Supernova Consulting has successfully delivered the implementation of SAP® ERP Central Component (ECC) and SAP® Business Warehouse (SAP BW), as well as, SAP® Analytics Cloud (BI) for Cassiopeia Shipmanagement. The solution’s structure is a combination of on-premise and cloud technologies. The complete, out-of-the-box interconnection of these solutions (SAP® ECC, SAP® BW, SAP® Analytics Cloud) offers a single source of real-time information across the organization.
The need for a significant Business Transformation
Cassiopeia Shipmanagement main business challenge was access to real-time financial and crew management data. The need for a single data platform to manage:
- business processes automation
- real-time data analytics and
- collaboration with external business partners such as vessel owners and agents
were the key business objectives to enable Cassiopeia’s business transformation.
Heading to a Digital Transformation
The redesign of business processes and effective transition of legacy systems to SAP’s open, flexible and scalable business technology platform were among the key success factors for Cassiopeia Shipmanagement, heading to their digital transformation journey. Senior executives’ commitment and support, implementation within project timeframes and standards, operational efficiency, along with data visibility and improved decision making, were the main implementation highlights.
Instant access to financial and crewing data not only offered Cassiopeia’s management reliable data for decision support, but at the same time, enabled the organization’s digital transformation journey with new business process innovations for onshore and onboard vessels.
Why choosing SAP and Supernova Consulting?
Supernova Consulting managed to successfully establish a management of Cassiopeia’ processes and information systems in one platform. SAP, as a leading solution provider, with a strong local presence, provided the essential solution scalability that was needed.
Directors of Cassiopeia Shipmanagement (Cyprus) Ltd & Partners, Vassos Stavrou and Nicolas Lambrinides, stated: “SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) is a powerful and a user-friendly system that meets fully our requirements and streamlines our business processes. Our SAP channel partner, Supernova Consulting Ltd, understands these business needs and requirements. Experienced and Professional Consultants provided us with ideas and innovative approaches to our organization. Professionalism with very high standards.”
About Cassiopeia Shipmanagement:
Cassiopeia Shipmanagement Ltd was founded in November 2013 with the aim to offer quality Ship management. With experience of almost 3 decades in the industry, focusing primarily in Shipmanagement services, Cassiopeia has been setup with the main target to offer quality Crew Management services to their esteemed principals.
Cassiopeia has a network of local recruiting offices, fully owned and joint ventured, strategically located around the world, providing a variety of crew nationality alternatives. The company currently has more than 70 vessels under crew management. The fleet consist of Product Tankers, Chemical Tankers, Bulk Carriers and Containers vessels under various flags and interests.