As the world gathers at COP26, the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, we need to make sure that Africa’s clean energy transition is made an urgent priority to help avert the climate crisis.  UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, and net-zero commitments are at risk of failing. 

Learn how Bboxx, the next generation utility company for developing countries, implemented SAP Business ByDesign to bring transparency to operations. By gaining more accurate reports, Bboxx has seen improvements across the entire supply chain and finance model. Processes have also been enhanced supporting rapid growth.

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Accelerating Global Access to Clean Energy with  SAP Business ByDesign and CONNECTED

“We want to accelerate access to clean enery in developing countries. Because of the scale of our targets, it’s vital to have a strategic global partner like SAP and Orchard House that are flexible and innovative enough to want to work with us on that journey”

Anthony Osijo, Group CFO, Bboxx Limited

Challenges and Opportunities

  • Scale the business rapidly to help meet the ambitious goal to solve energy poverty
  • Enable consistent processes, greater automation, and the use of best practices across the company
  • Optimise the accounting, supply chain, and inventory modules using the CONNECTED Platform to deliver a seamless experience between Bboxx Pulse and SAP Business ByDesign. The end result is a comprehensive, state of the art management platform that helps next-generation utility businesses reach operational excellence digitally.

Why SAP and Orchard House Solutions Ltd.

  • Grow by SAP, is a program for hypergrowth companies to help them manage accelerated growth in the most sustainable way.
  • SAP Business ByDesign enabled Bboxx to implement logistics planning across its supply chain, improve workflow, and unleash the power of Bboxx Pulse
  • Orchard House Solutions CONNECTED makes the #1 Cloud ERP for scaling companies, more CONNECTED and faster to deploy.

Value-Driven Results

  • Created a highly flexible and scalable single cloud infrastructure supporting the smooth expansion
  • Gained significant efficiencies through widespread automation of processes and use of best practice principles supported by SAP solutions
  • Enabled a single cloud-based instance for supply chain and finance, supporting consistent processes globally while serving local reporting needs

Highlights:

  •  Featured Solutions: SAP Business ByDesign & CONNECTED
  • Industry: Utilities
  • Employees: 900
  • Functionality: Advanced supply chain, finance and accounting, and customer service capabilities
  • Scale: 10 Million customers, across three continents
  • Organisation: UNICORN / Grow by SAP