Case Study 01 july 2021

Optimize Purchasing Management in CTT

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Find out, based on the testimonies of SAP Ariba Practice Leader softinsa, Ricardo Teles, and the Purchasing Director of CTT, Fernando Costa Afonso, how CTT – Correios de Portugal were able to optimize their purchasing processes and address the market in a more competitive way, through the implementation of the SAP Ariba solution.

The challenge, launched by CTT – Correios de Portugal, consisted in the implementation of a solution that would allow on the one hand to increase the productivity of its activities, by reducing the time to market, and on the other hand addressing the market in a more competitive way.

Softinsa decided to approach this project beyond the implementation of a technological solution, understands it with a digital transformation project. This transformation would bring about very significant changes in the way teams work by equips them with new work tools, thus delivering benefits such as:

  • cost reduction
  • operational risk reduction
  • efficiency of activities associated with procurement processes.

Thus, Softinsa, in addition to implementing the solution, also provided consulting services, presenting the best practices available in the market that would reduce the time of hiring, faster and more agile purchasing and procurement processes, translating into more competitive conditions to operate in the market.

The project had the integration of the SAP Ariba solution with the ERP system used by CTT. A great challenge for the high degree of operational complexity, and that relied on the dedication and commitment of an experienced team to provide the best service.  SAP Ariba is a rapidly deploying Cloud solution that has enabled you to include best market practices because it is a solution of high flexibility and sescability.

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