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Private Construction Company Builds Integration from JDE to EPBCS

Overview

A leading supplier of construction aggregates and building materials operating as a private company based on the was using state of the art JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for their ERP solution; however, their budgeting process was all in a dated system. They needed a solution that could be used not only as a forecasting tool, but could also integrate with JDE for their forecast. ProCore implemented EPBCS to streamline the company’s integration and budgeting solution.

Business Challenge

  • Used an antiquated and unsupported budgeting tool
  • Supplemented budgeting tool with hundreds of spreadsheets that were manually maintained
  • Spreadsheets provided limited usability and reporting across the enterprise
  • Integrated with JDE via uploads and downloads in spreadsheets

Solutions

  • Implemented Oracle’s EPBCS for an integrated P&L and Balance Sheet budgeting and reporting process
  • Detailed statistical metric/unit planning and reporting by Business Unit
  • Directly connected EPBCS to JDE enabling drill down and drill through back to JDE details
  • Automated complete financial reporting for Corporate and Business Units

Results

  • Provided insights to key financial details with ad hoc reporting and formal dashboards
  • Reduced inefficiencies of manual administrative efforts
  • Removed antiquated on-premises budgeting tool avoiding further IT spend
  • Eliminated manual upkeep in spreadsheets