Company: U.S. Concrete Inc.
Headquarters: Houston
Size of Company: 1,000 or more employees; $500M-$1B in revenue
Industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing
Primary Product Line: Ready-mixed concrete, concrete blocks, masonry, aggregates
Name of Project: Project IMPACT - Oracle Implementation and Business Transformation
Project Objective: To develop and implement management reporting tools and standards to improve reliability of information and access to data; develop standardized ERP purchasing and inventory functionality; implement new systems functionality; provide user training and post-implementation support and training plan
Technologies Employed: Oracle eBusiness Suite Release 12 and Siebel Oracle
Accomplishments/ROI: Shortened close time from 15 or more days to five to seven days; decreased operating costs by 50%; reduced time to close AP on a monthly basis from three to four days to one day or less; estimated annual savings of $5 million