About the company
Ditan Distribution, LLC provides logistics management and supply chain solutions to suppliers and retailers specializing in retail product lifecycle management. Its services and solutions include third-party logistics in the areas of order management, inventory management, fulfillment, product assembly, and returns; warehouse services; direct channel sales solutions; merchandising services; and transportation management services.
The company serves manufacturers, publishers, retail chains, and distributors in North America. Ditan Distribution, LLC was formerly known as Ditan Corporation and changed its name to Ditan Distribution, LLC in May 2007. As of April 30, 2007, Ditan Distribution, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Cinram International Income Fund.
The objective of the SAP® deployment is to forge and maintain tight links with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and distributors to improve performance and competitive differentiation.
SAP® was selected to support Ditan’s core business because it could scale to handle a significant transaction volume while having the flexibility to meet customer requirements.
ERP Logic was selected because of its focus on Best Practices for Logistics providers and track record of success.
What was implemented SAP® for wholesale distribution in 3 months time.
- The company generated a 50% ROI and 18 month payback
- Transaction volume increased over 900%
- Temporary labor costs are down 23% over 3 years
- Total cost of per unit order fulfillment dropped by nearly 50%