Paint manufacturing company DuluxGroup is implementing solutions from SAP Ariba to ensure an integrated process for managing its direct spend – as part of its digital transformation strategy.
“Direct procurement is complex, and to do it right, we need an integrated platform that allows us to automate our processes and collaborate with our partners around the globe in an efficient way on everything from design and sourcing to forecasting and manufacturing execution,” said Ian Griffith, head of Procurement, DuluxGroup.
SAP Ariba has more than 2.8 million enterprise clients in 190 countries.
# Quick and accurate sourcing of all materials and services on a single platform
# Faster time to market and innovation
# Real-time supplier collaboration
# Better product cost management
# Stronger compliance
# Complete supply chain visibility
DuluxGroup has connected to the Ariba Network and is implementing cloud-based applications delivered on it to drive a digital source-to-settle process.
Integrating SAP Ariba’s solutions for direct spend with its SAP Integrated Business Planning system, DuluxGroup aims to completely digitize its extended supply chain, from integration with its product design and R&D processes.
“Digital networks are radically transforming this process, and in embracing them, companies like DuluxGroup can deliver efficiencies and cost savings that give them advantage in today’s complex marketplace,” said Keith Baranowski, global vice president and GM, Direct Materials Sourcing, SAP Ariba.