Overview

  • Subsidiary of UK based, leading packaging company
  • The United States has four major divisions: Flexible, Packaging & Dispensing Solutions, Rigid Packaging Solution, Foam Products and Injection Molded Products, and just acquired Interstate Resources, a corrugated packaging company.
  • Currently most of the systems are decentralized which has created significant pain points for the company.
Industry:
Manufacturing
Services:
Roadmap Development, 6 weeks

Scope

The leading packaging company is looking to provide shared services across the United States to
include:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Ledger
  • Fixed Assets
  • Treasury (cash)
  • Vendor Creation, Customer Creation, Credit Management, etc. processes.

Outcome

  • Echelon worked with the packaging company to  jointly discover shared service requirements from the US
  • Echelon gathered data from existing European team regarding existing UK template
  • Echelon performed fit gap analysis of US requirements versus the UK template
  • Echelon created implementation roadmap including deployment options, cost, timelines, internal/external resource requirements, licensing requirements, validating existing infrastructure, training and change management requirements support options, etc. and supporting business case.