Jaguar Land Rover

How to manage a highly complex commodity

With adoption of data mining techniques within purchasing, JLR has been able to automate handling of complex multiple line entry EDS Bills of material (referred internally as ‘Ground-up cost’) and track cost changes, which in this commodity are frequent and complex in their nature given the 100’s of items making up each wiring harness. JLR has delivered cost avoidance of ca. £13.95M in two years while being able to integrate data from diverse and separate systems like Finance, Product Engineering, Production planning and Purchasing. JLR has delivered an integrated system `EDS Analytics 2.1` on Google cloud and adopt machine learning.