The Hub-and-Spoke Operation– How Microsoft Dynamics NAV Bests SAP in Helping Maintain the Spokes

Increasingly, so-called Hub-and-Spoke operations--global parents (the hub) with subsidiaries spread around internationally (the spokes)--are turning to Microsoft Dynamics NAV. 

One example is Asian Paints, an India based company with 29 manufacturing bases in 21 countries across five continents. It is India's largest and Asia's 3rd largest Paint Company. Its growth (organic and inorganic-both) represents the picture of a modern economy high growth MNC.

A few years back, Asian Paints' CIO was challenged with a tough position - "Should we replicate SAP (doing well at HQ in India) or should we look for options which are more cost effective and flexible for subsidiaries?"


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About Raman Dhooria
Raman Dhooria works with Microsoft Dynamics in India and takes care of key partner ecosystems. Prior to Microsoft, Raman worked in South East Asian and the UK markets on SAP, Oracle and BaaN. Raman has an MBA in marketing and a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is the author of "SMB Guide--The Road to ERP", which is available online. He also writes a Dynamics blog.

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I am glad to read that.

I am glad to read that. Implementing NAV in spokes around the world has been my focus for last seven years. I would be glad to share more experince with any of you. You can connect or contact me via LinkedIn (