HANA implementations globally, with a flexible and stepwise approach. Moreover, we have 13,000 dedicated SAP professionals to help build your journey to the Intelligent Enterprise.

Nelson Hall

Atos named a leader in SAP HANA and S/4HANA Services by NelsonHall

Identified as a Leader in the latest NelsonHall’s NEAT vendor evaluation for SAP HANA and S/4HANA Services
Based on our significant organizational focus on growing HANA and S/4HANA, broad geographic delivery footprint, clearly defined target verticals & geographies and assets incorporating innovative offerings.

Read the press release here.

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Esa Tuokko, Director Business Development