A.K. Gandhi Enterprise, Nagpur

A.K. Gandhi Enterprise, Nagpur

Executive Summary

A.K. Gandhi group is in existence since 1975,adynamic cutting edge business of Retail and Distribution of Consumer Durable & Electronic Goods of all the Leading Brands in Vidarbha region.

Their product range includes Laptops,Desktops, All-in-Ones,Mobiles,Home Entertainment like LCD, LED, Plasma, Home Theaters, Play Station, Xbox, Blue Ray Players, Sound Systemsas well Home Appliances like Air Conditioners, Refrigerators,Deep Freezers, Washing Machines, Microwave Ovens, Dish Washers, Water Dispensers, Water Purifiers, Vacuum Cleaners, Wine Chillers, Solar Water Heaters.

Study

The Owner of company, Mr. Yash Gandhi was clear about attributes that he was looking for in the ERP software.The projection was for a stable solution that could automate transaction load of his growing company. Commenting on the features that they were looking for in an ERP system, Mr.Yash Gandhi shares, “We are looking for a product with multi-branch, multi-location inventory management capabilities,with a strong costing methodology. We also want the solution to include an approval system for material indenting and have high levels of user security and user right definitions. The other products that we reviewed could not demonstrate the required amount of customization that we were looking for.”

However when he was approached for RnR DataLex having over a decades’ experience in various verticals, he was pleased with the technical strengths of RnR DataLex and decided to go ahead.

“Since they were migrating from a legacy system to an integrated system, they required a great degree of consulting and support,” says Sr. Accounts of A.K. Gandhi. “Backed by our varied experience spanning a variety of verticals we were able to share best practices in all areas with them.”

A. K. Gandhi decided to first implement at one company with Serialized & Lot Tracking modules before expanding it to other group companies as well.

Analysis

A.K. Gandhi deals especially with companies like Samsung, Kelvinator, LG, Panasonic, Haier, Nokia, Sukam, Tata Swatch, and Whirlpool for distribution.

A.K. Gandhi is specialized in Domestic and Commercial Air conditioning for more than 30 years and had a strong association with best Air Conditioning companies like, Carrier, Daikin, O General, Panasonic and LG for sales and service.

As running the specialized service centers,provides services including AC Installation, Regular Service, Annual Maintenance Contracts and customer Complaints.

Being a multi-location, multi-branch company, management was dealing with difficulties in managing day to day transactions, accounting and inventory at the branches. “As the company started growing rapidly there was a need for a stable solution that could automate the day-to-day transactions at the branches and could be easily configured to meet the specific requirements of the company.”-Mr. Yash Gandhi.

Solution

When the company wanted to implement a cost-effective and efficient ERP system to suit their business operations and projected growth, several ERP vendors including RnR Rujul TradeERP, were evaluated. USP of RnR Rujul TradeERP was that enables multi-brand sales and then analytical reports based on those sales. RnR Rujul TradeERP also had a strong reporting engine. Implementing RnR Rujul TradeERP offered the company the opportunity to implement an end-to-end ERP solution. The ERP brought down the TCO(Total Cost of Ownership), enabling them to focus on its businesses and subsequent expansion. All it required for them to go live with the system was Internet broadband connectivity. The business modules offered includes:

  • Sales & Distribution
  • Procurement Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Finance & Accounting Management
  • Service Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Human Resource Management

Highlights

  • The comprehensive & integrated online solution covering all the business operations
  • Real Time Inventory Control for Effective Order Booking & Delivery
  • Effectively handled control and traceability of stock, based on batch numbers.
  • Centralized Accounting for Real Time View of Financial Data
  • Multiple Branch Management for segmented Book Keeping
  • An integrated view of business operations, with reports for Product Wise Cost/Profit Analysis
  • Easy scalability and flexibility to add new branches and users
  • All the branches were operational within 2 weeks.
  • Centralized Statutory Management
  • Faster Operations

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