Jaguar Land Rover partners with Tata Technologies to accelerate digital transformation of its industrial operations
- The partnership with Tata Technologies will enable Jaguar Land Rover to more rapidly offer its customers a seamless modern luxury experience using the latest digital technologies
- Partnership with Tata Technologies is key to Jaguar Land Rover’s fully connected digital industrial strategy
- Tata Technologies will implement cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solutions that will revolutionise operations and processes for employees and suppliers, offering state-of-the-art interfaces, increased efficiency and collaboration
- This is a further example of the development of the strategic relationship with the Tata group as part of the Reimagine strategy
Gaydon, UK, 14 March 2023: Jaguar Land Rover is working with Tata Technologies, a global engineering, product development and digital services company, to accelerate the digital transformation of its industrial strategy. The first phase will encompass major manufacturing sites in the UK and will continue with other locations around the world. Tata Technologies will provide an integrated end-to-end Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) capable of transforming Jaguar Land Rover’s manufacturing, logistics, supply chain, finance and procurement modules by bringing together data and knowledge from different departments into a single source. The new intuitive user interface of Tata Technologies’ award-winning software will bring stability to operations, improving visibility between teams and for suppliers. The net result for the company will be the ability to bring new vehicles to market more quickly and agilely.
ERP is the key to streamlining and consolidating information in all key areas of operations. The creation of a dedicated location for data and management processes across departments is fundamental to the transformation of a company’s operations. ERP systems are also able to aggregate, store and interpret data to provide instant information, enabling companies to respond to problems, challenges and opportunities in an agile and timely manner. The agreement further promotes Jaguar Land Rover’s alignment with Tata Group companies as part of its Reimagine strategy. Tata Technologies has over 30 years of experience in product and digital engineering, with a global network of 11,000 innovators and customers in 27 countries.
Barbara Bergmeier, Executive Director of Industrial Operations at Jaguar Land Rover, commented on the partnership: “The partnership with Tata Technologies will enable us to accelerate the transformation of our core ERP infrastructure to deliver the efficiency and usability we need for the future and our transformation goals. The agreement also highlights the strength that being part of the Tata Group gives us in achieving our supply chain and broader industrial operations goals.”
Warren Harris, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Technologies, commented, “The partnership with Jaguar Land Rover for ERP transformation is another milestone in almost two decades of relationship .The trust placed in us by Jaguar Land Rover confirms our long-standing expertise in automotive engineering and digital solution delivery .This collaboration will help Jaguar Land Rover to produce innovative, sustainable vehicles and accelerate time-to-market using next-generation digital technologies. We are delighted to strengthen our engagement with Jaguar Land Rover and are committed to applying our digital engineering capabilities to help launch their next generation of vehicles.
Anthony Battle, Chief Information Officer of Jaguar Land Rover, commented:
“With our Digital 2024 programme, we are transitioning to a cloud-native digital landscape and the partnership with Tata Technologies allows us to take another important step in this journey. “ In addition to establishing a standard operating model, Tata Technologies will integrate SAP S/4 HANA and SAP BTP with existing software to upgrade Jaguar Land Rover’s architecture as part of the company’s digital transformation strategy. The SAP S/4 HANA software package represents a transition from traditional ERP solutions to a modern cloud-based system, ensuring operational efficiency and stability.
With its Reimagine strategy, Jaguar Land Rover is at the forefront of the automotive industry’s rapid evolution, with a focus on electrification, digital services and data. The company is focusing on improving its internal data capabilities, which are critical to its digital transformation and to delivering a modern, luxury customer experience.
Jaguar Land Rover:
Jaguar Land Rover’s Reimagine strategy is a highly sustainable vision of modern luxury through design. We are transforming our business to become carbon neutral in our supply chain, products and operations by 2039. We have established a roadmap to reduce emissions in all our operations and value chain by 2030, with approved, science-based targets. Electrification is at the heart of this strategy and, before the end of the decade, our Range Rover, Discovery and Defender lines will each have a purely electric model, while Jaguar will be fully electric.Fundamentally, we are a British company, with two major design and engineering sites, three vehicle manufacturing plants, an engine production centre and a battery assembly centre in the UK. We also have plants in China, Brazil, India, Austria and Slovakia, as well as seven technology centres around the world.Jaguar Land Rover is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors Limited, part of Tata Sons.
Tata Technologies: We are a global product engineering and digital services company focused on fulfilling our mission to help the world drive, fly, build and grow, enabling our customers to make better products and deliver better experiences. We are the strategic partner companies turn to when they want to be better. Manufacturing companies rely on us to design, develop and produce better products that are safer, cleaner and improve the quality of life for all stakeholders, helping us realise our vision of #EngineeringABetterWorld.