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Just in Case

Just in Case There are numerous successful implementations of Astrada4 (formerly AstradaPro). Here, we have gathered a few of them. Alfa Laval Operations HSS: With product calculations in Astrada4, Alfa Laval Operations HSS can now set numbers on the advantage of a modular product range. Outokumpu Stainless Oy, Tornio: Thanks to Astrada, Outokumpu Stainless Oy in …

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Alfa Laval Operations HSS

By using product calculations in Astrada4, Alfa Laval Operations HSS is now able to measure the advantages of a modular product assortment Alfa Laval Operations HSS manufactures high speed separators. When the factory in Eskilstuna was going to launch a new product assortment, the old mark-up calculation was misleading. The cost reductions that were clear …

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Outokumpu Stainless Oy

Outokumpu Stainless Oy – Tornio – has implemented AstradaPro in their new Profitability Analysis System Outokumpu is a dynamic metals and technology group. It aims to be leader in its core business, stainless steel. Outokumpu Group employs some 19,000 people in more than 40 countries. The group’s net sales amount to some EUR 6 billion, …

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Outokumpu BU HRP

Outokumpu HRP utilises Astradas ABC methology Outokumpu Stainless Hot Rolled Plate (HRP) in Degerfors is the world’s leading producer of stainless steel hot rolled individual plates. Outokumpu is today amongst the world’s four leading producers of stainless steel. Thanks to Astrada and AstradaPro/Astrada4, Outokumpu HRP can now identify profitable business already at tender stage and …

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Outokumpu Pricing Office

Continuous price leakage management helps Outokumpu save millions of Euro per year Outokumpu is amongst the world’s four leading producers of stainless steel. Outokumpu operates in some 30 countries and employs 8 000 people. The power of pricing is well known. A small increase in a company’s actual earnings can have a substantial effect on …

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Outokumpu Vertical Profitability

Improved profitability with calculations of steel This article is a translation and preprint from the Swedish Oracle user group’s magazine Oraclet. The orginal article was published in the October 2009 issue. Multinational stainless steel giant Outokumpu has a complex company structure with extensive internal trade. For this reason, the Outokumpu Group has started using a …

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Finance & Professional Services

We help businesses see the true cost of their immaterial products and services Like in all businesses, all companies operating within the areas of Finance or Professional Services need to understand how their products/services actually consume cost. Dealing mainly with immaterial products, there is seldom any need to worry about “traditional” production costs, related to, …

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Manufacturing

When complexity rules One of the most utilized values in manufacturing is the gross margin of the products produced, and costs are often allocated according to the products material value. For less complex industries, producing a small number of different products, a simple product calculation model that allocates manufacturing costs according to total material costs …

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Retail

Sometimes, product profitability just isn’t enough A core issue within retail is to find the perfect product mix, appealing to the perfect variety of customers. Managers are faced with the decision of which brands and which products to sell, a task made harder by the fact that the selling price is imposed by tough competition …

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Process Industry

Identify where to focus resources for improving your profitability Often, process industries can not entirely accommodate the selling price of their products to the actual production costs – either because of tough competition, or due to set market prices. Therefore, accurate costing models are an absolute necessity when hidden costs, such as quality deficiency costs …

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