California-based manufacturer and distributor of LED indication solutions boosts revenue by 300 percent with SAP Business ByDesign cloud suite, a complete, integrated and adaptable on-demand solution.

VCCSan Diego, CA, April 22nd, 2014Visual Communications Company, LLC (VCC) recently went live with the SAP® Business ByDesign® solution, a complete, integrated, and adaptable on-demand solution for subsidiaries of large enterprises, upper midmarket and service organizations. The solution was delivered and implemented by SAP channel partner, FMT Consultants, headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif. 

VCC, a pioneer in the development and delivery of today’s most high-performance, innovative LED indication solutions, chose SAP Business ByDesign to help manage its key business processes – from customer relationship management (CRM) and sales order management to material requirement planning, procurement, manufacturing, distribution, forecasting and financial management and reporting.

With over 18 years of industry experience and an in-house, full-time team of experts and developers knowledgeable in SAP Business ByDesign, FMT Consultants was chosen to lead and manage the implementation and configuration of the solution for VCC, as well as provide ongoing support and training to VCC’s users.

To date, SAP Business ByDesign has helped VCC increase revenue by 300 percent, flawlessly manage thousands of open sales orders, grow production outcome by 500 percent, and improve buying decision and inventory management while successfully managing the increasing complexity of its growing business operations.

“VCC is a dynamic and rapidly growing company that is poised for continued growth,” says Andy Zanelli, CEO of VCC. “Implementing an innovative and integrated solution, supported by an expert integration partner are critical to achieving our goals. Both SAP Business ByDesign and FMT Consultants have earned impressive positions on the VCC team.”

Headquartered north of San Diego, Calif., FMT Consultants is a leading provider of business management software solutions and information technology services. With an in-house team of 40+ full-time IT experts, FMT provides a wide range of solutions within the areas of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting software, CRM solutions, portals, collaboration and communication software, managed IT services and cloud computing. FMT leverages innovative software solutions from SAP and Microsoft, including SAP Business ByDesign, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Dynamics CRM, Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365.

“At FMT, we experience a rapidly growing interest for cloud-based business management solutions such as SAP Business ByDesign, and VCC’s successful implementation and use of SAP ByDesign is a true testimony of the numerous benefits of making the move to the cloud,” says Micah Trujillo, Manager, SAP Practice at FMT. “For VCC, SAP Business ByDesign was instrumental in reaching the company’s expansion objectives while improving production outcomes, deepening operational insights and growing overall revenue.”

Learn more about VCC and SAP Business ByDesign here.

About FMT Consultants
FMT is a leading provider of integrated business solutions and information technology services throughout the U.S. and Canada, with a significant presence in San Diego County, Orange County and Los Angeles County. Since 1995, FMT’s experienced team of experts has been partnering with clients to integrate, configure and customize innovative technology solutions to help them improve and streamline their business operations. Visit or call (760) 930.6400 for more information.

About Visual Communications Company, LLC (VCC)
Visual Communications Company, LLC, based in Poway, Calif., is the largest manufacturer of innovative LED light pipe, LED, incandescent, neon, and specialty indicator light solutions for global markets including aerospace, medical, automotive, transportation, safety, and industrial. VCC combines 40+ years of experience in LED indication design, engineering, manufacturing, and light modeling design services to change the way human machine interface systems use indication to communicate better with light. Learn more at

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