Acloudear Empowers Hodias’ Digital Transformation, Continuing the Legendary Chinese Flavor

Author:Acloudear , 2023-06-16 11:01   
Hodias’ successful digital transformation journey, empowered by SAP S/4HANA Cloud and supported by Acloudear’s expertise, has positioned the company for future growth, global expansion, and an accelerated IPO process.

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, organizations face the challenge of staying competitive while adapting to changing market dynamics. Although it has been in operation for 29 years, Hodias, a global company in need of a comprehensive digital transformation, encountered two critical pain points: preparing for future multi-organizational and global expansion, and enhancing its overall maturity level. This article explores how Hodias successfully addressed these challenges by leveraging SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition in collaboration with Acloudear, a platinum partner of SAP.


Hodias operated with a relatively rudimentary business management approach, relying solely on financial systems and basic inventory management tools. The company faced significant issues such as excessive stockpiling of raw materials, inaccurate cost calculations, manual production processes, and a lack of efficient communication between departments resulting in information silos. These challenges hindered operational efficiency and necessitated a transformative solution.


Recognizing the need for a robust and future-proof solution, Hodias swiftly identified SAP S/4HANA Cloud as the ideal fit to address its business requirements. This cloud-based ERP solution not only provided comprehensive support for Hodias’ operations but also integrated SAP’s best business practices and offered twice system upgrades every year for ongoing optimization. Hodias management was confident that SAP S/4HANA Cloud, with the support of Acloudear’s high-quality consulting services, would enable their sustainable growth and facilitate a faster, more flexible digital transformation journey.


Over a period of six months, Hodias, SAP, and Acloudear embarked on an extensive collaborative effort to redefine Hodias’ maturity level and digitally transform the organization. This process involved strategic blueprinting, optimizing management processes, designing tailored solutions, and thorough preparation for system implementation. Despite the challenges posed by the December peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Acloudear and Hodias remained steadfast in their commitment to change and transformation. The combined efforts of SAP, Acloudear, and Hodias culminated in a successful digital transformation that covered finance, production, supply chain, sales, and group management.


There have 4 key benefits that SAP S/4HANA Cloud brought for Hodias:

1、Integrated Finance and Operations: Hodias achieved a closed-loop management of its entire business chain, meeting the standards and requirements for future IPO preparations.

2、Enhanced Financial Precision: With comprehensive financial management capabilities, Hodias gained clear and intelligent insights into costs and profits, ensuring compliance with IPO requirements.

3、Optimized Supply Chain: By seamlessly connecting intelligent production, sales, and logistics, Hodias established efficient collaboration across the supply chain. The integration of information and data enabled flexible supply chain operations to swiftly respond to market changes and enhance customer responsiveness.

 4、Marketing Upgrade: Real-time monitoring of sales data across all channels empowered Hodias with efficient and accurate sales analytics, facilitating data-driven decision-making. Additionally, the management of distributor data became transparent and efficient.


Hodias’ successful digital transformation journey, empowered by SAP S/4HANA Cloud and supported by Acloudear’s expertise, has positioned the company for future growth, global expansion, and an accelerated IPO process. With integrated business processes, refined financial management, optimized supply chain operations, and enhanced sales analytics, Hodias now navigates the market with confidence and agility.

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