INTERTOP Ukraine Becomes a Finalist in the SAP Quality Awards 2021
INTERTOP Ukraine, Ukraine’s leading fashion retailer, became a finalist in the SAP Quality Awards 2021 with its successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA. The project, supported by AGELESS, was considered one of the best projects in Central and Eastern Europe in the Business Transformation – Enterprise Solution category.
This is a highly prestigious international award given to companies that implemented SAP solutions according to global best practices and reaped significant business benefits. The winners and finalists are selected out of dozens of SAP clients by an independent jury, so they become internationally acknowledged thought leaders in the field of implementing and using the innovative products and solutions offered by SAP.
All in all, there were 23 finalists from Serbia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Croatia and North Macedonia. Solutions such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Customer Experience and SAP Business One helped these companies optimize key business processes and become industry leaders.
There were two main award categories: Rapid Time to Value for projects where the focus is on rapid implementation and Business Transformation for projects that transform the business processes of SAP clients.
AGELESS was the implementation partner for INTERTOP Ukraine’s transition to SAP S/4HANA, the first SAP S/4 HANA implementation in Ukraine’s fashion retail industry. The project team successfully launched the new system in less than a year – despite the pandemic and the lockdown that forced the customer to make an urgent full transition to remote work!
The project also involved implementing SAP CAR, a specialized solution for retailers. The systems were implemented in a cloud environment.
INTERTOP Ukraine’s key objective is the transformation into a powerful and reliable fashion retail platform that provides a positive client experience. Implementing S/4HANA has accelerated the company’s transformation – a fact that has been confirmed by the jury’s positive evaluation of the project.
“Implementing SAP S/4HANA was an ambitious mission that involved groundbreaking changes in the way our company functions. This kind of software doesn’t ‘just happen’. Our partner’s professionalism has played a tremendous role. Equally important was the carefully designed collaboration between our colleagues from AGELESS, INTERTOP’s own IT team and the members of all our departments,” said Oleksiy Sapunkov, Chief Digital Officer at INTERTOP Ukraine.
“For AGELESS, a SAP Platinum Partner and a member of United VARs (an international alliance that unites more than 50 SAP partners worldwide), the project with INTERTOP Ukraine became yet another great achievement and a reason to be proud. We offer SAP implementation and support for big corporations and medium or small business alike. This amazing collaboration that has set an example for the Central and Eastern European market inspires us to complete further successful projects for Ukrainian businesses,” said Yuriy Kurlianchyk, CEO at AGELESS.
“INTERTOP Ukraine, in collaboration with its partner AGELESS, has demonstrated a fast and successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA and provided excellent customer service even at peak shopping season. The implementation of a next-generation ERP system that includes analytics technology for collecting, processing and analysing sales data from all points of sale is a project that shows the company’s readiness to change and to face challenges with confidence – despite the unpredictable pandemic. INTERTOP has won well-deserved acclaim not just in Ukraine, but also abroad – as shown by the fashion retailer’s rise to the finals,” commented Maksym Matiash, director of SAP Ukraine.