“SAP BPC 11 gives a significant boost to our user experience to the level that can be expected from a modern system.”

Headquarters Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Solution SAP BPC 11
Employees 16,700 across 25 countries
Turnover >9 EUR billion)

About SHV Energy

SHV Energy is a leading global distributor of off-grid energy such as LPG and LNG and is active in the area of sustainable fuels and renewable energy solutions.

What triggered the update?

The data structures and templates were outdated and too complex.

SHVE used SAP BPC 10.1 on a Microsoft platform for Planning, Reporting & Group Consolidation which is supported by SAP up to and including 2024.

The data structures and templates were outdated and too complex. The system design was not fit for purpose anymore.

The project aimed at providing a stable, modern, and independent group consolidation system for SHV Energy which enables the improvement of the operational efficiency in the financial departments in the Business Units as well as the Head Office.

Ruud Beckers, Group Accounting Manager at SHV Energy:

 

With cpmview we had an implementation partner who was able to serve both the business and IT needs. It the end, the user experience is what really counts whether a project is successful or not.

 

With the implementation of  SAP BPC 11, we were able to give a significant boost to our user experience to the level that can be expected from a modern system.

Solution & Key Benefits

The desire was to move to a modern environment, solely designed to meet the SHVE requirements regarding Planning, Reporting & Consolidation.

The following items have considered project SHIFT to implement SAP BPC 11.1 on BW/4HANA:

1. Optimization of processes – SHVE required redesigning and optimizing the prior structure of the consolidation tool and related processes. SAP BPC 11.1 significantly improved the efficiency of the reporting processes and the user experience.

2. System performance – SAP BPC 11.1 significantly improved performance and meets expectations related to system performance and availability.

3. SHV Energy requirements – The application redesign resulted in less complexity and is considered manageable and scalable, suiting the requirements of SHVE.

Cpmview successfully supported SHV Energy with the implementation of SAP BPC.

Ruud Beckers, Group Accounting Manager at SHV Energy:

‘In cpmview we found a reliable partner, where business and IT knowledge were well balanced. The consultants have in-depth knowledge of the financial consolidation processes, which made the requirements and implementation process run smoothly.

Modern, scalable & user-friendly system

Ready for future requirements (e.g. integration with ERP system)

Optimized reporting processes, supporting fast close

Further professionalizing the financial planning and closing process

Higher data quality and 24/7 availability

Meeting user/ stakeholder requirements

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