Coles partners with SAP for its digital transformation

CAMPBELL KWAN | February 11, 2019

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Coles has chosen SAP and announced it will use the German firm's technology platforms to automate its procurement, HR, and business processes.The grocery giant will use SAP's S/4HANA, Ariba, and SuccessFactors platforms, in a move that Coles' chief information and digital officer Roger Sniezek said will allow it to be as efficient as possible across the retail environment for both customers and team members.The implementation of SAP's platforms will focus on increasing consistency of its processes, removing duplication, and supporting delivery of more efficient services to better assist the 115,000 people and 7,000 suppliers -- which includes thousands of Australian farmers -- currently employed by Coles, the grocery giant said in a statement on Tuesday.

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