Case Study

Case Study

Overview
PACCAR achieves operational excellence and improved user satisfaction with JD Edwards Enterprise One 9.1 upgrade
Customer Overview
PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company and a technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The company also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

PACCAR delivers its products and services to customers worldwide through an extensive dealer network of nearly 1,800 locations. PACCAR international sells the company's products in more than 100 countries.
Highlights
 
Industry
Automotive
Revenue
$17.12 billion+
Employees
21000
 
Solution Footprint


9 months JD Edwards Upgrade Project

March, 24, 2014 Go Live

3 week Post Go-Live Support

Business Challenges
Business Front
Premier support for XE & A7.3 was no longer available from Dec 2013 and extended support was also not available
PACCAR Australia was in Co-existence and they needed to migrate to a common platform
Product costing reports were taking considerable time in XE
PACCAR Australia makes extensive use of the Configurator and had reached the limits of this tool in XE
Their current business data was not Unicode, hence there was a need to move to Unicode
Project Front
Function support & Technical retrofit for the Upgrade project was executed from Offshore which included Go-Live and Post
 
Go-Live support from Offshore (India) during Australian Time Zone
Limited Upgrade cut-over window requiring innovative data conversion design and approach
Technical Upgrade ("AS IS") had lot of 3rd party interfaces, not a part of Standard JDE
KPIT's Solution

  • PACCAR successfully completed their upgrade from JDE XE to EnterpriseOne 9.1 along with integrations to ancillary business systems
  • Phased project approach included ending of Co-existence and Upgrade of XE to EnterpriseOne 9.1
  • KPIT was the primary systems integrator providing Upgrade Planning, Functional Consulting, Technical, CNC Consulting, Project Management, and Go-Live support
Benefits Delivered
JD Edwards Upgrade from XE to EnterpriseOne 9.1 with ending of Co-Existence.
 
JD Upgrade with complex third party interfaces Integration

 
PACCAR could retire 13 modules due to added functionality available as a part of Standard feature in E1 9.1” to “PACCAR could retire 13 modules due to added functionality available as a part of Standard feature in EnterpriseOne 9.1
Helped PACCAR on performance and usability enhancements, which increased the efficiency of applications and business
 
Upgrade with Finance, Sales & Distribution, Manufacturing and HR & Payroll modules
Leveraged EnterpriseOne 9.1 Configurator & Australian Payroll

 
Reduced operational costs and improved User satisfaction with improved processing time by the use of Dynamic Configuration since only valid options are presented based on previous configuration selections
 
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