Experts in developed and emerging markets agree that the future of the automotive industry lies in new mobility solutions, urban orientation and connected car concepts.
Alternative power trains are gaining traction, with hybrids and fuel cell engines currently outselling battery powered electric vehicles.
City planning is affecting how people use cars worldwide and connected car solutions are gaining ground. Using a car when it’s needed rather than owning one is becoming more acceptable to the connected generation, and social networks are playing an increasing role in how people choose which cars they buy and drive.
Our expertise spans the entire automotive value chain - from manufacturers and suppliers to dealerships, from research and development to new plant set ups. We are involved with lean enterprise resource planning, warranty early warning and complex demand management solutions for our leading automotive clients - just three examples of how we apply our industry knowledge and technological skills.
By 2020, an expected 80% of all new vehicles will be connected cars and digital services are already a purchase driver for customers. At BearingPoint we have worked with leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to launch a range of telematics and infotainment services to meet this increasing demand.
Our complex demand management offer helps OEMs plan to reduce both variability at each level of the supply chain and operating working capital.
BearingPoint has developed the FOSS Management Maturity Model and offers a full range of FOSS Management consulting services for organisations wishing to reduce costs by deploying Open Source Software in a compliant and efficient way.
Our unique prototype SAP GRC R2Go© highlights the value and benefits of a comprehensive integrated GRC management approach.
Greenhouse gases, oil spills, poor working conditions, low wages and bankruptcies issues. How can these events be prevented and dealt with to reduce risks?
We have developed an integrated solution - Lean-ERP, which leverages the virtues of both lean manufacturing and enterprise resource planning (ERP) so manufacturing enterprises can achieve sustainable bottom line improvements.
Car manufacturers have historically sought to drive down costs and improve efficiency within their supplier and manufacturing operations. The economic downturn means that they must consider how to extend and apply the same lean thinking to sales.
Flexible global production and network structures are critical for companies to adapt to changing market requirements and to maintain a competitive advantage.
Quality and warranty are irretrievably linked. Using innovative techniques can help improve quality by reducing the detection-to-correction time cycle and reduce warranty costs through comparative analytics and issue identification.
Our sales lead management performance improvement approach helps OEMs to identify and correct key failings in their current processes and systems and develop action plans to address and monitor lead management activity.
Active Manager is a manager-led business transformation methodology that creates a sustainable step change in operational performance. It typically delivers performance improvements between 10% and 20%.
The best idea is useless if it is not identified within the organization. CLU is an idea management platform supporting the innovation management process and fostering innovation as an important component of the corporate culture.
BearingPoint’s Planning and Reporting Cloud Service is a cost-efficient, reliable and secure way of arranging your organization’s Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) processes.
The Factory Navigator is an innovative simulation and analytics software designed to improve logistics processes and support complex decision making across industries.
Working closely with the client, we deliver a rigorous and effective integrated GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) solution – one that is not only right for the client, but also available for them.
The BearingPoint Smart Factory Model makes you experience Industry 4.0: machines communicate and share information about their status, the workpiece or occurring disorders (horizontal integration). With the connection to commercial planning systems, the convergence of the shop floor level with the corporate management level is demonstrated (vertical integration).
We are neutral IT Advisors for the full M&A life-cycle – for strategic buyers/sellers and for Private Equities. Within our industrialized IT Due Diligence or IT Assessments, we minimize risks and identify cost reduction potentials as well as growth opportunities – based on the investment thesis. Our proven track record and our unique partnership with West Monroe Partners, a leading IT M&A advisor in the US, underlines our capabilities.
Lean Production and ERP have long been two independent business improvement approaches, often coexisting within the same production site. Our Lean-ERP accelerator combines these two approaches and leverages synergies while abandoning weaknesses of each individual approach. By this means, the Lean-ERP solution supports our clients in creating a globally harmonized process landscape based on lean production principles and supported by a lean ERP solution.
Huge deviations between actual and planned transport costs? Need for transport cost allocation down to product level? Unclear contribution margins of your customers? More than ten CO2 data requests from your customers per month? Annual requests from rating agencies to supply CO2 data? Carbon reduction goals include logistics? If those challenges are relevant for you, LogCOST can help you!
Revenue Recognition is based on the new IFRS-Standard: IFRS 15 sets out the requirements for recognizing revenue that apply to all contracts with customers (except for contracts that are within the scope of the Standards on leases, insurance contracts and financial instruments). IFRS 15 is effective from 1 January 2017 but earlier application is permitted.
SAP Simple Finance and S/4 HANA are the solutions which will push ERP into a new generation of “digital business”. The accelerator is a service which is part of the Digital CFO campaign to demonstrate what “digital” means for the CFO.
Smart analytics enriched products & services will become key differentiators for insurance companies. A key feature is that all players may have access to all data. At the same time, smarter analytics may eliminate the requirement to share risks. In recent years, the globalization of fraud patterns requires the analysis of "world data“ and there is the need to establish the future position in the BigData & Smart Analytics ecosystem.
Today’s businesses operate in continuously changing, more volatile and complex environments, driving the need for higher flexibility, agility and thus better operational planning processes, systems and methods. The BearingPoint “Supply Chain Planning Excellence Toolkit” contains a combination of field proven tools and methods that empower businesses to analyze and design their ideal planning landscape.
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We make sure we understand our clients' business problems, the trends in your industry and then work out what we need to do to achieve results for them.
Our consultants know where our clients are coming from, because they’ve usually been in their industry. We combine our deep knowledge and experience in their sector with the technical ability to create solutions with real business value. We’re always looking to find ways to improve their productivity, streamline processes, and leverage new revenue opportunities for them.
Finally, we get results - virtually all of our most significant clients renew their relationship with us year on year.