SAP solutions and the PLUS production system
abat is an international SAP service provider and product supplier, who does business process optimization. The company’s focus is on the automotive and discrete production industries and on logistics. The company advises on all phases of IT service management – from aligning IT systems to business processes, through development, to the implementation and maintenance of standard solutions. abat developed the SAP-based PLUS software as a tool for managing processes in production.
The company was founded in 1998. Today, abat generates an annual turnover of more than 50 million euro and has more than 600 employees globally.
abat's customers include Audi, BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, ThyssenKrupp Material International, Deutsche Post Worldnet and DHL. abat has German offices in Bremen, Munich, Sankt Ingbert and Walldorf and also has subsidiaries in the USA, Mexico and Belarus.
In 2013, abat was recognised by TopJob as the best employer in Germany in its class (101 to 500 employees). The firm has the TOP-Company and OPEN-Company seals of approval from the job rating platform kununu.com.
Automotive Business Area
abat is one of the leading SAP service providers for the automotive industry. The company provides SAP solutions for the entire value creation chain, from vehicle development, through procurement, production and logistics, to after-sales service. The secret of success: efficient SAP process workflows, customer-specific add-ons and the MES PLUS – combined with modern product management methodologies and integrated industry knowledge.
Discrete Production Business Area
Thanks to its expertise in automotive production, abat is also experienced in discrete production. PLUS from abat is the only standard product for this sector in the world. PLUS controls production lines with high levels of complexity, large volumes and a large number of variants. The software manages production processes for comprehensive components and equipment having serial numbers, which are later installed in cars, planes or kitchens.
Logistics Business Area
abat offers solutions for supply chain optimisation for logistics experts and logistics service providers. These solutions include intralogistics (SAP WM or EWM, SAP ERP) and transport management (SAP TM). abat develops roadmap and template approaches as well as customer-specific add-ons, such as the data glasses solution xPick. Thanks to sound project and program management, abat ensures that budgets and time schedules are observed.