Procurement processes tend to be rather complex for many businesses that use SAP. EASY PCM solutions reduce the level of complexity and support employees in becoming more mobile and working faster and more efficiently, while also creating more transparency. Depending on the installation, this is already possible without gap, from purchase requisition to invoice, as stated by EASY at EASY WORLD.
A multitude of processes
Quite a few processes need to mesh so that an order can be placed, a delivery received, and an invoice paid. Employees in purchasing, specialist departments and accounting deal with the requisition, assessment, and approval of purchases. This includes requesting, processing and releasing offers as well as choosing vendors and creating the necessary contracts. Last but not least, invoice verification and booking are also part of the procedure. In all this, multiple systems process and generate data. The central SAP applications mirror the bulk of this. But quite a few upstream and downstream processes will not be documented and archived sufficiently, or stored in many different places.
Easier management of contracts and incoming invoices
Here’s the good news: EASY is working hard to facilitate a holistic view of processes, abolish data silos, and close information gaps. Based on the Process2Design platform, two Process2Go products are available that are fully integrated into SAP. EASY PCM Invoice Management provides workflows and archiving for efficient processing of incoming invoices, independent of location and end device. EASY PCM Contract Management maintains an overview of all contracts, issues deadline reminders, and brings existing contracts to the screen at the touch of a button. Both solutions are extremely fast to implement and act as a turbo engine for organization. Also, they will soon be available with the new SAP Fiori interface.
Individual supplements for the holistic view
But customer projects show that even more is possible. Thus, at the request of customers, EASY has already implemented templates for the creation and processing of purchase requisitions, and for purchase orders and extensive procurement management. Through interaction with SAP and invoice and contract management, this meets a demand shared by many companies: to achieve a holistic view of all processes involved in procurement, including documentation and archiving with the aid of a central instance.
This results in considerably increased transparency and speed. Moreover, full Purchase2Pay process support facilitates holistic reporting.