abat is an international SAP service provider and product supplier, which provides business process optimization and enhances it with its own solutions. The company’s focus is on the automotive and discrete production industries, logistics, sustainability management, and information security.
abat was founded in 1998 as Act GmbH and is today represented throughout Germany with locations in Bremen, Munich, Oldenburg, St. Ingbert, Walldorf and Wolfsburg. It offers better on-site support with offices in the US, Mexico and Belarus. Currently, it has around 600 employees who work on a wide variety of customer projects - from the orientation of IT to business processes, development and the implementation and maintenance of standard solutions. In addition, abat is the development partner of SAP SE in the SAP partnerEdge Program for Application Development.
In the automotive sector, abat works for major manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Daimler, MAN, Porsche, Volkswagen and Qoros. Developers at abat programmed PLUS software based on SAP to control production processes in production. For logistics companies and logistics service providers, abat offers solutions for optimizing the supply chain, e.g. in intralogistics and transport management. In these areas, it works for Brose, Bosch, Daimler, DHL, ThyssenKrupp and VS HEIBO Logistics, among others. Currently, we are the only launch partner of SAP SE for the sports software SAP Sports One. In sustainability management, abat offers holistic consulting - in sustainability reporting through its software solution ID-Report, in material flow management and in preparing for certification. Lastly, abat offers consulting services in the area of information security on the topics ISO 27001 and TISAX® and thus helps to protect the values of its customers and their customers.
Simplifying the Digital Transformation
The cost savings of using an ERP solution from the cloud can be very evident. Not only are capital commitments for expensive software licenses reduced, but also the costs for the company owning and maintaining IT infrastructure such as servers, data centers and security architectures are at least partially eliminated. A cloud solution is scalable to cover not only your current but also future needs, making it right for today and ready for tomorrow. Many of the functional possibilities offered by the SAP S / 4HANA Cloud help your company to further develop innovative processes. Additionally regular, automated patches and upgrades are carried out by SAP, freeing up your internal staff. At the same time, you benefit from a secure and controlled system, SAP best practices, standardized processes and fast rollouts.
abat advises you and implements your desired standardized processes in the cloud. With its expert knowledge, the company can provide you with early ROI by quickly introducing or developing your Cloud ERP solution with reduced implementation and maintenance costs by standardizing your processes. The agile development of your SAP cloud solution also supports the innovation capabilities of your company. Benefit from an abat-based, uncomplicated migration of your existing solution to the cloud, the integration of other SAP solutions or the effortless connection to your private cloud, e.g. to the parent company.
SAP ERP for Internal and External Business Processes
ERP systems are the heart of modern companies. They control the processes along the value chain, plan resources and serve the purpose of information provision for important business solutions. The ever increasing and changing demands of customers and suppliers lead to higher and higher standards for the data quality and functionalities. The processes are being adapted and further developed and, where necessary, newly defined.
The ERP system should be constantly at eye level, as well as it is supposed to process and evaluate company data flexibly, quickly and user-friendly. As SAP Service Partner and Special Expertise Partner for Automotive and Logistics, abat will help you to comply with all major requirements in these fields. More than 400 consulting and development experts around the world are on hand to serve our well-known customers in the automotive and logistics sectors as well as in the manufacturing industry.
S/4HANA Enterprise Management
The digital transformation forces the changes in more and more segments of the companies. Adjustments of the processes and systems need to be as agile as possible, without jeopardizing the integration of processes within the consolidated system landscape. To meet these requirements, SAP, together with S/4HANA Enterprise Management, has launched the migration of R/3 to a new integrated solution. Classic ERP modules and processes in the areas of finances and logistics have been modernized and developed into new corporate center departments.
Entry is possible both with SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA and with the classic ERP system. The prerequisite for the use of all future functionalities in SAP is an HANA data base. Due to new architecture and data modules, S/4HANA Enterprise Management offers a considerable simplification of the data structures allowing the access of all relevant company data in real time. SAP HANA data base is needed for the use of S/4HANA Enterprise Management.
More Success with World Championship Technology
World Championship Technology for professionals as well as for amateur teams: With SAP Sports One your club is also able to develop successful long term strategies in order to speed up every step and to specify every pass.
As abat is the only implementation partner for SAP Sports One, it will support you in a variety of services ranging from the introduction of SAP Sports One to integration into the IT landscape of your organization, to the optimization and maintenance of the cloud-based solution.
Meet the Leader behind the Success
Gyde Wortmann, Co-founder and Management Board Member
Gyde Wortmann is responsible for the Finances of the company, besides customer projects. Up to the foundation of the company, this Business IT Specialist held various executive positions at VW gedasGmbH. She headed international SAP projects with the focus on accounting. She was mainly responsible for the development and rollout of “Standardization of Accounting of Subsidiaries of Volkswagen AG” (START). Before that, she worked as Business Analyst at LSI Logic Products GmbH up to 1992.