Hochtief AG

Purchasing reporting with SAP BI

The company offers integrated services along the life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities.
More than 80,000 employees worldwide generate sales of over 25 billion euros.
purchasing volume of several billion euros.

The initial situation

  • The customer wanted a pan-European purchasing and a global spend reporting system
  • Relevant purchasing data was stored in 10 SAP clients and 4 other ERP systems with SAP-BW 7.0

The solution

  • Analysis / harmonization of local purchasing processes
  • Analysis of requirements by means of workshops / interviews
  • Design of KPIs and reporting dashboards
  • Technical implementation of the solution in SAP BW 7.0
  • Training of the key users
  • Supporting measures for data cleansing
  • After-Go-Life Support and Application Management

The success

  • Implementation of holistic purchasing controlling
  • Control and success monitoring of purchasing strategies
  • Significantly improved supplier management (degree of capacity utilization, payables, payment terms
  • Improved position in supplier negotiations
  • Transparency about potential and realized savings
  • Supporting measures for data cleansing
  • Transparency of purchasing processes and costs

With the new system, we can process and manage candidates much more effectively and efficiently. There is transparency about the current status at all times. The system saves us hours of manual work and improves our cooperation enormously. [Dr. Rixa Kröhl, Head of Marketing & Talents, Futury GmbH, Frankfurt am Main].