Des-Case Discrete Manufacturing Company Increases Revenue with JD Edwards

Des-Case Discrete Manufacturing Company Increases Revenue with JD Edwards

Des-Case specializes in patented contamination control products for industrial lubricants and looks to increase revenue through JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system

The Client

Headquartered near Nashville, Tenn., Des-Case markets an entire line of products designed to help companies make their equipment investments last longer. Management at Des-Case had a vision of increasing revenue by a factor of five in the next five years and needed an ERP system that was up to the task, which is why they selected JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to:

  • Replace an outdated, legacy ERP system with a world-class system to support future business growth and diversification
  • Provide an open system capable of integrating to other business applications and external partners
  • Deliver strategic information to management enabling efficient operations capable of scaling to business growth

The Challenge

Des-Case’s trademarked and patented solutions are marketed through an extensive distribution network, private label and OEM partners, and they needed an ERP capable of supporting such volume. Des-Case set out on a journey to implement a tier-one ERP system, on a small budget and tight timeline, that would give them the ability to shape the data that would help make important decisions to enable meeting their five-year goal, including:

  • Merging multiple sources of information to eliminate inefficiencies in data entry and information retrieval
  • Simplifying reporting tools which required all reports to be completed by the IT department
  • Enabling business growth by providing Des-Case with efficient business processes combined with strategic information tools and delivery

Our Solution

Des-Case benefited from reduced costs and risk through the use of Oracle Business Accelerators and Terillium’s proven implementation methodology for the discrete manufacturing industry. With implementation completed in just 4 months, delivery of their new ERP system was on-time and under-budget, providing:

  • A single source of information, allowing for efficient reporting and business management
  • JD Edwards One View Reporting gives endusers an easy-to-use, real time reporting tool to build the reports they need without restrictions or technical knowledge
  • A new Product Lifecycle Management solution with coordinated Bills of Materials and Routings, allowing for more efficient product development and manufacturing execution
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Des-Case chose Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne in order to be competitive in today’s environment, it is essential to be able to access real-time data to make quick, informed business decisions. Terillium’s expertise with JD Edwards, as well as their work ethic and candor during the process, really gave us a level of comfort. They’re a group of folks who have values that are aligned with our company values. That’s the right combination.
Brian
CEO of Des-Case
Single Source of InformationDes-Case needed a system that would merge multiple sources of information and data. The company's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne eliminated inefficiencies and allowed for efficient reporting and business management
Simplified ProcessesMerging sources of Des-Case's information simplified their business processes. More efficient business processes combined with strategic information tools and delivery enabled business growth.
Real-Time ReportingJD Edwards One View Reporting gives endusers an easy-to-use, real time reporting tool to build the reports they need without restrictions or technical knowledge
IndustryDiscrete Manufacturing
ProductsJD Edwards EnterpriseOne: Oracle Business Accelerators, Financial Management, Manufacturing Management, Order Management, Inventory Management, Procurement, One View Reporting, Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK)

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