Abbott GmbH & Co. KG, Ludwigshafen (Germany)
Abbott Laboratories is a worldwide, global, diversified health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceutical, diagnostic, nutritional, and hospital products. The company currently employs approximately 65,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. In Germany, nearly 4,100 employees work for Abbott in the production, research & development and sales departments.
VMS analyzed the SAP environment in Germany for Abbott. The VMS Report contained a benchmark of the operating cost structure and a systems analysis. The goal of the analysis was to derive criteria for the company’s strategic direction in Europe. Using a simulation, VMS evaluated various scenarios.