Automating the Complete Source to-Settle Process Globally - Groupe Auchan (English)Presentation Transcript
Groupe AuchanDeployment feedbackAutomating the Complete Sourceto Settle Process Globally
The Groupe Auchan Global Context• Groupe Auchan is “heterogeneous” by essence• Combination of diverse countries & businesses• A real saving potentiel on Indirect Purchasing by attaining the following 3 goals • Purchasing at a better price • Better Purchasing • Less expenses In 2009 Auchan decided to Kickoff the program [Oxygen] and selected Ariba Upstream and Downstream Solutions
The Indirect Purchasing Office (D.A.I.)• Setup of the Indirect Purchasing Office of Auchan Group• The intent is to setup a “light” structure at Corporate level with the mission statement • Governance, Monitoring, Setting principles, defining solution and coordination• At country level a local Office dedicated to all businesses has been defined to act on • Purchasing and Sourcing plan • Insure the correct alignment between Purchasers and requisitioners • Insure direct support to all the business operations within the country • Identifies demands / needs that can be managed internationally
Deployment key Principles• Designing and Building the Groupe Auchan Solution based on an Enterprise Core Model• The deployment is managed by countries local D.A.I. with direct involvement and collaboration of Businesses and the IT local teams• A purchasing indirect category is implemented and adopted globaly To secure relevance and common reporting
Ariba Solution Scope for Auchan RFx UPSTREAM PURCHASING Auctions Contract S U Supplier Performance Supplier P P PROCUREMENT selection L DOWNSTREAM Purchase Requisitions Approvals I E Receipts R S Reconciliation Payable Account Invoice & exceptions Dispute Management
The early successes• Saving are already realized !• Savings are registered and measured within the P&L of the Countries and the Businesses deployed.• The user community feedback is showing a positive global trend (diversity of feedbacks).
On the roadmap now…• To build up the maturity and professionalism of the purchasing team by : • Collect and Build the best practices • Businesses Process that relies on the complete Upstream Suite• Flight plan to deploy globally ALL the purchasing categories for the businesses still to deploy: • Immochan (Retails) • Banking • e-Commerce• The deploying of the electronic transactions with Suppliers to attain the level of Savings (extensive usage of Ariba Network).
Few Takeaways• Drive & Define the program by the Goals to be attained.• The organization must be sponsored by the Top Management• Think BIG, and start by Small Steps • To design the Core Model solution for the Company • Use multiple prototyping to show the value and feasibility• Transform the organization instead of Transforming the product • Avoid customizations• Never underestimate the implementation & deployment workloads. • Be realistic on the real capacity of each member to deliver on the program• The support and follow-through of Management is critical to the success of the program and to insure change management