The risk-free and smooth deployment of BLU Acceleration has already improved our financial reporting and business analytics substantially. We are very satisfied with IBM DB2: IBM has shown us once again that it can deliver innovative technologies that are enterprise-ready, without increasing licensing costs.

Jürgen Laudien, Manager Infrastructure Europe, YAZAKI Europe

Business Challenge story

To meet the automotive industry’s demand for same-day delivery, YAZAKI Europe needs extremely efficient logistics – which means eliminating delays and manual processing.


YAZAKI Europe worked with IBM, IBM Business Partner All for One Steeb, and SAP to optimize its logistics processes based on IBM® DB2® databases for best performance with SAP software, even under high degree of utilization.


Ensures timely delivery and avoids costly overtime and logistics expenses. Provides faster insights into business performance and accelerates end-of-month consolidation processes by a factor of two.

Solution Category

  • IBM Hybrid Cloud
  • Middleware
  • Solution Components

    • Auto: Manufacturing
    • Auto: Manufacturing Productivity
    • DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
    • Electronics: Cognitive Manufacturing
    • IBM-SAP Alliance
    • SAP ERP
    • SAP ERP Human Capital Management (SAP ERP HCM)
    • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse