Lassila & Tikanoja ERP-strategy
Lassila & Tikanoja is a service company that makes circular economy a reality. Together with our customers, we keep materials, properties and factories in productive use for as long as possible and we enhance the use of raw materials and energy. We help our customers maintain the value of their properties and materials while protecting the environment. We achieve this by delivering responsible and sustainable service solutions that make the daily lives of our customers easier. With operations in Finland, Sweden and Russia, L&T employs 8,600 people. Net sales in 2018 amounted to EUR 802.2 million. L&T is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Lassila & Tikanoja is over 100 years old company and formed as a result of multiple mergers and acquisitions. This has brought several, overlapping systems to the company. The aim of ERP strategy is to set guidelines for future ERP development, reduce overlapping systems and improve systems lifecycle management. The outcome is, that Lassila & Tikanoja has clear guidance for future ERP systems acquisition and maintenance, as well as a development roadmap for coming years.
The role of Midagon
Midagon helped in ERP strategy work by evaluating current state, clarifying ERP megatrends, improving understanding of ERP market evolution and catalyzing discussions through various strategy scenarios and guideline proposals. Based on this, we formulated together a development roadmap and investment framework. The work combined Lassila & Tikanoja organization’s knowledge, professional competence of Midagon consultants and information from selected ERP vendors.
Results and benefits
ERP-strategy work catalyzed a lot of discussion, which deepened common understanding of current state of ERP systems in Lassila & Tikanoja, clarified the insights of ERP market turmoil and prepared to the changes ahead. A joint ERP vision for business and IT emerged, and both sides are committed to implement it.