Oil and gas industry meeting in Texas: AmeriGas to present Implico solution at SAP conference

September 22, 2012   Business News
(PRLEAP.COM) SAP users from the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors meet at "Best Practices for Oil & Gas: SAP Solutions for the Energy Industry" from 21 to 24 October 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. The event will be hosted by SAP America, the ASUG (Americas' SAP Users' Group) and the Eventful Group. The high-caliber event program will feature a joint presentation of the end-to-end industry solution SAP OGSD (SAP Oil & Gas Secondary Distribution) by the Implico Group and AmeriGas. The largest propane supplier in the US has used the Implico-developed SAP solution for downstream sector companies to automate its entire process chain from order taking to final billing.

The conference will feature case studies and keynote presentations to present powerful solutions for the challenges faced by oil and gas companies today. AmeriGas and Implico will be showing how the US company has utilized SAP OGSD to optimize and automate all of its processes involving order management. Thanks to SAP OGSD, reconciliation of all goods movements with the accounting and reporting units also takes place automatically. The presentation will also cover the Continuous Product Replenishment (CPR) functional enhancement. This solution offers AmeriGas reliable consumption forecasting based on tank levels, previous consumption and weather data and automatically generates replenishment orders. The talk is scheduled for Monday, 22 October from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. and will be given by Tadd Peed, SAP Business Systems Analyst at AmeriGas Propane and Mike Serratore, Vice President US of the Implico Group. For more information on the presentation, please go to http://www.sap-oil-and-gas.com/schedule.htm.

Implico will also be available to answer questions from conference participants outside the presentation and will be presenting the SAP OGSD all-in-one industry solution as well as the functional enhancements contained in the Integrated Logistics Add-On Package (ILAP). These include the CPR extensions Forecast Analysis Tool und Initial Setup Tool and the map-based applications Sales Region Designer (SRD) and Integrated Dispatch Management (IDM).

About Implico
As an international consulting and software company, Implico supports oil and gas companies worldwide in optimizing their business processes. The company was founded in 1983. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, the Implico Group has subsidiaries in the UK, Malaysia, Romania, Switzerland and the US.

Five of the world's ten largest oil companies now rely on Implico's industry experience, consultancy expertise and high-performance solutions including OpenTAS, SAP OGSD (Oil & Gas Secondary Distribution) and IDM (Integrated Dispatch Management). OpenTAS with the two main modules TMS (Terminal Management System) and RDM (Replenishment and Distribution Management) is targeted at fuel depots and refineries, offering comprehensive functionality for administration, automation and process improvement. SAP OGSD, developed by Implico and marketed worldwide by SAP, optimizes the distribution of petroleum products. The innovative software solution IDM, developed by Implico, helps dispatch planners to create optimum tours: orders from SAP are combined with resources to ensure the best possible results.
The fast-growing Implico Group currently employs around 250 staff.
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