Adient

Global Process Ownership in Accounts Payable.

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Leading global supplier for automotive seats Adient has successfully centralized finance transactions in a global shared service center and significantly improved the internal AP processes and communication with vendors by implementing FS² AccountsPayable. The SAP integrated solution has enabled Adient to automate their AP related activities across many countries and locations, eliminating manual tasks and significantly accelerating the entire accounts payable process – with the help of their solution provider Serrala.

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Company: Leading automotive supplier

Shared Service Center: Bratislava, Slovakia

Products & Services: The largest global automotive seating supplier.

Employees: > 75,000

Revenue: € 17 billion 

Standardized AP Processes for Global Shared Services

Challenges & Objectives

  • Regionally organized centers, local processes
  • Paper-based processes, several solution providers
  • Globally centralized, paperless Accounts Payables operations
  • Optimizing Invoice Processing and Supplier Relations

Why Serrala?

  • SAP-integrated software capable of meeting complex business requirements
  • Only vendor capable of delivering solution, trust in long-term relationship
  • Phased approach to adopting and building a global integrated process across multiple locations

Results & Benefits

  • Automatic posting of invoices; electronic capture of unstructured invoice information; faster, easier approvals with intelligent pre-coding of Non-PO Invoices; auto-detection and rejection of duplicates; easier manual payment request handling, B2B Vendor Portal
  • Full central control over AP worldwide: number of transactions and items, payment statuses, tracking, maximum efficiency and transparency
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Serrala really fulfilled our expectations. With regard to the personal level and the quality of the partnership they even over exceeded our expectations
Peter Kováč

Adient Slovakia, s.r.o.

Further Reading

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Success Story: Adient

Automotive seating leader Adient optimizes invoice processing within SAP in its
Global Shared Service Center.

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Adient wins Adam Smith Awards

Adient is honored by Treasury Today’s Adam Smith Awards for Highly Recommended Best AP Solution.

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Adient operates with FS² AccountsPayable

Learn more about FS² AccountsPayable, the SAP integrated solution that helped Adient achieve best-in-class results.