Consistently improving their position in the FMCG market led to increased demands in accurate and
transparent business processes executed in distribution centers and its greater output. For realization
of the project, a pre-configured solution based on SAP EWM was chosen.
Due to the lack of warehouse logistics automation, the company depended heavily on competence and
experience of its line personnel and needed to use many paper documents for completion of most of the
During the project, personnel's work transformed from paper dependent work to the use of personal
warehouse terminals that receive tasks automatically from the system.
Months spent on the development of the pre-configured WMS solution for the Okhapka retail chain
During the project, all inbound, inner and outbound warehouse processes were automated: distributional cross-docking, occupational management, and specific scenarios of stocking and slotting.
SAP EWM implementation increased work efficiency of the line personnel and its motivation.
Modified accounting of mistakes in the warehouse processes of working with goods made it possible to reduce damages and prevent misuse of warehouse goods.
Automation also required new warehouse zoning which was only possible with its inner re-organization.
CEO Okhapka retail chain
«Choosing a partner and a system for warehouse automation is complicated by two tasks of fulfilling two
contradictory requirements that are optimal capital investments and time allocated for the project and the
necessity of getting a fully functional WM system for achieving the goals of the project and our Okhapka
company. We chose NOVARDIS, and their pre-configured solution Novardis EWM based on SAP EWM, for it meets
all the requirements set for this project and it also can be implemented in short time and for an optimal