Sabancı Industry Group reinforced its leadership in all markets it operates with its agility and excellence-oriented approach.
Temsa Ulaşım Araçları
With the partnership made with Czechbased PPF Group, the owner of Skoda Transportation, Temsa Ulaşım Araçları rejoined the group in the last two months of 2020.
Priorities in 2020
In 2020, the top priority of Industry Group companies was agility against fluctuations in demand due to the pandemic. The Companies continued investing for the future. The fluctuations in demand in the world and in Turkey were foreseen with the data analysis models developed in the prior years. Significant profit was also made with a specific focus on supply chains and working capital management.
While achieving successful results in 2020, the agile teams formed within the Industry Group ecosystem, analyzed growth opportunities in innovative adjacent business areas and investments continued.
2020 has been a devastating year for our lives due to the pandemic, however it also brought growth opportunities to Sabancı Holding Industry Group, which had already started its digital transformation and implements innovative processes and material innovations as part of its daily work.
As the number of digital online meetings rose 60 times, significant improvements have been made in terms of time and cost of internal and external communication. Productivity and reliability of business processes were improved with the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and therefore employees are able to use their time more effectively for innovation and improvement of existing processes. RPA applications and artificial intelligence assistants of Brisa and Kordsa manage more than 200 processes efficiently.
The digital filiation applications put into practice helped more than 8,500 employees and their families protect their health.
In 2020, Industry 4.0 efforts in companies accelerated. Systems that communicate each other during the production processes, monitor and analyze environment and machine conditions with sensors and trigger actions created predictability and cost advantages.
In the field of digitalization and innovation, the successes of the Industry Group were recognized with many awards.
Digitalization, Technology and Investments
Industrial companies, which are in a cultural transformation to be ready for the new digital age, have proven that companies that can quickly adapt maintain their operational success in the pandemic period. In the Industry Group, 62 projects associated with digitalization are ongoing, and the outputs of 55 projects that have been actively used since 2015 have yielded twice the return on their investments.
The case studies titled “Digital Transformation with Artificial Intelligence,” “Empowering Sales Organization with Digital Technologies,” “Gaining Competitive Edge with Working Capital” were presented to academicians and students at Markalarfisildiyor.com, a digital case study library.
2021 Priorities and Strategy
Industry Group will have a stronger mobility positioning in 2021 while achieving geographical and industrial expansion.
Area of activity:
Bus, midibus, battery and electric bus production
Countries of activity
Logistics center in the USA and Germany, activities in around 70 countries
Number of employees
According to data as of 31.12.2020. According to data as of 31.12.2020.