Overview

BayKer Italia S.p.A. is the owner of the IPERCERAMICA brand, Italy’s largest chain of shops selling flooring, wall coverings, parquet and bathroom furniture.

It is based in Fiorano Modenese (MO) in the heart of the ceramic district. IPERCERAMICA combines design and quality materials with convenience for the customer, offering a complete range of products that are always up to date with the latest trends. The fulcrum of IPERCERAMICA’s activity in Italy is its network of shops: they are distributed throughout the country and there is also a first shop abroad, specifically in Malta. This is now successfully associated with online sales in Italy and abroad.

The company also owns ristrutturaSMART, which deals with turnkey renovations.

Challenge

  • Streamline repetitive and low value-added processes and activities in the purchasing department
  • Integrate all suppliers
  • Improving the efficiency of the purchasing department

Solution

IUNGO Procurement, with the following modules and work in progress:

  • Purchase order
  • Scheduling agreement
  • Work orders

Integration with SAP

Results

  • 100% of suppliers integrated. Around 250 italian and foreign suppliers.
  • 90% of paper saved by using IUNGO
  • 100% of orders now managed with IUNGO (about 15.000 orders per year)
  • Response and confirmation times for suppliers reduced by 50%