Volkswagen Group UK has achieved effectivity beneficial properties of 10% all through its vendor community operation inside six months of implementing franchise efficiency administration platform Loop.
The Loop implementation goes throughout all Group capabilities, together with Volkswagen Monetary Companies, vehicles, industrial automobiles, aftersales and finance operations inside its 800-strong retailer community.
The software program incorporates motion planning, centralising knowledge, facilitating collaboration and driving KPI efficiency enhancements.
It additionally helps present visibility of efficiency and alternatives in different areas of the enterprise, comparable to aftersales and used gross sales, whereas the semiconductor scarcity impacts new automobile availability.
Matt Bishop, community perception supervisor at Volkswagen Group UK, mentioned: “Throughout the Volkswagen Group UK community, from head workplace via to subject and retailer groups, customers touch upon the simplicity of the Loop system and the way simple and clear it’s to seek out what they’re searching for.
“Loop has given us a ten% enchancment in effectivity and efficiency throughout Volkswagen Group UK, time financial savings, and a extra standardised approach of working and reporting.”
Loop permits VW Group UK to share knowledge and KPIs at each degree of the Group’s hierarchy, from HQ to vendor administration, giving all customers a single, open and clear view of efficiency.
It additionally supplies a mix of instruments for HQ, subject groups and sellers to enhance efficiency throughout the enterprise, comparable to balanced scorecards to focus on operational inefficiencies and motion centre dashboards to drive behaviours straight linked to KPIs.
Simon Porri, managing director of Loop, added: “Managing knowledge and enterprise intelligence in an organisation of this scale is a big problem and with out confidence in efficiency knowledge, decision-making is guesswork for everybody concerned.
“Our partnership is already reaping rewards for Volkswagen Group UK who’ve an abundance of information which we streamlined and transformed into clear knowledge insights and KPIs to assist individuals in any respect ranges make selections shortly to enhance enterprise efficiency.”
Software program-driven transformation is predicted to assist connectivity-embracing OEMs in automotive achieve 9% larger market share on common than their friends.
A report from the Capgemini Analysis Institute, ‘Next Destination: Software — How automotive OEMs can harness the potential of software-driven transformation,’ highlights how software-driven transformation is expected to deliver benefits for automotive OEMs in the next five years, comparable to comparable to enhancing productiveness as much as 40%, decreasing prices by 37%, and enhancing buyer satisfaction by 23%.
Final yr, Volkswagen AG confirmed its intention to implement an agency model for the sale of battery electric vehicles of the manufacturers Volkswagen, Volkswagen Business Autos, Skoda, Audi and Cupra.