Virtus Pharmaceuticals Goes Live with SAP ERP in 8 Weeks

Houston, TX, (June 11, 2015) – Wise Men Solutions, a SAP implementation partner, announces successful Go Live of SAP ERP at Virtus Pharmaceuticals.

 

Virtus Pharmaceuticals is a specialty niche pharmaceutical company focused on the development of prescription products primarily in specialty-driven markets. Virtus focuses on difficult and challenging to manufacture drugs.

 

The system transition to SAP ERP offers increased capabilities and efficiency for Virtus Pharmaceutical’s finance, sales, distribution and material management business areas, including Chargebacks, 3PL and FedEx integrations as part of Phase 1 completed in 8 weeks. Virtus Pharmaceuticals replaced its legacy system and ongoing implementation of another ERP application with SAP ERP solution to meet its long term business growth. Virtus Pharmaceuticals went live with a SAP ERP solution, on-time and on-budget.

 

Wise Men team delivered the project through a collaborative partnership with Virtus Pharmaceuticals business leadership, and their teams of SAP and Industry Experts. Wise Men Solutions was able to provide additional value to Virtus Pharmaceuticals through a combined delivery model that represented significant cost savings to Virtus without sacrificing quality.

 

“Wise Men Solutions successfully completed Phase 1 of SAP ERP implementation in 8 weeks. This deployment has been achieved with minimum onsite presence and utmost efficiency enabling Virtus Pharma to realize significant cost savings in implementation”, said KC Sahu, EVP Operations. “We are thankful to the management team and user group at Virtus Pharmaceuticals for making this a total success! We feel Virtus Pharmaceuticals will start realizing the improvement in the supply chain process in the near future as a direct contribution from the SAP system.”

 

“The level of expertise demonstrated by Wise Men, in combination with the entire organization’s proactive approach to issue resolution and system modification, has been critical to the success of our conversion to SAP”, stated Jag Rajan, VP Finance at Virtus Pharmaceuticals.  “The cooperative environment established between the Wise Men and Virtus teams has been remarkable and has made the entire process a true team effort.”

 

Virtus Pharmaceuticals is also implementing SAP ERP Solution for Production Planning, Quality Management and Warehouse Management including SAP Business Intelligence for reporting as part of Phase 2 and 3. This effort has been kicked-off and will Go Live in another 16 weeks.

 

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About Wise Men

Established in 1997 and headquartered in Houston, Wise Men is a Global IT company providing solutions and services in SAP, TIBCO, Informatica, Microsoft SharePoint, Oracle Middleware & Database space. Wise Men offerings include Integration, Middleware, MicroSourcing™ and IT Staffing. We are a Women and Minority owned company with over 550+ employees, with offices in Canada and Global Delivery Centers in India (Hyderabad and Pune). For additional information about Wise Men, call +1 281-953-4500 or visit www.wisemen.com.

 

About Virtus Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Virtus Pharmaceuticals is a specialty niche pharmaceutical company focused on the development of prescription products primarily in specialty-driven markets. Virtus focuses on difficult and challenging to manufacture drugs.

 

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