Global inventory transparency at Giesecke & Devrient with Wassermann

Wassermann Inventory Optimization Solutions WIN enable multi-site inventory reduction

Munich (Germany), (PresseBox) - Within only twelve weeks, the international technology provider Giesecke & Devrient managed to transparently consolidate, analyze and represent all inventory and consumption data of their Processing Division by using the IT-based Wassermann Solution WIN. This permits sustainable optimization of inventory and storage costs.

In cooperation with Wassermann, the international technology provider Giesecke & Devrient GmbH (G&D) successfully completed a supply chain management project resulting in inventory visibility across all sites. Now in use is WIN, the Wassermann Inventory Optimization Solution: The flexible and powerful Wassermann solution allows G&D on time detection and quick optimization of inventories at their Munich headquarters as well as thirteen other G&D sites around the world.

Total transparency as a basis for effective inventory reduction

By implementing the software all stock and consumption information is now centrally available for G&D: With the support of the Wassermann Management Consultants G&D was able to integrate their stock data from the established SAP as well as from various locally operated IT solutions into the integrated WIN solution within just twelve weeks, providing optimal inventory visibility across the entire after sales supply chain and across all locations.

In a subsequent project step, the WIN solution offers powerful options, such as to determine the ideal inventory level and order points or the specifically required safety stock based per item and location on comprehensive optimization algorithms. Due to the Wassermann solution Giesecke & Devrient realizes an efficient article disposition and inventory management whilst avoiding stock outs and maintaining availability of parts.

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Giesecke & Devrient

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading international technology provider headquartered in Munich, Germany. With a headcount of around 10,000 employees, the Group generated sales of EUR 1.7 billion in fiscal 2008. Founded in 1852, G&D is a global market leader and pioneering innovator in banknote production and processing, smart card solutions for telecommunications and electronic payment, and security documents and identification systems. 49 subsidiaries and joint ventures across more than 30 countries ensure customer proximity worldwide. For more information, visit our website at:

Wassermann AG

Wassermann AG offers software solutions and management consulting for supply chain excellence. For the past 25 years, Wassermann has been supporting medium-sized production companies and international corporations alike to optimize their value-added chains and increase their logistical performance.

The approach adopted by the Wassermann Management Consultants combines industry best practices with innovative consulting concepts and extensive IT expertise. Wassermann offers consulting in the fields of procurement management, production management, after-sales services, and information technology, with measurable and sustainable benefits for its customers always having top priority.

In the field of software solutions, the way standard software adds valuable SCM functionality to ERP applications. This leads to integrated overall solutions, enabling vertically and horizontally integrated process planning and controlling. The result: Companies become more efficient, more transparent, and more profitable.

Headquarters: Wassermann AG, Westendstrasse 195, 80686 Munich, Germany
Tel.: +49 (89) 578399-0, Fax: +49 (89) 578399-199
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