Sopharma Trading

Sparks continued growth across the business

Published on 27-Mar-2017

The SAP solutions delivered by IBM are helping us boost agility while keeping our core processes stable, thus sharpening our competitive edge.

Denitsa Georgieva, Director of Business and Technological Solutions, Sopharma Trading

Customer
Sopharma Trading

Industry
Life Sciences, Wholesale Distribution & Services

Deployment country
Bulgaria

Partner
SAP

Overview

Sopharma Trading is a leading wholesale healthcare provider on the Bulgarian market. The company offers a portfolio of over 10,000 products, including exclusive brands, medicines, vitamins, food supplements, cosmetics, medical devices and hospital equipment. To deliver goods from its warehouses to over 3,000 customers nationwide, Sopharma Trading operates a fleet of over 130 vehicles. The company employs more than 750 people and generates annual revenues of BGN 613 million (EUR 313 million).

Business need
Forecasting a bright future full of booming growth, how could Sopharma Trading serve its customers with a huge variety of products efficiently and effectively?

Solution
Joining forces with IBM, Sopharma Trading deployed a solution from SAP that enables pharmacies, hospitals and more to order goods quickly and easily via their preferred channel.

Benefits
Sopharma Trading accepts orders via a broad range of channels, and can handle special orders for large pharmacy chains more efficiently and meet changing customer requirements in future.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Services
GBS AD&I - EA - SAP, GBS BCS - EA SAP : Core ERP Central Component - ECC, GBS BCS EA - SAP, IBM-SAP Alliance, IBM Global Business Services

Solution
LS: Business Partner Offerings, LS: Sales Force Automation, Automation, Enabling Business Flexibility, Enterprise Resource Planning, Mobile

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