(One of the largest Public sector Oil companies in India)
BPCL was one of the largest SAP R/3 implementations in India, with an initial user license for 2,500 people and a geographical spread of 250 locations implementing SD, PP, MM, FI, CO, QM, PM, PS,HR, using IS-OIL Industry vertical.
Former Shell JV, it is one of India's largest oil companies in terms of market share, turnover exceeding Rs.330 billion (£5 billion).It produces a range of products, from Petrochemicals and Solvents to aircraft fuel and specialty lubricants and markets them through 4,510 Petrol Stations,967 Kerosene dealers and 1,389 LPG distributors, besides supplying fuel directly to hundreds of industries, and airlines.
SAP India consultancy successfully Implemented the project in 9 months assisted by a carefully selected team of 15 consultants from Vanguard Technologies for the roll out phase of SAP R/3.
Upon completion of the roll out project Mr. N Sridhar, project manager of SAP India team said…
"Vanguard Technologies has exhibited extreme involvement and dedication by deputing a sizable team of experienced consultants through the entire time-span of the rollout implementation. The consultants have quickly absorbed the template-based approach adapted from SAP's global ASAP rollout methodology and have ensured successful implementations at over 100 sites covering installations, depots, dispatch units,tap-off-points, aviation-fuelling stations, LPG plants, COCO outlets. The team has shown high level of customer-focus and involved themselves in areas such as training, data validation, role mapping and authorizations, cut-over and post-go-live support. To sum it up, they share a large part of the overall success." Sridhar Negamanthan, Project Manager and Managing Consultant, SAP India Pvt.Ltd.
Manjunath Sawant, Vanguard Technologies Project Manager said "The Vanguard Consultants have demonstrated immense skills in all the assignments that they have been involved with, from Roll Out's, Training, Leading, Trouble shooting etc. Patience and above all the urge to share knowledge, were key in building a good team relationship. Each one of us believes that knowledge increases by sharing. The trust that SAP India and the end user team has put in Vanguard is visible from the fact that most of Vanguard Consultants have been appointed as Location-In-charge and lead a team including consultants that were from the end user team as well. Vanguard as a Team have gained valuable experience on this Project and in the process developed an asset for the Organization in terms of knowledge, with which I am quite sure will benefit Vanguard immensely,”