Customer Snapshot: Overview
1/4 of the world's bottles are filled by Krones
Krones fills, labels, and processes millions of bottles and cans worldwide. Their machines fill everything from ketchup and perfume to your favorite sparkling wine, and their continued growth and success has allowed them to flourish and become the market leader both in manufacturing and through their sales channels online.
SAP helps Krones Run Simple with near push-button access to information that’s necessary for continued international growth. With SAP applications, their international subsidiaries are better able to communication with headquarters and Run Live with faster reporting and an accelerated processing of offers and orders.
€3.174 billion (2015)
Number of Employees
Line of Business
Commerce, Finance, Manufacturing, Sales
SAP Business One, SAP Hybris Commerce
Run Simple, Run Live
Customer Snapshot: History
Customer Snapshot: Business Model
Customer Snapshot: Success Strategy
Getting in Sync with Subsidiaries Across the Globe
Krones’ goal is to be the one-stop shop for machines, lines, and complete factories. To facilitate this, they want to streamline their IT landscape and establish a standardized enterprise resource planning landscape that improves communication between headquarters and subsidiaries.
With no new IT investments at headquarters, SAP Business One® lived up to its full potential with easy rollouts and seamless integration across all Krones subsidiaries both at the warehouse level and online. With SAP Hybris Commerce, the most stable and successful B2B commerce platform on the market, Krones is digitizing their presence internationally as well with over 1.7 million products available on the Krones store online.
Coming up with the idea.
In the Krones online store, commercial customers receive the same easy shopping experience that they expect from other online retailers like Amazon – even though a single machine can comprise of up to six million separate parts.— Bernd Baldauf, Head of eBusiness, Krones AG
Enter SAP: The SAP Experience
The more often we implement SAP Business One, the more efficient our business processes become. The streamlined and standardized financial reporting also offers lots of benefits.— Anna Maria Günther, Commercial Applications CRM and Lifecycle Service, Krones AG
Better Business: Benefits
Better Business: Run Simple
Living Up to Their Innovative Potential
Krones found out how easy it is to implement SAP Business One® in different countries and in different languages. With SAP Business One® they can work together seamlessly with enterprise resource planning between headquarters and smaller subsidiaries so everybody’s on the same page.