Success in managing thousands of hectares of oil palm plantations is certainly not an easy thing. But with hard work and a commitment to improving work and leadership systems, success will be achieved. PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk (EHP) has proven it.
EHP is an integrated plantation company that is part of the Rajawali Group business unit. This company is committed to building a plantation business that complies with all regulations, is environmentally friendly, and provides added value and benefits to the surrounding community.
Technology has spurred the EHP business by leaps and bounds. The company feels the importance of updating existing technology systems to maintain business growth. "We need a new and more advanced system to manage and store our data." An updated IT system to keep business running is crucial for a company as large as EHP.
The company's vision and mission were the first to change. Eagle High Plantations Tbk's company vision is to become the leading agribusiness company in Indonesia based on sustainable values with a mission to become one of the best agribusiness companies in Indonesia with a good leadership pattern.
Enterprise Modernization with SAP
The SAP solution has been in use for a long time at EHP because previously EHP used SAP ECC 6.0 version since 2008. “So far we are satisfied with SAP, but the system must also be rejuvenated to answer dynamic business challenges. The most appropriate choice for us is to upgrade the ERP to the newest version of SAP, namely SAP S/4HANA," he said.
Mr. Ishak Surjana as CIO of Eagle High Plantations Tbk and his team are moving quickly to modernize the company's operational systems to increase productivity and facilitate real-time decision making.
EHP then invited a number of SAP consultants to offer their services related to Upgrade + Refreshment. After a long process, EHP management decided to partner with Wilmar Consultancy Services. One of the reasons they chose WCS was because they saw that WCS customers were “Happy Customer ”. Wilmar Consultancy Services (WCS) is Indonesia's leading SAP consulting firm, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wilmar International - Asia's leading 500 companies and agribusiness group.
This project is named "EHP to HANA", a reflection of EHP's performance as a company that is agile, tough, and courageous. The implementation of this project takes up to eight months, starting from July to March 2019. "Before implementing this system throughout the company, we conducted a pilot project in one of the departments," said Ishak.
Modules such as Finance, Controlling, Material Management, Project Systems / Estate Management, Sales, and Distribution, including Fiori Mobility will be implemented in an early phase. The next phase will implement the SAP solution for consolidation (Business Planning and Consolidation).