VAHLE (www.vahle.de/en) is since 1912 a specialist for mobile power and data transmission with headquarters in Kamen, Germany. VAHLE has 650 employees and 12 subsidiaries worldwide. Including representatives Vahle is acitve in 52 countries around the world.
Vahle is a client of Plan Software since about 15 years. In August 2015, the to date newest and completely revised version of the Vahle E-Konf was released for the first users.
In the Vahle E-Konf, the typical construction starts with an extensive project work which includes technical calculations with more than 100 pages of specification. It follows the configuration of all required components. Finally there is the bill of material which is the result of the construction.
Via the SAP-Interface, material data like weight, copper content, copper price etc. can be determined. Furthermore, it is possible to define list prices depending on the sales region and customer-specific discounts for all articles as well as availability and delivery time.
Offers and orders can be laid in SAP and the user can directly branch the appropriate SAP-processing.
Due to the strong integration of SAP, there are very high safety requirements. Therefore a Security-Audit of an external company, the Cure 53, was operated and successfully passed.
The modern UI with a responsive design increases the motivation and productivity of the sales staff and customers and enables the use not only on the computer but also on the tablet/iPad and Smartphone.