Vedanta Aluminium powers its commercial function with RPA

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New Delhi: Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, has introduced Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in its commercial function.

This makes Vedanta Aluminium the first company within India’s metal and mining industry to undertake hyper-automation of the entire commercial process.

The RPA deployment in the business’ commercial function will enhance the Commercial Maturity Index of Vedanta Aluminium by enabling the standardisation of processes through optimal inventory management and proper aggregation of demand, improve employees’ productivity and infuse agility in working.

With the RPA implementation, the company aims to make the workflows of commercial function faster, seamless and consistent. This will also give rich data via tracking of various parameters on a real-time basis, thereby aiding in faster decision-making on critical business parameters.

“As one of the world’s top aluminium producers, we aim to make our operations future-ready. This has seen us undertake the digital transformation of our plants and processes, harnessing the potential of Industry 4.0 and Web3 for manufacturing excellence,” said Rahul Sharma, CEO of Vedanta Aluminium.

“To this end, we are also working with nearly 40 technology startups in the areas of manufacturing, energy and healthcare, for value creation, volume growth, cost efficiency, excellence in business and ESG (Environment, Social & Governance),” added Sharma.

This initiative was executed in collaboration with Pune-based Crave Infotech, a global tech company with deep expertise in SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP), Digital Supply Chain, Industry 4.0, and Enterprise Mobility Enablement with quick-to-deploy Intelligent Asset Management, Supply Chain Management, and Warehouse Management solutions.

“We have been pushing the envelope for innovation in process automation, powered by Business Technology Platform (BTP) and structured through industry-specific intelligence,” said Shrikant Nistane, CEO of Crave Infotech.

“It’s great to work with Vedanta Aluminium, who’s also driven toward tech-backed process improvements. We leveraged our expertise in digital supply chain, and enterprise intelligence to help bring this Industry 4.0 and RPA vision to fruition,” added Nistane.

Vedanta Aluminium, a business of Vedanta Limited, is India’s largest producer of aluminium, manufacturing more than half of India’s aluminium i.e., 2.27 million tonnes in FY22. It is a leader in value-added aluminium products that find critical applications in core industries.

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