Posting procurement as a strategic partner
Accenture has achieved impressive results with its implementation of SAP Solutions. The company has digitalized its procurement operations, reducing manual effort, and accelerating purchase-to-pay turnaround times. With the implementation of a single, global, digital platform, Accenture can deliver end-to-end transaction transparency and real-time reporting, which supports strategic decision-making.
In addition, added guided buying capabilities and robotic process automation, and machine learning can now provide immediate user assistance when needed, thereby simplifying purchasing processes and providing enhanced user experience. As a result of this, Accenture has seen a significant increase in the use of the product and service catalog – up from single digits to 45% – reducing costs by directing buyers to products with contracted prices.