Introduction

Pomerol work with their client to provide visibility into actual material spend at a vendor level allowing the client to evaluate price increases or potential saving areas by streamlining their procurement process.

Challenges

  • Comparison of unit prices for individual materials compared with the historic prices created problems when being bought from multiple vendors.
  • Price comparisons weren’t available.
  • Price of the supplying materials proved by the vendors weren’t accessible.
  • Couldn’t match off the invoice amount to the PO price.

Solutions

  • Master data, PO and invoicing data extracted from SAP was converged into one report through the display of QlikView.

Benefits

  • Users could drill into specific materials.
  • Historical and PO information was available to the client.
  • Complete analysis on the spend per vendor could be performed from the vendor.

Impacts

  • Millions of $ were saved as client to purchase from the best priced vendor.
  • Questions could be addressed regarding any increases in vendor prices.
  • Client could receive and keep track of credit notes where applicable.