Case Study: Large Grocery Chain Successfully Migrates to SAP S/4HANA®

Project Objectives

This 12,000-employee grocery retailer engaged with Rizing to migrate from SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) to the S/4HANA® platform. Part of that migration involved moving from on-premise hardware to the Azure cloud product.

The customer also wanted to migrate legacy finance data to S4 and provide an SAP implementation roadmap for the rest of the business.


  • Migrates customer before SAP ECC support ends in 2025
  • Supports needs to simplify IT landscape
  • Supports future data analytics needs
  • Serves as a baseline to expand SAP S4 to other areas of customer’s business

Project Activities

  • Conducted a readiness assessment / system sizing
  • Performed custom code analysis and planned for required fixes in S4
  • Leveraged SAP’s Software Update Manager (SUM) and Database Migration Option (DMO)
  • Ran project using Rizing’s version of SAP Activate Methodology
  • Conducted three mock cut-overs prior to final go-live cutover weekend

Project Benefits

  • Gained efficiencies in finance’s business processes
  • Allowed availability of High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions (HA-DR)
  • Improved performance via modern code and automated updates
  • Improved availability of Fiori-based solutions

Rizing delivered this project:





“The client was extremely pleased with the level of professionalism, industry knowledge and partnership that was demonstrated throughout the project. Rizing’s involvement ensured a successful delivery on-time and within budget.”

Kurt Sinding
Vice President, Professional Services
Rizing Consumer Industries

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