PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SAPAribaLive—SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced Burger King Brazil and Guatemala’s Banco G&T Continental are among the latest companies to select SAP® Ariba® and SAP Fieldglass® solutions to help digitally transform procurement and integrate the entire buying process across their organizations.
Leading organizations including German energy company Uniper SE and U.S. educational product and services provider Follett Corporation continue to choose SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions for intelligent spend management. The following are among the thousands of new companies to choose SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions during the second quarter of 2019 to help digitalize goods and services procurement, manage direct and indirect spend, and source and manage external workers:
- Banco G&T Continental, one of the largest banks in Guatemala and Central America, selected SAP Ariba solutions to help simplify its procurement processes, establish better governance and improve its relationship with suppliers. The financial institution expects its digital transformation to help improve operational efficiency and transparency, as well as to elevate its brand.
- Burger King, one of the largest fast-food operators in Brazil, turned to SAP as a trusted advisor to support its fast growth. The company chose SAP Fieldglass solutions to help manage its interactions with services vendors, SAP Concur® solutions to support expense management, and SAP SuccessFactors® solutions to help attract, retain and develop its workforce. Burger King Brazil also will adopt SAP Customer Experience solutions to support its massive customer data growth from all customer touchpoints.
- Hospital Sirio-Libanes is a Brazilian philanthropic healthcare institution with two general hospitals, five ambulatory centers and over 4,400 registered physicians in São Paulo and Brasilia. Sirio-Libanes is relying on SAP offerings to support its digital transformation road map. By selecting SAP Ariba solutions, SAP S/4HANA® and SAP SuccessFactors solutions, the institution expects to transform procurement, improve strategic sourcing and optimize financial closing and operational processes. The SAP solutions will create a data-driven healthcare company and provide multidimensional analytics to support business decisions intended to generate better results for the institution and its patients.
“Managing spend has never been more critical,” said SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Senior Vice President and General Manager Pat McCarthy. “And what better way to drive excellence into spend management than bringing spend data together across all sources and categories. From energy and education to banking, food and healthcare, these new clients joining our community highlight just how critical smarter decision-making and better collaboration are across industries and geographies. With SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions enabling an integrated source-to-pay process for managing every category of spend, coupled with SAP Concur solutions for travel and expense management, SAP delivers an Intelligent Spend Management platform unrivaled in the market.”
SAP Ariba solutions comprise the world’s largest business-to-business commerce network, connecting more than 4.2 million companies that transact nearly US$3 trillion in commerce annually through Ariba Network. SAP Fieldglass solutions help companies manage their external workforce and services procurement spend, including nearly 170,000 statements of work in the second quarter of 2019.
SAP will host customers, partners and influencers at upcoming events around the world, including SAP Ariba Live in Singapore, SAP Ariba Live in Sydney and SAP NOW Brazil. Register to learn how leading organizations such as Natura and Votorantim Cimentos have transformed procurement into a strategic function and reimagined collaboration with suppliers for better business results.
About SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Solutions
SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions are how companies connect to get business done and spend better. With SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions, businesses can manage the buying process across all categories of spend — from direct and indirect goods and services to external workforce. On Ariba Network, buyers and suppliers from more than 4.2 million companies and 190 countries discover new opportunities, collaborate on transactions, grow strong relationships and build healthy supply chains. It’s where more than US$2.9 trillion in commerce gets done every year. SAP Fieldglass solutions are used by organizations in more than 180 countries to find, engage and manage flexible workforces that include nonpayroll workers and service providers. With SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions, companies are transforming how they manage all categories of spend with improved operational efficiency and compliance, increased agility and accelerated business outcomes. To learn more, visit www.ariba.com and www.fieldglass.com.
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