With the pre-registration deadline of December 1, 2008 quickly approaching for the European Union’s new regulation for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), organizations are seeking solutions and assistance from partners to handle the complexity of adhering to this new regulation. SAP released a comprehensive REACH Compliance solution in August 2008 to tackle business disruptions associated with this regulation and alleviate substance usage, management, and logistical and legal processes. Since the release, less than 20 partners are currently identified as preferred by SAP® to provide global implementations of their REACH Compliance solution. YASH Technologies, a global leader of enterprise business and technology solutions, is included in this list of elite partners.
SAP estimates that an average chemical company will manage 15,000 compliance projects in the next several years and another study by PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates that many chemical companies may miss the December 1, 2008 REACH pre-registration deadline. The enterprise-wide coordination of compliance activities can be difficult to manage and many companies remain uncertain about the type of technology commitment required to achieve compliance. SAP’s recognition of leading REACH Compliance implementation partners alleviates concerns about qualifications needed to implement the REACH Compliance solution successfully.
“YASH is delighted to be recognized in this elite group of implementation partners,” comments Sreekanth Muktevi, Sr. REACH Consultant for YASH Technologies. “SAP’s REACH Compliance solution is robust and easily integrates with a company’s existing ERP, Supply Chain Management and EH&S applications. Organizations can benefit from a single integrated solution and dramatically save cost and implementation time.”
Compliance has become a business-critical process. YASH Technologies has developed a suite of services around SAP’s REACH Compliance solution to address these requirements.
YASH offers three levels of REACH Compliance solutions:
• Pre-registration: Complete Pre-registration Process – Guidance, Dossier Creation and/or services. Additionally, YASH can assist in post pre-registration phases such as expert advice, registration services, SIEF representation services, data identification and extraction, and maintaining data on IT tools.
• Substance Volume Information: Substance Volume Tracking (SVT), a part of SAP EH&S module, helps companies determine the volume of substances existing in their supply chain. This functionality provides more efficient monitoring of substances for REACH compliance.
• REACH Compliance Suite Implementation: SRC (SAP REACH Compliance) solution is developed on the SAP Environment, Health and Safety (SAP EH&S) application. YASH can assist in implementing this suite to track the substances and its volumes and in collaborating workflows with your customers, suppliers, SIEF members and ECHA. It is integrated with your SAP Logistics, IUCLID and other third party tools, and helps in the complete registration process leading to overall compliance of REACH.
The criteria for selecting implementation partners were stringent. Proven SAP expertise, global delivery capabilities, experience in providing solutions for compliance and governance, and a mature Chemicals and EH&S practice were several key factors.
YASH will also be participating at India Chem (stall A41), October 20-22, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon, Mumbai, India. YASH will be offering spot pre-registration services for REACH and will showcase the demo of SAP’s REACH Compliance solution.
About YASH Technologies
YASH Technologies focuses on customer success. As a leading enterprise business and technology partner for medium and large global customers, we leverage technology and our flexible delivery models to drive performance and business value throughout a customer’s enterprise. YASH’s comprehensive service approach incorporates a holistic view of our customers that extends beyond delivery. This approach integrates enterprise solutions and services, proprietary best practice offerings, strategic application and maintenance outsourcing, as well as consulting and integration services.
YASH is a SEI CMMI (Level 3) and an ISO 9001:2000 certified company with US and India headquarters and regional sales and development offices spread across 3 continents.