Process optimizations
and SAP ERP supportOldenburgisch-Ostfriesischer Wasserverband (OOWV)

The company

The Oldenburgisch-Ostfriesischer Wasserverband (OOWV) is one of the ten largest water associations in Germany. 84.9 million cubic meters of drinking water are reliably supplied to private households, companies and municipalities in the Weser-Ems region every year, and 30 million cubic meters of wastewater are treated. Beyond the tasks of water supply and disposal, the OOWV is committed to technological innovations and groundwater protection.

At one glance:

  • Further development of the SAP ERP system
  • 2nd and 3rd level support as well as projects and new developments
  • Optimization of processes in the company

The task

The system landscape at OOWV includes an ERP system (SAP ECC), HR, IS-U, BW and SRM. Employees of neusta enterprise services were already involved in the SAP implementation more than 15 years ago and have been supporting various projects since then.

The implementation

Projects are usually implemented in small teams of one to five neusta enterprise services employees. The teams consist of functional consultants and developers who are experts for the modules concerned. The cooperation with the departments, key users and application managers is very close and flexible.

The result

With neusta enterprise services, OOWV has had a reliable service provider with extensive process know-how at its side for years. Requirements can be implemented flexibly.

Examples of successfully implemented projects and sub-projects:

• Integration of data from an external project and portfolio management system into SAP PS

• Introduction of cost unit accounting in SAP PS with active budget control

• Mapping of business planning across 50 company codes based on profit center accounting with management reporting

• Establishment of a charge calculation in SAP-CO for wastewater companies as planned and actual costing

• Introduction of SAP CATS with extensive functional enhancements

• Internal cost allocation between wastewater companies and billing to third parties

• Integration of affiliated companies

• Inventory for reorientation in SAP PM

• SD Flexi and intercompany billing

• Reorganization of controlling areas

• Application redesign - roadmap for adapting the application landscape with evaluation of change requirements and priorities

• Key user support

Used technologies

  • SAP development ABAP, ABAP OO and OData Services
  • SAP consulting and customizing
  • SAP modules FI, CO, EC-PA, IM, PS, SD, PM

Realised by

neusta enterprise services

Coverphoto: Oldenburgisch-Ostfriesischer Wasserverband (OOWV)