|By Marketwired .||
|August 7, 2014 11:57 AM EDT||
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - August 07, 2014) - b-pack announced that RCI Banque groupe RENAULT, one of the largest issuers of auto loan asset-backed securities in Europe and part of the group Renault-Nissan, has successfully implemented b-pack Cloud based SaaS solution to help reduce costs by optimizing their purchasing activities and outsourcing their account payable activities.
When evaluating Procure-to-Pay solutions, RCI Banque groupe RENAULT wanted a platform that could manage the complete procure-to-pay process while being fully compatible with SAP ECC6. They desired to automate and control the full process against their budgets, from the cart to the invoice using web-based solutions for ease of deployment, as well as outsource the invoice process for all their spend, mainly based of services. Due to strong audit constraints, they looked for robust audit trail and workflow management associated with out of the box advanced KPI and reporting capabilities.
For JC Labarre, group purchasing director at RCI Banque, installing the b-pack SaaS Cloud solution at RCI Banque is the opportunity to gain benefits of a transverse outsourcing project for the benefit of Accounting, Finance and Procurement departments.
b-pack supported all of RCI Banque's requirements by integrating to its SAP platform, completing the following modules: eProcurement, contract and budget management, vendor rationalization, spend analysis, invoicing and outsourcing paper invoices, using Readsoft online, which is fully embedded in the b-pack SaaS cloud solution, as their e-invoicing solution.
"b-pack has a very successful record helping financial reduce costs," said Xavier Pierre-Bez, Chief Business Development Officer and Co-Founder. "We're delighted that RCI is using b-pack to simplify and better control their purchasing process, while outsourcing their Accounts Payable; This project being a pilot in the group, we have worked closely as a partner to ensure the success of the deployment."
About RCI Banque
RCI Banque, is a France-based international company that specializes in automotive financing, insurance and related activities for the Renault group brands globally and for the Nissan group brands in Europe, Russia and South America.
RCI Banque's (2800 employees, 1160612 vehicles contracts) core business is to ensure the satisfaction of its three leading sets of customers -- Retail Customers, Corporate Customers and Dealers. For Retail Customers, RCI Banque offers a wide range of products and services designed to provide easier access to vehicles of the Alliance brands. (Renault, Dacia, Renault Samsung Motors, Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun). For Corporate Customers, RCI Banque offers fleet financing and full services fleet management solutions. For Dealers, RCI Banque is the leading financial provider of the Renault and Nissan distribution networks.
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About b-pack software
b-pack is a software and services company specializing in purchase-to-pay solutions which include but are not limited to strategic sourcing, supplier management, contract management, e-procurement and invoicing/accounting functions. b-pack is a global company with customers in many industries that use our solutions to automate, optimize and gain visibility into their spend within all the components of the purchasing process. Offering cloud solutions, b-pack is ranked as a Top 5 eProcurement Vendor by Gartner Magic Quadrant. With more than 13 years of expertise and innovation, b-pack has been implementing flexible solutions that address organizations' specific business processes and requirements. With offices in North America and Europe, b-pack has global reach to meet companies management needs. Learn more at: http://www.b-pack.com or call 404.602.0102. Read more at our company blog or follow @bpackpurchasing on Twitter.
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