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
  • Power Systems
  • Power Systems running Linux - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
  • Retail: Smarter Merchandising and Supply Networks
  • Retail: Smarter Operations
  • SAP Business Suite
  • SAP HANA
  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse

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