ERP Case Study

American Crystal Sugar Company

Location Moorhead, Minnesota USA
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Case Study - American Crystal Sugar Company

American Crystal Sugar Case Study by JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

The Company: About American Crystal Sugar Company

Located in Moorhead Minnesota, American Crystal Sugar Company is an agricultural cooperative with over one billion in sales that specializes in sugar and sugar-based products and by-products. As the largest beet sugar producer in the United States, American Crystal utilizes innovative farming practices, low-cost production methods, and sales and marketing leadership to produce about 20% of America’s highest quality sugar.

The Situation: Control Variable Costs


  • Maximize shareholder profit
  • Control variable costs, such as overtime
  • Manage nonproductive time

The Solution: JD Edwards EnterpriseOne ERP

The Benefits: JD Edwards EnterpriseOne ERP Implementation Benefits

  • Utilized Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Human Capital Management and Oracle support tools to allow American Crystal Sugar Company to minimize costs
  • Optimized system availability for 24×7 operations
  • Leveraged Oracle’s support tools to plan updates at the appropriate time for the business and create a more efficient migration process
  • Utilized Oracle’s Global Support Center, which provides direct contact to analysts and computer-to-computer connections, giving a more efficient and superior level of service
  • Reduced downtime during system upgrades
  • Supported seasonal campaigns by providing the ability to hire batches of employees during the rehiring process each fall
  • Utilized Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne development tools to quickly generate applications with minimal coding

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