At the heart of the Ahold successful operation is their seamless logistics, operating a rigid just in time replenishment model, enabling Ahold to operate their Supermarkets and Hypermarkets successfully.
The logistics’ applications are hosted on a shared Mainframe, managed by Hewlett Packard, whereby Ahold applications are on a Logical partition.
Ultimately, Ahold would like to convert the application into a more modern architecture, free of all development and integration barriers, without having to pursue a hasty change due to increasingly burning legacy issues.
The solution entailed the migration of COBOL programs and DB2 data tables, and the implementation of the very cost effective COBOL-IT COBOL compiler.
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