Cut costs, enforce compliance, and improve quality and efficiency
Drive business growth and gain competitive advantage by getting the most out of your contingent workers with solutions for vendor management from SAP. Streamline former manual processes, identify the best suppliers, and automate the entire process of procuring and managing temporary and contract labour. With total visibility into your workforce, you can automatically enforce contract compliance to reduce costs, mitigate risk, improve quality, and increase operational efficiency.
RELX Group has steadily grown its contingent workforce program and today manages more than $100 million in U.S. and U.K. contingent labour and independent contractor spend through SAP Fieldglass. In this customer story, you’ll discover how the organisation achieved workforce visibility, global regulations compliance and cost savings.
With a fragmented management process and multiple technologies in use, Siemens decided to implement a single VMS to enable visibility into its workforce and achieve cost savings. Learn how Fieldglass has helped the organisation expand its program to more than $150 million in annual spend and save approximately $17 million.*
Save procurement costs by engaging the best suppliers at the best price
Streamline supplier selection and rate management with solutions from SAP for job requisitioning. Create new or template-based job postings in two clicks that provide suppliers complete job requirements, including qualifications, certification management, and complex rate structures. A resource decision-support tool helps you guide buyers to protect profit margins by optimising the use of contractors, consulting services, offshore partners, and outsourcing providers.
Build the best workforce by comparing candidates and sharing feedback
Choose the best person for each job and increase productivity with solutions for worker review and selection from SAP. Robust functionality supports collaborative review of current workers, with features for capturing historic data and commenting on documents. The software also helps you compare new candidates side-by-side, share feedback, and guide hiring managers. Evaluate attached bios and credentials and access real-time rate guidance to help save money by finding the best price.
Lower procurement costs through effective job distribution
Manage the distribution of procurement jobs effectively with solutions for supplier contract management from SAP. Establish tiered supplier distribution lists that support first access to job postings to top-performing suppliers and distribution to lower-tier suppliers by time intervals. Associate distribution lists with specific locations or business units to target their postings directly to optimal suppliers. Reduce costs and boost your bottom line by tightly targeting suppliers.
Keep productivity high by smoothing transitions for entering and departing workers
Minimise the disruption of bringing on new workers or transitioning out existing ones with solutions from SAP partner Fieldglass. On-boarding helps you automate functions for managing entry paperwork, supply needs, orientation, and personnel introductions. And off-boarding helps you ensure that all third-party service providers, contingent workers, and full-time staff depart successfully. Oversee the return of company inventory, revoke third-party access, and manage exit interviews.
Increase worker productivity through streamlined time and expense invoicing
Automatically convert approved timesheets to expense invoices with automatic invoicing functionality from SAP partner Fieldglass. Capture accounting and billing codes on job postings and tie them to subsequent timesheets and invoices. Let the software automatically apply tax rules and discounts and download invoices to your accounts payable system. You reduce costs and increase worker satisfaction by eliminating the need for time-consuming three-way reconciliation.
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Reimagine the way you do business with SAP Digital Business Services
Businesses everywhere are transforming into digital enterprises – but it’s not always that easy. SAP Digital Business Services can help guide your transformation journey every step of the way, from strategy to technology implementation and beyond.
Our experts take a holistic approach, helping you identify and implement new processes and capabilities while ensuring your operations continue to run smoothly. We’ll work to make sure your SAP software delivers ongoing, unsurpassed value as you address the evolving demands of the digital economy.
Determining the best way to manage your flexible workforce and services procurement can be intimidating. Download this eBook to access a step-by-step checklist for building a successful business case for a VMS including business assessment, buy-in from stakeholders, prioritizing objectives and more.
Essential questions to ask during your search for a VMS provider
You’re taking the first steps toward choosing a VMS but how do you know the right questions to ask potential VMS providers? This whitepaper series explains what to ask and why these answers are so important. Download it to access templates to assist the Request for Proposal (RFP), product demonstration and reference check processes.