Mining is one of the most dynamically growing industries in a present-day economy of CIS countries. This industry is based on multiple functional processes, each one having its own challenges. Mining operations, for example, must address the often opposing challenges of optimizing processes to reduce production costs and environmental pollution, ensuring regulatory compliance to avoid government fines, and committing to sustainability to maintain brand image when global natural resources rates are falling down.
Therefore, information technologies allow mining companies to meet specific challenges of this industry – by helping them manage their assets and operations and leverage supply chain networks.
SAP for Mining is the best set of solutions to meet your unique needs. It is an integrated system that is designed mostly for large enterprises but it is also applicable to all types of mining companies, from small and midsize commodity companies to large, globally diversified organizations. With an integrated system SAP for Mining, you can gain greater insight into your mining operations and improve both day-to-day and strategic decision making. The system is designed to help you manage your end-to-end supply chain, control costs, increase profitability, and improve your customer service.
Set of solutions supports your core business processes, including:
- Business planning – gives an opportunity to quickly analyze, plan, control and manage production processes, including sales, operations, and finance.
- Enterprise management and support - consolidates and improves all data across enterprise and production planning process
- Operational compliance - provides product security and environmental issues support, hazardous substances management, industrial hygiene, raw materials utilization management,
- Sales & distribution system management – optimizes sales & distribution system
- Operations management - improves your end-to-end production process, including secondary treatment system
- Gives a direct access to available information on products and services
- Supply management – enables to manage relationships with strategic suppliers
- Enterprise asset management – allows to achieve an optimal condition and performance of assets at the lowest possible cost
- Supply chain management – manages the entire value chain of mining
- Product Life-circle management
- Customer Relationship Management, etc.