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Dr Pepper was created in
at drug-store soda
fountain in Waco,Texas
Dr Pepper Snapple Group is considered by some to be the #1 flavored carbonated soft drink company in the Americas. With a combination of warehouses and store delivery centers, Dr Pepper Snapple Group employs about 19,000 people in North America and has expanded to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Plano, Texas, USA
SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM)
Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a combination of direct store delivery and warehouse delivery capabilities supported by their 21 manufacturing centers with more than 115 distribution centers. Nearly half of DPSG's annual volume is distributed through their company-owned bottling and distribution networks. The remainder is driven through third-party/licensed bottlers and distributors. DPS Group has also expanded into Mexico and the Caribbean where they operate primarily in the carbonated mineral water, flavored carbonated drinks, bottled water, and vegetable juice markets.
Thanks to SAP, Dr Pepper Snapple Group implemented the SAP® Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application, creating an integrated, repetitive manufacturing process, including the back flushing of components, with the SAP ERP application.
SAP’s solutions optimized loading and unloading with vehicle check-in and check-out. They enabled batch management for finished products, and designed a “shuttle” between facilities within warehouse complexes. SAP also introduced travel-distance optimization and cross-docking.
processes and improved control
of warehousing activities
number of empty forklift hours
cycle counting, "put-away" and
task management and workforce planning
provided to monitor tools for task and labor assignments
— Venkat Paruchuri, Director of Supply Chain IT, Dr Pepper Snapple Group