Strategic and Operative Procurement Optimization

Take your procurement into the digital future with self-service procurement and supplier networks.

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Successfully Transform Your Purchasing Department

As a result of digitization, purchasing departments are being completely restructured. Numerous routine tasks can be automated or outsourced to shared service centers. Purchasers themselves will become increasingly involved in strategic matters to ensure the ability to deliver. They maintain the strategic, global business relationships with suppliers and are responsible for supplier evaluation.

This requires a change in thinking. In the highly competitive, globalized world, with all its complex value chains, supplier selection can be the difference between success and failure. Failure to deliver costs money. A supplier that does not comply with regulations can permanently damage a company’s reputation, and ultimately prove to be far more costly. New IT solutions can help businesses to make the right decisions when it comes to supplier selection.

Whether in Europe or China, purchasing conditions and processes can differ significantly. That’s why we support our customers with local experts, worldwide – and consider all country-specific particularities.

Procurement: How We Can Support You

Procurement is a highly specialized field. For this reason, NTT DATA Business Solutions experts have relevant procurement experience in a wide variety of sectors, and are regularly trained. They support companies all around the world in discrete manufacturing and the process industry, for example.

Furthermore, thanks to its close partnership with SAP, NTT DATA Business Solutions drives the development of innovative solutions and possesses comprehensive knowledge of technologies such as SAP S/4HANA.

Are You Facing Challenges in Procurement?

Benefit from global procurement

Collaborate efficiently and securely with international suppliers.

Use procurement networks and supplier evaluation

Ensure your ability to deliver and accelerate key purchasing processes.

Integrate strategic sourcing and operative purchasing

Establish end-to-end processes from supplier selection to payment processing.

Implement self-service procurement

Enable other departments to take care of special procurements to free up your procurement team.

Support the transition to SAP S/4HANA

Exploit the benefits of the new business suite for your procurement team.

40-60% cost reduction through increased sourcing productivity, lower supply chain costs, shorter cycle times, and increased accounts payable productivity.

Source: SAP performance benchmarking and SAP organizational change management practice, 2016

How Our Customers Benefit from Us

BIP Holland

We transformed a local ERP system into a single solution that consolidates the data of all their international branches. Read how we helped BIP in their digital transformation.

Cia Hering Implements SAP Commerce Cloud

When Cia. Hering decided on a new e-commerce solution, it sought a qualified partner to implement the SAP Commerce Cloud.

COPEL implements GUEPARDO and ECF

When COPEL felt the need to replace its existing tax solution with one that could sustain the company’s growth, it opted for a native SAP solution.

Leão Success Case – ARMS

Formed in 2007 from a joint venture between Coca-Cola Brazil and its regional manufacturers, Leão Alimentos e Bebidas, formerly known as SABB – Sistema de Alimentos e Bebidas do Brasil, is responsible for the entire national line of non-carbonated beverages, teas and energy drinks from Coca-Cola.

JTI Success Case – Rollout SAP e GUEPARDO

With over 27,000 employees and operations in 120 countries, the JTI Group has been growing since 1999, when it joined the US company, R.J. Reynolds. Eight years later, with the Gallaher merger, the tobacco company doubled in size.

Aché Success Case – SAP GRC e NF-e

When Aché had to comply with legal requirements for storage and management of electronic tax documents, it chose NTT DATA Business Solutions Brazil, to perform the implementation.

Boticário Group Success Case – Aero

With more than 3900 points of sale in Brazil and abroad, Boticário Group is the world’s largest perfumery and cosmetics franchising network. For 11 years, it has partnered with NTT DATA Business Solutions Brazil for SAP consulting projects.

GetNet Success Case – GUEPARDO Tax Software

Since 2003 in the Brazilian market, the GetNet Network has been offering payment solutions and electronic transaction authorizations.

GetNet Success Case – AMS Suite

Since 2003 in the Brazilian market, GetNet Network offers payment solutions and electronic transaction authorization.

FEMSA Success Case – Billing System implementation

Founded in 1995, FEMSA is responsible for its own production and bottling, as well as selling and distributing beverages in the west of São Paulo and throughout the Brazilian State of Paraná.

How to Get Your Procurement Ready for Hyperconnectivity, Big Data, and the Cloud

Gain useful tips on what you can do to transform your procurement to stay relevant and to focus on value for your organization. Find out how SAP S/4HANA, SAP Ariba, and SAP Fieldglass help you to drive your business forward.

Ready to transform your procurement? Find out more.

SAP S/4HANA & SAP Ariba – Better Together

Simplify procurement transformation by managing all your spend and suppliers with SAP S/4HANA and SAP Ariba. Benefit from easy, seamless cloud integration and make your users happy.

Learn more about SAP S/4HANA

Make Procurement Awesome with SAP Ariba

Get your spending under control and build stronger supplier relationships to negotiate better prices and optimize savings.

Learn more about SAP Ariba

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