Business Challenge

To meet its aim of delivering goods to customers within 24 hours of receiving each order, South Shore Furniture must maintain lean and efficient supply-chain operations.

Transformation

South Shore Furniture dramatically accelerated order processing and fulfilment by upgrading its SAP® Business Suite and SAP Business Warehouse applications to SAP HANA® running on IBM® POWER8®.

Results

8x faster

transaction processing translates into speedy deliveries to customers

Round-the-clock

availability gives customers a hassle-free shopping experience

Paves

the way to enhanced analytics, the Internet of Things, Big Data and more

About South Shore Furniture

South Shore Furniture is a North American furniture manufacturer, operating plants in Canada and Mexico and a distribution center in the United States.

Solution Components

  • IBM Power Systems E850
  • IBM-SAP Alliance
  • Retail: Smarter Merchandising and Supply Networks
  • Retail: Smarter Operations
  •  Power Systems
  •  Power Systems running Linux – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Take the Next Step

To learn more about IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA, please contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, or visit: ibm.com/power/saphana