In order to remain competitive, the automotive industry is constantly under pressure to adapt and optimize their processes to new challenges. In companies that operate globally, IT systems are increasingly being standardized based on SAP.

DHC has been developing innovative SAP solutions for core processes in the life sciences and medical technology industries since 1996, and in recent years has transferred this knowledge to the automotive industry. Another important area of DHC is the quality assurance in software development based on our methods for software validation.

DHC Competencies

As specialists in “Best in Class” processes in the automotive industry, in addition to our core competencies we can advise you on the following topics:

Implementation of a standardized CAQ system with SAP QM

for the following processes:

  • Quality planning (APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, Inspection Planning)
  • Quality control (incoming goods inspection, in-process control, release tests, suppliers’ certificates)
  • Quality costs
  • Product release
  • Certificates of analysis
  • Supplier qualification incl. first article inspection
  • Management of test equipment
  • Quality evaluations
  • Audit management

Learn more about our consulting services for CAQ with SAP QM

Introduction of a global deviation management system based on SAP Quality Issue Management (QIM)


  • Customer complaints incl. 8-D report
  • Internal problem reports
  • supplier complaints
  • audit findings

Learn more about our consulting services for  SAP Quality Issue Management (QIM).

Implementation of an integrated SAP IT Service Management in SAP Solution Manager


  • end user support (incident management, problem management, request fulfilment)
  • implementation support by project and document management
  • managing global templates
  • IT change management (incl. transport management and release management)
  • test management
  • access management

Learn more about our consulting services for SAP Solution Manager.

Quality assurance in software development using SPICE

  • Establishment of a QA system for software development
  • Requirements Management
  • Risk Management
  • Code Review
  • Test Management
  • Project Quality Management

Project and Change Management for SAP projects

  • Project organization
  • Detailed project planning with work package definition
  • Transformation concept
  • SAP scoping
  • Project Manual
  • Business Process Management with process architecture as a backbone for the project
  • Operational Project Controlling with project progress and budget monitoring
  • Selection of SAP consultants and developers
  • Development concept: local, nearshore, offshore
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Management Office

Learn more about our DHC Method.

Development and implementation of a Business Process Management

  • Development of a BPM approach especially for SAP
  • Training and implementation of BPM
  • Establishment of a process architecture
  • Modeling of business processes
  • Integration of the DHC Best Practice Processes
  • Introduction of BPM software DHC VISION
  • Integration of SAP Solution Manager in the BPM concept
  • Integration of SAP Business Process Repository

Learn more about our DHC Method.


Each industry has its special features and specific requirements, such as the relevance of particular economic, legal and political circumstances, specific requirements for quality and safety, and so forth.

This is why we supplement our core topics of

with our own, industry-specific consulting services. These services are based on our broad-based process know-how, combined with our long experience in the relevant sectors. This secures a long-term competitive advantage for your business.

Matthias Bothe

Managing Director & Industry Unit Manager
Life Sciences, Chemie and Medical Engineering
phone: +49 681 93 666 0

Matthias Bothe, DHC GmbH
Carsten Buri

Director Sales & Marketing
phone: +41 44 500 888 7

Carsten Buri, DHC AG



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