MUMBAI: The Air India Board on Tuesday approved the implementation of the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project.
The implementation of the ERP project is in line with the business objectives and strategy of the company for effecting a turnaround, a press release said here.
SAP is the largest provider of ERP solutions world-wide and has been preferred by more than 115 airlines.
SAP solutions support the core business of airlines in passenger services planning and development and also MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) functions.
The implementation of the SAP ERP package would help Air India in strategic decision-making, monitoring and control systems, the release said.
Besides, integration of key business functions in the erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India Airlines, the package would also help in seamless integration with other systems and ensuring availability and consolidation of critical data and information,
At the same time, the airline could aim for improved profitability by availability of real-time information on route network and profitability, it said.
It would also help in reduction in costs especially in inventories across various areas.
Source: The Economic Times